Best goalkeepers to buy in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team

Published: 14/Oct/2020 1:49 Updated: 15/Oct/2020 15:00

by Alex Tsiaoussidis


FIFA 21 Ultimate Team is about defense as much as attack, even if it’s not so fun, and the key to any great defense is goalkeepers. The men between the sticks are the backbone of the team; here are eight of the best you’ll want to buy early in this year’s FIFA grind.

FIFA 21 Ultimate Team players love to focus on their attackers. It’s hard to match the satisfaction one feels after scoring a bullet from a fantastic build-up. But it’s a good idea to invest some coins in the defense as well, and it’s especially important to buy a good goalkeeper.


After all, it doesn’t matter how much you score. If you’re conceding goals regularly, you’ll have a harder time winning. To make things easier, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best goalkeepers in all price ranges and from different leagues.

Here’s eight goalkeepers you have to buy in FIFA 21, courtesy of FUTBIN’s database.


Odisseas Vlachodimos – SL Benfica

OVR: 81

Price: 700

Vlachodimos has been solid for the Portuguese powerhouse since moving from Panathinaikos in 2018.

Aitor Fernandez – Levante FC

OVR: 83


Price: 2000

Aitor Fernández has been one of Levante’s standout players since joining in 2018.

Lopes – Olympique Lyon

OVR: 83

Price: 2100

Anthony Lopes is a Lyon man through and through. He’s been with the club since he was 10.

Kasper Schmeichel – Leicester City

OVR: 84

Price: 3500

Being the son of one of the all-time greatest goalkeepers, Kasper Schmeichel had large boots to fill. Needless to say, he’s done a pretty good job.

Rui Patricio – Wolverhampton Wolves

OVR: 84

Price: 4000

Wolverhampton Wanderers had an impressive season last year, and Rui Patricio played a major role in their success.

Gianluigi Donnarumma – AC Milan

OVR: 85

Price: 7000

Gianluigi Donnarumma has been one of the best goalkeepers in Serie A since he was a teenager.

Bernd Leno – Arsenal

OVR: 85

Price: 10000

Bernd Leno was stellar at Bayer Leverkusen. Arsenal took notice and signed him in 2018.

Yann Sommer – Borussia Mönchengladbach

OVR: 86

Price: 11000

Yann Sommer made a name for himself at FC Basel and has since proven he is one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

Samir Handanovic – Inter Milan

OVR: 88

Price: 19750

Samir Handanović is arguably the best goalkeeper in Serie A and has been for quite some time.

Jan Oblak – Atletico Madrid

OVR: 91

Price: 41500

Jan Oblak is the highest-rated goalkeeper in FIFA 21. He’s not too expensive considering his whopping 91 Overall.

And with that, our list of the best goalkeepers in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team has come to an end. If you’re interested in seeing our list of the best wingers, click here.

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