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. Vovhund
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Who to hold in to long term?:

    A) Kane
    B) Son

    1. Black Knights
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Son cheaper, I guess. But Kane has fewer viable options in his position.

    2. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Holding Kane for now and losing Son for the short term due to KDB’s fixtures

  2. Boleyn Boy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Evening All. Yay or nay to this? Thanks in advance:

    Furlong, Son & Kane > Cancelo, KDB & Antonio (-8 hit)

    1. MITRO'S ON FIRE
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yay

    2. Rochdale_Cowboy
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Absolutely not. Kane to Vardy is an option for the dgw

      1. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        What's a furlong anyway?

        1. Boleyn Boy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Just over 200 metres. Also a random WBA defender

  3. Muscout
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 27 days ago

    JWP and Bamford to H.Barnes and Antonio for -4

    A) yes
    B) no

    Would prob prefer Foden but too much of a risk I think?

  4. 03farmboy
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Which keeper to play this week?

    McCarthy or Meslier

  5. Werner Bremen
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Would you take a 8 point hit to go
    Kane to KDB(C)?

    1. Fantabulous KdB
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yes, it's 4 point hit and kdb can easily outscore Kane in next 5 weeks

  6. The Smudger88
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    TC KDB?

    Really tempted, thoughts anyone?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yeah - I think he gets about 15-20 points which I am happy to have tripled

    2. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      I would if I wasn't bench boosting

    3. kime67
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      but will he be rested?

      1. The Smudger88
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        His minutes might get managed. He's to important to City. They need the points.

  7. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Anyone rather keep Robbo than Son? Prefer Son’s fixtures post DGW I think

  8. Salan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Martinez
    Cancelo/Robo/Coufal
    Soucek/Bruno/KDB/Salah(c)
    Wood/Vardy/Bamford

    I may save my FT and use no chips this week... no confidence on TC chip

  9. Charlie&TheLads
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Is anyone sticking the armband on Vardy?

    1. MITRO'S ON FIRE
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Decent punt

    2. kime67
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      great shout

    3. sentz05
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Differential if you need to make up ground. Everyone will captain KDB or Salah if they don’t have KDB.

  10. Fantabulous KdB
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Would you BB this?

    McCarthy TAYLOR Bamford Dallas

    Taylor has DGW but may just play 1

  11. MITRO'S ON FIRE
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    A. Werner and Stones
    B. Martial and Cancelo

    Thoughts?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      A

    2. Fantabulous KdB
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Don't like either striker but A if thats the only option. Stones is good enough

  12. Oliver Tockman
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Want to get Stones into this team:

    Def: Holding, Justin, Walker-Peters, Dallas, Coufal

    A) replace Holding
    B) replace Walker-Peters / Dallas / Coufal
    C) keep as is

  13. Klaren
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    De Gea
    Cancelo, Dier, Holding, Dallas
    KDB, Rashford, Son
    Kane, Watkins, DCL
    (Martinez, Mahrez, Bissouma, Mitchell)

    A. DCL to Antonio
    B. Kane to Antonio, Mahrez to Salah (-4)
    C. FH

    Thanks!

  14. Il Capitano
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Best route to some City players here?

      1FT 0.3m ITB

      Johnstone
      Robertson Justin Lowton Coufal
      Soucek Bruno Salah Son*
      Vardy Bamford*

      McCarthy* - Raphinha* Dallas* Adams*
      * SGW

      Thinking about:

      A) Dallas > Stones
      B) Robbo + Son > Stones + KDB (-4)
      C) Robbo + Lowton/Dallas > Double City def (-4)

      1. jonnybhoy
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        B and captain KDB

    • wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Do you think that Taylor will start vs Wham?

      1. In a Rush
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        My hunch is he won’t

      2. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        I heard he's out.... But it may be a careless whisper

    • In a Rush
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Bottomed
      Current squad I was building towards bench boost and still want to use it.
      Any thoughts please ?

