Captain Sensible

Which Liverpool player is the best FPL captain for Double Gameweek 24?

Liverpool are the main focus of the Double Gameweek 24 captaincy debate as their promising assets have two relatively appealing fixtures to play in.

However, selecting someone to trust the armband with has been a difficult decision for many of us.

To help decipher the puzzle, we’ve been running the rule over all the candidates ahead of Tuesday’s deadline, using their underlying data as well as the defensive data of their upcoming opposition.

As this article uses data from the Fantasy Football Scout Members Area, only those signed up via either a season-long, monthly or discounted package can access it in full.

Captain Poll

Following his toplessly-celebrated goal against Manchester United, Mohamed Salah (£12.4m) is the front-runner in the Double Gameweek 24 captain poll.

So far, he has accrued the support of 42.5% of the voters, 17% more than his price-mate Sadio Mané (£12.4m), who sits on 25.5%.

The Senegalese international’s cause may have taken a hit after back-to-back blanks against Spurs and Manchester United, matches in which Salah registered an assist and a goal.

Meanwhile, Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.5m) comes in as the best-of-the-rest having earned the support of 15.6%.

The right-back has not blanked since Gameweek 16, registering either a clean sheet, an assist or a goal in every match since then, averaging 10 points per game in that time.

Roberto Firmino (£9.5m) is further below the main pack, backed by just 4% of the voters.

That may be of great encouragement to those considering the Brazilian, who has been involved in more away league goals than any Liverpool player this season (eight).

Jack Grealish (£6.6m) is the most popular single Gameweek player so far, earning 2.4% of the votes ahead of Aston Villa’s meeting with Watford on Tuesday night.

Five goals and one assist in the last two matches for Sergio Aguero (£11.9m) has not convinced many to look past Liverpool for Double Gameweek 24.

The Manchester City man, who faces Sheffield United at Bramall Lane, has been selected as the best captain option by just 1.5%.

Kevin de Bruyne (£10.7m) and Divock Origi (£5.2m) are the only other options on more than 1%.

Meanwhile, only 0.6% have the voters have gone for Andrew Robertson (£7.0m) as the best captain candidate despite the Double Gameweek on offer for the left-back.

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1,298 Comments Post a Comment
  1. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    What’s the view as to whether Aguero likely to start? An early team sheet would be amazing......

    1. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Sheff Utd never get hammered so even if he does start I can’t see matching the returns he got in his last 2 games

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thanks-Would you get rid of him or KDB to fund Mané?

        1. Syd.
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Well Mane should certainly outscore both of them this week but for me KDB is a season keeper. I’ve had him from GW1 and would never consider getting rid of him.

          1. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Thanks I agree so Aguero to possibly Maupay might be move

    2. SB007
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I feel him and KDB rest. So gonne for Jesus and Mahrez.

    3. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      It's never easy playing Pep roulette...

    4. WD27
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Think a rest for Kun myself either that or a 60 minite

      1. WD27
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Minute

  2. Weasel Boy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Think I could be persuaded to TC.

    So?
    A) C
    B) TC

    Who?
    1) Salah
    2) Mane
    3) TAA

    Thanks

    1. The Man Pastore
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B3

      1. TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        You sunk my battleship

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B1

      1. TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Miss

    3. Abaddon
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B1. But all could be good.... and bad lol

      1. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Yeah exactly

        1. Abaddon
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          But i feel more comfortable tc this week than late in the season with heavy rotation

          1. Weasel Boy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Yeah thinking this myself.
            Thanks

    4. bigbudgie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Think it makes sense to do it now, games are nearly a week apart, Liverpool will be pushing to wrap up the league, still something to play for. Later gameweeks may be influenced by teams in the latter stages of the CL and nothing to play for in the league (City for example - top 4 sewn up but league title gone)

      1. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Yeah makes sense

  3. tim
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    A
    Maddy to Mane
    Ings to Greenwood
    Traore to Dendo
    -4

    or

    B
    Soy to VVD
    Traore to Fleck

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B

  4. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Benching order, triple c etc. gtg?

