Best defenders to sign in EA FC 24 Career Mode

Souhardya Choudhury
EA FC 24 Rúben Dias and Van Dijk

EA FC 24 has a bunch of unique features that refresh the series, but you can still enjoy every fan-favorite game mode like Career. If you want help to build a solid team, here’s a list of the best defenders with the highest ratings to sign in EA FC 24 Career mode.

EA FC 24, which is a rebranding of the famed FIFA franchise, comes with several new features like new ratings and UI, but you can still enjoy the core modes like Career and Ultimate Team which have been improved quite a bit.

EA FC 24’s Career mode has Total Management and Spectator game modes on offer, but in order to make the most of these features, you’ll require a balanced team with skillful strikers, midfielders, wingers, and defenders.

From veterans like Virgil Van Djik to rising talents like Éder Militão, here are the best defenders in EA FC 24 Career mode.

Best defenders in EA FC 24 Career Mode

EA FC 24 Ultimate Team players
EA FC 24 was released on September 29 for PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Now that the official ratings for EA FC 24 Career Mode have been unveiled, players can identify the key players to focus on and recruit in the popular mode to gain an advantage over their opponents.

Here are the best defenders to sign in EA FC 24 Career Mode:

Rúben DiasManchester CityCB89
Virgil van DijkLiverpoolCB89
Matthijs de LigtBayern MunichCB86
Ronald AraujoBarcelonaLB86
Andrew RobertsonLiverpoolRB86
Éder MilitãoReal MadridCB86
João CanceloBarcelonaLB86
Trent Alexander-ArnoldLiverpoolCB86
Marcos AcuñaSevillaLB85
David AlabaReal MadridCB85

On the number one spot is Rúben Dias, who played a crucial role for Manchester City during the 2022/2023 season, contributing significantly to the exceptional defensive performance that enabled the team to achieve a remarkable treble, further cementing their reputation as one of the world’s top defensive teams.

While several other players, including Virgil van Dijk, Marquinhos, Matthijs de Ligt, Robertson, and Trent Alexander-Arnold, may not have accumulated as many titles as they typically do in a season, their contributions were vital in preventing their respective teams from suffering numerous defeats.

Additionally, Marcos Acuña and Ronald Araujo, both prominent defenders in La Liga, will also be top choices to be paired in the EA FC 24 Career Mode.

Éder Militão stands out as a promising talent on this list, being only 25 years old. He, along with his Real Madrid teammate David Alaba, have proven to be essential assets in the defensive lines of their team.

All in all, those were the best defenders to sign in EA FC 24 Career Mode. For more on EA Sports FC, be sure to check out our other guides:

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