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Best FIFA 23 Career Mode goalkeepers: Highest OVR & top wonderkids

Check out the best goalkeepers in FIFA 23 Career Mode, from the highest overall shot-stoppers to the top young talent for the future.



Donarumma making a save in FIFA 23

If you want to win trophies on FIFA 23 Career Mode, it’s vital to have the best goalkeeper possible behind the defense. If you’re not sure who to put between the sticks, we’ve put together a detailed guide of the best shot-stoppers in the game, as well as the top young prospects.

While some players spend their year obsessing over Ultimate Team, many FIFA 23 players will be heading straight for Career Mode. Whether you’re managing your favorite team, Ted Lasso’s AFC Richmond, or creating your own club, Career Mode lets you carve out your legacy as one of the game’s top managers.

Finding the right signings can be difficult though, especially between the sticks where a good goalkeeper can be worth multiple points across the season.

If you’re struggling to find the right player, we’ve put together the ultimate FIFA 23 best goalkeeper guide. From the world’s elite to some talented wonderkids, you’re sure to find a safe pair of hands.


Mendy making a save in FIFA 23

Best goalkeepers in FIFA 23 Career Mode

If you’re managing one of the world’s elite clubs, having the best goalkeeper in the game could see you lifting one of football’s top prizes like the Champions League or a top-flight title like the Premier League or Bundesliga.

If money is no object, there are some incredibly highly-rated keepers in the game, but it’s going to cost you if you want to pry them away from their current club.

Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer and Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois are FIFA 23’s top goalkeepers, both coming in with an impressive 90 OVR.

Player NameAgeClubValueWageStarting OVRPotential OVR
Thibaut Courtois30Real Madrid£85.5M£220K9091
Manuel Neuer36Bayern Munich£18.5M£64K9090
Ederson29Manchester City£84.5M£195K8991
Jan Oblak29Atletico Madrid£84.5M£91K8991
Gianluigi Donnarumma23Paris Saint Germain£93.5M£97K8892
Keylor Navas35Paris Saint Germain£26.5M£76K8888
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen30FC Barcelona£65.5M£195K8889
Mike Maignan27AC Milan£70.5M£82K8790
David De Gea31Manchester United£49M£135K8787

Best young goalkeepers in FIFA 23 Career Mode

If you’re not looking to blow all your transfer budget on one goalkeeper, then looking at the game’s top prospects can be a smart move. They may not be the best in the world right now, but with some patience, you can grow them into world-class shot-stoppers.

From Dortmund’s Gregor Kobel to Nantes’ Alban Lafont, here are some future greats who won’t break the bank.

Player NameAgeClubValueWageStarting OVRPotential OVR
Gregor Kobel24Borussia Dortmund£39.5M£36K8388
Alban Lafont23FC Nantes£28M£18.5K8085
Altay Bayindir24Fenerbache£14.5M£35K7882
Illan Meslier22Leeds United£16.5M£22K7784
Florian Muller24VfB Stuttgart£7.5M£13K7680
Justin Bijlow24Feyenoord£20M£7.9K7985
Luis Maximiano23Latium (Lazio)£20M£29K7985
Robert Sanchez24Brighton & Hove Albion£12M£32.5K7783
Andriy Lunin23Real Madrid£9.5M£57K7584
Maarten Vandevoordt20Genk£3M£3.9K7084

For more FIFA 23, be sure to check out our other helpful guides:

Best custom tactics in FIFA 23 | How to get free Twitch Prime Gaming pack in FIFA 23 | Best wingers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team | Best midfielders in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team | Best strikers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team | Best goalkeepers in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team | Best defenders in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

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