09 Oct 2020 5:03 PM +00:00

*UPDATED* FIFA 21 OTW COUNTDOWN – Ones to Watch Team 1 RELEASED, Deadline Day Rewards, Packs, SBCs & more

Ones to Watch return once again for FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, and the first squad is LIVE!

Here's everything you need to know!

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Latest News - OTW Team 1 is here!

It's here! OTW Team 1 is live!

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The Premier League lead the way with no fewer than seven inclusions in the first major promo of the FUT year, but don't be sleeping on Suarez & co as you look to make your selections.

Remember that all these players could see their ratings shoot up should they perform well in game, so those lower-rated players might prove a valuable investment later in the FIFA year.

Here's our take on the squad.


Ones To Watch Promo

The Ones to Watch promo selects players from the summer's biggest transfers to make up two squads.

The release dates for the OTW squads are as follows:

  • OTW Team 1 - October 9-16
  • OTW Team 2 - October 16-21
  • OTW Team 1 and 2 - October 21 onwards

This means that if you open your pre-order reward on Friday, 9 October, you will only be receiving a player from Team 1.

Team 1

We know the 11 players set to be released into packs today, and we can't wait!

Team 1 will include: Luis, Suarez, Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Alex Telles, Thomas Partey, Gareth Bale, Martin Odegaard, Allan, Achraf Hakimi, Victor Osimhen and Nathan Ake.

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Atleti! Could Suarez see a 90-rating before the end of FIFA 21?

With another squad arriving next week, which new players will we see confirmed?

Deadline Day

For the first time, EA is putting on 'Deadline Day' for the opening day of FIFA 21.

Players will receive a special pack if they play the game before Friday, 9 October.


This will include live OTW loan items and a guaranteed Team of the Week (TOTW) player to help improve your FUT squad.

You can keep up with the latest news on 'Deadline Day' here.


AC Milan new boy Sandro Tonali is FIFA 21's first OTW SBC player.

The Italian midfielder is a superb prospect and tipped for great things, and he isn't bad on FIFA either!

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His SBC is over, but we expect a few more SBCs to be released as part of the OTW promo, so keep an eye out for them!

READ MORE: FIFA 21 Bundesliga POTM Nominees Announced

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