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Best midfielders to buy in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team

Published: 18/Jan/2022 17:05

by Alex Garton

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A strong set of midfielders can dictate the pace of a game and consistently create chances for your goalscorers, so it’s key you’re aware of which players are worth picking up in FIFA 22.

FIFA 22 has finally arrived and players are enjoying all of the new features that have been added to the latest title in the franchise.  As always, Ultimate Team gives players a chance to customize and create their dream starting XI with the best footballers from across the globe.

While passing, defending, attacking and overall tactics are all key skills within the mode, the players in your squad will always be one of the biggest factors when it comes to winning games.

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Now, we’ve covered center-backs, wing-backs, wingers, and strikers, it’s time to take a look at which midfield players are best based on their ratings in FIFA 22.


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Best meta midfielders in FIFA 22

The job of a midfielder differs massively depending on their role within the team and whether they’re responsible for attacking or defensive play. Finding the perfect midfield player for your squad will come down to formation and identifying what your team is missing.

To help you locate the perfect set of midfield players, we’ve put together two lists. One will run down the best meta midfielders and the other will highlight the fastest players in the position.

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Best meta midfielders to buy in FIFA 22

Mason Mount FIFA 22 midfield
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We’ve made sure to list both defensive and attacking midfield options.

A set of top-tier midfielders are not cheap in FIFA 22, but they’re definitely a worthy investment if you want to compete with the best.

Player Name OVR Rating Position Club Price
Kevin De Bruyne 91 CM Manchester City 58,000 – 60,000
N’Golo Kante 90 CDM Chelsea 175,000 – 180,000
Joshua Kimmich 89 CDM Bayern Munich 37,000 – 40,000
Casemiro 89 CDM Real Madrid 37,000 – 40,000
Bruno Fernandes 88 CAM Manchester United 29,000 – 32,000
Toni Kroos 88 CM Real Madrid 28,000 – 29,000
Luka Modric  87  CM Real Madrid 20,000 – 22,000
Paul Pogba  87  CM Manchester United 20,000 – 21,000
Marco Varratti 87 CM PSG 20,000 – 21,000
Frankie De Jong 87 CM Barcelona 20,000 – 21,000
Leon Goretzka 87 CM Bayern Munich 19,500 – 21,000
Thomas Muller  87  CAM Bayern Munich 19,250 – 20,250
Marcos Llorente 86 CM Atletico de Madrid 14,000 – 15,000
Bernardo Silva 86 CAM Manchester City 13,000 – 14,000
Sergio Busquets 86 CDM Barcelona 13,000 – 14,000
Daniel Parejo Muñoz 86 CM Villarreal CF 13,000 – 13,500
Fabinho 86 CDM Liverpool 13,250 – 14,000
Thiago
86 CM Liverpool 13,000 – 13,500
Luiz Frello Filho Jorge 85 CM Chelsea 8,100 – 9,000
Marco Reus 85 CAM Borussia Dortmund 8,200 – 9,600
Ilkay Gündogan 85 CM Manchester City 8,500 – 9,000
Jorge Resurrección 85 CM Atletico de Madrid 8,500 – 9,000
David Silva 85 CAM Real Sociedad 8,200 – 9,000
Alejandro Gómez
85 CAM Sevilla FC 9,400 – 9,600
Wilfred Ndidi 85 CDM Leciester City 8,600 – 9,600
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic 85 CM SS L azio 9,800 – 10,800
Nicolò Barella 84 CM Inter Milan 4,800 – 5,300
Kai Havertz 84 CAM Chelsea 4,800 – 5,000
Phil Foden 84 CAM Manchester City 5,500 – 6,000
Marcelo Brozovic 84 CDM Inter Milan 4,700 – 5,000
Franck Yannick Kessié 84 CDM Milan 5,400 – 5,600
Georginio Wijnaldum 84 CM PSG 6,900 – 7,200
Marcel Sabitzer 84 CM Bayern Munich 4,600 – 5,300
Luis Alberto 84 CAM SS Lazio 4,500 – 5,000
Jordan Henderson 84 CDM Liverpool 5,000 – 6,000
Fernando Reges 84 CDM Sevilla FC 4,900 – 5,200

Fastest midfielders to buy in FIFA 22

Fastest midfielders FIFA 22
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While pace isn’t always needed in midfield, it can be a great attribute to help create chances for your strikers.

While pace is usually a stat that players look for in their strikers and wingers, it can also be incredibly useful in the midfield. This is especially true when it comes to attacking midfielders that want to go forward and create chances for the team.

Player Name OVR Rating Position Club Price
Marcos Llorente CM 88 Atletico Madrid 14,000 – 15,000
Mohammed Kudus CAM 88 Ajax 700 – 1,000
Quincy Promes CAM  88  Spartak Moscow 700 – 1,000
Alejandro Gómez CAM 87 Sevilla 9,800 – 10,000
Gonzalo Martinez CAM 87 Al Nassr 700 – 800
Alexis Claude-Maurice CAM 87 Nice 1,000 – 1,200
Frank Onyeka CDM 87 Brentford 1,700 – 1,800
Federico Valverde CM  86  Real Madrid 3,200 – 4,000
Roderigo CAM 86 Leeds United 800 – 1,000
Romarinho CAM 86 Al-Ittihad Club 700 – 1,000
Miguel Almiron CAM 86 Newcastle United 800 – 1,000
Matheus Cunha CAM 85 Atletico Mardid 750 – 1,000
Dani Rodriguez CAM 85 RCD Mallorca 750 – 1,000
Rasmus Falk CM 85 FC Kobenhavn 750 – 1,000
Lucas Robertone CAM 85 UD Almeria 750 – 1,000
Phil Foden CAM 84 Manchester City 5,500 – 6,200
Renato Sanches CM 84 LOSC 1,300 – 1,400
Sergio Canales Madrazo CM 83 Real Betis 3,700 – 4,000
Nabil Fekir CAM 83 Real Betis 5,300 – 6,000
Denis Zakaria CDM 83 M’gladbach 700 – 1,000
Nicolò Zaniolo CAM 83 Roma FC 700 – 1,000
Nikola Vlašić CAM 83 West Ham 800 – 900
Kai Havertz CAM 82 Chelsea FC 4,800 – 5,000
Jonathan Viera Ramos CAM 82 UD Las Palmas 700 – 800
Gregoire Defrel CAM 82 Sassuolo 600 – 750
Alejandro Romero Gamarra CAM 82 Al Taawoun 400 – 500
Enock Mwepu CM 82 Brighton 650 – 750
Frenkie de Jong CM 81 Barcelona 19,000 – 20,000
Leon Goretzka CM 81 Bayern Munich 20,500 – 21,500
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain CM 81 Liverpool 800 – 1,100
Konrad Laimer CDM 81 RB Leipzig 700 – 800
Iker Muniain Goñi CAM 81 Athletic Club 3,100 – 4,100
Piotr Zieliński CM 81 Napoli 700 – 800
Alexandr Golovin CM 81 AS Monaco 1,000 – 1,100
Ainsley Maitland-Niles CDM 81 Arsenal 900 – 1,000

So, there you have it, those are our lists of the best and fastest midfielders to pick up in FIFA 22’s Ultimate Team.

Don’t forget to check out our pre-order guide if you’re unsure what perks each edition of the game offers.

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