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
      3 months, 1 day ago

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

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Leeds, Saints, Spurs

        1. Fergie_Time
            3 months, 1 day ago

            and Villa I guess?

      2. Dannyb
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

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

        1. SharkyT
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Deffo

        2. OLLY G
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Defo. Lovely moves.

        3. Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

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

          1. themaindanger
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Good moves. +3DGW players.

      3. Mufc202020
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 1 day 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
          3 months, 1 day ago

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

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            No

            1. Finding Timo
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Cheers AJax

            2. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              How confident are you about Leeds winning?

              1. Finding Timo
                  3 months, 1 day ago

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

            3. Manani
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              4.0m Brewster Adams Dallas

              not BB material right?

              1. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Not at all

              2. Rasping Drive
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Hell no

              3. Pépé Pig
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 1 day 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
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

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

              4. SharkyT
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Correct

              5. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 1 day ago

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

            4. Mr_Barbs
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 1 day 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
                3 months, 1 day ago

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

            5. Ibralicious
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 1 day 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
                3 months, 1 day 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.

            6. Nightcrawler
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 1 day 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
                3 months, 1 day ago

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

            7. Flynny
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              Who scores more in dgw19.

              A....robbo and holding

              B.....cancelo and Chilwell - 4

              Thanks

              1. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                B

                1. Flynny
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Cheers.

            8. CFC1990
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 1 day 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
                3 months, 1 day 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.

            9. davewg59
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              Would you bb this please?
              McCarthy
              Wilson
              Dallas
              Bednarek

              1. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 1 day ago

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

            10. PP6
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 1 day 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
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Go for it

              2. Rasping Drive
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                It will end in tears

              3. themaindanger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Not worth your FH chip.

            11. Belli2007
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 1 day 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
                3 months, 1 day ago

                E

            12. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 1 day 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
                3 months, 1 day ago

                He's had hard luck the whole season.

            13. Drip Doctor
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              People with KDB, are you triple captaining?

              1. unclesbasement
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  yes

                • Baps hunter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

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

                  1. Belli2007
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Still annoyed about that!!!

              2. Boss Hogg
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                Need to do one of these to get Salah:

                a. Kane > Vardy
                b. Wilson > Antonio

                ?

                1. Drip Doctor
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  B

                  1. Drip Doctor
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 1 day 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
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      And that's why you make a change

                2. SharkyT
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  A for me

                3. themaindanger
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  I'd make both moves and get Salah.

              3. bring back diop
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 1 day 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

              4. n-doggg
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                A. Adams
                B. Antonio (-4)

                1. SharkyT
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  B

              5. Fergiesarmy
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 1 day 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
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Can you get to kdb from son?

              6. iveseenitall
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

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

              7. The Royal Robin
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                TC?

                A) KDB
                B) Salah

                1. Drip Doctor
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  A

                2. SharkyT
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  A

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

                  B

                4. Gudjohnsen
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Same dilemma for me

                  I got nothing

                  Head says KDB but heart says Salah

                5. JoeSoap
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Close A - two nice fixtures

                6. themaindanger
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  KDB

              8. chaser123
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 1 day 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

              9. Rinseboy
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 1 day 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
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  A or C

                  If you feel like the gamble then C.

                  1. Rinseboy
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    cheers Ninja!

                2. SharkyT
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  B

                3. themaindanger
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Salah

              10. Right In The Stanchion
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 1 day ago

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

                1. Warby84
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  22 and TC Salah

              11. iL PiStOlErO
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 1 day 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

              12. JoeSoap
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 1 day 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

              13. wulfrunian
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

                *bottomed
                Do you think that Taylor will start?

              14. jomikijiq
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 1 day 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
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  B

              15. Rochdale_Cowboy
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 1 day 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
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

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

                  1. Rochdale_Cowboy
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

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

              16. LloristheHounds
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 1 day ago

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

                ??

                1. SharkyT
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  Good moves

                  1. LloristheHounds
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

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