EA FC 24 Career Mode: Best free agents & contract expiry players

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Football fans have started to plot their dream EA FC 24 Career Mode, and there will be plenty of thrifty moves up for grabs with players nearing the end of their contracts. Here are the best free agents and contract expiry players expected in EA FC 24.

EA FC 24 is set to offer a massive roster of licensed leagues, teams, and players across its various modes. This means fans will have access to the most famous players from the Premier League, Ligue 1, LaLiga, and many more while building their squads.

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While Ultimate Team will no doubt be the most popular mode, Career Mode still has a dedicated fanbase, and players will be aiming to lead their club to glory in EA Sports FC. A successful Career Mode hinges on the signings you make, and free agents or contract expiry players can be a cheap way to secure a big name.

Here are the best contract expiry players and free agents you should sign in EA FC 24 Career Mode when it arrives later this year.

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Best free agents & contract expiry players in EA FC 24 Career Mode

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Manuel Neuer is nearing the end of his contract with Bayern.

EA FC 24 Career Mode includes fairly accurate versions of actual contracts, meaning players that are nearing the end of their deal in real life will be available on the cheap in-game. Free agents are players without a club after their deal expired, while contract expiry players have one year left and clubs might be looking to cash in while they still can.

Using data from Transfermarkt, we’ve put together a guide of the best free agents and contract expiry players to go for in EA Sports FC. However, it’s worth keeping in mind that the transfer market is still open, so the situation may change for some of these players ahead of launch.

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Best EA FC 24 Career Mode free agents & contract expiry goalkeepers

Player NameClub/Released fromType
David De GeaManchester UnitedFree Agent
David RayaBrentfordContract Expiry
Koen CasteelsWolfsburgContract Expiry
Manuel NeuerBayern MunichContract Expiry
Alex MeretNapoliContract Expiry
Hugo LlorisSpursContract Expiry
Alban LafontNatesContract Expiry
Rui PatricioRomaContract Expiry

Best EA FC 24 Career Mode free agents & contract expiry defenders

Player NamePositionClub/Released fromType
Sergio RamosCBPSGFree Agent
Yerry MinaCBEvertonFree Agent
Axel TuanzebeCBManchester UnitedFree Agent
Presnel KimpembeCBPSGContract Expiry
Eric DierCBSpursContract Expiry
Nico ElvediCBGladbachContract Expiry
Lukas KolstermannCBRB LeipzigContract Expiry
Mario HermosoCBAtletico MadridContract Expiry
Benjamin PavardRBBayern MunichContract Expiry
Alejandro BaldeLBBarcelonaContract Expiry
Davinson SanchezCBSpursContract Expiry
Tiago DjaoCBLilleContract Expiry
Leonardo SpinazzolaLBRomaContract Expiry
Kyler WalkerRBManchester CityContract Expiry
Aaron Wan-BissakaRBManchester UnitedContract Expiry

Best EA FC 24 Career Mode free agents & contract expiry midfielders

Player NamePositionClub/Released fromType
Daichi KamadaCAMEintracht FrankfurtFree Agent
Alex Oxlade-ChamberlainCMLiverpoolFree Agent
Jesse LingardCAMNottingham ForestFree Agent
Pablo FornalsCAMWest Ham UnitedContract Expiry
Adrien RabiotCMJuventusContract Expiry
Guido RodriguezCDMReal BetisContract Expiry
Pitor ZielinskiCMNapoliContract Expiry
Youssouf FofanaCDMMonacoContract Expiry
JorginhoCMArsenalContract Expiry
KokeCMAtletico MadridContract Expiry
ThiagoCMLiverpoolContract Expiry
Toni KroosCMReal MadridContract Expiry
Yannick CarrascoLMAtletico MadridContract Expiry
Alex IwobiRMEvertonContract Expiry
Tomas SoucekCDMWest Ham UnitedContract Expiry
Djibril SowCDMEintracht FrankfurtContract Expiry

Best EA FC 24 Career Mode free agents & contract expiry attackers

Player NamePositionClub/Released fromType
Alfredo MorelosSTRangersFree Agent
Alexis SanchezCFMarseilleFree Agent
Eden HazardLWReal MadrdFree Agent
Lucas MouraRWSpursFree Agent
Adama TraoreRWWolvesFree Agent
Kylian MbappeSTPSGContract Expiry
Harry KaneSTSpursContract Expiry
Alvaro MorataSTAtletico MadridContract Expiry
Wissam Ben YedderSTMonacoContract Expiry
Calum WilsonSTNewcastle UnitedContract Expiry
RafaRWBenficaContract Expiry
Anthony MartialSTManchester UnitedContract Expiry
Demari GrayLWEvertonContract Expiry
Hirving LozanoRWNapoliContract Expiry

Those were all of the best free agents & contract expiry players to sign in EA FC 24. As the transfer window continues to conjure up more high-profile moves, we’ll be sure to update this page ahead of launch.

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