Best young players in FIFA 23 Career Mode

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Signing the best young players in FIFA 23 can give you a huge advantage in Career Mode, as they all have the potential to grow into world-class talents. We’ve compiled a list of the best young players currently available in FIFA 23 so you can make sure you recruit some of the top youth prospects who will evolve into guaranteed starters.

While Ultimate Team is still the most popular mode in FIFA, a huge portion of players flock to Career Mode every year. Taking a club from obscurity all the way to the Champions League is a very exciting prospect that is unlike any other mode in the series.

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Filling out your squad with the best defenders, midfielders, and strikers is essential if you want to be competitive right away, however, you’ll also want to keep your teams future in mind by looking ahead to up-and-coming superstars. Thankfully, there are plenty of talented young players available in FIFA 23’s Career Mode for players to choose from.

Without further ado, here are the best young players available in FIFA 23’s Career Mode.


Best wonderkids in FIFA 23

If you want to really develop your Career Mode squad, we recommend searching for young players that are 24 years old or under. These youngsters have bags of potential and time is on their side when it comes to living up to that promise.

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It also means that can slowly train up their stats over many seasons, even if they’re not quite ready for the starting 11 right away.

You can check out our picks for the best young players in every FIFA 23 position below:

Best young goalkeepers in FIFA 23

Illan Meslier22Leeds UnitedGK
Maarten Vandevoordt20GenkGK
Andriy Lunin23Real MadridGK
Gianluigi Donnarumma23PSGGK
Lautaro Morales22LanusGK
Gavin Bazunu20SouthamptonGK
Alban Lafont23FC NantesGK
Justin Bijlow24FeyenoordGK
Diogo Costa22FC PortoGK
Luís Maximiano23LazioGK
Aaron Ramsdale24ArsenalGK

Best young defenders in FIFA 23

Joško Gvardiol20RB LeipzigCB
Luca Netz19Hertha BSCLB
Jarrad Branthwaite20EvertonCB
Wesley Fofana20ChelseaCB
Alphonso Davies21FC Bayern MunchenLB
Sergino Dest21BarcelonaRB
Edmond Tapsoba23Bayer LeverkusenCB
Tino Livramento19SouthamptonRB
Mohamed Simakan22RB LeipzigCB
Owen Wijndal22AjaxLB
Trent Alexander-Arnold23Liverpool FCRB
Theo Hernández24AC MilanLB
Matthijs de Ligt22Bayern MunchenCB
David Raum24RB LeipzigLB
Ridle Baku24VfL WolfsburgRB
Gonçalo Inácio20Sporting CPCB
Marc Guehi21Crystal PalaceCB
Renan Lodi24Nottingham ForestLB
João Victor da Silva Marcelino23BenficaCB
Noah Mbamba17Club BruggeCB
Adrien Truffert20Stade RennaisLB
Jean-Clair Todibo22OGC NiceCB
Víctor Chust García22Cadiz CFCB
Lutsharel Geertruida21FeyenoordRB
Rayan Aït Nouri21WolvesLB
Federico Dimarco24Inter MilanCB

Best young midfielders in FIFA 23

Jude Bellingham19Borussia DortmundCM
Florian Wirtz19Bayer LeverkusenCAM
Xavi Simons19PSVCM
Sandro Tonali22AC MilanCDM
Jamal Musiala19Bayern MunichCAM
Phil Foden22Manchester CityCAM
Ryan Gravenberch20Bayern MunichCM
Eduardo Camavinga19Real MadridCM
Pedri18FC BarcelonaCM
Maxence Caqueret 22LyonCDM
Mason Mount23ChelseaCAM
Declan Rice23West HamCDM
Aurélien Tchouaméni22Real MadridCM
Ibrahim Sangaré24PSVCDM
Yeremy Pino19Villarreal CFRM
Mattéo Guendouzi23Olympique de MarseilleCM
Désiré Doué17Stade RennaisCAM
Christoph Baumgartner22TSG 1899 HoffenheimCAM
Caden Clark19New York Red BullsCM
Arda Güler17FenerbahceCAM
Nicolas Seiwald21RB SalzburgCM
Jacob Ramsey21Aston VillaCM
Carney Chukwuemeka18ChelseaCAM
Matheus Cunha23Atletico de MadridCAM
Wilfried Gnonto18Leeds UnitedLM
Mathys Tel17Bayern MunchenLM

Best young wingers in FIFA 23

Rodrygo21Real MadridRW
Vinicius Jr22Real MadridLW
Thiago Almada21Atlanta UnitedRW
Rafael Leao23AC MilanLW
Bukayo Saka21ArsenalRM
Talles Magno20New York City FCLM
Samuel Iling-Junior18JuventusLW
Antonio Zarzana20SevillaRW
Ansu Fati19BarcelonaLW
Noni Madueke20PSVRM
Anssumane Fati19BarcelonaLW
Marcus Edwards23Sporting CPRW
Nicolás González24FlorentinaLW
Anthony Elanga20Manchester UnitedRW
Antony22Manchester UnitedRW
Stipe Biuk19Hajduk SplitLW
Sávio Moreira de Oliveira18PSVRW
Matías Soulé19JuventusRW
Rayan Cherki18Olympique LyonnaisLW
Matteo Cancellieri19LazioRW
Abdul Fatawu Issahaku18Sporting CPRW
Páez Gavira17FC BarcelonaLW

Best young strikers in FIFA 23

Youssoufa Moukoko17Borussia DortmundST
Joao Felix22Atletico MadridCF
Erling Haaland22Manchester CityST
Alexander Isak22NewcastleST
Alou Kuol21StuttgartST
Armando Broja20ChelseaST
Facundo Farías20ColonST
Dane Scarlett18SpursST
Adam Hlozek​​20Bayer LeverkusenCF
Karim Adeyemi20Borussia DortmundST
Kylian Mbappé23PSGST
Tammy Abraham24Roma FCST
Joe Gelhardt20Leeds UnitedST
Benjamin Šeško19RB SalzburgST
Marcus Rashford24Manchester UnitedST
Julián Álvarez22Manchester CityST
Jovanny Bolívar20Deportivo La GuairaST
Moise Kean22JuventusST
Mohammed Kudus21AjaxCF
Amine Gouiri22Stade RennaisST
Hugo Duro22Valencia CFST
Jesus Ferreira21FC DallasST
Pablo Solari21River PlateST
Iker Bravo17Real MadridST
Malik Tillman20RangersST

That’s everything you need to know about the best young players in FIFA 23!

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