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. Oooo Matron
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Triple Captain De Bruyne? Yay or Nay.

    1. McSauce
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      So so tempting but I am gonna save it

    2. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 27 days ago

      No

    3. Cancelo Culture
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Not sure on the triple cap but he’s my cap

    4. Bring the Cavalry
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      I am, planned bench boost but with leeds and Southampton not having a double I’m going with KDB TC

    5. Etonmessi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 27 days ago

      tempting but considering how knackered he's looked he may see reduced minutes

  2. Cancelo Culture
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    I’m going to ask one more time...
    Is Zouma or Justin to Cancelo worth a hit for the double and long term?
    Already own Dias.

    1. Front 442
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      I would just about think so.
      But loose Justin not Zouma for me

    2. One of Those Days
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      No

    3. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      No...Zouma maybe

    4. Bring the Cavalry
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yes, easy.

      1. Bring the Cavalry
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        5 clean sheets in last 7 games for cancelo
        2 in 7 zouma
        2 in 7 Justin

        Also amazing how Cancelo hasn’t returned an attacking return in those games

    5. Etonmessi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 27 days ago

      nope...Chelsea back to full strength could start to be dangerous

    6. Etonmessi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 27 days ago

      sorry...mis read...yes for long term (no if it was short)

  3. DAZZ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Bench Watkins Antonio or Bamford?

    1. Front 442
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Are you having a laugh?

      1. DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        See below

    2. JelliedSpark968
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      How could you be in that situation, where you have to bench one? What's your team?

      1. DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Mccarthy
        TAA Dias Stones Coufal
        Salah Bruno KDB Grealish
        Watkins Antonio
        (forster, Bamford, KWP, Riedewald)

        Awkward mate

  4. McSauce
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    #prayforfabianski

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Has tweeted he’s ready, hopefully holds true!

  5. Rinseboy
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Best striker for this week to replace Kane?

    Antonio
    Vardy
    Werner
    Watkins?

    Thanks!

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      vardy

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Vardy. But if you need money Antonio.

    3. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Werner

      1. Front 442
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Ha Ha

    4. swobe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Vardy

    5. Front 442
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Antonio all day for me

    6. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      thanks all. Thought Antonio might be based on fixtures but cheers!

  6. Mufc202020
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 27 days ago

    A) Son & Adams to Sterling/Mane & Antonio(-4)
    B) Kane Son Adams to Salah Antonio Vardy (-8)

    Suggestions welcomed!!!!

  7. hullcityfan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Holding -> Creswell for -4?

    I’m 50/50 on it.

    1. Yes Ndidi
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      All. Day. Long.

  8. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    KDB or Sterling on FH?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 27 days ago

      KDB. Sterling the worst FPL asset I've ever had the misfortune to own.

      1. Bobby
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        cue a hattrick of tap ins this week

      2. COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        He was last season too but then finished strong. After the benching last game, I feel like he could start both games unlike KDB, but it's not a pleasant gamble. My cup opponent has got KDB too

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 27 days ago

          If you're feeling the instinct on Sterling than fair enough, he has a tendency to explode with double figure hauls and this GW could be perfect for him with two decent fixtures

  9. Marc Jobling
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Struggling here, without De Bruyne.

    OPTION 1 - Dawson for C Taylor
    No bench boost, no KDB/Antonio

    OPTION 2 - Coufal & Antonio for Dunne & DCL
    4pt hit, no KDB, not worth a bench boost (with Forster, Mitchell, inj Taylor) but means Grealish/Bamford will be benched

    OPTION 3 - Coufal, KDB & Antonio for Dunne, Grealish & Kane
    8pt hit, sells 2 big players but I'd own KDB, no bench boost

    OPTION 4 - Other

  10. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    I really want to BB this but the villa players doubt is putting me off. Should I just risk it?

    Martinez Johnstone
    Dias Stones James Coufal Dallas
    Salah Bruno Son Grealish Soucek
    Antonio Kane Bamford

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      That is a very easy BB imo.

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Cheers, you think the main villa players will be back?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          You only have 2. And yes.

    2. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      In the same boat... Got 3 Villa and currently BB'ing

    3. McSauce
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yes

    4. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yes, I have three Villa.
      Just need to sort a transfer or two 🙂

    5. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      I would BB great team Ninja

    6. Big Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Easy BB! Good team

    7. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Cheers guys think I'll just risk it and hope they play.

