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. Woyofthewovers66
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    DGW transfer dilemma:

    Kane & Dallas > Vardy & Cresswell (-8) ???

  2. Pompel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Shaw - is he likely to play both?

    1. bautasten
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      You'd think Telles gets the easy one?

    2. SM001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      That fat f**k?! No Chance!

    3. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Txs, will stay away then. Other dgw defender options at max 4.4 other than Coufal?

      1. SM001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I checked this out earlier and Lowton was the only real option.

        1. Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Ok, txs

  3. SuperG
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    A) Kane Saiss 3.9

    B) Antonio Robbo Chilwell

    1. Saint Tim
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B

    2. Konstaapeli
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B

    3. SharkyT
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B

    4. boroie
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B by a mile

  4. boroie
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Squad:

    Meslier
    Cancelo Chilwell Coufal
    Salah KDB Bruno Son Soucek
    Antonio Watkins

    Forster; Bamford Targett Struijk

    A - TC Salah
    B - BB
    C - Neither

    1. SharkyT
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      C

    2. Doctor Evil
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      C

  5. BlzE_94
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    BB or TC guys?

    Martinez
    Robertson Coufal Targett
    Salah Bruno Son Grealish Soucek
    Vardy Antonio

    Bench: Forster, Bamford, Lowton, Kilman

    Appreciate any comments! 🙂

    1. Konstaapeli
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      TC

    2. chaser123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      TC or none

    3. BitTight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Not sure Forster will play. I’m TC salah for what it’s worth

  6. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Even a -20 is worth getting rid of that fraud Meslier

    1. NejiHyuuga01
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      what?

  7. wulfranian
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Do you think that Balbuena will start vs WBrom?

    1. Bonus magnet
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Doubt very much

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      No, he’s out I believe

    3. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Scout tweets would suggest not.

    4. Shatner's Bassoon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Flagged red so not playing him myself

  8. Bonus magnet
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Barnes or Maddison

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Maddy is the main play maker

  9. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Robbo or City defender?

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      City for me

    2. bautasten
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      City 'cause of better long term fixtures and price.

    3. SharkyT
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      City

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Cheers, Robbo & Watkins > City def & Antonio (one less Villa to worry about) play BB & C Salah

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Johnson,
          Zouma, Robbo, Stones,
          Bruno, Son, Grealish, Salah
          Kane, Bamford, Watkins

          Martinez, Soucek, Coufal, Dallas

    4. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I have 2 city and Robbo

  10. bautasten
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Sorry, bottomed:

    Martinez (Johnstone)
    Robertson, Coufal, Dallas (KWP, Ferguson*)
    Grealish, Salah, Fernandes, Soucek, Raphinha
    Bamford, Kane (DCL*)

    Which -8 do you prefer:
    A) DCL, Ferguson, KWP -> Antonio, Cancelo, Stones (Play BB)
    B) DCL, Raphinha, Robertson -> Brewster, KDB, Cancelo
    C) Kane, Raphinha, KWP -> Antonio, KDB, Stones

    Thanks!

  11. Jet5605
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Will BB this week and so happy to take a hit or two. Which option looks best?

    A - Robbo & Son > KDB & Shaw for -4
    B - Robbo, Son & Balbuena > KDB, Shaw and Robinson for -8
    C - Son, Kane & Balbuena > KDB, Antonio & Coufal for -8

    Johnstone
    Robbo - Justin - Dallas - Stones
    Salah - Bruno - Soucek - Son
    Kane - Bamford

    McCarthy - Rafinha - Adams - Balbuena 

    1. jonnybhoy
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      A

    2. SM001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I assume you're transferring out Robbo to facilitate the other transfers?

      I'd go with C

      1. Jet5605
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Correct. I'd rather not lose Robbo but it's either him or Kane to fund KDB

    3. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      C

  12. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Is steer, kwp, bissouma, dcl -> martinez, stones, soucek, watkins mad?

