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The best FPL midfielders and forwards to target for Double Gameweek 26

Midfielders and forwards come under the spotlight as we round up the best Fantasy Premier League players with two fixtures in Double Gameweek 26.

A lot of premium priced and well-owned attacking assets play twice in Double Gameweek 26, so a key strategy will be a finding a way to fit them all in.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.6m), Harry Kane (£11.1m) and Ilkay Gundogan (£6.1m) have all seen their ownerships shoot up ahead of some favourable games.

But are there any players going under the radar that are worth bringing in? We’ve studied the stats to find out in the Premium Members article below.

THE FORM

Much like our article on defenders and goalkeepers, Manchester City are top the of the table for expected goals (xG). However, their cross-city rivals Manchester United have outscored them by three goals.

City appear to have the better set of fixtures in Double Gameweek 26, but their players are more at risk of rotation. With the Citizens playing on Wednesday night, their line-up could give us a good idea of who’s likely to play the most minutes.

Things are looking good for Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) owners, with the Belgian remaining on the bench during City’s 2-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach. Predicting Pep Guardiola’s line-up is never usually a good idea but this indicates De Bruyne should see a lot of game time during Double Gameweek 26.

With Man United in such good attacking form, virtually every active FPL team will feature Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m), with the competition’s highest-scoring player facing two fixtures.

Brighton have frustrated fans and owners alike with their xG rating, which consistently rates them among the top teams in the league, while they sit in 16th. For anyone fancying Brighton to finally live up to the xG billing, a fully-fit Danny Welbeck (£5.5m) looks to be an intriguing option for anyone using their Bench Boost. The Seagulls forward should have really have scored against Palace and finished top of our xG Underachievers table, indicating goals could be coming for the former Watford man.

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894 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 21 days ago

    My rank of triple captains from this bunch atm. Thoughts?

    1.DCL
    2.Bruno
    3.Salah
    4.Son

    1. Krafty Werks
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      0 - Kane.

    2. Phlajo
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      I agree with 1 and 2 🙂 Owning both, and that's my C and VC

  2. The King
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Thoughts on my WC team please
    .3itb

    Ederson
    Shaw ~ Stones ~ Targett
    Bruno ~ Gundo ~ Salah ~ Barnes
    DCL(c) ~ Kane(vc) ~ Bamford

    Fabi, Raphinha, Dallas, Rudiger

    Cheers

    1. Feed tha Sheep
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Looks good but if arnt going to start Rudiger would you not be better getting a player for 29 and benching them?

      1. The King
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Thanks, forgot to mention I'm free hitting in GW29

  3. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Just a sanity check here. Preference for moves? Anything I'm missing?

    Martinez Pope
    Cancelo Stones Digne Burn COUFAL
    Salah Fernandes Son Gundogan GREALISH
    Bamford DCL ANTONIO

    1 FT 1.1m

    Plan A:
    Antonio, Coufal, Grealish > Watkins, Reguilon, Barnes -8.

    Plan B:
    Antonio, Coufal, Grealish > Bale, Maja, Aina -8

    Plan C:
    Antonio, Coufal, Salah, Grealish > Kane, Reguilon, Barnes, Rodriguez?

    1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      A

    2. Lazaretti
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      A

    3. The Fantasy Doctor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      I’m getting Kane and Barnes (with Digne) as part of a -8. As someone who is opposed to hits, it feels good.

    4. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Why so many hits unless you are BB? Grealish -> Barnes, bench Antonio, Burn, Coufal, Pope is enough for free

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        I am bench boosting 🙂

    5. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      A is most same perhaps but C looks fun - arguably 4 upgrades if Rodriguez is fit to start both

      Have him but very unconvinced by Watkins - has the feeling of a minus 2 that will turn out to be a minus 2

      Monitoring Bale for 29 here - think he starts probs, and returns in the last 3 given limited minutes is intriguing. Some pedigree.

    6. bros
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Good looking team...
      A for me

  4. Hansel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Best option here here?

    A) Barnes + Bamford (+Antonio bench)
    B) Raphinha + DCL (+Bamford bench)

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Same problem I had in FanTeam.

      Last time I ran the poll: Raph and DCL was the unanimous pick.

      1. Hansel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Cheers Camzy! Out of curiosity, roughly how many replied?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          5 people.

          1. Hansel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Thx

    2. Boly Would
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Yeah B for me

    3. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      B

    4. bros
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      B

  5. PocketZola
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Cap salah?

    1. bros
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Not for, not in great form at all!

  6. Gazwaz80
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Can’t see what the love for Salah is on here at the moment, he’s done nothing recently and their are better options...
    ( feel free to copy and pastethis with my name on it after he smashes in a hatty against Sheffield ;). )

    1. The Fantasy Doctor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      He’s second top of total points, Finished close to top scorer every season and look at his fixtures.

