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

MCIWBA

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2,658 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nespinha
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Activate BB?

    Johnstone
    Dawson Robbo, Coufal
    Salah, Bruno, Grealish, KDB, Raphinha
    Bamford, Watkins

    McCarthy, Adams, KWP, Dallas

    1. daitheboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Not for me. Looking at probably between 12 and 15 points on BB. Would you be happy with that?

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      No

  2. royals forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    In your opinion who is the best DF to have out of the following for the next few GWs

    Furlong
    Holding
    Mitchell

    Any ideas would be welcomed

    1. Nespinha
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Mitchell, if hes gonna stay out, then he should be cheap

  3. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Pope Johnstone
    Cancelo Justin Coufal Alioski* Dier*
    Bruno Salah Mane Soucek Raphinha*
    Martial? Wood Bamford*
    1ft., 0.2m itb.

    a) play BB
    b) Mane >>> KDB
    c) Martial >>> Antonio
    d) Raphinha + Martial >>> Ziyech + Antonio (-4)
    e) Martial + Mane >>> Vardy + Rashford (-4)
    f) another option?

    1. Werner Bros
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      B for me

  4. Little Frank
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Who do you think will score more points this DGW:
    a. Creswell
    b. Watkins

    1. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      A

  5. SM001
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Is anyone else's head hurting?

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Big time

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I have no idea what to do

    3. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Will be in the morning after this bottle of scotch.

    4. daitheboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yes, but that probably indicates doing nothing is the best option... no chip and no or 1 hit if possible?

      1. SM001
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Or just go "F**k it!" and spend points and use your BB.

  6. OneDennisBergkamp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    James Justin or Reece James?

  7. Danno - Emre Canada
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    One popular question, on bring question if you please.

    TC Salah, Vardy or KDB?

    Start Holding or Dallas?

    1. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Dallas. KDB.

    2. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I'm tempted to captain Vardy this week, but not sure on TC.

  8. Legohair
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    McCarthy&Adams to Martinez&Antonio worth -8p?

    1. DIMITRIS
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I think yes.

  9. bobfredbob
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 20 days ago

    RMT please! Planning on BB.

    Mendy
    Robbo, Coufal, Stones, Lowton
    Salah, Fernandes, Rashford, Foden, Lookman
    Firmino

    Bench: Meslier, Dallas, Bamford, Brewster

    1. DIMITRIS
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Perhaps hold on BB for another DGW, before which you could play WC in order to get all 15 solid players for that BB chip.

  10. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Play Martinez or Johnstone?

    1. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Martinez. Two clean sheets incoming :).

      1. Right In The Stanchion
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Both

    2. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Martinez. WBA are hopeless + villa should get 1 clean sheet against Newcastle

    3. DIMITRIS
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Martinez, he'll get a couple of save points against City, and you can hope realistically for a CS against New.

    4. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Martinez

    5. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Martinez

  11. DIMITRIS
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    How's this looking for a DGW side? Would you change anything:
    Martinez
    Creswell - Justin - Stones - Reguilon
    Sterling - KDB (3xC) - Rashford - Bruno - Bowen
    Antonio
    bench: Forster, Che Adams, Davis, Mitchell

  12. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    A) Grealish + Taylor
    B) Bissouma + Robertson

    To KDB + Cancelo

    Kane to Antonio is funding it

  13. Fabregasm
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    A) Gundogan and Klich/Charlie Taylor or
    B) Foden and Bobby Reid (-4)

  14. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    How does this look for this week? might triple captain KDB

    Martinez
    Dias, Robertson, Coufal, Dallas*
    Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Grealish
    Antonio, Bamford*
    Johnstone | Adams, Mitchell, Bissouma

    1. DIMITRIS
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Triple KDB looks tempting. I'll go for it.

  15. QUEN
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    So trying to get dgw max was hoping to get Adams and Watkins but obv circumstances change

    Dcl and Brewster to Watkins and £6.3m max.

    Only real option is Wood isn’t it? Antonio hasn’t been playing

  16. Fernandito
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Best combo guys?

    A Schmeichel & Foden
    B Fabianski & Foden
    C Fabianski & H Barnes

    1. Hooky
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      B

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      A just because of Fabianski

    3. DIMITRIS
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      B

  17. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Bobby-Decordova Reid at 5.3m an option?
    Has double then 2 good games. Cheap enough to be benched.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      On 4 YCs though

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Hadn’t noticed that, thanks

  18. YoungPretender
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    McCarthy lost his place to Forster? Best keeper to bring in to replace? Have 3 City so not Ederson

    1. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Of course he hasn't. McCarthy is back now.

