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. Oliver Tockman
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Latest with Leeds vs. Southampton?

    1. Fiqz Fariss
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      what is the rumors? give me links!

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Small chance it goes ahead this midweek if Shrews players still have covid.

      https://www.bt.com/sport/news/2021/january/ralph-hasenhuttl-we-must-be-ready-to-face-leeds-if-cup-tie-is-called-off-again

  2. Rhodes your boat
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Anyone on TC this week and if so who?!

    1. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Thinking Salah.
      Even a goal per game could get about 45 pts.

    2. The Big Fella
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      I am 75-25 for using it and for KDB

    3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Salah

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

    Where are the rumours coming from that Shrewsbury still having covid issues? Can't find it on google

    1. Fiqz Fariss
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      same for me

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

        we wont know b4 deadline unfortunately.

      2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        SCENES

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

        Thanks

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

      All starts with one poster.

    3. Kudo Warrior
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      No news really. Only the coach is stated to have it and is isolating.

      It's Soton manager who says they will be prepared to face Leeds (just in case)

    4. Bring the Cavalry
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      All the players who had the virus are back in training today but the manager isn’t as he’s still ill.
      Sounds like the game is still going to go ahead

      1. Please Answer Me
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Sorry which game?

        1. Bring the Cavalry
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Southampton Shrewsbury cup game, Shrewsbury players back in training

    5. The Big Fella
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      What will the implications be if they do have COVID issues?

  4. Nemanja Vidic Legend
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    BB or TC KDB?
    Best def for 5.4?
    1FT 1.5 ITB

    Martinez Mendy
    Regulion Stone Saiss Justin Coufal
    KBD Bruno Son Gundo Saka
    Kane Bamford Brewster

    a) Regulion and Brewster to AWB amd Antonio
    b) Regulion and Brewster to Def 5.4 and Antonio

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

    Bringing Antonio in for a dgw... he's literally that injury prone he plays double game seasons

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

      🙂

  6. Aftermath
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Thoughts on this team? Gtg?

    Martinez
    Robertson Cancelo Justin
    KDB(TC) Son Grealish Soucek Foden
    Vardy kane

    0.5 itb

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

      Gtg

    2. Yes Ndidi
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Gtg

    3. Fiqz Fariss
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      nice team..G2G and GL

  7. Harmonica1967
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Is Mitchell now back in the starting 11?

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

      90%

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Nice grav bud

      2. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        What false rumors are you spreading this gw?

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

          I only say what I know after the deadline, so as to avoid any issues with the info being completey wrong, and people losing out. I have some big news for tomorrow stay tuned

    2. Kudo Warrior
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Very likely. Roy was bigging up the defense in the last two games in which he played.

    3. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Yes

  8. Jon Walter's Hatty
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Probably only wise to bring in Villa if you have a good bench and are not going BB

  9. Big Ronnie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    1FT and £0.7m in the bank. Silly to go without KDB?

    Martinez*
    Robbo*, Dias*, Coufal*
    Salah*, Mane*, Bruno*, Grealish*, Soucek*
    Bamford, Watkins*

    Peacock-Farrell, Dallas, Adams, Balbuana

    A) Balbuana to Stones/James (bench Bamford)
    B) Mane to KDB
    C) Save

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

      I'd rather Bruno to KDB. But you'd probably want Bruno back. Could roll and risk it too. Not easy.

      1. Big Ronnie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Yeah would want Bruno back. Think maybe it's too risky going without.

    2. Your Man With The Hair
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      B

      1. Big Ronnie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Cheers

  10. milanista10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    What’s wrong with Neto? Why is he flagged?

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

      Knock

      1. milanista10
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Couldn’t find that in the presser. Is it something serious?

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

          Scout tweets..
          Nuno on Pedro Neto: "He's inside all the players we have to assess. Pedro is doing well, so we'll decide. He had a big knock but is improving. Better today and hopefully better tomorrow."

          1. milanista10
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            Thanks 😀

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

          It's not a muscle injury, just an old fashioned knock. Nuno spoke about it and it didn't sound that bad.

  11. _figu
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Best mid up to 5.6 (already own Soucek) for GW19

    A) Lookman
    B) Gundogan
    C) someone else, who?

    Likely to be benched most weeks until 2nd WC

    1. Your Man With The Hair
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Lookman

    2. Atters
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      I like Lookman

  12. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Robertson or Antonio for the double?

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

      Robbo safer

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

      Robbo

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

    A. Son + DCL > KDB + 4.5m (-4)
    or
    B. DCL > Antonio

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

      B

  14. bros
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Can't decide between....
    A. Wilson
    B. Watkins
    C. Antonio

    Chasing 60pts in my mini league
    Thanks for any input

    1. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      C

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

        Thank you, appreciated!

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

      I did C

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

      b

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

      A

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

      I think I'm going B

    6. bros
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Thanks for the replies guys think it is a punt on Antonio!
      Cheers

  15. KAMARA-COPY
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    I have this bench
    Mccarthy, Targett, Dallas, Adams
    BB is all dependent on the latest news on leeds/soton game. Should I press benchboost and hope the fpl gods side with me?

