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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  1. bitars
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Wood to Antonio/Watkins for a hit?

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      No, I would just hold, 2 very risky options

    2. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      maybe to Antonio

    3. Kitman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      If you’ve got wood (!) stick with him
      Nailed on 2x starter

  2. Flynny
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Taken a  - 4 for this bb squad. 0.4mitb

    What to do with balbuena?

    A....balbuena to holding - 8

    B....robbo and balbuena to Chilwell and cancelo  - 12

    Martinez Johnstone
    Robbo dias coufal dallas balbuena
    Salah bruno kdb grealish soucek
    Antonio Watkins Bamford

    Thanks

    1. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      B

      Think Chilwell and Cancelo outscore Robbo and Holding by 4

      Better for the future too

      1. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Thanks mate!

  3. umerlfc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    I'm not able to follow the talk about Leeds Southampton being potentially back on? Nothing remotely close to concrete in this scenario right?

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Nah not yet, be very very unlikely

    2. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      They can easily play it later.

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Just unlucky triple Leeds owners hoping for a miracle to happen imho.

        1. umerlfc
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          I'm one of those unlucky owners as well, but now I also don't want it to be on in any case since I'm set on TC this week now

    3. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I am interested in if it is even technically possible to happen on same gw after dl. Nobody seems to know.

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Technically it can be programmed.

  4. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Simple A or B plz

    A) No BB (-4)
    Johnstone
    Justin Coufal Stones Lowton
    Salah KDB Soucek Bruno
    Vardy Bamford
    (McCarthy, Dallas, Raph, Adams)

    B) BB (-12)
    Martinez
    Justin Stones Dias Coufal
    Son Bruno Salah Soucek
    Vardy Antonio
    (Johnstone, Raph, Dallas, Bamford)

    1. Messiah Hazard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I do not think BB warrants a -12... too much uncertainty among games and rotation risks and all that...
      Also KDB is essential this DGW in my opinion. So A is best I feel.

    2. D.Glynn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A and BB it?

    3. Squib
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A definitely.
      Bench boost only got SGW players on.
      Not worth. -12

    4. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Thanks all

    5. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A

  5. JJeyy
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Who scores more this week - Antonio or Ogbona?

    1. Bonus magnet
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Tony

    2. Squib
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Antonio

    3. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I caunted antonio to 10 and ogbonna to 8 ..

  6. Messiah Hazard
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Antonio. Soucek, Cresswell - Would you lose one of these to get WHU due to team player limits in FPL?

    1. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      No

    2. Messiah Hazard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Oops I mean get in WHU GK Fabianski

      1. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        no, think these are the 3 best options from WHU

    3. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      No

  7. BobbyDoesNotLook
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Any likely news before the gw or shall we hit the transfers since price rises are probably happening this night?

    1. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Just hit it myself

  8. corderz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Son > KDB?

    1. PalaceInWunderlahm
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yes

    2. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      sure

    3. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yes

  9. PalaceInWunderlahm
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Bottomed...

    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?

    1. CFC1990
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A

    2. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A

  10. CFC1990
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    On a Bench Boost.

    a) -4 Riedeveld to Gundogan/Cavallero?

    b) -8 Ayling and Riedeveld to Cavallero and Stones?

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Not a massive fan of Cavalleron. If you could do B with Stones AND Gundogan, I'd say that - otherwise A to Gundogan.

  11. D.Glynn
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Is Son Taylor and Balbeuna to Cancelo Coufel Ziyech/Pulisic worth a -8 for BB.

    1. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Do you have Kdb/Salah/Fernandes?

      1. D.Glynn
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        No KDB and not sure it's possible, team below

    2. PalaceInWunderlahm
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yes, but do you have enough to keep Son? Not sure I would be taking him out for a hit unless you need the cash. Maybe Stones instead of Cancelo

      1. D.Glynn
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        No I need Son for the cash.

    3. D.Glynn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I have
      Johnstone McCarthy
      Robbo Taylor Justin Dallas Balbeuna
      Salah Bruno Son Soucek Lookmann
      Vardy Bamford Wood

  12. Jellyfish
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    DCL TC

    Yes or no?

    1. Thiga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yes

    2. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Tosun

  13. Vertigo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Fabs in for a hit to play 15 players?

    Or just bench boost with Button?

    1. iveseenitall
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      If hes fit it would be worth it

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I'd bring Fabianski in. It's a game, have some fun.

      Decent fixtures up to GW24 that he could still be useful for.

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        This, live a little and get him in, can’t do much worse than a break even

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Oh it can always go wrong! 😀

          I've had a tough season so far. ~1m OR whilst Private League leader is at 7k OR.

          I don't think I'm winning it this year, so I'm in easier position to be chill about things and remember it's a game.

    3. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      worth a hit

    4. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Worth it, but worried about injury. Get martinez, schmeichel or mendy instead?

  14. LloristheHounds
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Watkins to Antonio
    TAA to stones

    Thoughts??