    Would give me

    Martinez* meslier
    Stones* robbo* Chilwell* justin* dallas
    Salah* (c) bruno* grealish* soucek* lookman*
    Watkins* kane bamford

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Would be a -12

      1. Rasping Drive
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I think you will more than make that 12 points back

  13. Messiah Hazard
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    How are Leeds back to getting a DGW?

    1. tm370
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      They arnt

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      They aren't yet. If Shrews pull out the cup (which I doubt as they seem intent on playing) there's a small chance Leeds saints in next midweek.

      1. ChelseaGuy
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        So you're saying a DGW20 is possible for them?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I think it would be in 19 as well...

    3. boroie
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      ??

  14. hammersp2000
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Fabianski tweeted he was ready for the game a few hours ago.

    Do we think he'll play? Moyes wasn't very helpful

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I think so, I’ve played my bb with him anyway because the thought of not playing it then he gets 12-15 points is horrible

  15. Nemanja Vidic Legend
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Sell Regulion or Saiss?

  16. boroie
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    A - Son to Rashford
    B - Adams to Antonio
    C - Save FT

    1. bautasten
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B

  17. tuturututu
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Is Fabianski fit?

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Moyes says they have to see, fab tweeted an hour or 2 ago saying he’s ‘ready’ so you to you what you make of that

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Moyes holding his cards close to his chest, Fab spilling them all over the tea

      2. cruzex
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Yes

    • dsefton
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Best replacement for Tierney 5.4m or under?
      A) Justin
      B) James
      C) other?

      1. ChelseaGuy
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Justin atm

        1. ChelseaGuy
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Assuming you don't have Stones

          1. ChelseaGuy
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            *You have Stones

          2. dsefton
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            I have 3 City, United and west ham

      2. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        If I hadn’t upgraded to robbo, it would have been Reece James

        1. dsefton
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Do you think he plays twice?

    • ChelseaGuy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Raphinha to Foden for a hit
      Yay or Nay?

    • Marc Jobling
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Struggling here, without having 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

    • bautasten
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      C...would rather go city def in A or B.

      1. bautasten
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        reply fail to jet6505..

    • DisSol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Who thinks martial will play?

      1. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        50 50

        1. DisSol
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I've got wood and considering swapping him to martial or cavani for a minus4

    • Manani
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      A. Antonio
      B. KDB (-4)

      1. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        B

      2. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        B

    • Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Would you BB this?

      Johnstone Adams Bednarek Bissouma

      1. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        No

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        No

    • Oggle22
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Thinking of getting rid of Bruno is it wise? Might not get much against Liverpool and could lick up a yellow and miss Fulham?
      Martinez
      Konsa Holding Stones
      Salah Son Bruno Soucek
      Firmino Bamford Kane

      Steele Saka Mitchell Kilman

      Bruno becomes KDB

      Cheers

      1. iveseenitall
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I would advise against that, kdb could be benched and it seems sideways. Kane to antonio and saka to kdb if youve got enough itb.

    • Lallana
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Is Ruben Dias a good goal threat? His 1 in 10 goal to game ratio for Benfica looks strong.

      He seems due a goal.

      1. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        He is due

    • Garfield1001
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Who is the better option this week - Dallas (BRI) or Lowton (whm/liv)

      Thanks

      1. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Dallas

    • cuppatea78
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      What the hell can I do with this team pls? £0.6 ITB and 1FT.

      Was thinking Dallas (£4.7) to Coufal (£4.7)

      McCarthy
      Stones Dallas Konsa Justin
      Son Grealish Bruno Salah
      Kane Bamford

      Subs: Steer, Mitchell,  Mendy, DCL

      1. PalaceInWunderlahm
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Dallas to Cresswell?

    • RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      -4 team... switched the armband! G2G?

      Johnstone*
      Robbo*, Dias*, Coufal*, Lowton*
      Salah*(c), Bruno*, Soucek*, KDB*
      Antonio*, Bamford
      (McCarthy, Raphina, Dallas, DCL!)

    • PalaceInWunderlahm
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Martinez
      Dias - Cancelo - Maguire - Reguilon (Kilman)
      Son - Fernandes - KDB - Salah (Smith Rowe)
      Bamford - Adams (Brewster)

      A) Adams > Antonio
      B) Kilman + Adams > Creswell + Davies (-4)
      C) Regilion > Cresswell

      Leaning towards B because I have no West Ham defence, what do you guys think?