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

      Yeah.. Leeds-Soton won't be this gw though if confirmed after deadline?

      1. KAMARA-COPY
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Yea, that's the main issue
        Fingers crossed it get rescheduled back to gw 19

    2. bros
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      What is the rest of your team?

      1. KAMARA-COPY
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Meslier
        Stones Coufal Justin
        Kdb Son Salah Soucek Salah
        Antonio Bamford

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

          Very nice team, 50/50 for BB I am in a similar position with a likewise team and I am going to BB.
          Good luck!

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

      No one knows if there will be 2 better dgw (need one for triple captain too), so just go for it

  16. Shaw must go on
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    evening lads.

    Dcl,Grealish,Son for Kdb,maddison,Antonio (-8)

    Would you?
    Thanks and good luck...

    1. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      No

    2. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Yes, good moves

      1. KAMARA-COPY
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Reply fail to Hogree

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

      Yeah I would!

    4. Shaw must go on
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      thanks lads.

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

      Yes. It’s worth the risk.

  17. Whazza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Decordova-Reid nailed on?

    1. milanista10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Think so, but beware he is on 4 yellows

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

        Cheers

  18. hogree
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Robertson and Son --> KDB and Stones (-4) ??

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

      Losing Robertson for a hit when he has a double I just can’t abide by.

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

        He could go crazy it is true but Kevin looks so alluring

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

          Look, if you feel you just can’t go without KDB then do what you have to. Not tempted by Foden?

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

        This.

    2. aleksaa2
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      no

    3. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      I’ve just done similar moves. Feels weird letting them go but hoping KDB is worth the hit

    4. Feed tha Sheep
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      I think I’m doing it

    5. Il Capitano
        3 months, 1 day ago

        I have the same move lined up, not sure I can bring myself to sell DGW Robbo

      • tomasjj
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Am also considering similar, but Grealish and Robbo out.

    6. sascotty
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      a) Soucek and Vardy
      b) KDB and Antonio

      best option?

      1. aleksaa2
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        b

    7. Oliver Tockman
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Holding, Justin, Coufal, Walker-Peters, Dallas

      Looking to BB and get Stones into the team.

      A) replace Holding
      B) replace Dallas
      C) replace Walker-Peters
      D) other

      Any help much appreciated!

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

      Play:

      A: Bamford (BHA)

      B: Wood (whu, liv)

      ?

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

        A

    9. Pedersen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Is it worth doing: Son -> Bruyne (-4)?. Would keep Bruyne to gw 23

      1. Ragabolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Yes

      2. Your Man With The Hair
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Yes

      3. Railwayman
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        In that case yes.

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

        Given their upcoming fixtures, I wouldn't think twice.

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

          But maybe you would think thrice ?

    10. HD7
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Any news regarding Villa and If Martinez is fit to play?

      1. Kudo Warrior
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Nope. And likely won't know till after deadline.

    11. Railwayman
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Best duo to own this week:

      A) Soucek + Antonio

      B) Soucek + Mane

      C) Mane + Antonio

      D) Salah + Watkins

      *I am 0.1 short to do Salah and Antonio IN; players who I need to sell are 2 out of these 3: Son, Lacazette, Smith Rowe

      Any advice is welcome.

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

        It's a pain to be short of Salah + Antonio but D is easily the best choice for me. Salah best immediate and long term pick. Watkins is actually decent, and a good long term pick. Lets be honest here, Antonio looks good on paper but he may burn alot of people, me included, theres alot of risk involved. Do son + Laca to Salah + Wakins

        1. Railwayman
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Cheers

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

      FH19 tempts though the sensible move would be to save it for 29 like a good little template boy

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

        😀

        I find trash picking FH like the GW 29 would be very fun. It's a genuine FH, not the fraud of the last round.

    13. Luton_Fan
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Play

      A. dallas
      B. raphinha

      In leaning b. Tia.

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

      Stop tempting me FH I need to save you for 29

      Prospective team looks so good tho

    15. Vovhund
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Bottomed:

      Currrent:

      Johnstone-McCarthy
      TAA-Justin-Coufal-Dallas-Stones
      Son-Salah-Bruno-Soucek-Raphinha
      Kane-Bamford-Wood

      What's the best move?:

      A) Wood to Antonio (for free) - going without KdB
      B) Son+TAA to KdB+Targett (-4)
      C) Son+Kane to KdB+Antonio (-4)
      D) Son+TAA+Wood to KdB+Antonio+Targett (-8)

      1. Wag the Drog
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        c

    16. Wag the Drog
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      on a FH...GK under 5.5?
      a) Kasper (SOU, CHE)
      b) Martinez (mci, NEW)
      c) de Gea (liv, ful)
      d) other

      already maxed out on west ham

      1. Neves say Neves
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        A

    17. ChelseaGuy
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      A) Grealish + Foden/Ziyech
      B) KDB + Raphinha

      1. Wag the Drog
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        B