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Who are the best FPL captain options for Double Gameweek 30+?

Manchester City are the focus of the Double Gameweek 30+ captain poll.

Their assets have dominated the discussion boards for weeks since the fixtures were announced, and now it is time to make the big decision.

We’ve compared all the best options to help you chose the right one for your team…

As this article uses data from the Fantasy Football Scout Members Area only those with a valid subscription can read it in full.

Captain Poll

Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m) is the current poll leader heading into today’s deadline, backed by 40.1% of voters.

With two matches and more minutes than any other outfield Manchester City asset this season, that is not a massive surprise at all.

The Belgian is top of the league for assists in 2019/20, with a total of 18, and his eight goals so far this campaign already matches his best tally in a Premier League season.

Not too far behind him is Sergio Aguero (£11.8m), who has garnered the support of 33.9% for the very same fixtures as De Bruyne.

The Argentinian has five goals in his last six against Arsenal and the same number in his last six against Burnley. He also started seven of the last nine matches before lockdown, suggesting that Pep Guardiola still favours him over Gabriel Jesus (£9.6m).

The gap between those two Manchester City options and the rest of the pack is rather large.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.1m) has come up in third place but still only managed to pull in the support of 6.2% of voters.

The Arsenal man is generally afforded more minutes than the average Manchester City asset, although there is a tight turnaround between fixtures in Double Gameweek 30+.

Either way, he is still in the Golden Boot race with 17 goals this season, two behind Jamie Vardy (£9.7m) and, if he were to bridge the 15-point gap between him and the Leicester man, he would be in with a chance of being the top-scoring FPL forward for two seasons in a row.

Jack Grealish (£6.4m) is a surprise inclusion in the top five for the poll results, but support for the Aston Villa man is understandable. He has 14 attacking returns this season, more than any colleague.

Raheem Sterling (£11.7m) completes the top five with the backing of 4.7%. We imagine the support for him is so small on account of his rotation threat and his poor form going into lockdown.

His last attacking return came in Gameweek 19 with his tally for the season standing at 13. The last two seasons have seen Sterling get up to 35 and 32 respectively, showing just how much of a struggle 2019/20 has been for him.

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2,727 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Alexanderjg23
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    21 days, 23 hours ago

    Anyone reckon Cancelo or Zincenko will start today?....and if so, which is most likely?

  2. Johnny too hotty
    • 8 Years
    21 days, 23 hours ago

    i run a PL, does anyone know how the FP site will deal with the monthly points?
    I usually use there dropdown in the PL and award the monthly prize like that.... but the latest month on there is May ????

  3. Big Col
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    21 days, 23 hours ago

    Which one is best?

    A) Sterling & Jimenez

    B) Auba & Mahrez

    1. ChipsnGravy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      21 days, 22 hours ago

      flip a coin!

  4. jayzico
    • 9 Years
    21 days, 22 hours ago

    Guys, I'm perplexed.

    I did a WC. Then decided against it. so took a free hit (does that matter?) It still looks like a wc team, which I want. I don't want the FH. So its allowed me to BB as well. So I presume my FH is sill valid?

    Otherwise Id be using 3 chips at once?

    1. Luton_Fan
      • 10 Years
      21 days, 22 hours ago

      You're not the only one thats perplexed.

    2. ChipsnGravy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      21 days, 22 hours ago

      you basically have a free wildcard i.e unlimited transfers........ you can use these and play your BB if you have it.... your transfers will remain as your squad after GW 30+

      or

      you play your FH now...... thats all, you cannot play your BB at the same time... same rules as always.... your squad will return to what it was prior to GW30+

      if you played your FH you will have been asked to confirm it and you can't take it back..... so i don't understand how you saying you can BB as well that makes no sense. once you play a chip and confirm it you cannot take it back.

  5. FPLGeezer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    21 days, 22 hours ago

    No WC left but have FH & BB. What chip would you use this week with this team currently.

    Pope McCarthy

    TAA Doherty Walker Basham Kiko

    Salah Sterling Saar Cantwell Saka

    Auba Jimi Jota

    Quick FH or BB will be appreciated

  6. ChipsnGravy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    21 days, 22 hours ago

    Captain??? Sterling's my current cpt for a differential as i reckon everyone's on KDB or Agueroooooooo.... who's on who?

  7. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    21 days, 22 hours ago

    Which is best folks??

    A- Sterling and Abraham +0.4
    Or
    B- Aubameyang and Mahrez

    Thank you