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

MCIWBA

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2,658 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Konstaapeli
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    This worth a hit?

    Son, Zaha, Kilman > Salah, Soucek, Mitchell

    Can't afford it if Zaha drops.

    1. Luton_Fan
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Yeh its definitely worth a hit

    2. Kitman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      I reckon so

    3. Uncle John from Jamaica
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      I would.

    4. Konstaapeli
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Cheers all. Hit taken.

  2. Luton_Fan
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Ederson tc?

    1. zdrojo187
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      24 points...?...nah

  3. Footieboot
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Keep Kane or Son?

      If I keep Kane I can roll with Kane, KDB, Salah and Bruno but have to play 4-4-2 with Dier or 3-5-2 with Smith Rowe going forward...

    • Kitman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Would you BB this?

      McCarthy
      Adams
      Dallas
      Taylor

      I’m leaning toward No

      1. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        No

    • McSauce
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      A OR B?

      A) Son & Kane --> KDB & Vardy (-4)
      B) Fabianki (doubt), Son, Adams --> Johnstone, KDB (c) & Antonio (-8

    • Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Can't believe Rashford only 0.41% in captaincy poll - he's mine atm!

      1. Coys96
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Oops said error so posted twice

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

        He didn't look great the other day but got an assist. I think he could do well v Liverpool defence.

      3. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        He's awful. Although I'll give him an assist on my tasty free school meal this week

        1. Coys96
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Awful yet has more points than KdB, Mane & Sterling and has returned in every away game this season! 🙂

          1. Rochdale_Cowboy
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            TC him then

            1. Coys96
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Using BB and not that confident!

    • circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Do you believe that the MC v Villa game is safe just because Villa say it is on? It is putting me off the KDB captaincy.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Yep

      2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        It’s definitely at risk imo

        What can you do though, mad old season

      3. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        My city spy says if its not cancelled it will definitely go ahead. Hope that helps

    • OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      James Justin
      or
      Reece James??

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

        Reece James Justin

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

        JJ just due fitness of reece

    • GE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      BB? If not, Bench order ok?
      (can only afford Brewster -> 5.9 forward)

      (0FT, 1.4 itb)

      Martinez
      Cancelo/Dias/Coufal
      Salah/KDB/Bruno/Son/Soucek
      Bamford/Antonio

      Bench: Messlier, Targett, Dallas, Brewster

    • ReadyGestedeCook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Kane Welbeck & McCarthy —> Vardy Antonio & Fabianski (-8)

      Yay or Nay

    • gauzah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Anyone think that the best reason to TC Salah is the rest they've had? It's rare in a DGW that you have near certainty a top player like Salah is going to start and play 90 mins both games.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 10 days ago

        A fully rested Salah with two home games in a DGW could be amazing

        I'm tempted especially with Thiago's return

      2. Lord Tachanka
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        It’s a good shout but offset by not the best fixtures. In on BB and hoping for save TC for Spurs TGW on Kane!

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

          TGW is a pipe dream. I feel like TC is best played against the grain. The obvious ones always fail. I don't recall a good return for my TC picks lmao.

      3. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        I am locking it in, got a feeling about Liverpool.. Think they will bounce back strong, and 2 games at Anfield

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

          Same my guy is telling me Liverpool are gonna stick it to Man United. Burnley and United both haven't had a rest. We know what Liverpool are like when they are in the mood.

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

        I'm going Salah capt, keeping TC for a brighton CB in a dgw obvs.

    • Lord Tachanka
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Best Tierney Replacement up to £5.8m

      Maxed Utd/City/Ham

      Thinking

      A) Zouma
      B) Castagne

      Any others?

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

        A 100%

    • Sir Alex Telles.
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Would you lose Kane and Son to get Antonio and Salah(c) for -4 or keep the former and do KWP to Coufal.

    • Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Rashford only 0.41% in captaincy poll... shocked. Doesn't affect my thinking, still my cap I think!

      1. kennethrhcp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Interesting... GL

      2. AYLD28
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        If you watched the Burnley game I think you wouldn’t cap

        1. Coys96
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          I did, he had a off day and still returned. Capped there too.

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

          Def no chance

          1. Coys96
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            ?

    • Jdpz
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Mane, Wood, Martial >>> Rashford, Antonio, Vardy

      Worth -8?

      1. AYLD28
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Definitely not

      2. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        If you have Salah I would...

        1. Jdpz
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 10 days ago

          I have Salah, but what;s difference?

    • Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      De Gea
      Dias Cancelo Coufal Robertson
      Salah TC De Bruyne Fernandes Soucek
      Antonio Wilson

      Martinez Bamford Smith-Rowe Yedlin

      Is worth a bench boost or just stick with my TC, I have a gut feeling about Salah...

