The FIFA 20 release is just around the corner, and we are a matter of weeks away from the ratings being revealed.
The old saying goes, you’re only as good as your strikers, with the forward men the most important on the pitch.
Of course, some of the world’s finest talent are the men firing in the goals in attack, and it will be interesting to see which stars have broken into that elite tier over the past 12 months.
RealSport predicts the top seven goal machines on FIFA 20.
Cristiano Ronaldo (OVR 94 – 93)
Position: ST, LW
Club: Piemonte Calcio (Juventus)
Of course, where else to start than Cristiano Ronaldo. With Lionel Messi likely to play out wide for Barcelona this season, you can find him in our right wingers article, meaning this one is all about CR7.
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The Portuguese had a fine first season with Juventus following the £88 million from Real Madrid, winning Serie A and then the UEFA Nations League with the national team.
It wasn’t all plain sailing for the 34-year-old however, with the Old Lady dumped out of the Coppa Italia in the quarter-finals by Atalanta, and Ronaldo only the fourth highest amount of goals in the league with 21.
For this reason, expect his rating to drop by one for FIFA 20.
Robert Lewandowski (OVR 90 – 90)
Club: Bayern Munich
Robert Lewandowski comes in at second place after netting 40+ goals in a season for the fourth time in a row. The Bayern Munich man may also be the wrong side of 30 but he shows no signs of letting up, winning his seventh Bundesliga title in a row last season.
There will be more pressure on the Pole this term however, without wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery at the club, plus he will need to prove that he still has the ability aged 31.
Five goals in his first two games of the campaign shows he hasn’t lost an inch of his talent and should remain a 90 OVR for FIFA 20.
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Harry Kane (OVR 90 – 90)
Some injury problems last season prevent Harry Kane breaking into the top two, with the Spurs number 9 barely contributing in their run to the Champions League final – he scored just once in the knockout stages.
Despite signings players over the summer, Spurs look fragile after seemingly peaking last season with their European efforts, but two goals in two games thus far shows Kane has returned refreshed.
One more season with no silverware could be the finally straw for Kane, his teammates and the manager, with Christian Eriksen expected to join Kieran Trippier out the exit door.
Sergio Aguero (OVR 89 – 89)
Club: Manchester City
Another Premier League season, another campaign with Sergio Aguero netting 20 or more goals – the fifth time in row the Argentine has achieved this.
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He is another man who will have to deal with the age question, especially with promising young striker Gabriel Jesus waiting in the wings for two-and-a-half season so far. Perhaps this is the last year we see Aguero lead the line?
A confrontation with manager Pep Guardiola after being substituted in the 2-2 draw with Spurs may have City fans worried for this season.
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