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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  1. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Why get Antonio when you can get Giroud?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Cause Giroud won’t start twice

      1. Please Answer Me
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        neither might Antonio

    2. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      *Andy Caroll

      1. Street Friend
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        This

      2. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Good shout

  2. Pommie22
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Evening peeps.
      Still have FH and WC, with that in mind would you BB
      McCarthy,Dallas, Raphinha and Bamford.
      Or save.

    • Master Splinter
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Is Salah worth it?

      Son- KDB- Bruno- Soucek- *Raphinha
      Wilson- Bamford- *Kane

      OR
      (-4)
      Son- KDB- Bruno- Soucek- *Salah
      Wilson- Bamford- *Davis

    • CrouchDown
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      This worth a -8 folks?

      TAA Son Adams > Coufal KDB Antonio

    • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Would you BB this to get it out of the way? (Don't have FH left)
      Forster Bamford Holding Rodrigo

      1. NateDogsCats
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Why do people keep saying this about the BB? It's a chance to get more points on a week where you think you'll inevitably leave a lot on the bench why do people just want to get rid of it?

      2. royals forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        RP

        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. badgerboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          A West Brom defender would fit well for the next 6. Should be a cheap route into their defence.

      3. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Apparently rumours will begin to circulate soon

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Source ?

          1. D ✅
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Ketchup

            1. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              It knew it was Heinz, can't keep his lid shut.

        2. Steve McCroskey
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Rumours of what?

          1. Black Knights
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Leeds Saints back on.

        3. Rinseboy
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          having a browse through Twitter for some shite. I see Bamford has covid and Leeds vs Southampton is back on too. Utter tripe

          1. el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Bamford too posh for covid, most he can get is paper cut.

      4. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        A. Son and DCL > Salah and 6.0m (-4)
        B. Dier, Son, DCL > Mitchell, Salah, Antonio (-8)
        C. DCL > Antonio

      5. KAALI_DAAL
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Raphinha to Soucek for a hit?

          Already have Antonio

          1. Fiqz Fariss
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            touhh choice...maybe i dont know

        • Street Friend
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Few seperate questions, thanks.1FT 3.4ITB. No BB.

          A) Sell McCarthy to 5.9 GK
          B) Sell 4.0 to 5.3 GK

          1) Son & Keeper to KDB & Keeper -4
          2) Son Keeper & Dier to KDB Keeper & Stones -8

          If option 1
          Y) Bench Dier
          Z) Bench Targett

          Current Team
          McCarthy Forster
          Dier Zouma Dias Coufal Targett
          Salah Bruno Son Soucek Burke
          Vardy Bamford Adams

        • D ✅
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Going with no Chelsea a bad move?

          1. el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Not exactly flying aren't they.

          2. ivantys
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Good move

            • OptimusBlack
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              It's okay

          3. Steve McCroskey
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Evening gents. Advice really appreciated:

            A. Don't play BB (7 DGW players)

            B. Take a -8 for 10 DGW players and a bench of, KWP, Dallas, Adams

            Thanks

          4. boroie
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            A - Son -> Rashford
            B - Adams -> Antonio
            C - Save FT

            1. Jersey Boy
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              C

            2. Fiqz Fariss
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              B

            3. aleksaa2
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              C

          5. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            So, the only way I can get KdB is selling Son/Kane for a hit (A/B)
            Would you take an additional hit to replace McCarthy with Fabianski/Martinez?
            C involves selling Trent and keeping Kane while D involves selling both Son and Kane but getting Vardy

            Pick one:

            A. McCarthy + TAA + Kane + Lookman (-4)
            B. McCarthy + TAA + Son + Antonio (-4)
            C. Fab/Emi + Cancelo + Raphinha + Kane (-8)
            D. Fab/Emi + TAA + Vardy + Raphinha (-8)

          6. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Matip back, great for Trent and Robbo (good for the offense) and bad news for Rashford/Bruno owners

          7. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Just a thought... who to play from this?

            A. Lowton (2 games)
            B. Raphina
            C. Dallas

            1. Fiqz Fariss
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Lowton

          8. Jersey Boy
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            TAA > Dias for -4?

            1. Fiqz Fariss
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              no

            2. D ✅
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Yes

            3. One of Those Days
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 12 days ago

              No

          9. boroie
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            A - TC Salah
            B - BB (Forster Strujik Targett Bamford)
            C - Neither

            1. Fiqz Fariss
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              A

            2. Weasel Boy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              I'm thinking A myself

          10. Lukakwho
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Shall I play Dallas (BHA) or take another hit to try and get a West Ham defender in?

