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
    1 month, 13 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
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Yes

    2. Shearer & Sutton
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Yes

    3. Evasivo
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Keep Kane surely?! 😮

    4. Wigflex
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Thank you

    5. Keeptrying
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      yes

    6. ted mcnure
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 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
    1 month, 13 days ago

    De Bruyne and Antonio -4
    Or
    Soucek and Vardy

    1. Dreaming of glory
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      First option

    2. DavidHopkin
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

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

  3. ivantys
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Any Vardy cap punts?

    • Enzo the Baker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Have 5.0 for a defender, get :

      A. Stones
      B. Justin

      1. DavidHopkin
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Stones

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        A

      3. mrelpea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        A

      4. Shearer & Sutton
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        A

      5. D ✅
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        B

      6. Enzo the Baker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Wow, pretty strong response. Thanks all, sorry Drizz

      7. Ritchies Magic Hat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        A

    • DavidHopkin
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 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
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yes

        1. DavidHopkin
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Thanks

    • Werner Bremen
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

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

      1. mrelpea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yes

      2. ArseneAllTheWay
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        id say no

      3. D ✅
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yes

      4. Keeptrying
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        no

      5. Shearer & Sutton
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yes

      6. KAALI_DAAL
          1 month, 13 days ago

          No

        • YuvalFPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          El Ghazi on a hit? Hell no.

      7. Saosin
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Bednarek to Stones -4?

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yes

        2. ArseneAllTheWay
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          yep

      8. sentz05
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 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
          1 month, 13 days ago

          play Bam

        2. KAALI_DAAL
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Change Meslier for free surely?

        3. ArseneAllTheWay
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 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 month, 13 days ago

              How many hits taken already?

              1. ArseneAllTheWay
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 13 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 month, 13 days ago

                    Do it. I’m doing a -8

              2. DavidHopkin
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Is R.James likely to get two games?

                1. ArseneAllTheWay
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Reckon good chance yaah

            • Egg noodle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 13 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
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Any advice would be appreciated 🙂

              2. ArseneAllTheWay
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                A

              3. The Pesci challenge
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                A

              4. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                A for sure.

                1. Egg noodle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

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

              5. Rochdale_Cowboy
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                B and TC salah

                1. OptimusBlack
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  This

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

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

              6. D ✅
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                B easily

              7. Wigflex
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                A

            • Right In The Stanchion
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Stones and Dias should be starting both DGW fixtures right?

                1. Keeptrying
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  yes. Ake & Laporte still out

                2. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Yeah almost certain

              • Sanchit
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                News that Leeds soon game coul go on?

                1. Amey
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Enlighten us where did you read that ??

                  1. Amey
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    I'd love that

                2. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Huh?

                3. Ginkapo FPL
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  ?

                4. Dele
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  I saw this rumour

                5. YuvalFPL
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Andy Martin on twitter

                6. La Roja
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  ?

                7. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  This changes everything if true

                8. Black Knights
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

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

                  1. Amey
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Wow
                    Wtf !
                    Hopefully we'll know before deadline

                9. JayKay1
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  In English? ;o)

              • Chef Ramsey
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 13 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
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Don't Bb

              • Dele
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 13 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
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Yes

              • royals forever
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 13 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
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Mitchell benched

              • mojoindojo
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Cancelo or Dias?

                1. Dele
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Dias for security of starts

                2. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Cancelo

                3. royals forever
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Dias especially after Pep’s comments

                  1. mojoindojo
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    On Cancelo currently. Yes Peps Comment making me rethink

                  2. JONALDINHO
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    What were his comments?

                4. Shearer & Sutton
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Dias for me.

              • Keeptrying
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

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

              • Shultan
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

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

                1. ivantys
                    1 month, 13 days ago

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

                  • jason_ni
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

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

                    Pep can't afford to rest him.

                    1. Shultan
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

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

                      1. jason_ni
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 13 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
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      KDB to Salah done for a hit then

                    • TheDragon
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Why? I think he starts both

                      1. Shultan
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 13 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

                    • D ✅
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

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

                  • YuvalFPL
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Will Salah outscore Rashford by 4 points this gameweek?

                    1. KAALI_DAAL
                        1 month, 13 days ago

                        Sure

                    2. KAALI_DAAL
                        1 month, 13 days ago

                        Play Dallas or Raphinha?

                        1. YuvalFPL
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          Dallas

                      • TheDragon
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 13 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
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          A yes
                          B no

                        2. KAALI_DAAL
                            1 month, 13 days ago

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

                          • YuvalFPL
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 13 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
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            I'm on the verge of TC Salah.

                        3. Shearer & Sutton
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 13 days ago

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

                        4. The Frenchie
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 13 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
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            Brewster is the only thing stopping me from b

                        5. Jon Snow
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 13 days ago

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

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

                          1. Keeptrying
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            b

                        6. Railwayman
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 13 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
                          1 month, 13 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
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            B this week

                        8. RAFA THE GAFFA
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 13 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
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            G2G

                        9. Steve The Spud
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 13 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
                            1 month, 13 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
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            Tick show replies up the top?

                        10. CRO KLOPP
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          Not playing BB
                          Start one

                          A) Fabianski
                          B) Martinez

                        11. Artemon
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 13 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