The FIFA 21 Career Mode transfer market can be an expensive place but signing players for free is a great way to improve your team on a budget.
Find out below which players’ contracts expire in 2025, if you make it that far of course.
Take a look at who to sign the season before with our guide to Contract Expiry 2024.
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Marc-Andre ter Stegen (OVR 90 – POT 93)
Barcelona keeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has the highest potential of any goalkeeper on FIFA 21.
A potential of 93 does mean MATS won’t come cheap, but a deal for free would have to come when he is 33 years old.
Bruno Fernandes (OVR 88 – POT 91)
Bruno Fernandes has quickly established himself as one of the best creative midfielders in the world since arriving at Old Trafford.
The Portuguese star has an incredible engine with 94 Stamina, but also is a goal threat with 89 Long Shots and 89 Shot Power.
Ciro Immobile (OVR 87 – POT 87)
One of the deadliest finishers on FIFA 21, Ciro Immobile enjoyed a wonderful 2019/20 campaign scoring 39 goals in all competitions.
With 93 Positioning and 93 Finishing, Immobile will sniff out goals.
Bernardo Silva (OVR 86 – POT 87)
Versatile midfield player Bernardo Silva is equally comfortable on the wing or more centrally.
Silva possesses great dribbling attributes, but his 93 Stamina allows him to work tirelessly for 90 minutes.
Leroy Sane (OVR 85 – POT 88)
Another summer signing, Leroy Sane has been added to Bayern’s already incredible attacking ranks.
Sane’s blistering 91 Pace sets him apart, although he has good dribbling and shooting stats too.
Hakim Ziyech (OVR 85 – POT 86)
Hakim Ziyech has shown glimpses of his class during an up and down season at Stamford Bridge.
Not as quick as Kai Havertz or Timo Werner, Ziyech’s passing ability is top-class with 89 Long Passing and 88 Crossing.
Luis Alberto (OVR 85 – POT 85)
Lazio playmaker Luis Alberto has become a world-class midfielder since leaving Liverpool.
If you want a player to keep things ticking in midfield, Alberto is your man with 90 Short Passing.
power and technical ability.
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