      Martinez
      Taylor zouma Coufal
      Salah Bruno grealish Bowen Lookman
      Kane Vardy

      Button bamford dallas kwp

      A. Button Taylor kwp grealish ➡️
      Johnstone Dias Dawson Foden -12

      B. Button Taylor kwp Bowen ➡️
      Johnstone Dias Dawson Soucek-12

      Cheers for any thoughts

      1. jonnybhoy
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        A and B both silly

        1. In a Rush
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Both silly you reckon?

          1. jonnybhoy
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Save bench boost for the next DGW your team is decent

    • kime67
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      will kdb be rested?

      1. jonnybhoy
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        No

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Yes in the Cup

      3. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Yes

    • jonnybhoy
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Any changes required? Currently on -4pts + 0ITB with 9 DGW* players (one on the bench- Taylor. Not going to BB or TC I don't think.

      McCarthy
      Coufal* Stones* Justin*
      Salah* Bruno* Son Soucek* KDB* (C)
      Vardy* Bamford

      Forster Alowski Taylor* Brewster

    • Werner Bros
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Bit of a different one but would love some thoughts on this. Also happy to help with anything else in return!

      Playing a predictor game where you pick a team each week to win, and score points for correct picks based on that teams position last year. (e.g. 1st-5th = 1 point. 16th, 17th and newly promoted = 4 points). You can't pick a team from the same point score in consecutive weeks. Games from Tuesday-Saturday are a different round in this game (no DGW).

      Can't decide whether to go with.
      A: Brighton vs Leeds this week for 3 points.
      Then West Ham vs West Brom next for 4 points.
      or
      B: West Ham vs Burnley for 4 points
      then Newcastle vs Villa for 3 points next week.

      I want to do A as think West Ham more likely to beat West Brom than Burnley but worried that Covid could cancel that game.

      Do I go with the risky move or play it Covid safe?

      1. Luton_Fan
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Why might west ham v west brom be pp?

        1. Werner Bros
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          In case there is a Covid outbreak between now and then. Just saying it's unpredictable.

      2. Rochdale_Cowboy
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Leeds will hammer BHA not sure on WHU have a bad feeling about them this week. Can see 2 draws for them

        1. Werner Bros
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Thrown a spanner in the works. Now none of my options are good! Haha

    • Reeker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Whens the team news media embargo. Half 10? And when do rumours around potential covid cases usually come up?

    • RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      KDB vs Salah is such a ball ache Captaincy decision

      1. kime67
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        think i will go salah. more fresh for sure?

      2. jason_ni
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        I don't currently own salah.. so balls are aching slightly less..
        Still not having salah is a ball ache.

    • Finding Timo
        2 months, 27 days ago

        All help please ? A) dunne to Dawson or 2) dunne & Wilson to stones & Antonio for -4? Ta

      • Lutherc71
          2 months, 27 days ago

          DCL for...?
          A) Abraham
          B) Wilson

          1. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Crikey, B if you really must

        • Luton_Fan
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Anyone considering sterling over kdb? Reckon he plays both in gw19.

          1. TopCopy
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Got both, no Salah

        • Jack.Armstrong96
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Anyone fancying a punt on a Soucek captaincy this week? haha

        • Jdpz
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 27 days ago

          a) Raphinha + Martial >>> Ziyech + Antonio
          b) Martial + Mane >>> Vardy + Rashford

          Best option?

        • tissae
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Martinez
          Cresswell Dias Bednarek
          Grealish Salah(C) Bruno Son
          Antonio Bamford Kane

          Steer Dallas Mitchell Bisouma

          Would try to get KDB, if so - how would you do it? 0FT, 1.5 ITB

          1. DagheMunegu
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Son Kane to kdb Werner

        • jason_ni
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Free transfer..

          A)Dier to coufal for the double.
          B) Wilson to antonio

          1. aleksios
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            A.

          2. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Neither imo but out of those 2 A

            1. jason_ni
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Interesting.. no love for coufal?!

              Dier can become anyone up 5.4 ( but not city or utd)

        • aleksios
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Son+Robbo to KDB+Stones for a hit?

        • RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Score predictions for these rejects;

          A. Lowton(x2)
          B. Raphina
          C. Dallas

          1. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 27 days ago

            7
            3
            6