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FIFA 20 Career Mode: Top 10 Wonderkid Goalkeepers to sign - Plizzari, Bazuna & more

Your man between the sticks has to be one of the most important members of your squad, as he's your last resort if any attackers break through your defence.

Therefore, it is crucial that you plan for the future and bring in an up and coming goalkeeper star that has the potential to become one of the best in the world.

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What is a Wonderkid Goalkeeper?

This piece covers the best potential wonderkid goalkeepers in FIFA 20 - aged between 16 and 19. These youngsters have the highest potential ratings of all the young players in Career mode, and could be the missing link in your squad.

Help your players to exceed their dynamic potentials by playing well on a consistent basis, keeping the squad's morale high and winning games.

Alessandro Plizzari (OVR 66 - POT 84)

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Age: 19


Club: Livorno (on loan from AC Milan)

Country: Italy

Best Stats: 72 GK Reflexes, 68 GK Diving, 68 GK Handling

Value: £1 million

Wage: £900 per week 

Alessandro Plizarri is currently playing in goal for Livorno in Serie B, but he is on loan from AC Milan, gaining some valuable experience in the Italian second division.

Plizarri needs to keep his head up after failing to keep a clean sheet in his debut for the club. With an 84 potential and a price around £2 million you really should consider getting him in your squad when his loan move expires.

Gavin Bazunu (OVR 59 - POT 84)

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Age: 17


Club: Manchester City

Country: Republic of Ireland

Best Stats: 65 Jumping, 60 GK Diving, 60 GK Reflexes

Value: £261,000 (Release clause: £744,000)

Wage: £900 per week

Manchester City struck a deal to sign Gavin Bazunu from Shamrock Rovers at the start of the 2018-19 season, and finally got a moment in the spotlight heading City’s squad in their pre-season tour of Asia.

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Extremely quick off his line and with excellent reactions, Bazunu sets himself apart from the pack by speaking through his play. You can purchase the youngster for roughly £700,000 in FIFA 20, and you could see him develop into an 84 or higher if you play well overt time.

Diogo Costa (OVR 70 - POT 83)

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Age: 19


Club: Porto

Country: Portugal

Best Stats: 73 Reflexes, 71 Positioning, 69 Diving

Value: £2.5 million (Release clause: £6.4 million)

Wage: £2,000 per week

Diogo Costa has some of the most well-rounded goalkeepers of all the players in this piece, boasting ratings of 66 and above in diving, handling, reflexes and positioning (and you can pick him up for as little as 200 coins on PS4, or 700 on Xbox One).

Currently playing for FC Porto B, the young Portuguese 'keeper is getting plenty of starts and gaining valuable experience. He will likely kick on and become one of the best goalkeepers of his generation.

Maarten Vandevoordt (OVR 63 - POT 83)

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Age: 17


Club: Genk

Country: Belgium

Best Stats: 68 GK Reflexes, 67 Diving, 63 Handling

Value: £540,000 (Release clause: £1.4 million)

Wage: £900 per week

Maarten Vandevoordt is the 17 year-old Belgian starting for Genk, and possesses some impressive reflex, diving and handling attributes.

You can pick him up for around £1 million, with the potential of developing him into an 83 or higher in Career Mode.

Christian Fruchtl (OVR 65 - POT 82)

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Age: 19


Club: Bayern Munich

Country: Germany

Best Stats: 68 GK Reflexes, 68 GK Diving, 66 GK Kicking

Value: £878,000 (Release clause: £1.8 million)

Wage: £900 per week

Christian Fruchtl is Bayern’s 19-year-old stopper, currently playing in the shadow of Manuel Neuer and Sven Ulreich. Though the youngster will struggle to get game time in the Bundesliga, he will gain some invaluable experience in his time at Bayern.

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With impressive diving (68), reflexes (68) and handling (85), you should consider picking up Fruchtl in Career Mode for around the £1.5 million mark.

Carlos Olses (OVR 62 - POT 82)


Age: 18

Club: Racing Club

Country: Venezuela

Best Stats: 65 GK Reflexes, 63 GK Diving, 60 GK Positioning

Value: £473,000 (Release clause: £1.1 million)

Wage: £900 per week

Carlos Olses’ comes in as the sixth-best wonderkid goalkeeper this year. The Venezuelan player is owned by local club Deportivo La Guaira, bus has earned his break with a loan deal to Argentine giants Racing Club.

