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. Wigflex
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 7 days ago

    Is this a logical move -

    Kane and Mitchell to Vardy and Stones -4

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Yes

    2. Shearer & Sutton
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Yes

    3. Evasivo
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Keep Kane surely?! 😮

    4. Wigflex
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Thank you

    5. Keeptrying
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      yes

    6. ted mcnure
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Not sure I´d do that. I´d rather have Kane. Depends on the rest.

  2. simonl87
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 7 days ago

    De Bruyne and Antonio -4
    Or
    Soucek and Vardy

    1. Dreaming of glory
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      First option

    2. DavidHopkin
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Soucek and vardy, but it’s a close one. I’m risking no KDB too

  3. ivantys
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Any Vardy cap punts?

    • Enzo the Baker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Have 5.0 for a defender, get :

      A. Stones
      B. Justin

      1. DavidHopkin
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Stones

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        A

      3. mrelpea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        A

      4. Shearer & Sutton
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        A

      5. DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        B

      6. Enzo the Baker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Wow, pretty strong response. Thanks all, sorry Drizz

      7. Ritchies Magic Hat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        A

    • DavidHopkin
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Can get this with a -8. Worth it and thoughts on BB?

      Johnstone
      Stones cancelo chilwell coufal
      Salah son* Bruno soucek
      Vardy Antonio

      McCarthy*, Justin, bamford*, raphinha*,

      The transfer would be:

      Kane, adams, Dallas > stones, Vardy, Antonio.

      1. The Pesci challenge
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Yes

        1. DavidHopkin
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Thanks

    • Werner Bremen
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Son and Grealish to
      KDB and El Ghazi? (-8)

      1. mrelpea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Yes

      2. ArseneAllTheWay
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        id say no

      3. DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Yes

      4. Keeptrying
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        no

      5. Shearer & Sutton
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Yes

      6. KAALI_DAAL
          3 months, 7 days ago

          No

        • YuvalFPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          El Ghazi on a hit? Hell no.

      7. Saosin
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Bednarek to Stones -4?

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Yes

        2. ArseneAllTheWay
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          yep

      8. sentz05
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Should I play Bamford and Meslier or use my free transfer to bring a DGW player in for one them?

        1. ArseneAllTheWay
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          play Bam

        2. KAALI_DAAL
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Change Meslier for free surely?

        3. ArseneAllTheWay
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          half tempted to BB this lot:

          Forster, R James, Dallas, Bamford

          Only 0.1 to upgrade Forster to a playing keeper unfortunately 🙁

          What do you reckon?

          1. Right In The Stanchion
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 7 days ago

            How many hits taken already?

            1. ArseneAllTheWay
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              0 hits, 1 FT used on Taylor --> Stones

              This is the team:

              McCarthy (Forster)
              Stones, Justin, Coufal (James, Dallas)
              Bruno, Salah, Grealish, Soucek, Son
              Watkins, Vardy (Bam)

              1. Right In The Stanchion
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Do it. I’m doing a -8

          2. DavidHopkin
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Is R.James likely to get two games?

            1. ArseneAllTheWay
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Reckon good chance yaah

        4. Egg noodle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          My mental hot topic

          A) Kane > Vardy
          B) Kane Son Laca > Vardy Salah 4.5 for -8 with 1.5m to spare.
          I don't need to play the 4.5 guy. Currently I am forced to bench Lacazette anyway.

          1. Egg noodle
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Any advice would be appreciated 🙂

          2. ArseneAllTheWay
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            A

          3. The Pesci challenge
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            A

          4. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            A for sure.

            1. Egg noodle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Ugh everyone is favoring my less favoured option 🙂 OK thanks all

          5. Rochdale_Cowboy
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            B and TC salah

            1. OptimusBlack
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              This

            2. Egg noodle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Would have done it if it wasn't for the witch doctor

          6. DRIZ ✅
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            B easily

          7. Wigflex
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            A

        5. Right In The Stanchion
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Stones and Dias should be starting both DGW fixtures right?

          1. Keeptrying
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            yes. Ake & Laporte still out

          2. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Yeah almost certain

        6. Sanchit
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          News that Leeds soon game coul go on?

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Enlighten us where did you read that ??

            1. Amey
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              I'd love that

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Huh?

          3. Ginkapo FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            ?

          4. Dele
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            I saw this rumour

          5. YuvalFPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Andy Martin on twitter

          6. La Roja
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            ?

          7. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            This changes everything if true

          8. Black Knights
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Ralph has told press he’s preparing for everything, including facing Leeds if shrews postpone.

            1. Amey
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Wow
              Wtf !
              Hopefully we'll know before deadline

          9. JayKay1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 7 days ago

            In English? ;o)

        7. Chef Ramsey
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Team got hit hard by the DGW fixture changes. Would still potentially like to bench boost. Suggestions appreciated:

          McCarthy (4.0)
          Trent Lowton Justin (Coufal Dallas)
          Salah© Bruno Son Raphinha (Anguissa)
          Kane Adams Bamford

          1. Rochdale_Cowboy
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Don't Bb

        8. Dele
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          G2G? Bench boost active

          Martinez
          Dias, Cresswell, Robbo
          Salah, KDB(c), Bruno, Grealish, Soucek
          Watkins, Antonio

          Johnstone, Bamford, Dallas, Ayling

          1. royals forever
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Yes

        9. royals forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          In your opinion who is the best 4.5 DF (fodder or bench player that rotates with Coufal) to have for the next few GWs

          Rest of Back 7

          Martinez Johnstone

          Dias Coufal Stones Dallas xxxxxxx

          Any ideas would be welcomed

          1. Ginkapo FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Mitchell benched

        10. mojoindojo
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Cancelo or Dias?

