Captain Sensible

Who are the best FPL captain options for Double Gameweek 19?

Fantasy Premier League managers are advised to target assets who play twice in the first Double Gameweek of the season when looking for their next captain.

With each of the current top four clubs, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City and Leicester City, each playing twice during Double Gameweek 19, the most popular premium assets are leading the armband discussion.

As always, we have taken a look into the best options in great detail, using the Fantasy Football Scout Members Area to assess individual form and the state of their opponents’ defences.

CAPTAIN POLL

For the second week running, Manchester City’s maestro Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) leads the Fantasy Football Scout captain poll, this time with just over 37.0% of votes.

The Belgian shares the vast majority of votes with Mohamed Salah (£12.5m, 26.0%), who comes back into our consideration after missing out on a match in Blank Gameweek 18.

Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m, 7.0%), Jamie Vardy (£10.1m, 5.1%) and Tomas Soucek (£5.3m, 4%) complete this week’s top-five list.

In order to tackle this Double Gameweek captaincy debacle effectively, we will analyse Gameweek 19’s key teams and assets separately, as opposed to focusing on the key matches, as we usually do.

KEY TEAMS

Manchester City

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2,658 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Martial to Antonio?

    1. ChelseaGuy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Hard to tell, might be a yes for me if it's for a free and you're happy with the other players

    2. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I wouldn't no

    3. Railwayman
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I wouldn't do it, not for Martial. If it was a cheaper striker or a striker with 1 game this week, then yes.

    4. Pukkipartyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Yes

  2. AYLD28
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Is Dias > Cancelo worth a minus 4

    Or is it “okay” to roll with Dias & Stones

    1. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Save

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      This is one of the weirdest ones I’ve seen.

    3. Railwayman
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Save

    4. Uncle John from Jamaica
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Why would you make such a sideways more for a -4.

      Dias most nailed on of all the City defenders.

    5. JJeyy
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Are you high?

    6. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Cancelo could be rested for Walker. Save

    7. Rochdale_Cowboy
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Spice is a helluva drug

  3. jai1212
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    How risky is it to captain Rashford over KDB ?

    Well, being a United fan can't allow me to captain Salah and KDB can be rotated. Also, away games have been kind to Rashford.

    1. ChelseaGuy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      You reckon KDB might get his rest?

      1. jai1212
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Probably

    2. Boxwoods
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Scale of 1-10, it's nuts.

      Anything *can* work, obviously.

    3. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Sorry but think you being a Utd fan is biasing you too much. Rash may have got an assist but didn't look very good last match, KDB is a much better option.

    4. Yes Ndidi
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 days ago

      any other options? Vardy, Son, Kane, Antonio?

  4. pundit of punts
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Safe to activate FH?

    Can there be covid related issues tomorrow before deadline?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Not much point activating it now is there, just play it safe

      1. pundit of punts
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Price changes though

        Can’t get the team I want tomorrow

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 14 days ago

          You know the risks

        2. _Ninja_
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Yeah do it then

        3. Lord Tachanka
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Sound like you don’t have a choice then.

          “Fear is the mind killer....”

          1. I Love Lamp
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Are many people on here reading Dune? Just saw a reference to "spice" and now this quote...

            1. Lord Tachanka
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Haha, I read it many years ago, probably the upcoming movie driving it a bit!

              Same director as Bladerunner 2049 and Arrival so hoping it’s going to be good!

  5. Jimjam
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    4.8 to spend on a replacement for Taylor:

    A. Shaw
    B. Dallas

    (Have Coufal)

    1. ChelseaGuy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Dallas long term for me

    2. zdrojo187
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I did A

  6. ChelseaGuy
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    RP
    A) Grealish + Any mid upto 8.9
    B) KDB + Raphinha

    1. Emre Can Pie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      B

      1. ChelseaGuy
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Cheers, thanks

    2. Lord Tachanka
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I always figure if you don’t even know who to put in for one of the options then the other is the one to go for.

      B

      1. ChelseaGuy
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Haha good logic that one
        Torn between Foden and Ziyech for that spot btw

  7. tom2224
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Bench Boost: McCarthy Adams Dallas and Raphinha

    or...

    Triple captain KDB?

  8. Uncle John from Jamaica
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Chaps

    Gone full DGW. Can you let me know what you think please

    Johnstone
    Coufal Stones Justin
    Salah Bruno Rashford KDB Foden
    Vardy Antonio

    Mitchell and x3 bench fodder.

    Help......

    1. Yes Ndidi
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 days ago

      The fodder bit worries me in these times.....

      Otherwise, a sound team

  9. Rhodes your boat
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Gtg all? 0ft 0.2itb

    Martinez
    Stones coufal holding
    Salah(c) kdb Bruno son soucek
    Kane bamford

    Forster yedlin strujik davis

  10. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Better option for this week?

    A) Start Raphinha (BHA)
    B) Bench Raphinha & get Coufal (WBA, BUR) for a -4

    Cheers!

    1. ChelseaGuy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      A for me

  11. Luton_Fan
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Reading about this possibility that leeds v saints may go ahead after all is making my head hurt. Surely if its not announced before deadline they cant reinstate it in gw19 can they?

    1. ChelseaGuy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Wait, what's this?

    2. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Where are you hearing this ... please attach the link?

        1. ChelseaGuy
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          I don't think they'll play a match on a day's notice

          1. Lord Tachanka
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            No but it could be put in with two days notice on Monday, same as what Fulham got

    3. Neves say Neves
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      arghhhhhh

    4. Rochdale_Cowboy
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Can't see it

    5. Railwayman
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      What the hell is this now, dear God it is so hard to navigate this season...

