Best midfielders for FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

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FIFA 23 Ultimate Team matches can hang on the balance of your midfield. Playmakers can open up defenses while holding players can protect it. In this guide, we’ve brought you a list of the best midfielders to consider in FIFA 23.

Making sure to fill out your Ultimate Team squad with top talent should be a priority for players who want to dominate the mode in FIFA 23. The brand-new Chemistry system has given players the opportunity to put the best stars from around the world into amazing squads – allowing for powerhouse team combinations.

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The midfielder role is extremely important in any team as the right player will provide strikers with the opportunity to score, not only that but it will also give your defenders some much-needed protection in the game.

These are the best midfielders available in FIFA 23.


Best midfielders in FIFA 23

The role of a midfielder in FIFA 23 can vary massively depending on how your team is set up. You may be looking for someone to break up the play and stop attacks, or a versatile player that can do a bit of everything.

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No matter what, the best bet is to pick out the players with the highest stats as they will perform best on the pitch, and there’s plenty of talent to choose from in FIFA 23. These are the best meta midfielders in FIFA 23.

Best meta midfielders to buy in FIFA 23

Player Name Rating Position Club
Kevin De Bruyne 91 CM Manchester City
Joshua Kimmich 89 CDM Bayern Munich
Casemiro 89 CDM Manchester United
N’Golo Kante 88 CDM Chelsea
Toni Kroos 88 CM Real Madrid
Luka Modric 88 CM Real Madrid
Bernardo Silva 88 CAM Manchester City
Fabinho 87 CDM Liverpool
Thomas Muller 87 CAM Bayern Munich
Leon Goretzka 87 CM Bayern Munich
Marco Varratti 87 CM PSG
Frankie De Jong 87 CM Barcelona
Bruno Fernandes 86 CAM Manchester United
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic 86 CM SS Lazio
Nicolò Barella 86 CM Inter Milan
Daniel Parejo Muñoz 86 CM Villarreal CF
Marcelo Brozovic 86 CDM Inter Milan
Thiago 86 CM Liverpool
Marco Reus 85 CAM Borussia Dortmund
Paul Pogba 85 CM Juventus
Ilkay Gündogan 85 CM Manchester City
Jorginho 85 CM Chelsea
Pedri 85 CM Barcelona
Nabil Fekir 84 CAM Real Betis
Kai Havertz 84 CAM Chelsea
Sergio Busquets 85 CDM Barcelona
Youri Tielemans 84 CM Leicester City
Franck Yannick Kessié 84 CDM Barcelona
Mateo Kovacic 84 CM Chelsea
Mason Mount 84 CAM Chelsea
Marcos Llorente 84 CM Atletico de Madrid
Thomas Partey 84 CDM Arsenal
Sandro Tonali 84 CDM AC Milan
Lorenzo Pellegrini 84 CAM Roma
Hakan Calhanoglu 84 CM Inter Milan
Wilfred Ndidi 84 CDM Leicester City
Marcel Sabitzer 84 CM Bayern Munich
Luis Alberto 84 CAM SS Lazio
Alejandro Gómez 84 CAM Sevilla FC
Federico Valverde 83 CM Real Madrid
Merino 83 CM Real Sociedad
Konrad Laimer 83 CDM RB Leipzig
Carlos Soler 83 CM PSG
David Silva 83 CAM Real Sociedad
Thomas Lemar 83 CM Atletico Madrid
Jordan Henderson 83 CDM Liverpool
Koke 83 CM Atletico Madrid
Piotr Zielinski 83 CAM Napoli
Fabian 83 CM PSG
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg 83 CDM Spurs
Fernando 83 CDM Sevilla
Ruben Neves 83 CM Wolves
Luis Alberto 83 CM Lazio
Jorge Resurreccion 83 CM Atletico Madrid
Manuel Locatelli 82 CM Juventus
Florian Wirtz 82 CAM Leverkusen
Aurélien Tchouaméni 82 CM Real Madrid
Dani Olmo 82 CAM RB Leipzig
Steven Berghuis 82 CAM Ajax
Lucas Paquetá 82 CAM West Ham
Coutinho 82 CAM Aston Villa
Dimitri Payet 82 CAM Olympique de Marseille
Christian Eriksen 82 CM Manchester United
Isco 82 CAM Sevilla FC
Emre Can 82 CM Borussia Dortmund
Sergi Darder 82 CM RCD Espanyol
Geoffrey Kondogbia 82 CM Atletico Madrid
Ismaël Bennacer 82 CDM Inter Milan
Idrissa Gueye 82 CDM Everton
Ivan Rakitić 82 CM Sevilla FC
James Maddison 82 CAM Leicester City

Fastest midfielders in FIFA 23

Pace is also vitally important in FIFA 23, and the middle of the park is no exception. A high Pace stat allows midfielders to make bombing runs in behind, or track back and help out the defense.

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If you’re looking to inject some speed into the team, here are the fastest midfielders in FIFA 23:

Player Name Position Club Pace
Yimmi Chará CAM Portland Timbers 91
Mohammed Kudus CAM Ajax 88
Marcos Llorente CM Atletico Madrid 88
Federico Valverde CM Real Madrid 87
Alejandro Gomez CAM Sevilla 86
Nicolas De La Cruz CM River Plate 85
Thiago Almada CAM Atlanta United 85
Konrad Laimer CDM RB Leipzig 84
Nabil Fekir CAM Real Betis 83
Renato Sanches CM PSG 83
Denis Zakaria CDM Chelsea 82
Frenkie De Jong CM Barcelona 82
Henrikh Mkhitarian CAM Inter Milan 82
Matheus Nunes CM Wolves 82
Mohamed Camara CDM Monaco 82
Sergi Darder CM Espanyol 82
Thomas Lemar CM Atletico Madrid 82
Weston McKennie CM Juventus 82
Szymon Żurkowski CM Fiorentina 82
Enock Mwepu CM Brighton 82
Kai Havertz CAM Chelsea 81
Daniel-Kofi Kyereh CAM SC Freiburg 81
Sandro Tonali CDM Milan 81
Piotr Zieliński CAM Napoli 81
Sebastián Driussi CAM Austin FC 81
Alejandro Romero Gamarra CAM Al Taawoun 81
Steven Berghuis CAM Ajax 80
Coronado CAM Al Ittihad 80
Carlos Soler CM PSG 80
Emre Can CM Borussia Dortmund 80
Jonathan Viera CAM UD Las Palmas 80
Melendo CAM Granada CF 80
Oxlade-Chamberlain CM Liverpool 80

For more on FIFA 23, take a look at some of our other guides:

FIFA 23 ICONS | FIFA 23 FUT Heroes | FIFA 23 crossplay explained | Best FIFA 23 custom tactics, meta formations & player instructions | FIFA 23 TOTW squads: Team of the Week explained | How to do the best FIFA 23 celebrations | Best FIFA 23 camera settings for Ultimate Team

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