      1. Coys96
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        I dont like TC this GW. BB with Yedlin to someone with a DGW

        1. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Already on -8 so won’t be doing anymore transfers

          1. Coys96
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Oh I see. Probably TC then, go with your gut

        2. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Yedlin does have a dbl

          1. Coys96
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Oh yes i forgot ! BB

      2. Robman
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Go with your gut as if Salah gets a haul, you'll be kicking yourself

    • wycombewanderers
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Who would you bench out of:

      A) Grealish
      B) Watkins
      C) Soucek
      D) Bamford*

      * Only one with a single gw. Thanks

      1. Robman
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Has to be Bamford with only the one game.

      2. Lord Tachanka
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Watkins probably for me

      3. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Soucek

    • Lazaretti
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      If Villa haven't even started training is it sure Villa City game goes on?

    • Robman
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Would you sell or keep Kane and Son this week against the bottom team Sheffield United? I have 7 DGW players, but the only way I can get Salah and Antonio/Abraham is to sell them Kane and Son for a -4 hi. This would give me 9DGW players, which I'd be happy with.

      Son and Kane have 23 goals and 16 assists between them in 18 games and I would lose £0.6m in team value, if I wanted to bring them back in.

      What would the community do in this situation?
      a) Sell Kane and Son for Salah and Antonio for -4?
      b) Keep and play both and go without Salah and save transfers?

      1. Sir Alex Telles.
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        This one is killing me. I've been racking my brain all day and still no answer. I'm a Man U fan too and ideally, I want Salah to blank.

      2. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        no way am i losing Son & Kane vs Sheff Utd

    • Muscout
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      McCarthy
      Cancelo Chilwell Coufal
      Salah KDB Bruno JWP Soucek
      Kane Bamford

      Steer JLewis Dallas Brewster

      0.4 itb 1 FT

      What would you change?

    • fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Best transfer:

      1. Taylor >> Cancelo (have Dias)
      2. Stephens >> Soucek (have Antonio)
      3. Adams >> Watkins / Cavani

      Cheers!!

      1. Coys96
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        1

    • Ziyech on the Bench
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Zaha, Son => Foden, Mane for -8?

    • The Big Fella
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Is there anything to indicate that KDB won't play both matches this week?

      1. The Habib Beyes
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        He looked knackered in the last game, hence why he didn't take the pen. No official word saying that he'll be rested though. If I were to guess he will start both, then they'll take him off at 60/70 if comfortably ahead.

        1. Dannyb
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          If he'd broken his leg I'd still rather he'd have taken it tbh.

        2. Robman
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          That's a ridiculous excuse to be too tired to take a penalty. Its only a few steps involved and he'd have had another goal to his name. I think he felt that the game was won and he let Sterling take it as he hasn't scored for a while.

          1. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            still hasnt

        3. The Big Fella
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          I am torn between Salah and KDB for captain and want to play TC this week. Salah will play 90 for both games and I can see them really showing up against United but KDB playing in that forward position could really do some damage and the ceiling is potentially higher

      2. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        No just some speculation as he looked so tired towards end of last game

        1. The Big Fella
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          I mean he did say himself he was tired at the end of the game so not just speculation

      3. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Pep said he is "exhausted", that's enough for me

    • Redranger
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      A) Kane & Coufal
      B) Vardy & Stones -4

    • Flynny
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Evening....What do you prefer here to bench boost? Thanks

      Martinez Johnstone
      Robbo dias coufal dallas balbuena
      Salah bruno grealish raphinha soucek
      Kane Watkins Bamford

      A..... kane raphinha balbuena to kdb Antonio and holding - 8

      B......kane raphinha robbo balbuena to kdb antonio cancelo Chilwell  - 12

      Thanks

    • HD7
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      1FT:

      Mccarthy
      TAA Holding Coufal
      Salah Bruno Son Maddy
      Wood Bamford Kane

      Fraser Taylor Bissouma Mitchell

      Son to KDB; TAA to Stones; Wood to Antonio (-8) ?

      1. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        I like it..

    • Chucky
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Would you BB this mess created by cancellation of soton and Leeds DGW or just TC Salah/Vardy?

      McCarthy
      Chilly Zouma Dias
      Son Salah Soucek Bruno
      Vardy Antonio BamBam

      Johnstone Coufal Raphina Taylor

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Have you taken any hits? I’d probs bb but be tempted by Raph, Taylor to Foden, Stones.

        1. Chucky
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Yes. Adams and Forster to Antonio and Johnstone.. -4

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            I’d bb mate. Then gets it out of the way before using 2nd wc.

    • Rhodes your boat
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Gtg? 0ft 0.2itb

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

      Forster yedlin strujik davis

    • Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Think I’ve decided I’m gonna get the bb out the way and cross my fingers Leeds get a dgw lol.

      Johnstone Mendy/Martinez
      Stones Coufal Dias Dallas Justin
      Son Bruno Salah Soucek Raph
      Antonio Vardy Bamford

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Wth.. our teams are pretty similar and I am thinking of using BB as well.. 😀

        1. Tsparkes10
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Do it 🙂 what’s the differences?

      2. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        A fixture added to the gw after deadline? When has that ever happened.. Would still FH tho!

    • RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Mo or Kev (C)? Go...

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Keb

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 10 days ago

        No

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          No??

      3. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Mo Salah

      4. The Big Fella
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        I am on the same dilemma