      1. Gazwaz80
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 20 days ago

        He’s only had one decent haul in the last 6 though, I know I’m going to regret not putting him in 🙂

    2. The Fantasy Doctor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      I think the concept of ‘form’ is overplayed on here. We know he is a class player, one of the best FPL wise and his fixtures are great. I made the same argument about KdB when they sold him as City had bad ‘form’. Look what’s happened since then.

      1. Gazwaz80
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 20 days ago

        Spot on! 🙂

  7. TeddiPonza
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Play Tarkowski (tot LEI) or Raphinha (AVL)?

    Thanks

    1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 21 days ago

      raph

    2. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Raph

  8. Aster
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Mee to Aina-good idea?

    • HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Know it's early but is 8 players enough for gw29? Not sure fh has much gains in that week

      1. wantsharptv
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        8 enough if they are high owned players

        1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Think I will have if all things go well
          Martinez
          Coufal dunk
          Son raphinha
          Kane Antonio bamford

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Yes IMO

      3. LSK
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Can still use it to get an extra 3 players I guess. If there was another big double I’d understand saving it to handpick players for that but there isn’t. There will never be a scenario where everybody is totally screwed except FH users. Non-FH users were in a decent position in 18. Non-FH users will be in a decent position in 29.

    • Sepp Blattered
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Best way to shave 1.7m off to find Kane in a -4/-8?

      Pope Forster
      Cancelo Stones Mee Taylor Dallas
      Salah Fernandes Son Gundogan Raphina
      Bamford Watkins?

      1. Salarrivederci
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Would ignore Kane in your situation.
        Bring in DCL/Richarlison as the third striker.
        Upgrade Taylor and Mee too

        1. Clay Davis
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          DCL has a dodgy hamstring. I'll be very surprised if he plays both games.

        2. Phlajo
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          This. Going without him could hurt, but I'd be surprised if he gets a total of 2 goals in those matches.

          Im going without any Spurs, I just feel there's better options. (This could backfire totally)

      2. Clay Davis
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        If you plan to Triple Captain Kane, i'd do Salah to Barnes and then bring Kane in up top.

    • Salarrivederci
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Thoughts on Stones for this DGW? Thinking about bringing him in.

      A: He looks more likely to play both now that he was benched for the Champions League.
      B: Too risky - he might have lost his spot to Laporte.

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        C. Pep doesn't even know

        1. Salarrivederci
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Haha 🙂

      2. Boly Would
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        I'd put him in the wouldn't buy, wouldn't sell category at the moment

        1. 007 [RoboKlopp]
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          This

      3. Feed tha Sheep
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        A

    • Cancelo Culture
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Martinez
      Dias Stones Rudiger
      Salah Fernandes Son Gündo Raphinha
      DCL Kane

      Steer Lowton *KWP Brewster

      Best move with 2.2m itb?
      A) KWP > Digne -4
      B) Play Raphinha
      C) Other

      1. Cancelo Culture
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Never mind... sometimes I just need to read my question and answer it as with anyone else’s on here.

        Digne in for -4 it is!

        1. Boly Would
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          For what it's worth now, I think that's a good move. Digne could be great this week

    • LC1
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Would you play Dallas or Lowton? (Already have Pope in goal)

      1. HODGE
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Lowton double

        1. Gun gun
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Lol and u know who burnley is facing right? Loll

          1. Gun gun
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Of course dallas

          2. HODGE
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Of course yeah over performing Leicster and the spursiest of spurs teams

      2. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Dal

      3. Krafty Werks
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Have same dilemma, currently have Lowton in simply because of the double but then i have Martinez in goal, so for you it's even tougher? Toss a coin maybe?!!

    • Nespinha
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Would you take a hit for any of these transfers? Which ones?

      A) Mccarthy to Areola

      B) Mee to Targett

      C) Adams to Maja

      1. Aster
          2 months, 21 days ago

          No

      2. Rondon9
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Best Mee replacement at 5.5m max?

        1. HODGE
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Shaw

      3. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Is Mitchell > Digne worth -4pts?

        1. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Both have DGW, although Mitchell is far from nailed and plays for CPL

          1. Jafooli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Or Mitchell > Shaw better? For -4pts

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Prefer Digne. Potentially 2 DGWs. Better fixtures in 27/28. 30/31 are decent too.

            2. The Fantasy Doctor
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Yes potentially 2 DGW. OOP.

        2. Salarrivederci
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Ye

        3. LSK
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Good move

        4. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          yes

        5. 007 [RoboKlopp]
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Yes

        6. ajay_kl +42
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Don't usually like hits for defenders but I like that

      4. Gun gun
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Guys will u sell cresswell for pereira or digne?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          digne

        2. Feed tha Sheep
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Pereira

      5. Aster
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Mee to Aina?

          Sterling to Kdb?

          Both?