  12. Please Answer Me
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    For those that aren't playing BB, are you going to TC? I'm thinking TC might be best on someone like Kane who will play more and higher ceiling

    1. ChelseaGuy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Not TCing

  13. sentz05
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Meslier out for Ederson FT?

    1. JoeSoap
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Should pay dividends

  14. JoeSoap
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Any of the following worth a hit? (already on -4)

    A. Mendy>Soucek (bench Dallas)
    B. Mendy>Foden
    C. Dallas>Cancelo (bench Bamford)
    D. Grealish/Adams>Foden or Soucek & Vardy (-8)

    McCarthy
    Dias, Justin, Dallas, Coufal
    Fernandes, Grealish, KDB, Salah
    Bamford, Antonio
    Steer, Mitchell, Mendy, Adams

  15. Fit_to_drop
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Rapinha to Gundogan or Soucek for free or stick with him and roll the transfer?

    1. Neves say Neves
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      soucek

  16. Manani
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Antonio + Son
    or
    Adams + KDB (-4)

    second option will leave me with Soucek as 7th attacker for foreseeable future

    1. Neves say Neves
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      B

  17. Neves say Neves
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Antonio or Watkins for my Adams replacement?

    1. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I think I'm going Watkins, some concerns re COVID outbreak and impact on players, Watkins may even be one of them for all we know ! But still some time to go before games and he's a decent long term pick.

  18. Werner Bremen
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Kane to KDB(c) for a 8 point hit?

    1. Neves say Neves
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      nah

    2. Emre Can Pie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Other transfers?

    3. OptimusBlack
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Nope

  19. Traction Engine Foot
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    GTG here? Or anything worth a hit?

    McCarthy
    Dias, Cresswell, Robertson
    Salah, KDB, Grealish, Raphinha, Bruno
    Antonio, Bamford

    Martin, Taylor, Kilman, Welbeck

  20. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    5 Must haves for DGW 19? Thanks

    1. Traction Engine Foot
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      KDB, Salah, Bruno, WH defender, City defender

    2. Doctor Evil
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      KDB, Salah, Bruno, TAA/Robbo , Cancelo/Dias, Chillwell

    3. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      This. If on a FH...

    4. McSauce
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      KDB
      Bruno
      Salah
      Dias
      Prob 2nd City DEF

    5. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Look at the Captain picks near the top.

    6. Chucky
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Thanks all..appreciated

    7. pundit of punts
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      KDB
      Salah
      Bruno
      West Ham defender
      City defender

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Thanks. Would you do son to KDB for -4?

    8. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Salah, Bruno, Vardy, Trent/Robbo, City defenders,

      1. OptimusBlack
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        This

  21. Doctor Evil
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Will this non chip team keep me at 25k or should I triple Captain/BB?

    I want to hold onto my chips whilst in a position of strength in my mini leagues.

    Martinez
    Coufal Chillwell TAA Cancelo
    Son KDB Salah Bruno Soucek
    Antonio

    Bench: Bamford, Mitchell Davis, Steer

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      If Bamford hauls, BB could work.
      Expect a fall with all the chip use.

      1. Doctor Evil
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Cool, I’ll take a fall and hopefully capitalise later in the season

    2. Ragabolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Any hits? If no, I think you have every chance for a green even without a chip

      1. Doctor Evil
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        No hits

  22. Sean
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    As a Chelsea fan I find it distressing how people are buying Werner again.

    I find it even more distressing that I also want to buy him.

    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      As a non chelsea fan I’m hoping a James/Chilwell double up is still viable come GW30 & Lamps hasn’t burned the place to the ground

      Dem fixtures

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Allegri will have them well organized

        Tuchel will have Havertz and Timo lighting fires

    2. Pep to be small
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Zouma has scored the same amount of goals (so far), cut-price option

  23. Coys96
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Leaning towards a Werner punt 😉

    1. McSauce
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      off with you

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Same. Ziyech back to transform the team with his creativity, Fulham leaving space on the counter, I'm so tempted

  24. Muscout
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Best DGW Mid 7m or under?
    A) H Barnes
    B) Foden (risky)
    C) Gündogan
    D) Mount

    1. zdrojo187
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Bowen

  25. tom2224
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    BB: McCarthy, Adams, Dallas and Raphinha
    or...
    Triple captain KDB?

  26. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Martinez, De Gea or mendy

  27. Dannyb
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Son Laca and Kane to Antonio Salah and Vardy? Worth the hit?

  28. JelliedSpark968
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Really stuck on what to do. Save FT?

    Meslier, Steer

    Robbo, Dias, Coufal, Justin, Johnson

    Salah, Bruno, Raphinha, Soucek, Romeu

    Vardy, Firmino, Bamford

    0.9 ITB. Advice appreciated

    1. Yes Ndidi
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 days ago

      What formation? 433? If so, GTG

      1. JelliedSpark968
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 14 days ago

        was thinking 3-4-3, Justin first on bench

  29. Legohair
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Is lindelöf,adams and mccarthy to martinez,antonio and mitchell good move for -8?(not using bb)

  30. George James
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Best downgrade to do Son >> Salah

    A) James > Mitchel (Play saka)

    B) Saka > 4.3 mid (Play James)

    C) Robertson > Cresswell / Chilwell

    D) Bruno > Rashford

    1. JelliedSpark968
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 days ago

      A

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      A, now Mitchell seems back in favour