FIFA 19 Career Mode: Best Right Backs (RB)

Pacey full-backs are vital in modern football and equally so on FIFA 19, here is a list of the best right backs (RBs) available on Career Mode this season.


The trend of athletic full-backs is growing with an emphasis on defenders being able to contribute at both ends of the pitch. Gone are the days of a flat back four with managers and FIFA players alike demanding their full-backs to overlap and join in the attack. Here is a breakdown of the best right-backs on FIFA 19 Career Mode.

Joshua Kimmich (OVR 85 – POT 88)

Age: 23
Position: RB
Club: Bayern
Country: Germany
Best Stats: 90 Crossing, 85 Stamina, 85 Ball Control
Cost: £61.5 million (release clause)
Wage: £81,000

23-year-old Joshua Kimmich already has two assists in five games for Bayern this season showing how dangerous he is from wide positions. Kimmich has been utilised in a variety of positions but he seems settled at right-back for Bayern and is potentially Philipp Lahm’s long-term successor.

One of Kimmich’s main assets is his versatility, capable of playing in multiple positions in defence and midfield the German international would be a great addition to most squads. He will not come cheap though with a release clause upwards of £60 million but his wages are reasonable in comparison to the average Premier League wage.

Dani Carvajal (OVR 84 – POT 87)

Age: 26
Position: RB
Club: Real Madrid
Country: Spain
Best Stats: 85 Sliding Tackle, 84 Sprint Speed, 84 Stamina
Cost: £58.9 million (release clause)
Wage: £180,000

Just two assists last season, it was Dani Carvajal’s least productive season since he joined Real Madrid in 2013. However, the Spanish right-back is still one of the best in his position and has already scored one and assisted one in five games this season.

Carvajal is an excellent all-round right-back on FIFA 19 offering plenty in both attack and defence. His 82 defensive stats make him a reliable defender and his ability going forward make him a real threat with 81 short passing, 83 crossing and 82 pace.

Sergi Roberto (OVR 84 – POT 87)

Age: 26
Position: RB
Club: Barcelona
Country: Spain
Best Stats: 86 Standing Tackle, 86 Short Passing, 85 Sliding Tackle
Cost: £58.9 million (release clause)
Wage: £180,000

Barcelona have struggled to find a replacement for Dani Alves since his departure but Sergi Roberto looks to have cemented his place at right-back. Barca splashed out on Nelson Semedo last year but youth product Roberto is ahead in the pecking order having started five out of six league games this season.

Also capable of playing in midfield, Roberto possesses great quality on the ball with 81 passing and is solid defensively with 86 standing tackle. The 26-year-old will set you back £58.9 million if you pay his release clause, but with some negotiation you may be able to purchase a solid right-back with 87 potential.

Kyle Walker (OVR 84 – POT 84)

Age: 28
Position: RB
Club: Manchester City
Country: England
Best Stats: 93 Sprint Speed, 89 Stamina, 86 Acceleration
Cost: £39.9 million (release clause)
Wage: £158,000

Kyle Walker was a key member of Manchester City’s title winning side last season contributing six assists in 32 matches. Walker showed his versatility during the summer as he was deployed as part of a back three for England at the World Cup where his pace allowed him to cover his defensive colleagues.

The 28-year-old possesses blistering pace down the right side and 89 stamina allows him to get up and down the pitch for 90 minutes. His release clause is reasonable but his wages may prove to be a stumbling block at £158,000 per week. It is likely only the top clubs will be able to afford him on FIFA 19’s Career Mode.

Alessandro Florenzi (OVR 82 – POT 83)

Age: 27
Position: RB
Club: Roma
Country: Italy
Best Stats: 90 Stamina, 87 Volleys, 87 Agility
Cost: £32 million (release clause)
Wage: £64,000

Italian Alessandro Florenzi created five league goals for his teammates last season as Roma finished third and qualified for this seasons Champions League. The all-action defender contributes at both ends of the pitch for Roma and is a crucial member of their squad.

67 strength is Florenzi’s lowest stat showing his all-action ability. His 90 stamina and 84 pace enable him to effect both ends of the pitch, whilst his 82 long shots and 87 volleys make him capable of the spectacular. For £32 million, Florenzi could be a star for smaller clubs with European ambitions on Career Mode.

Thomas Meunier (OVR 82 – POT 83)

Age: 27
Position: RB
Club: Paris
Country: Belgium
Best Stats: 92 Stamina, 85 Strength, 83 Crossing
Cost: £35.6 million (release clause)
Wage: £77,000

Two goals and two assists in five league games represent a phenomenal start to the season for Belgian international Thomas Meunier. He totalled four goals and four assists in Ligue 1 in 2017/18 so he is already halfway to last seasons contribution with an eye to surpassing it.

Meunier’s athleticism and physicality make him capable of playing multiple positions. He is 6’3” so FIFA 19 players will not mind using him centrally either in defence or midfield. His 92 stamina and high work rates will also interest Career Mode managers who can sign the 27-year-old for £35.6 million.

Kieran Trippier (OVR 82 – POT 82)

Age: 28
Position: RB
Club: Spurs
Country: England
Best Stats: 91 Crossing, 88 Stamina, 86 Curve
Cost: £30.1 million (release clause)
Wage: £87,000

Kieran Trippier enjoyed an excellent summer, the 28-year-old excelled for England at right wing-back contributing one assist and a superb curling free-kick goal against Croatia. The Spurs full-back created five goals for his side last season and already has contributed to two goals this campaign.