    Henderson
    TAA, Holgate, Kelly
    Salah (TC), Mane (VC), Martial, Traore
    Aguero, Vardy, Ings

    Subs: Button, Lundstram, Rico, Cantwell

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I’d probably have the opposite bench order!

      Cantwell must have a better chance of returning than Lund given fixtures?

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thanks for great input

  5. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Are the so called experts triple capping Mané?

    1. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Are you referring to the Pro Pundits 😆

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Yeah

      2. Fantasy Gold
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Holly Shandy and co 😆

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      No, we are on TAA

    3. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      If they are, do the opposite

      1. Brooksy86
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Salah it is!

      2. ⓙⓚⓙⓚ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        For shits and giggles

  6. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Is this good to go?

    Henderson
    TAA Soyuncu Dunk
    Mane Salah KDB Grealish
    Vardy Ings Greenwood

    McGovern Rico Lundstram Dendoncker

    1 FT, 1.7 ITB

    Thanks

    1. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Looks good to me.
      Can see Greenwood getting a start and hopefully if he does well, maybe a bit of a run of games...

  7. Rocky.007
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    For the next two fixtures
    Jimenez to
    A) DCL
    B) Haller

    PS: I don't trust Maupay and already have Ings and Vardy.

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Don’t like doing a transfer for just for two game weeks then reverting back?

  8. The_Fish
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Thoughts on Maddison to Grealish?

    Allows me to get Auba or Kun next week for free

    1. Ha.
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Go for it

    2. The Brown Casanova
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Nah. Leicester have West Ham at home, just asking to get burnt.

    3. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yes

  9. GoonerGirl
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Hi guys,

    I want to add another Liverpool defender but can't decide between these options. I already have TAA and Lundstrum.

    Options:

    1. Soy>Robertson
    2. Kelly>VVD
    3. Rico> VVD

    Thanks.

    1. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      3

    2. jason_ni
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I did soy to vvd, had exact money.
      With Lundy and double pool, cant see many weeks where Soy would be starting, was also part of my thinking

  10. Ha.
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    TC Salah?

    Y/N

    1. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Y

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Y

    3. The Brown Casanova
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Y

    4. United10
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Y

    5. Ha.
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Thank you gentlemen

      And thank you for adhering to the answer format

  11. Oggle22
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    G2G
    Pope
    TAA Dunk Kelly Holgate
    Salah(c) KDB Martial Moura Mane
    Deeney DCL

    Button Maupay Kelly Lundstarm

    Cheers

  12. Andre_The_Giant
    2 months, 19 days ago

    0Ft - Would you take a hit anywhere here?

    Ryan
    Taa, Soy, Kelly
    Mané (TC), Salah, Kdb, Moura
    Vardy, Ings, DCL

    Cantwell, Rico, Lund

    1. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Nope

  13. Watermelons
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Does anyone know a website with PL stats, specifically goals conceded from set pieces/corners? I think it is worth all of us considering before we hand the C/TC to TAA... if Wolves and West Ham concede a lot from them then he should do alright...

    1. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Hmm fantasyfootballscout is a good one I heard.

      1. Watermelons
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

  14. Gazwaz80
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Good morning chaps, it’s nearly that time again:) just want to tap into your vast experience on here and ask you to RMT for this week..
    Ramsdale
    Sidebe, Robertson,Arnold,
    Mads,Martial,Big Kev,Salah,Grealish
    Vardy, Ings.
    Bench comprises of...
    4.0, Greenwood, Lunds & Rico.
    Many thanks for you replies...

    1. Johnny Leghorn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Good team.
      Ramsdale should go soon.
      One of Mads or Martial should be on your transfer list... Whoever has the least points next 2 GWs.

      1. Gazwaz80
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thanks for your reply, will be getting rid of Ramsdale and monitoring as you say Maddison, Martial and Vardy depending on their results this week...