  19. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Looking increasingly likely that the Leeds/Southampton game goes ahead but we will not know until past tomorrow’s FPL deadline. Huge dilemma Face with open mouth and cold sweat
    https://twitter.com/FPLgeezer/status/1350162281389240324

    1. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Face with open mouth and cold sweat* hehehe

    2. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Why is it more likely? There is no pressure on Saints or Leeds to play it as they aren't in Europe.

      1. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Okay so:
        The Shrewsbury coach has tested positive for covid earlier today. Might be more cases within the club.

        Southampton coach is planning for the possibility that the Leeds game actually goes ahead.

        1. FPL.team
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          I know that but why is it more likely than this morning? I don't see it needing to be rushed back into this week.

          1. wulfrunian
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            I think they are waiting the PL to decide.

            1. FPL.team
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Just saw you said he's inside the team so not just a randomer. That does change things a bit if that's the case.

    3. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Is he only reacting to RHs comments or have Shrewsbury commented?

      1. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        He is inside the team.

        1. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Ok thanks

    4. jason_ni
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      This is just pure speculation.
      Nothing more, there is nothing to the runour other than RH saying they have to prepare for all scenarios.

      1. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        This guy is reliable.Last week knew about McCarthy's illness and Adams' injury.

    5. ivantys
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Leeds sellers gonna be punished

      • how now brown cow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        It's guesswork.

        Shrewsbury haven't played for a long time so no guarantee they will make it admittedly.

      • Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Feel like they are being a little too quick to rearrange these fixtures.

      • SM001
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        My head has officially exploded.

    6. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Come on then... score predictions for these two?

      A. Salah

      B. KDB

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        12
        16

      2. Nanoelektronicar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        A. 20
        B. 12

      3. The King
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        5
        6

    7. nadman89
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      mccarthy
      robbo coufal targett
      salah(C) bruno son grealish
      watkins wilson bamford

      forster - holding - zaha -lewis
      0.4 itb

      a) do just mccarthy to johnstone
      b ) mccarthy to johnstone + targett to stones exact (-4)

      ??

    8. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Best options for double

      A Stones or
      B Cancelo

      1 Johnstone or
      2 Areola

    9. Evasivo
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Best keeper for DGW?

      1. Hybrid.power
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Ederson

        1. Evasivo
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Possibly most nailed on Citeh tbf

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Fabianski

        1. Evasivo
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Is he fit?

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Yeah - think he posted on social media

      3. jomikijiq
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Ederson

      4. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Pickford. He definitely won’t concede this week.

        1. Evasivo
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          😀

    10. Bonus magnet
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      11 DGW players

      Suggestions welcome

      Martinez
      Chilwell Stones Coufal
      Sterling Foden Bruno Salah Maddison
      Werner Antonio

      1. Uncle John from Jamaica
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Werner not done a lot and not guarnteed to start. Can you get to Vardy?

        1. Bonus magnet
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Maddison -> Soucek

          Werner -> vardy

          Fulham looks tasty though

    11. JoeSoap
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Son/DCL>KDB/Antonio (-4) Y/N

      McCarthy
      Dias, Justin, Dallas, Coufal, N
      Fernandes, Grealish, Son, Salah
      Bamford, Adams
      Steer, Mitchell, Mendy, DCL

    12. Harmonica1967
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Is this worth a -8?

      DCL, JWP, Lamptey to Antonio, Barnes, Cresswell

      1. Uncle John from Jamaica
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        yes for my mind

    13. gomez123
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Good enough to BB??....Y/N....worried about no Man City but Pep is Pep
      Martinez*/Aerola*
      TAA*/Justin*/Coufal*/Dallas/Mitchell
      Salah(c)*/Bruno*/Soucek*/Anguissa*/Son
      Antonio*/Kane/Bamford

    14. Uncle John from Jamaica
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      On a free hit and need 0.7m to upgrade Firmino to Vardy. Obvious way for me is Dias to Stones. Cant work out of Stone is a risk as I think Dias is as nailed as they come?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Pretty safe route

    15. Gymer11
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Evening all quick question looking to maximise the double gameweek 19 without bench boost...
      Current team -
      Martinez
      Justin coufal kwp
      Son Bruno salah grealish soucek
      Bamford Vardy

      Steer Dallas Brewster kilman

      Would you transfer
      A Son , KWP & kilman for kdb stones cancelo for -8 (11dgw players )
      B son & kwp - kdb and cancelo for -4 (10dgw playing bamford )
      C son KWP & Brewster for kdb stones and Antonio for -8 (11dgw players)

    16. Jdpz
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      best forward under 7.3m? (not Bamford)

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Antonio - easy.

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Antonio or Watkins