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. Fergie_Time
    8 months, 3 days ago

    gw26 gonna be a double one, which teams are expected to play two games?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Leeds, Saints, Spurs

      1. Fergie_Time
        8 months, 3 days ago

        and Villa I guess?

  2. Dannyb
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Anyone help? Son Laca and Kane to Antonio Salah and Vardy? Worth the hit?

    1. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Deffo

    2. OLLY G
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Defo. Lovely moves.

    3. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I did those exact moves for -8 but it could all go terribly wrong.

      1. themaindanger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Good moves. +3DGW players.

  3. Mufc202020
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Really appreciate some advice

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

    Thanks a lot

  4. Finding Timo
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Sorry repost but is it worth BB - Dallas, bamford , holding and non playing keeper?! Cheers

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      No

      1. Finding Timo
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers AJax

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      How confident are you about Leeds winning?

      1. Finding Timo
        8 months, 3 days ago

        I think they will but it sounds like not worth BB?

  5. Manani
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    4.0m Brewster Adams Dallas

    not BB material right?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Not at all

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Hell no

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

      Which is the better option:

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

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

      1. Pépé Pig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Sorry! In answer to your question no I wouldn't

    4. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Correct

    5. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Looks like you have 6pts on the bench, so NO.

  6. Mr_Barbs
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Is this worth a -8?

    Robbo, C.Jones, F.Silva > Stones, Gundogan, Antonio

    Would make a strong case for using the BB. Or a huge headache if not.

    Johnstone
    Stones, Cancelo, Coufal
    Salah, Gundogan, Bruno, Son, Soucek
    Kane, Antonio

    McCarthy, Dallas, Bamford, Lowton

    1. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      In the balance, but I'd go for it.

  7. Ibralicious
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 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)
    C) Adams + Bowen + Bednarek -> Antonio + Foden + Holding (hope Taylor plays 1 game)

    Cheers!

    1. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I'd just do Adams to Antonio for a free if you have 0.2ITB.

      I don't like any of the other transfers for hits.

  8. Nightcrawler
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Any of these moves worth a hit u guys reckon?

    A) McCarthy ---> Mendy

    B) Dier ----> Cresswell

    C) Dier ---> Dias (have stones already)

    1. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I think all 3 are good moves for the DGW, but I think Dier to Dias is the best move looking beyond GW19.

  9. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Who scores more in dgw19.

    A....robbo and holding

    B.....cancelo and Chilwell - 4

    Thanks

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      B

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers.

  10. CFC1990
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Do you think Gundogan is fairly nailed on?

    I suppose they could play KDB back there or maybe Fernandinho?

    1. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      If you heard Pep in the press conference today, I'd say nobody is nailed on for both games in DGW19. Not even KDB.

  11. davewg59
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Would you bb this please?
    McCarthy
    Wilson
    Dallas
    Bednarek

    1. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      If you think Wilson will get 2 goals then worth BB. The rest of the Bench look like 2 pointers to me.

  12. Champions League Varane
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    West Ham imo will keep two cs

    3x West Ham defense = 36 points without bonus and potential attacking returns.. tempted to pull my FH just to do it

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Go for it

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      It will end in tears

    3. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Not worth your FH chip.

  13. Belli2007
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Was all set for BB until Leeds fixture was cancelled and so now planning to hold onto in favour of adding DGW players

    Squad is currently.....(* = DGW)

    Meslier (Sanchez)
    Dias*, Zouma*, Konta* (KWP, Neco Williams)
    Salah*, Maddison*, Grealish*, Bruno* (Jones*)
    Kane, Bamford, Antonio*

    Already made 1FT bring in Antonio for DCL and have 1.4 in the bank.

    Clearly no KDB or City attack not ideal. To get KDB would require a hit of -8 and would need to ship Kane for a week and would cost me .3m to get back in. So options are....

    A - Jones > Soucek and bench Bamford (-4)
    B - Williams > Coufal or KWP > Cresswell and bench Bamford (-4)
    C - KWP & Jones > Mitchell & Foden and bench Bamford (-8)
    D - Sanchez to DGW Keeper Fab (risk), DDG, Martinez and play Bamford
    E - Stick and play Bamford
    F - Other

    1. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      E

  14. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
    • 12 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    I think I am going to TC KDB he was in hard luck no to get massive scores in the last two games.

    I do have a quandary though I have 1.2m itb which means I could get Sterling out for Salah is it worth it? Will Sterling be benched for at least one of the two games?

    Team linked in profile

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      He's had hard luck the whole season.

