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FIFA 23 Ultimate Team: Best midfielders you can buy

The best midfielders in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team can give you a major advantage on the pitch, so here are FUT’s meta midfielders.



Best FIFA 23 midfielders Ultimate Team

FIFA 23 Ultimate Team is well underway and we’ve listed the best midfielders you can add to your FUT squad.

Dominating the middle of the pitch is a surefire method to achieving Ultimate Team success in FIFA 23. With chemistry changes altering the way players build their FUT squads, you can harness the strength of new midfield combinations in FIFA 23.

Picking the right midfield options can be difficult given the versatility of the position. Some players may be asked to protect the backline, while others will look to advance play and pick out your forwards.

We’ve put together a list of the highest-rated, meta, and best cheap midfielders in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team.

Best midfielders in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

The midfield position in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team is classified into three categories: CDM, CM, and CAM. The formation you prefer to utilize in FUT will dictate which of the best midfielders you’ll look to fit into your squad.

In FIFA 23, it’s entirely possible for players with lower ratings to outperform those with higher ratings. For this reason, we’ve compiled separate lists for the highest-rated, best cheap, and best meta midfielders in FIFA 23.

Highest-rated midfielders in FUT 23

Player NameRatingPositionClub
Kevin De Bruyne91CMManchester City
Joshua Kimmich89CDMBayern Munich
Casemiro89CDMManchester United
N’Golo Kante89CDMChelsea
Toni Kroos88CMReal Madrid
Bernardo Silva88CAMManchester City
Luka Modric88CMReal Madrid
Marco Verratti87CMPSG
Leon Goretzka87CMBayern Munich
Frankie De Jong87CMBarcelona
Thomas Muller87CAMBayern Munich
Rodri87CDMManchester City
Bruno Fernandes86CAMManchester United
Daniel Parejo Muñoz86CMVillarreal CF
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic86CMLazio
Nicolo Barella86CMInter Milan
Marcelo Brozovic86CDMInter Milan
Marco Reus85CAMBorussia Dortmund
Ilkay Gündogan85CMManchester City
Paul Pogba85CMJuventus
Nabil Fekir85CAMReal Betis
Sergio Busquets85CDMBarcelona
Wilfred Ndidi84CDMLeicester City
Alejandro Gómez84CAMSevilla FC
Kai Havertz84CAMChelsea
Marcos LLorente84CMAtletico Madrid
Franck Yannick Kessié84CDMBarcelona
Sandro Tonali84CDMA.C. Milan
Declan Rice84CAMWest Ham
Rodrigo De Paul84CMAtletico Madrid
Youri Tielemans84CMLeicester City
Thomas Partey84CDMArsenal
Mason Mount84CAMChelsea
Federico Valverde84CMReal Madrid
Lorenzo Pellegrini84CMRoma
Hakan Calhanoglu84CMInter Milan
Martin Odegaard84CAMArsenal
Mateo Kovacic84CMChelsea
Jude Bellingham84CMBorussia Dortmund

Meta midfielders in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

While the highest-rated midfielders might boast the best overall stats, some have failed to hit the upper ranks of FIFA 23’s meta. The best meta midfielders in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team are more likely to feel like the best players in the game as you glide across the center of the pitch.

Here are the best meta midfielders in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team:

Player NameClubPositionRatingPrice
Kevin De BruyneManchester CityCM9157,000
Leon GoretzkaBayern MunichCM8721,000
CasemiroManchester UnitedCDM8936,500
Franck KessieBarcelonaCDM842,500
Marcos LlorenteAtletico MadridCM845,000
Frenkie de JongBarcelonaCM8720,000
N’Golo KanteChelseaCDM8950,000
Sandro TonaliA.C. MilanCDM843,300
Renato SanchesPSGCM803,000
Federico ValverdeReal MadridCM845,000

Best cheap midfielders in FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

Those who are just getting their FIFA 23 Ultimate Team journey started will want to save some coins and focus on building a cheap squad that can still produce results. Luckily, there are plenty of cheap midfielders that can bolster your squad while you save up on coins.

Check out our picks for the best cheap midfielders in FIFA 23 below:

Player NameClubPositionRatingPrice
Martin OdegaardArsenalCAM843,600
Jude BellinghamBorussia DortmundCM842,800
Emre CanBorussia DortmundCM821,300
Aurelien TchouameniReal MadridCM821,200
Lucas PaquetaWest HamCAM821,200
Konrad LaimerRB LeipzigCDM831,000
Rodrigo Javier De PaulAtletico MadridCM842,500
Carlos SolerPSGCM83950
FredManchester UnitedCM80900
Seko FofanaRC LensCM81900

Those were the best midfielders in FIFA 23’s Ultimate Team based on rating, the current meta, and their price. We’ll be updating this page regularly to add the latest top midfielders as more cards make their way to the game.

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