28 Sep 2020 11:50 AM +00:00

FM 16 Arsenal: Player Ratings Revealed

RealSport have been scouring through FM16 and have devised a way to give you the lowdown on every Premier League squad. First things first, here's every Premier League teams' transfer and wage budget revealed, so you know exactly how much each team gets at the start of every game. We've decided to rate every team, with ratings ranging from 0-5, with 5 being the highest, and 0 the lowest.

  • The 'rating' column shows you what level they player is at now
  • The 'potential' column gives you an idea of how much that player can grow by
  • We've also included an 'importance' column, which gives you an idea of how important that player is for your squad.

For example, a player who's importance rating is 4.5 is one you should probably never sell, while someone with an importance rating of 2 wouldn't be missed that much if you were to offload him. The ratings are also relative to where the club is at, so a 3.5-star player at Arsenal could well be a 4.5-star player at another club. Remember, it's all relative.   The ratings for the other 19 Premier League teams can be found here.

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Position Player Current Rating Potential Rating Importance Age Nationality Value
GoalkeeperPetr Cech44533Czech£18m
GoalkeeperDavid Ospina2.52.5426Colombia£11.75m

Notes: If you're in need of funds, consider selling Ospina and getting in a cheaper cover keeper for Cech


Position Player Current Rating Potential Rating Importance Age Nationality Value
DefenderMathieu Debuchy2.52.53.529France£10.25m
DefenderCalum Chambers2.52.5320England£6.75m
DefenderNacho Monreal33529Spain£11.25m
DefenderLaurent Koscielny44529France£21.5m
DefenderPer Mertesacker3.53.5530Germany£15.5m
DefenderGabriel Paulista33424Brazil£10.5m
DefenderHector Bellerin2.53.5520Spain£18.75m
DefenderKieran Gibbs2.52.5425England£10.25m

Notes: Play Bellerin as much as you can! Will provide assists galore!



Position Player Current Rating Potential Rating Importance Age Nationality Value
MidfielderMikel Arteta2.52.5233Spain£1.9m
MidfielderMathieu Flamini2.52.5231France£2m
MidfielderFrancis Coquellin33424France£17m
MidfielderAaron Ramsey44524Wales£31m
MidfielderSanti Cazorla44530Spain£23m
MidfielderAlex Oxlade Chamberlain33.5421England£27m
MidfielderJack Wilshire34523England£26m
MidfielderJeff Reine Adelaide1.53217France£800k
MidfielderMesut Ozil44526Germany£39m
MidfielderAlexis Sanchez44526Chile£45m

Note: Loan Adelaide and get rid of Arteta and Flamini - they won't get much play time and you can save on wages


Position Player Current Rating Potential Rating Importance Age Nationality Value
StrikerTheo Walcott33326England£27.5m
StrikerJoel Campbell22.52.523Costa Rica£9.25m
StrikerDanny Welbeck34524England£27.5m
StrikerAlex Iwobi1.52219Nigeria£1.7m
StrikerOlivier Giroud3.53.5528France£28m

Note: Get rid of Campbell and Iwobi and you have 3 solid attacking options with Walcott, Welbeck & Giroud


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