FIFA 18 Apr 2021 8:08 PM +00:00

Silky Spaniard set for second in-form item

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You may be saving your coins as FIFA 21's Team of the Season draws closer, but there's also likely to be some gems in TOTW 30.

FUT Champs rewards could be crucial as we enter the Ultimate Team home straight, and it looks like Atletico Madrid's Marcos Llorente is going to be the main man this week.

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A man for all seasons

Marcos Llorente is a central midfielder by trade, but this season he has been utilised out wide, as a wing-back and as a forward.

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DEFENDING FROM THE FRONT - This Llorente item would be useful to put pressure on the opponent even without the ball

Playing in attack against Eibar, the Spanish international netted a brace in the 5-0 hammering - seeing Atleti hold on to top spot in La Liga.

With just seven matches to go, in which they will only play one of the top five sides (Barcelona), it was important for Los Colchoneros to put in a big performance and build momentum for the run-in.

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Unsung hero

If Atletico Madrid due cling on to claim their second La Liga title under Diego Simeone, Marcos Llorente could go down as their player of the season.

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CRYSTAL BALL - Could this be Llorente's FIFA 22 item?

The versatile midfielder has bagged 11 goals and chipped in with eight assists so far this term, putting him in the frame for a Team of the Season item and a healthy upgrade for FIFA 22.

With a European Championships to come as well for Spain this summer, the former Real Madrid man is almost a shoo-in to make the squad, despite just four international caps to his name.

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Crunch time

Yes, Team of the Season is not far away in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team.

Voting has now opened for the Community Team of the Season - a chance for the unsung heroes of this season who have received no more than one in-form item to pick up one last epic card.

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TIME TO SHINE - A TOTS item for Llorente is almost a given

Llorente's Atletico Madrid teammate Angel Correa is among the nominees, who also impressed in the performance against Eibar with two goals and an assist.

As for the La Liga Team of the Season, we have predicted Llorente to make the cut with a 93 rating, linking up with former teammate Toni Kroos in midfield.

You can check out our full La Liga TOTS predictions here.

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