Olses’s best attributes are his reflexes (65) and dives (63), but he also has a good sense of positioning. With his loan deal made permanent on FIFA 20, look to sign him for around £900,000.

Altube (OVR 62 - POT 82)


Age: 19

Club: Real Madrid

Country: Spain

Best Stats: 63 GK Kicking, 63 GK Reflexes, 62 reactions

Value: £495,000 (Release clause: £1.5 million)

Wage: £5,000 per week

Altube is the mix for reserve team Real Madrid Castilla, but has been unable to keep a clean sheet in his first four games. 

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Altube’s strengths lie in his reflexes and reactions (rated as 63 and 62 respectively), which will likely increase as the youngster gains some truly invaluable experience at Real Madrid. Use him in your Career Mode squad successfully and you could see his potential rating exceed it’s 82 ceiling.

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Manuel Roffo (OVR 62 - POT 82)

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Age: 19

Club: Boca Juniors

Country: Argentina


Best Stats: 64 GK Reflexes, 63 GK Handling, 61 GK Diving

Value: £495,000 (Release clause: £1.2 million)

Wage: £1,000 per week

Part of the Argentina youth set-up since the age of 14, Manuel Roffo currently plays for Boca Juniors B team. All of Roffo’s goalkeeping attributes surpass the 60 boundary, with his reflexes standing at 64 as his greatest strength.

The youngster is valued at £495,000, so a bid of around £1 million should do the trick for the youngster.

Lucas Chevalier (OVR 58 - POT 82)

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Age: 17


Club: Lille

Country: France

Best Stats: 59 GK Reflexes, 58 GK Diving, 57 GK Kicking

Value: £207,000 (Release clause: £600,000)

Wage: £900 per week

Lucas Chevalier represents France U18s, and is Lille's U19 starting goalkeepers, so expect big things from the youngster who is just 17 years old.

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Chevalier's reflexes (59) and diving (58) stats are his strongest, though he can rely on good handling (56) and kicking (57) to take the pressure off his team.

Kjell Scherpen (OVR 67 - POT 81)

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Age: 19


Positions: GK

Club: Ajax

Country: Netherlands

Best Stats: 69 strength, 69 GK Reflexes, 67 GK Diving

Value: £1.2 million (Release clause: £2.5 million)

Wage: £2,000 per week

Kjell Scherpen recently signed a four-year contract with Ajax, and looks to be the long-term successor to Andre Onana (OVR 82). Aged 19 he is amongst the older players in this piece, but his silver card sets him apart from the rest.

Considered a well-rounded keeper, wiht 69 strength, 69 reflexes and 67 diving. Pick him up for just over £2 million on Career Mode, with bargain wages of £2,000 a week.

Full list of Wonderkid Goalkeepers above 79 POT

Player Age Club Country OVR POT V W
A. Plizzari19LivornoItaly6684£1m£900
G. Bazunu17Man CityRep. Ireland5984£261k£900
Diogo Costa19PortoPortugal7083£2.5m£2k
M. Vandevoordt17GenkBelgium6383£540k£900
C. Fruchtl19Bayern Germany6582£878k£900
C. Olses18Racing ClubVenezuela6282£473k£900
Altube19Real MadridSpain6282£495k£5k
M. Roffo19Boca JrsArgentina6282£495k£1k
L. Chevalier17LilleFrance5882£207k£900
K. Scherpen19AjaxNetherlands6781£1.2m£2k
Gabriel Brazao18Albacete BPBrazil6581£833k£900
M. Carnesecchi19TrapaniItaly6581£878k£900
L. Plogmann19Werder BremenGermany6381£608k£1k
M. Svilar19BenficaBelgium6880£1.1m£1k
I. Meslier19LeedsFrance6680£1m£5k
J. Schendelaar18AZ AlkmaarNetherlands6580£833k£900
D. Kotarski19AjaxCroatia6580£878k£1k
Y. Diouf19Stade ReimsFrance6380£608k£2k
N. Shinton18Club Brugge Belgium6280£473k£900
J. Pourtau19Estudiantes Argentina6280£495k£900
S. Bajic17Saint-EtienneFrance6080£315k£900
G. Innocent19PSGFrance6080£338k£3k

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