  15. CC22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Which would people recommend:
    a) Rashford -> DCL/Maupay
    b) Rashford + Cantwell -> DCL/Maupay & Martial (-4)
    c) Rashford + Dendoncker -> DCL/Maupay & Lucas Moura (-4)

    If a) I’d have to play Cantwell or Dendoncker this week.

    1. Johnny Leghorn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Don't take a hit unless it's for a DGW player. Downgrade Rash and spend next week. Those 4 points are valuable. Play Cantwell.

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A DCL

  16. FOO FIGHTER
    2 months, 19 days ago

    See some are going without KDB?

    I think he is a player one should keep. Came back to bite when I got rid.

    Thoughts?

    1. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Best player in the league. Will keep until injured

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        ...yet the best player in the league scored me 4 pts as Capt last week. No one is disputing his quality.

        Same with Vardy. Yet those that gambled on Kun have laughed all the way to the FPL points bank the last 2 weeks.

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I agree, I've had him since GW1 and probably a season keeper unless Pep starts prioritising cup games that affect his league game time

    3. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Sellers will be punished again, like they were against Arsenal.

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        it's different. Kun was out and kdB played striker vs Arsenal.

    4. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I know managers that are very High in OR that have gone without him earlier in he season and will prob sell him again this week.

      Im keen on taking a risk.

  17. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Any hits needed or team GTG with correct bench order (Possibility of Ings not starting)?

    0ft 1.5itb
    Ryan
    Evans TAA dunk
    Grealish KDB mane salah(TC) traore
    vardy ings

    pope connolly lundstram rico

  18. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Is this good to go?

    Henderson
    TAA Soyuncu Dunk
    Mane Salah KDB Grealish
    Vardy Ings Greenwood

    McGovern Rico Lundstram Dendoncker

    1 FT, 1.7 ITB

    Thanks.

    1. Johnny Leghorn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Listen to Joe!
      Soy to Cresswell.
      Do it!

  19. A message to you Rudi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    A or B?

    A. Mendy 》Digne
    B. Pope 》 Guaita

    Pope
    TAA Soyuncu Robbo
    Salah KDB Martial Noble
    Vardy Ings Maupay

    Button / Mendy* / Cantwell / Lundstram

    1. b91jh
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Foster/Ryan is better than Guaita imo

  20. b91jh
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Start one from each

    A) Henderson (MCI)
    B) McCarthy (cry)

    1) Williams (BUR)
    2) Fleck (MCI)
    3) Lord (MCI) *rotation risk?
    4) Cantwell (tot)

    1. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A 1

  21. wasp3000
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    McCarthy
    TAA Robbo Soyuncu
    Salah (TC) KDB Noble Grealish
    Vardy Abraham Ings
    [Guaita / Traore Lundstram Rico]

    G2G? Bench order correct?

    1. Malkmus
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      GTG, looks good. Any thoughts on my query below?

  22. Little Frank
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Best third defender:
    a. Kelly
    b. Rico

    1. Malkmus
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Kelly. Bournemouth are gone.

    2. Johnny Leghorn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Neither. Rico ain't playing and Kelly is about to get benched long term.

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      kelly

  23. Malkmus
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Morning. Richa to Grealish for -4, or play Lundy/Dendonk? Current team:

    McCarthy
    Robbo - TTA (TC) - Kelly
    Mane - KDB - Maddison - RICHA
    Vardy - DCL - Ings

    Subs - Lundy, Dendonk, Kiko

    Ta!

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      play dedoncker

      1. Malkmus
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Ta

    2. Johnny Leghorn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Don't see why you would. Richarlison is delivering and I think Grealish points will dry up with fixtures and the fact AV are terrible. Go Mahrez if you want to change up as you have double Everton.