    1. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      don't think these are worth using transfers on

    2. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Keep both taa and watkins. I dont think those transfers will get you more points

      1. LloristheHounds
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Went with TAA to stones and Dallas to Chillwell

  15. lugs
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    For BB took a - 8
    Dallas, Holding, ESR. out
    Coufal, Dawson, Benrahama, in


    Martinez
    Cancelo, Dias, Maguire, Coufal, Dawson
    Kdb, Bruno, El Ghazi, Benrahama
    Wilson

    Areola, Kane, Son, Bamford

    i fancied a punt on BB and Benrahama is a big one that could be gold or a complete dud we shall see 🙂

  16. TheOrangeMan
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    What's a better option to do?

    A. Triple captain KDB
    B. Bench boost with Meslier, Bamford, Curtis Jones & Brewster

    Ta

    1. Joletouriste
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Probably A out of those 2, but I'm not sure about triple captain this week. Fixtures look gold but form not so much

    2. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A

  17. Bonus magnet
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Bruno better not get a yellow card against Liverpool coz that just derails everything

    No Fulham where we expect him to return

  18. Whazza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Here I was worrying about if BB will get 10 or 20 points, failing to see the bigger picture that starting XI is projected over 100 😆 BB joke of a chip, evil be gone! (Leeds-Sot dgw would have been an epic BB ofc, now let's get that value off the bench into the team for the rest of the season.

    1. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Good point. Potential 10-20p swing for whole season is nothing.

      1. BobbyDoesNotLook
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        And this gw could be even better than the ones upcoming.

      2. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Comes handy though 🙂

      3. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Value pumped into the team for rest of the season surely beats any BB long-term. Think I'll use it gw 1 next season to help build team value

        1. Cech's Magic Hat
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          How would it build value?

          1. FPLGOOD
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Yep 😀

          2. Whazza
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            4 more chances to start with decent players instead of Bissouma, 4.0 def etc

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      If you've got a good playing bench, decent argument to use it now.

      Mine currently includes Taylor & Alioski. Can't get much better replacement-wise.

      SOU/LEE/AVL could have a DGW in GW23 and fixtures are fairly decent across the board. I may save the BB for then, or GW26.

  19. Ibralicious
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Martinez - Johnstone
    Chilwell - Dallas - Coufal - Taylor* - Bednarek*
    Salah - Bruno - Rashford - Grealish - Bowen
    Kane - Bamford - Adams*

    Pick a move for my BB team:

    A) Adams + Taylor + Bednarek -> Antonio + Lowton + Holding (-8)
    B) Adams + Bednarek -> Antonio + Holding (-4) (hope Taylor plays 1 game)

    Cheers!

  20. konrad.sygula95
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Hi, would you do Son and DCL to Kdb and Antonio on -4?
    Second question would you trigger bench boost with that squad?

    Martinez
    Dier/Justin/Cancelo
    Son/Fernandes/Salah/Grealish
    Watkins/DCL/Bamford

    Bench: Forster/KWP/Anguissa/Taylor
    1ft 2.2 itb

    1. D.Glynn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Transfer yes

    2. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Transfers yes, but no bb

  21. Henning
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Risky to dont have KDB, but it will cost me like -8 and drop son and Taa is it worth it?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      No

    2. iveseenitall
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Ive got the same dilema but i can get sterling for a -4. Not sure if de bruyne is worth the extra -4 when his returns are similar

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

      I would say no. Who will you captain if you don't get him?

      1. Henning
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Maby Salah.

    4. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I think -8 is ok, likely to make it back over the GW.. Anymore is pushing it..

    5. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      No

  22. mdm
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Kane to Vardy for -4? Yes or No?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      No

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I did it for free, would not do it for a -4

    3. Pépé Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Na, fixtures aren't great for Vardy

  23. Hazardous1983
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Kane.bamford.or watkins.for antonio for -4

    1. FPLGOOD
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Bamford > antonio, for free

  24. Fergie_Time
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Does anyone know if gw19 gonna be the biggest double of the season?

    • Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      What to do here lads, cheers! 0.1 itb, 1ft

      Meslier, Button
      Coufal,Justin,Chilwell,KWP,Mitchell
      Salah,Kdb,Bruno,Son,Soucek
      Wood,Bamford,Che

      Can't do Che to Antonio, only Wood to Antonio?
      Or Just Chilwell to Cancelo? Something else?

      Chilwell to Cancelo

      1. FPLGOOD
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Wood antonio very good

    • mdm
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Son to Salah for -4 worth it?

      1. Fergie_Time
          1 month, 11 days ago

          yes

        • FPLGOOD
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Yes

      2. Oldie99
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Here’s a puzzle for you: get de Bruyne in using 2 transfers, 0.1 itb

        Johnstone (McCarthy)
        Stones Cancelo coufal Dallas Target
        Son Salah Bruno Raphinha lookman
        Antonio vardy Bamford

        1. Messiah Hazard
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          You didn’t say which players you want to retain... Ideally you can get him in with one transfer. Salah out KDB in 😀

          1. Oldie99
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Wel I wanted people’s opinions without coloring them myself hah, I guess the question is:

            Bruno plus Bamford out, kdb in alongside what 6.0 forward?

        2. FPLGOOD
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Son bamford

          Kdb brewster

          Not sure about cash?

      3. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        So who's getting trough these few weeks with all chips intact?
        I am.

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          You

          1. Bobby Digital
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Is it daft? I figured I'd use em when my team really needs it.

        2. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Me too 😉

      4. jdogg
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Start

        A.Kane and grealish

        Or

        B kdb and raphinha -4.x

        1. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          b

        2. FPLGOOD
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 11 days ago

          A, but b if you cap bruyne

      5. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Do you think that Taylor will start?

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          It doesn't sound like he's starting the WHU match from Dyche's latest comments. Less optimistic than it sounded before.

          I guess if he's close they may save him for United which will be a tougher game. Taylor is a better defender than Pieters, so will be needed.