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. Congressman
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Hi everyone,

    Do you think it's worth doing Robertson and Son out for Stones and KDB for a 4 point hit?

    1. n-doggg
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      When you write it down like that, no

      Although I just did that exact move, haha

    2. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Are you planning on captaining KDB? If yes, then I think you profit.

    3. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Defo not

    4. Dash4
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I’ve kept Robbo...keep telling myself I could do so much with the money but still stay strong.

      • Greasy Grealish Gang
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        So odd, my exact plan but for next week. I'd say one week to early when it comes to pulling that trigger brother.

      • Il Capitano
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Torn on this move, know i'm going to regret selling Robertson

        • Congressman
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Thanks, all, for your feedback.

      • thepancakeman123
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Already on a -4 this week on a bench boost team. Is it worth going from Bellerin to Stones for -8?

        1. n-doggg
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Yeah

      • n-doggg
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Would you bench boost this

        Johnston, kwp, raphinia, bamford

        1. The Knights Template
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Many will face this question. It's a nice bench. I'd consider it.

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

          Yes

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

          I think it’s pretty decent..

          What about
          Martinez** Bamford Smith-Rowe Yedlin**

          1. n-doggg
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Hmm

            Smith Rowe might not even play.

            If you have fh stil then no. If you have used fh already then do it

      • iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Meslier
        Cancelo Justin Coufal
        Salah Bruno Son Soucek
        Kane DCL Bamford

        McCarthy Dallas Lowton Romeu

        O.2 itb

        Was all set on BB but now choose one:

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

        Cheers.

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

        Which scores most this week?

        A. Stones (-4)
        B. Antonio (-4)
        C. Adams

        1. DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          A

        2. Dash4
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I hope B ...but probably A

        3. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Any new on R James? Think he'll start them both?

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

            Hope so, but it's hope more than optimism.

            1. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Well, hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.

              Right, I'm playing him. Done for the night, I think. Good luck RD. Everyone else too. 😀

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

                You too, mate.

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

          A) kane, neto > antonio, sterling -4

          B) kane, neto, dier > antonio, kdb, def under 4.8 -8

          1. cuppatea78
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            B with Coufal as the final defender might be worth it

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

              Thing is that would mean benching a dgw player which made me think twice

        5. balint84
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Lowton to Dawson for -4?

        6. cuppatea78
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          who to buy?

          A) Cancelo
          B) Dias

          1. The Pesci challenge
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            B

          2. DA Minnion
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Dias

          3. Rider on the Storm
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            B is sure starter

        7. Zilla
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Only thing stopping me from TCing Bruno is fear of the YC

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

            Liverpool will dominate from 1st whistle a bit like the spurs game..

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

              Didnt Spurs have higher xg?

          2. Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            That fear will puts lots of people off, so you could really profit if you think it's worth the gamble.

        8. Fit_to_drop
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Any update on Fabianski? In my sons team. Not sure whether to hold or sell. Cheers.

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

          Am I drunk enough to do Kane, Son, Button -> Watkins, De Bruyne, Martinez for -12? Would BB with Johnstone, Dallas, Alioski, Bamford

          1. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            No

            1. Belli2007
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              I would need to be unconscious and someone else having taken over my team for that!

              Brighton will likely score against Leeds and your BB barely breaks even with your hit.

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

                Hmm, I guess my tolerance of alcohol is not what it used to be few years back. This only needed 2 glasses of wine..

          2. osceola31909
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I hope you're not so drunk as to do that.

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

            Drink more!

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

              Actually don't!!!

          4. Dash4
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Please post again at 10:30 tomorrow

          5. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Play Taylor or Holding?

            1. DA Minnion
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Holding

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

            Would u bb with Mendy, Dallas, Raphinha, Bamford and Fabianski*?

            Cheers!

            1. DA Minnion
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Yeah

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

                Thanks

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

              You have 5 on the bench?