            1. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Just play Dallas.

            2. cuppatea78
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              That's one of my problems as well

            3. beetlejuice
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Leeds will concede , get wh defender

          11. Fiqz Fariss
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Adams > Watkins -4 yay or nay? or any 6.1m striker

          12. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            So we wont know anything about Leeds-Soton game before deadline. That's nice.

            1. Black Knights
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Brighton is a good game anyway so maybe play if you have, and get lucky with the double if it happens.

              1. Belli2007
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                Missed this, so possible Leeds/Soton get rearranged for this GW?

                1. jason_ni
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Its speculation based on Ralph saying Southampton have to prepare for all scenarios in case the Cup game is called off.
                  Nothing more than that at the moment.

              2. Niho992
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                I will play Leeds players but i'm going to bench Adams and McCarthy.

            2. kennethrhcp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Can they put another game into the gmwk post deadline?

              1. Niho992
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                seems like they can everything

              2. Jersey Boy
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                Not sure those in charge of fixtures give a toss about our fantasy teams...

                1. kennethrhcp
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Not the real PL... I mean can fpl add a game post deadline

          13. FootballDog
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Martínez
            Dias / Saiss / Coufal
            KDB / Bruno / Foden / Son / Salah
            Watkin / Antonio

            McCarthy / Bamford / Dallas / Taylor

            1. Taylor to Shaw -4 - yes / no
            2. Play BB

            1. Cahill
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              no

          14. Belli2007
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 12 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
            and
            G - Get over the fact that KDB didn't take the pen in the week and Razza put it higher than Waddle!!!

          15. Cahill
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            hi gents,

            Martinez
            coufal chilwell dallas
            salah bruno grealish son soucek
            kane watkins

            bamford PVA kilman

            a) kane son & PVA -> antonio KDB & cancelo -8
            b) kane & PVA -> vardy & cancelo -4
            c) PVA -> stones

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              B

          16. Only one Di Matteo
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Son + Adams -> KDB + Brewster for -4 worth it?
            I've got a decent 5th midfielder Soucek/Raphinha, so no problems with having Brewster sit on the bench

          17. Werner Bremen
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Kane and Bissouma to
            KDB (C) and Brewster? (-8)

          18. Nanoelektronicar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            This is completely irrational and emotional, but I am probably going to TC Salah. I am ready to accept massive fail, but I am not scared of the use of the chip, and "keeping it for a better opportunity". Liverpool, two home games, team rested and ready to turn things around. Probably the KDB is the obvious option, and Mane is much more suited to this possession based style with a lot crosses, but I am going to support Mo in his dispute with Mane 🙂

            1. jason_ni
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Not concerned about the 2 teams they are playing?

              Salah can haul at any time, but id not be confident myself.

              Said as a non owner.

              1. Nanoelektronicar
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                But I am not confident about KDB or Bruno either.

                All the talk about KDB's great underlying number, but why doesn't he finished off those chances? Also, the players around him? City could just be as happy with two 1:0, 2:0 victories, rather than going for absolute drubbing, and it's a question are they capable of it?

                Liverpool need to go big, or go home, they need to turn the things around, they will be rested and hungry, City will try to get two routine wins.

                1. jason_ni
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Hmm, its all guesswork!
                  I took hits to get mo in, to captain him for his 3 blanks in a row, which has left a sour taste in my mouth.

                  Now he's out of my team, he'll probably explode again!

                  1. Nanoelektronicar
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Yes, it's my personal perspective, and I am probably wrong. 🙂

                    Have the same feeling but on KDB. Had him for weeks while he did nothing really, and then sold before Everton (which was good that week, ok), only for him to haul vs Chelsea and get a bloody double! I was so pi**ed, now I am getting him back, but more because of the GW20 then just this double.

          19. Cahill
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            whats this about leeds southampton potentially being back on?

            1. Black Knights
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Ralph has said he’s preparing to face Leeds in case Shrews gets cancelled.

            2. Rotation's Alter Ego
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              RH is following PL advice in being prepared for last-minute fixture changes. The FPL community are seemingly shocked. That's about it from all I've seen.

          20. KAALI_DAAL
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Raphinha to Soucek for a hit?

              Or play Dallas instead?

            • DA Minnion
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Is this good enough for a minus 4.
              Martinez
              Stones Dallas Coufal
              Salah Bruno Grealish KDB
              Kane Bamford Watkins

              Taylor Stephens Kilman.