  15. Drip Doctor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    People with KDB, are you triple captaining?

    1. unclesbasement
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      yes

    2. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Nope, he was exhausted. Couldn't even shoot a pen.

      1. Belli2007
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Still annoyed about that!!!

  16. Boss Hogg
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Need to do one of these to get Salah:

    a. Kane > Vardy
    b. Wilson > Antonio

    ?

    1. Drip Doctor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      B

      1. Drip Doctor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Look, Pretty much half way into the season and Kane is the 2nd highest point scorer with has 11 goals and 11 assists. Don't overthink it.

        1. Darnell Nurse
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 3 days ago

          And that's why you make a change

    2. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A for me

    3. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      I'd make both moves and get Salah.

  17. bring back diop
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Martinez - (4)
    Dias - Rob - James - (KWP) - (Balbuena)
    Salah - Fernandes - Son - Grealish - Soucek
    Bamford - Watkins - (Brewster)

    1 FT
    3.7 itb

    A) Grealish + Balbuena --> KDB + Mitchell
    B) Son + Balbuena --> KDB + Stones
    C) Don't get KDB

  18. n-doggg
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    A. Adams
    B. Antonio (-4)

    1. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      B

  19. Fergiesarmy
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    A) Coufal in for Balbuena for free
    Or do I go all in with
    B) Ederson, Foden & Coufal in for Mccarthy, Son & Balbuena for 8pts

    1. n-doggg
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Can you get to kdb from son?

  20. iveseenitall
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    A) kane, neto > antonio, sterling -4
    B) kane, neto, dier > antonio, kdb, defender under 4.8 -8

  21. The Royal Robin
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    TC?

    A) KDB
    B) Salah

    1. Drip Doctor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A

    2. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A

    3. OptimusBlack
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      B

    4. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Same dilemma for me

      I got nothing

      Head says KDB but heart says Salah

    5. JoeSoap
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Close A - two nice fixtures

    6. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      KDB

  22. chaser123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Johnstone
    Robertson Stones Coufal
    Salah Fernandes Rashford Son Soucek
    Wood Bamford

    (McCarthy Adams Dallas Taylor)

    1) Adams > Bamford
    2) Taylor + Adams > Cancelo + Brewster -4
    3) Son + Adams > KDB + Davis -4

  23. Rinseboy
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    1m ranked and the worst I've ever done in my history of playing!
    So wouldn't mind a gamble here but best captain this week?

    A - Salah
    B - Vardy
    C - Sterling
    D - Bruno
    E - TAA

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      A or C

      If you feel like the gamble then C.

      1. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        cheers Ninja!

    2. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      B

    3. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Salah

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

    I have 29 appearances for my team this week. 150pts shouldn’t be impossible.

    1. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      22 and TC Salah

  25. iL PiStOlErO
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    A) DCL to Antonio
    B) Son + DCL to KdB(C) + Fabio Silva for -4
    C) Son + DCL to KdB(C) + Brewster and play Lowton

    Meslier
    Cancelo Justin Coufal
    Salah Bruno Son Soucek
    Kane DCL Bamford

    McCarthy Dallas Lowton Romeu

    0.2 itb

  26. JoeSoap
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    Any of the following worth a hit? (already on -4)

    A. Mendy>Soucek/Foden (bench Dallas)
    B. Dallas>Cancelo (bench Bamford)
    C. McCarthy>Ederson
    D. Stick

    McCarthy
    Dias, Justin, Dallas, Coufal
    Fernandes, Grealish, KDB, Salah
    Bamford, Antonio
    Steer, Mitchell, Mendy, Adams

  27. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    *bottomed
    Do you think that Taylor will start?

  28. jomikijiq
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    To buy:

    A) Areola
    B) Johnstone

    Think Johnstone is marginally better this week, but future DGWs swing it for Areola at the moment for me

    1. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      B

  29. Rochdale_Cowboy
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    1 win in 5
    Struggled to beat a tinpot village team in the cup
    Rubbish manager
    Just 3 reasons to avoid West ham this gw. Thank me later.

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Aren't you the clown who was saying KDB would be benched against Brighton?

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

        Did you see him at the end? He'll be benched against Palace ya mug

  30. LloristheHounds
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 3 days ago

    TAA to stones(have cancelo already)
    Dallas to Chillwell
    For - 4

    ??

    1. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 3 days ago

      Good moves

      1. LloristheHounds
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 3 days ago

        Other option is keep Dallas and go
        Watkins to Antonio
        Or do all three moves for a - 8