          1. Dele
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Dias for security of starts

          2. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Cancelo

          3. royals forever
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Dias especially after Pep’s comments

            1. mojoindojo
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              On Cancelo currently. Yes Peps Comment making me rethink

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

              What were his comments?

          4. Shearer & Sutton
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Dias for me.

        11. Keeptrying
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          A) Son & Vardy
          B) Barnes & Kane & 1.7 ITB for next GWs

        12. Shultan
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Fully expecting KDB to get rested v Palace, captain Salah or Vardy

          1. ivantys
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Another palace masterclass 0-0 incoming if he gets rested.

            • jason_ni
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Pretty sure everyone has seen what happens when kdb doesn't play.

              Pep can't afford to rest him.

              1. Shultan
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                KdB has started last 4 in a row & City have 5 more games this month

                1. jason_ni
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  That does change what I said.
                  City cannot afford to drop points in the title race.

                  And to play their best, kdb has to be in the 11

            • KAALI_DAAL
                3 months, 7 days ago

                KDB to Salah done for a hit then

              • TheDragon
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Why? I think he starts both

                1. Shultan
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  He was too tired to take a penalty last match. Asked gundog to take it before took it. Its time for a rest

              • DRIZ ✅
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                After Pep seeing Arsenal boredraw against CP, KDB is starting for sure

            • YuvalFPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Will Salah outscore Rashford by 4 points this gameweek?

              1. KAALI_DAAL
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  Sure

              2. KAALI_DAAL
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  Play Dallas or Raphinha?

                  1. YuvalFPL
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Dallas

                • TheDragon
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  A) Does KDB start both games?
                  B) Triple captain KDB (or Salah) this week?

                  1. The Pesci challenge
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    A yes
                    B no

                  2. KAALI_DAAL
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      Do I have to answer both. Or select which one I have to answer?

                    • YuvalFPL
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      Too much doubt. KDB may get rested, Salah has awkward fixtures and is off form.

                      I'd prefer playing my TC with confidence.

                    • cuppatea78
                      • 8 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      I'm on the verge of TC Salah.

                  3. Shearer & Sutton
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    A) DCL > Antonio
                    B) Son , DCL > Soucek & Vardy(-4)
                    C) Son, Grealish, DCL > Salah, Soucek, Antonio (-8)

                  4. The Frenchie
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Hi guys.

                    A) De Bruyne Triple Captai
                    B) Bench Boost
                    C) other?

                    Fabianski (BUR & WBA)

                    Stones (CRY & AVL)
                    Dias (CRY & AVL)
                    Cresswell (BUR & WBA)
                    Coufal (BUR & WBA)

                    De Bruyne (CRY & AVL)
                    Bruno Fernandes (LIV &FUL)
                    Salah (MUN & BUR)
                    Maddison (SOU & CHE)

                    Vardy (SOU & CHE)
                    Bamford (BHA)

                    Meslier (BHA) / Holding (NEW) / Smith-Rowe (NEW) / Brewster (TOT)

                    1. Reeker
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      Brewster is the only thing stopping me from b

                  5. Jon Snow
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Sacrifice Robertson + Son + Dallas >>> Cancelo + KdB + Mitchell (-8)?

                    A) Yes
                    B) No
                    C) Yes but Dias instead

                    1. Keeptrying
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      b

                  6. Railwayman
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    I don't own Soucek atm and don't feel good about it. Even considering to sell Son for him for the double gw. What are your thoughts about this ? Or should I just bring Antonio as my West Ham cover and hope for the best ?

                  7. jason_ni
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Preferences?

                    A) Son and Kane
                    B) Salah and Antonio(or any striker up to 8.1) for -4

                    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      B this week

                  8. RAFA THE GAFFA
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Even my G2G blanked 😆

                    So my -4 team, G2G or not? 10 DGW players*. Thinking of saving the BB if so.

                    Johnstone*
                    Robbo*, Dias*, Lowton*, Coufal*
                    Salah*(v), Bruno*, Soucek*, KDB*(C)
                    Antonio*, Bamford
                    (McCarthy, Dallas, Adams, DCL!)

                    1. Jon Snow
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      G2G

                  9. Steve The Spud
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    On my phone all the comments on people’s messages have disappeared unless I click the 3 little dots, anyone know how to turn them back on ?

                    1. AC Yew
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      Same i cant see any replies! If you find out let me know

                    2. TorresMagic™
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 11 Years
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      Tick show replies up the top?

                  10. CRO KLOPP
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Not playing BB
                    Start one

                    A) Fabianski
                    B) Martinez

                  11. Artemon
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 7 days ago

                    Is this good to go? I’m considering Son out a DGWer but is that stupid?

                    Martinez

                    Stones
                    Dias
                    Maguire
                    Robertson

                    Son
                    KDB
                    Salah
                    Bruno

                    Watkins
                    Bamford