          1. Gun gun
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            The sterling to kdb is mehh

            1. Aster
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Why?

                1. HODGE
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Ken isn't fully fit yet

          2. arkom
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            On WC if you should choose:

            Pereira (oop) or Digne?

            1. 007 [RoboKlopp]
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              P

            2. Bob.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Digne

          3. fpork
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            For me this gameweek is about Son, Kane or DCL. I can't get more than one without moving other key players.

            Which one is more important and why?

            1. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Kane or Dom

          4. Disturbed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Team g2g for this gw?
            Play Bamford or Raphina?
            TC Kane or Bruno?
            Thanks.

            martinez
            digne stones mee
            salah bruno son gundo
            kane dcl bamford

            forster raphina dallas coufal

            1. Gun gun
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              I am playing raphinha. But i think bamford is fine too.
              I triple capt kane

            2. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Similar team and same situation
              Raph
              Kane

              1. Disturbed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Cheers

          5. flynner25
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            If a player is flagged as 25%, 50% or 75% chance of playing/or 100% out..................I thought that they're price was frozen?

            Grealish dropped in value last night. Is this something anyone else noticed?

            1. PogBruno
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              I think its locked only when 100% out

            2. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Price are only frozen when the flag changes from red to no flag

              In other cases, price do change, but requires comparatively more transfers

              1. Holmes
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Atleast this was the theory till last year

            3. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Needs to have no flag in most cases to be frozen, like returning from suspension.

          6. PogBruno
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            If Grealish is out for one GW at the most, what would be my best movie here?

            A) Start Mee
            B) Start Rafinha
            C) Replace Grealish

            Although I have all chips intact, I am reluctant to play FH in GW29 due to the poor fixtures and doing BB30, WC31, TC and FH later on.

            Martinez
            Dias Cancelo Digne Mee
            Salah Bruno Gundagon
            Kane (TC) DCL Watkins
            - Rafinha Dallas Grealish

            1. HODGE
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              C

            2. 007 [RoboKlopp]
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              C. Barnes

            3. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Raph starting

              1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Sry depends on how many fts u have and how many players u want in gw29. If transfers for gw29 not affected maybe go the grealish to barnes route

                1. PogBruno
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Got no FTs left for this week. I am currently in favour of just benching him if he is out just for the DGW26 and starting Mee or Rapf

            4. Clay Davis
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              I'm also thinking of keeping Grealish and will play Raphinha over Dallas and Bamford (as oppose to taking -4 for Barnes/M.Pereira).

              My thinking is Grealish could have a double gw28 and has a fixture gw29.

          7. poidlolo
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            If I just only can pick 3 premium players..who will be the best option?
            A) Salah
            B) Bruno
            C) KDB
            D) Kane
            E) Vardy

            1. HODGE
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              A b d

          8. Aster
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Play Saka or Dallas?

            • Chelsea91
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Dcl Tc bring it on

            • The Mighty Whites
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              A - Cavani + Raphinha to DCL + Barnes
              B - Cavani + Raphinha to Kane + Traore
              C - Cavani + Antonio to Kane + Watkins

              1. flynner25
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                C

            • ajay_kl +42
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Best way to get Kane for Ings? I have 1FT and need to find 2.4m as part of a -4 or -8.

              Martinez McCarthy
              Mee Stones Dias Coufal Struijk
              Gundo Bruno Salah Madison Son
              DCL Bamford X

              1. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Son to Barnes and Ings to Kane is what I’m doing

                1. ajay_kl +42
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  .1 off doing that

                2. fpork
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Son injured or something? Why would you move him just to get Kane?

              2. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Maddison to lookman

                1. ajay_kl +42
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  I would need to find .2 from another transfer to do this

              3. In Bale We Trust
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Lose Maddison and one if McCarthy or Mee? Presume you’re not BBing.

              4. Krafty Werks
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Madds downgrade, currently injured and might miss a fixture in 26, out of Europa tie vs Slavia tonight for sure.

            • Salarrivederci
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Need to replace Maddison for my BB team. Obvious choice would be Mount, but a bit concerned about a possible rest and/or his fixtures.
              Thinking about Pereira which would make my benching headaches easier going forward.
              But which defender duo at a combined cost of 11.6 mil would you pick for this BB squad? Going to FH in GW29.

              Martínez - Areola
              Cancelo - AWB - Targett - ? - ?
              Salah - Fernandes - Barnes - Gundogan - Pereira
              Kane - DCL - Watkins

              1. Dannyb
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Stones Pereira

                1. Salarrivederci
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Could be good! Thanks!

                  What about Digne?

                2. Salarrivederci
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Or if I went with Lookman over Pereira I could bring in both Pereira and Digne

            • Dannyb
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              A - Sterling, Ings and Cavani to Kane Mahrez and DCL - 8?
              B - Ings and Cavani to DCL Vardy - 4
              C Ings, Cavani and Bamford to DCL Vardy and Watkins - 8