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

                Its just a note on Fabianski (inj obviously)

          7. Manani
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            play Adams or Holding?

            1. DA Minnion
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Holding

          8. One of Those Days
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Watkins or Wilson?

            1. DA Minnion
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Watkins

            2. Neves say Neves
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Watkins for sure

            3. tomasjj
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Watkins - better team.

            4. El Lobito 10
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Watson

            5. One of Those Days
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Thanks all

          9. Fergiesarmy
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Dawson or Coufal in for Balbuena?

            1. DA Minnion
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Coufal

          10. What Else
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Evening gents! 9/11 DGW.

            Meslier
            Coufal*, Dias*, Chillwell*
            KDB*, Salah*, Bruno*, Grealish*, Soucek*
            Antonio*, Bamford

            (Ryan, Dier, Adams, Walker-Peters)

            Would you BB this lot?

            1. El Lobito 10
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Good. No Spurs or Arsenal though

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

            Kane to Vardy for a -4?

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

              reckon Kane will bag 8-10 pts so will Vardy net you 14 its? close call

          12. WrightnBright
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Think I'm going with this for a -12 BB, slight differential with double LIV mid & KDB?

            Yes the bench isn't strong but simply using it to hopefully pay off the hits and use as a mini wildcard, can't wait to be rid of it tbh!

            Kane,KWP,DCL,Romeu to Brewster,Stones,Antonio,KDB

            Martinez
            Stones Justin Coufal Cresswell
            Salah Mane KDB (C) Bruno Soucek
            Antonio

            Button Bamford Dallas Brewster

            1. Dash4
                1 month, 11 days ago

                So you’re inflicting -12 for Bamford and Dallas and using your BB. Doesn’t feel right to me.

            2. geoffrolph
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              My current team:

              Martínez
              Cancelo, Coufal, Dias, Wan-Bissaka
              Fernando's, De Bruyne, Soucek, Son
              Wilson, Kane

              Bench: Leno, Bamford, Saka, Dallas

              Squad value:
              £104.4
              In the bank:
              £1.00

              1 ft, wanted to take a hit - 8, maybe even a - 12 if it gets my a BB team. Tried to fit in Vardy, Salah, Antonio but I can't seem to make of work. Any ideas?

              Thanks

            3. El Lobito 10
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              KdB:
              A. Triple captain
              B. Regular captain

              1. Rider on the Storm
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Tc

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

                B

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

                B, exhausted

              4. El Lobito 10
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Cheers all. Pep might be BSing saying KdB wrecked

            4. Rider on the Storm
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Hi would you take a hit for a 4.6 defender?

              1. El Lobito 10
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Depends who out and who in

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

              With 3 blanks in a row is Salah C enough or should I take a chance with TC.
              300K atm

            6. Gentlemens club
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              -8 and BB this?

              Martinez Mendy
              Robbo Coufal Stones Justin Dallas
              Salah Rash Bruno Soucek Son
              Antonio Watkins Bamford

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

                Yeah I would BB this

                1. Belli2007
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Yes. Good BB team that

              2. Gentlemens club
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Cheers guys!

            7. davewg59
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Bench boost guys?
              Areola, Wilson, Dallas, Bednarek??

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

              Pick a move for my BB team:

              A) Adams + Bowen + Bednarek -> Antonio + Gundogan + Stones (-8) (hope C. Taylor plays)
              B) Adams + C. Taylor + Bednarek -> Antonio + Lowton + Holding (-8)
              C) Adams + Bednarek -> Antonio + Holding (-4) (hope C. Taylor plays)

              Cheers!

            9. Winners900
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Looks like I'm going without KDB.

              Not sure

              A) Keep Mane
              B) KDB for a hit

              Thougths? Will cap Salah if no KDB. If I get KDB I would have capped him

              1. Neves say Neves
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                B for me

                1. Belli2007
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Would prefer KDB and Salah to Mane and Salah

            10. Neves say Neves
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              A) McCarthy > Areola -4
              B) McCarthy + Salah > Martinez + KDB -8

            11. cuppatea78
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Is this worth doing?

              Salah, Dallas, Konsa > KDB, Coufal, Dias -8