      1. Malkmus
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thanks but Richa is confirmed out.

    3. wasp3000
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I would play Lundstram. I think City are always likely to concede and Lund is an OOP option. Hope this helps. Cheers for the response above pal. All the best for the week

      1. Leander De Doncker
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        His last goals were at gw 11, assist at gw 17. Hardly a prospect now

        1. wasp3000
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Maybe not but i'd still play him ahead of Grealish (-4). Each to their own

  24. United10
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Any chance of Mane not starting one of his fixtures this gameweek? Considering TC TAA

    1. Malkmus
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      It's possible. I don't have Salah, have Mane, and leaning to TAA (TC)

    2. DandyDon
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I think there is a chance all three of front players may be rested.

  25. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    KDB to

    A) Son
    B) Martial

    Son frees up cash for Vardy to Auba next week.
    If Martial can afford Kun also.

    1. Ha.
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Keep Kev TM

    2. Lateriser 12
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I like the Sonny punt. Christina on it as well most likely.

      1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Cheers!

        I just need this approval haha 😛

        1. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          🙁

    3. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      You not afraid of KDB ownership and that he hauls every 2-3 gws?

      1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        When you're languishing around 1m ownership is not so important.
        If I was in Top 10k different matter.

  26. DandyDon
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Looking to transfer out Rico or Kelly, both likely to lose their place in the team this fixture I think. Holgate looks great for one game but could be rested. Would a sideways move to Ake be a good idea? Good couple of fixtures for Bournemouth coming up and reckon with him back defence will be tighter.

    1. United10
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Tanganga or williams

    2. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Lascelles for loonger term

    3. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Bournemouth, really? Steve Cook is suspended too. Think again!

  27. Obamawang
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Which two to start:

    (a) Lundstram (MAN CITY)
    (b) Cantwell (spurs)
    (c) Traore (liverpool)
    (d) Jimenez (liverpool)

    I'm a bit stuck. Thanks!

    1. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B D

      1. Obamawang
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        The two that I had in my bus team! Cheers.

  28. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Looking for some points this gw.

    Which defender is more nailed and more likely to keep a CS?

    A. Williams
    B. Tanganga

    1. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A surely. Not shaw Shaw if fit enough to do 2 in a week

    2. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I went with Williams but a few on here believe he may not start. Not sure why.

      I think both have a good chance of a cleanie.

  29. joeydelucchi
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Can someone help please ...I have a defensive spot available for a 1 week punt as I’m on a wildcard ..I’ll be switching him to robbo after the dgw

    If you could pick 1 defender for gw24 max price 5.5m who would it be? (Not Liverpool)

    - wan bissaka/Williams
    - aurier
    - Dunk
    - sidibe/digne
    - other

    Thoughts please guys?

    1. The King
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I've just brought in Williams on WC

      1. joeydelucchi
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        you certain he'll play then?

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I sold Dunk to punt on Cresswell for the DGW, so him... Leicester a bit out of sorts and never know with DGW madness 🙂

      1. joeydelucchi
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        i thought about cresswell yea, but likely to blank v pool right?

        what points do you expect worst case? 2+1?

    3. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Digne

      1. joeydelucchi
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Everton v newcastle right? .....you think newcastle will sit back and defend? i can see everton conceding thats all 🙁

  30. The King
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Thoughts on my wildcard team would be appreciated, cheers!.1itb

    Chasing in ML so need to take risks and get deferentials

    Henderson
    TAA(vc) • Robbo • Williams
    Salah(c) • KDB • Martial • Grealish
    Greenwood • Aguero • Ings

    Button - Tanganga - Fleck - Lund

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      looks good

    2. JT11fc
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Looks good. Like the SU triple up

    3. joeydelucchi
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Looks nice ...i'm currently on this:

      mcarthy
      robbo trent mendy lunny
      mane martial mane
      ings auba aguero

      button tanganga hayden mcarthy (palace)

      1. joeydelucchi
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Sorry i left Kevin home alone

        mcarthy
        robbo trent mendy lunny
        mane martial Kdb
        ings auba aguero

        button tanganga hayden mcarthy (palace)