FIFA 23 Best Young Players: U21 superstars to add to your team


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FIFA 23 is coming to a close but the Career Mode cycle never stops turning.

The perfect end to your time with the game, starting a brand new save is a great way to fill the void ahead of the launch of EA Sports FC.

To make your club one of the most formidable around, you will want to reinforce with young players, so signing some under-21s would be a good place to start!

Take a look at the best U21 players in FIFA 23 Career Mode below to make your save incredible.

FIFA 23 Best U21 Players

Just before FIFA 23's release, EA announced the players that had the highest ratings and were still 21 or under.

Throughout the season, some of those ratings have changed and been updated, so it is important to stay on top of who the best players are.

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Most of the players in this list will challenge for a space in your first-team squad. Although if they don't currently, they certainly will further down the line!

When possible, you will want to sign these guys as soon as possible, as their value will keep increasing with their progression towards their top potential.

Erling Haaland (OVR 90 - POT 94)

Team: Manchester City

Age: 21

Nation: Norway

Position(s): ST

The best U21 player in FIFA 23 Career Mode by a mile is Manchester City's goalscoring machine, Erling Haaland.

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THIS IS EASY - Haaland makes scoring goals look simple

Not only is he already one of the top players in the game, he has a potential that can only be bettered by a certain Kylian Mbappe!

Vinicius Jr (OVR 86 - POT 92)

Team: Real Madrid

Age: 21

Nation: Brazil

Position(s): LW

Vinicius Jr will cause defences all sorts of issues with his lightning pace!

Still only 21, you will get years to use his extreme speed until his legs start to go.

Pedri (OVR 85 - POT 92)

Team: Barcelona

Age: 19

Nation: Spain

Position(s): CM

One of two brilliant U21 CMs in FIFA 23, Pedri looks set to run the Barcelona and Spain midfield for more than a decade!

However, he may not be a go-to Career Mode signing as he is more of a tempo setter, rather than a box-to-box CM.

Jude Bellingham (OVR 85 - POT 91)

Team: Borussia Dortmund

Age: 19

Nation: England

Position(s): CM

He may have secured a move to Real Madrid, but if you load up FIFA 23 Career Mode, Jude Bellingham will still be at Borussia Dortmund.

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BOY WONDER - Bellingham will be top of the wishlist for many managers

He is the CM everyone will want to bring to their club and is one of the best all-rounders in the game.

Bukayo Saka (OVR 85 - POT 90)

Team: Arsenal

Age: 20

Nation: England

Position(s): RW, RM

Another Englishman makes the list, with Bukayo Saka getting better and better with each game.

Brilliant with the ball at his feet, whether that is taking on players or finding teammates in the box, he has the potential to become one of the best wingers around!

More FIFA 23 Best U21 Players

Name
Team
Position
Age
OVR
POT
Jamal Musiala
Bayern Munich
CAM, CM, LM
19
84
92
Florian Wirtz
Bayer Leverkusen
CAM, CM
19
84
91
Alphonso Davies
Bayern Munich
LB, LM
21
84
89
Rodrygo
Real Madrid
RW, LW, ST
21
83
89
William Saliba
Arsenal
CB
21
83
89
Josko Gvardiol
RB Leipzig
CB, LB
20
82
89
Jeremie Frimpong
Bayer Leverkusen
RWB, RB, RM
21
82
88
Gabriel Martinelli
Arsenal
LW, LM
21
82
88
Nuno Mendes
PSG
LB, LWB
20
81
89
Eduardo Camavinga
Real Madrid
CDM, CM, LB
19
81
89

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