EA respond to broken FIFA 21 Pro Clubs skill points & player runs - Dexerto

EA respond to broken FIFA 21 Pro Clubs skill points & player runs

Published: 11/Oct/2020 14:20

by Connor Bennett


EA SPORTS have responded to major issues with FIFA 21’s Pro Clubs including one that is preventing players from earning skill points at the correct speed. 

As FIFA has evolved over the years, so have some of the most popular modes. FIFA Ultimate Team has done away with things like the collection and tournaments, adding FUT Champs in their place. 

In the case of Pro Clubs, the changes have affected the way you upgrade your player. Previously, you’d have a book of accomplishments to work towards, but that has been replaced by a skill tree. 

To upgrade your pro now, in FIFA 21, you need skill points that are awarded after games at certain moments. However, some players have been experiencing issues. 

Pro Clubs goal being scored in FIFA
Pro Clubs lets you play as yourself in FIFA

Players have been reporting that, while their teammates are receiving skill points with regularity, they’re struggling to get them when they’re supposed to.

As a result of many players flagging the issue, EA SPORTS have added it to their new public Trello board and labeled it as being investigated alongside some other problems that players are running into. 

That also includes another Pro Clubs issue where other user-controlled players can instruct others to make directed runs, which can cause issues if you’re through on goals.

Screenshot of EA Sports' trello board
Screenshot via Trello
The issues are a part of the investigating column on Trello.

As of writing, there is no fix for either issue, but with EA actively investigating them, it might not be all that long before a solution is put out as part of an update. This would likely require a download rather than it just being as part of a server side hotfix. 

Players will no doubt be hoping that the skill points issue is addressed quicker than the directed runs problem so that their ratings aren’t left behind in the coming weeks and months as other pros get better and better with each passing game.


How to complete FIFA 21 Ibrahima Niane POTM SBC (Player of the Month)

Published: 23/Oct/2020 10:04

by David Purcell


EA SPORTS have unveiled the first Ligue 1 Player of the Month card of this game’s life cycle, with FC Metz’s firing striker being rewarded for his red-hot form. So, let’s look at how you can complete the new FIFA 21 Ibrahima Niane POTM SBC, with details on price and solutions. 

This is just one of a bunch of players to be named POTM for their respective leagues, with the likes of Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Ansu Fati, and Andrej Kramaric picking up the prize for September.

As for the French top flight, the month was all about Niane, as the 6ft2 talisman made his mark on the Ligue 1.

The winner was announced on October 22 on the official EA SPORTS FIFA Twitter account, seen below, posting a short video compilation of his goals.

Now we know how his card shapes up, let’s take a look through the FIFA 21 Niane POTM SBC requirements.

FIFA 21 Ibrahima Niane POTM SBC


If you’re looking to add the speedy Senegalese sniper to your team, here’s the full list of requirements.

  • Players from Ligue 1: Min 1
  • IF Players: Min 1
  • Squad Rating: Min 84
  • Team Chemistry: Min 60
  • Players in the Squad: 11

Cost and solution

Cost: 40,000 to 45,000 coins (FUTBIN)


FIFA 21 Niane SBC
Here’s how to complete this challenge and get Niane POTM in FIFA 21.

So, there you have it! That’s how you can complete this FIFA 21 Ibrahima Niane POTM SBC challenge for a relatively low price.

This is going to be a huge addition to the arsenal of players using Ligue 1 or hybrid squads with French league players, much like the new Laurent Koscielny Flashback SBC – which is still live for a limited amount of time.

For the price you can get him for, Niane looks to be a decent acquisition – especially if you compare this challenge to some that have gone before it. For more FIFA 21 news, tips, and guides follow us on Twitter @UltimateTeamUK.