  11. Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    McCarthy
    Dias Coufal Mee
    Bruno Rashford KdB Gundogan
    Vardy Kane Bamford

    Which of the following changes would you make to the above XI?

    A) Keeper change - McCarthy out, bring in Martinez or De Gea or Johnstone
    B) Defender change - Mee out, bring in Cresswell or James or Justin
    C) Striker change - Bamford to Antonio, or Kane to Werner
    D) Formation change - Kane out, bring in Mane (for a hit)

    1. Yes Ndidi
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      B with any of them

  12. AdamJ91
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Martinez - Ramsdale
    Cancelo - Dias - Dier - Holding - Coufal
    KDB - Son - Bruno - Raphinha - Anguissa
    Kane - Laca - Bamford.

    Considering doing Dier, Lacazette & Anguissa > Antonio, Soucek & El Ghazi? (-8) then using my BB.

    Someone talk me out of it.

  13. Garfield1001
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Who is the better option this week - Dallas or Lowton?

    1. Red Red Robins
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Lowton plays twice, no brainer

  14. gauzah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Play Dier (shu) or Saka (NEW). Can't make the call as an Arsenal fan.

  15. Railwayman
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Who has better form right now, Mane or Salah ?

  16. The Red Devil
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    TC kdb/Salah?

    1. gauzah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      I am going Salah.

      1. Konstaapeli
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Same

    2. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Salah

    3. Front 442
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Antonio

  17. Canadian Football
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Cant decide......FODEN or SOUCEK?

    1. sentz05
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Gundogan

      1. Canadian Football
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        why him?

    2. Right In The Stanchion
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Both

    3. JelliedSpark968
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Soucek

  18. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Any players likely to rise tonight? I want to hold off transfers for tomorrow

    1. NateDogsCats
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Quite a few likely incl Vardy, Antonio, KDB, Stones, Mitchell

    2. Lallana
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Got Cancelo.

      Get Dias or Stones + 0.8M?

      1. Pépé Pig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Depends if you have any plans for the 0.8. Dias is obviously the most nailed, but won't be much difference in points if they both start

      2. Railwayman
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Stones. Dias isn't worth the extra money.

      3. Bring the Cavalry
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Dias, although stones has been good and will keep his position for now, Laporte is better and will definitely be fighting to start

    3. Pépé Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Hey guys, which is the best way to get Salah in?

      A) Kane, Son, Burke -> Antonio, Salah, Soucek (-8) Bench Dallas & Adams

      B) Rashford, Son -> Salah, Soucek (-4) Play Dallas or Adams

      Thanks

    4. Tomas_brolin
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      I’m triple captaining Mo. Yes, form not good but 2 home gains. Should definitely start both. Liverpool have a point to prove. Anyone else TC Mo?

      And I’m feeling Johnstone over Martinez as who knows what state Villa are in and their first game is City

      Is this sound reasoning?

      1. Big Hippo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Yep sounds good to me. GL on Mo! Might be joining you

      2. Well you know, Triffic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        I think Martinez will keep a cleanie in his second game, whereas Johnstone may not keep 1.

        Not TC'ing Salah, but I respect that he is the one player worth spending that chip on.

    5. swobe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      a)Dias and Soucek
      b)Coufal and Foden

      1. Well you know, Triffic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        A

      2. Pépé Pig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        A

    6. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Kane to Vardy or Antonio? I feel the upside is the same, my only worry is that Antonio does his hamstring in the first game.

    7. jimmyabs1987
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Is it worth Salah to KDB for free? Just got so much value in salah

      1. Konstaapeli
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Keep Salah

    8. Big Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Don’t think the captain sensible articles are as good as they used to be

      1. RMeehan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Agree Big Hippo, Capt Sensible not as good with just top teams included. Much better when full suite of players throughout the League examined.

    9. Pall Mall
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Who will get more points Jesus or Antonio?

    10. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      What’s the verdict on Werners starting chances?

    11. Wreck It Ralph
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Would really appreciate some advice

      A) A.Robinson (Yikes)/Any 4.4 def with a double + Rashford + Vardy + Watkins
      B) Cancelo + Foden + Vardy + Antonio -4
      C) Cancelo + KDB + Antonio + Watkins -8

    12. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Wan B or Maguire?

    13. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Going into GW19 without Salah. Im really not sure it’s a good idea.

      1. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        he is well rested and KDB isn't, i honestly think people are making a mistake choosing KDB over him