Trippier is not the quickest player on this list, but with 88 stamina he will certainly provide an outlet for the whole match. His 91 crossing will make sure he delivers excellent service to his forwards and managers on Career Mode should be able to afford him for just over £30 million.

Lars Bender (OVR 82 – POT 82)

Age: 29
Position: RB
Club: Bayer Leverkusen
Country: Germany
Best Stats: 88 Marking, 86 Standing Tackle, 86 Interceptions
Cost: £25.4 million (release clause)
Wage: £66,000

Lars Bender is another versatile player who is more than capable of playing in midfield. His strength is his tackling, he averaged three tackles per game in the Bundesliga in 2017/18. Bender assisted four goals last year, but he is more defensively minded than others on the list and does not offer the same threat going forward.

A reasonable release clause means that Bender may be available for around £20 million. His wages will not break the bank and he offers an excellent option as a squad player capable of excelling in a number of positions. His stand out stats are his defensive attributes which are rated 85 on FIFA 19.

Antonio Valencia (OVR 82 – POT 82)

Age: 33
Position: RB
Club: Manchester United
Country: Ecuador
Best Stats: 86 Sprint Speed, 85 Shot Power, 83 Acceleration
Cost: £20.4 million (release clause)
Wage: £114,000

33-year-old Antonio Valencia has been a consistent performer at right-back during a turbulent time at Old Trafford in recent years. Valencia will want to contribute more than the one assist he managed last season, but he was a part of the second best defence in the league as Manchester United finished second.

Ecuadorian Valencia is a powerhouse down the right side with 79 strength, 81 stamina and 85 pace causing opponents real problems. At 33 he will not be signing any long term contracts but he could be useful as a quick fix on Career Mode, available for just £20 million.

Dani Alves (OVR 82 – POT 82)

Age: 35
Position: RB
Club: Paris Saint-Germain
Country: Brazil
Best Stats: 87 Balance, 86 Ball Control, 86 Shot Power
Cost: £7.8 (release clause)
Wage: £55,000

Veteran right-back Dani Alves provided seven assists in just 23 games in his debut season in Ligue 1. The vastly experienced defender looks set to have his game time limited this season as Thomas Meunier appears to be Paris’ first choice under new coach Thomas Tuchel.

Alves’ contract is up at the end of the season and if he does not retire, then he still possesses the quality on the ball to cause a threat. A worry for Career Mode managers will be his deteriorating physical attributes which may mean he needs to be covered by more athletic defenders.

All the best right backs (RBs) in FIFA 19

Player

Age

Pos.

Club

Country

OVR

POT

CostWage

Joshua Kimmich

23

RB CM CB CDM

Bayern

Germany

85

88

£61.5m£81k

Dani Carvajal

26

RB

Real Madrid

Spain

84

87

£58.9m£180k

Sergi Roberto

26

RB RM

Barcelona

Spain

84

87

£58.9m£180k

Kyle Walker

28

RB RWB CB

Manchester City

England

84

84

£39.9m£158k

Alessandro Florenzi

27

RB RW CM

Roma

Italy

82

83

£32m£64k

Thomas Meunier

26

RB RM

Paris

Belgium

82

83

£35.6m£77k

Kieran Trippier

27

RB RWB

Spurs

England

82

82

£30.1m£87k

Lars Bender

29

RB CDM CM

Bayer Leverkusen

Germany

82

82

£25.4m£66k

Antonio Valencia

32

RB

Manchester United

Ecuador

82

82

£20.4m£114k

Dani Alves

35

RB

Paris

Brazil

82

82

£7.8m£55k

Elseid Hysaj

24

RB

Napoli

Albania

81

85

£29.7m£51k

Joao Cancelo

24

RB

Juventus

Portugal

81

87

£33.4m£77k

Ricardo Pereira

24

RB RM LB

Leicester

Portugal

81

86

£34.8m£56k

Sime Vrsaljko

26

RB LB

Inter

Croatia

81

84

N/A£50k

Serge Aurier

25

RB

Spurs

Ivory Coast

81

84

£31.3m£77k

Lukasz Piszczek

33

RB CB

Dortmund

Poland

81

81

£10.5m£50k

Odriozola

22

RB

Real Madrid

Spain

80

88

£36.6m£110k

Nelson Semedo

24

RB

Barcelona

Portugal

80

86

£33.7m£110k

Hector Bellerin

23

RB RWB

Arsenal

Spain

80

85

£28.7m£80k

Djibril Sidibe

25

RB LB

Monaco

France

80

82

£26.1m£61k

Hugo Mallo

27

RB

Celta Vigo

Spain

80

81

£25.8m£26k

Mario Gaspar

27

RB CB

Villareal

Spain

80

81

£25.8m£33k

Nathaniel Clyne

27

RB

Liverpool

England

80

81

£22.9m£97k

Seamus Coleman

29

RB RWB

Everton

Republic of Ireland

80

80

£18.4m$92k

Juanfran

33

RB

Atletico Madrid

Spain

80

80

£9.9m£50k

Darijo Srna

36

RB

Cagliari

Croatia

80

80

£2.7m£25k

Stephan Lichtsteiner

34

RB RM

Arsenal

Switzerland

80

80

£7m£97k

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Studying BA Sports Journalism at University of South Wales, Cardiff.

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