Best Cheap Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

Best Cheap Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

 

Are you building a low-budget squad but you are not sure about which midfielders you should buy? Follow our suggestions of the best free midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode.

 


 
 

How to choose Best Cheap Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

 

In this article, we will suggest the best free midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode that you should be able to use in your club. Keep in mind that the best players for us may not be for you. It depends of your club, your other players, formation, transfer budget, wages budget, play style, preferences, etc…

To select the best players, we have mainly into consideration their stats, potential and age.

 

In our website we suggest midfielders of three categories:

✔️ Best of the Best
Ideal for unlimited wallets or for who wants the best.
 
✔️ Best Deals
Decent midfielders that you can find at good prices or be ending their contracts.

 
✔️ Best Young
Under 23 midfielders with great growth. Potential future top players.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Best Cheap Defensive Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

FERNANDINHO
Nationality: Brazil 🇧🇷
Club (first season): Manchester City
Rating: 82
Potential (1): 82
Age: 32

There are many good midfielders in the last year of contract. The problem is that Thiago Motta, Michael Carrick and Garreth Barry, just to name some, are too old for your team. Fernandinho still have one or two good seasons to play and for that reason you should try to convince him joining your team.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

CHEIKHOU KOUYATÉ
Nationality: Senegal 🇸🇳
Club (first season): West Ham United
Rating: 77
Potential (1): 79
Age: 27

If you need a solid central defensive midfielder, you should give a try to Kouyate. He’s very strong, fast and has great defensive skills.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

FRANCO MUSSIS
Nationality: Argentina 🇦🇷
Club (first season): San Lorenzo de Almagro
Rating: 76
Potential (1): 81
Age: 25

If you need a decent central defensive midfielder but you don’t have money, maybe you should look to Mussis. He’s in last year of contract and he will still develop a lot.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

OKAY YOKUSLU
Nationality: Turkey 🇹🇷
Club (first season): Trabzonspor
Rating: 76
Potential (1): 81
Age: 23

We know he isn’t a super player, but you are reading the cheap midfielders guide, right?


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

DANI GARCIA
Nationality: Spain 🇪🇸
Club (first season): SD Eibar
Rating: 81
Potential (1): 82
Age: 27

Pace is not very important for this position but Dani Garcia is so slow… in fact, that’s his unique weaknesses..


 
 
 

🏆 BEST CHEAP CENTRE DEFENSIVE MIDFIELDERS
TOP 10

1️⃣ Fernandinho
2️⃣ Cheikhou Kouyate
3️⃣ Franco Mussis
4️⃣ Okay Yokuslu
5️⃣ Dani Garcia
6️⃣ Kellyn Acosta
7️⃣ Recio
8️⃣ Miguel Veloso
9️⃣ Musa Cagiran
1️⃣0️⃣ Luca Mazzitelli

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

Best Cheap Centre Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

LEON GORETZKA
Nationality: Germany 🇩🇪
Club (first season): Schalke 04
Rating: 82
Potential (1): 88
Age: 22

NGoretzka is one of the best young players in the world. His overall rating is ‘only’ 82 but he already has some incredible stats: stamina 86, pace 84, reactions 83, aggression 84, short passing 83, ball control 82, interception 82…


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

ANDER HERRERA
Nationality: Spain 🇪🇸
Club (first season): Manchester United
Rating: 84
Potential (1): 84
Age: 28

It’s not easy to find players of this age and this quality in the end of their contacts. Herrera is a amazing midfielder who may be a good addition to your team.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

VINCENT KOZIELLO
Nationality: France 🇫🇷
Club (first season): OGC Nice
Rating: 78
Potential (1): 85
Age: 21

Koziello is a young French player who still hasn’t reached the top form. If you need a maestro for your team, sign him for free in January.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

OGUZHAN OZYAKUP
Nationality: Turkey 🇹🇷
Club (first season): Besiktas JK
Rating: 80
Potential (1): 85
Age: 25

Ozyakup is a good player for average teams. If you sign him, he will make several assists to his team mates.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

JACK WILSHERE
Nationality: England 🇬🇧
Club (first season): Arsenal
Rating: 81
Potential (1): 84
Age: 25

This popular and creative midfielder is running out of contract. Should he renew with Arsenal or sign a new one with you?


 
 
 

🏆 BEST CHEAP CENTRE MIDFIELDERS
TOP 10

1️⃣ Leon Goretzka
2️⃣ Ander Herrera
3️⃣ Vincent Koziello
4️⃣ Oguzhan Ozyakup
5️⃣ Jack Wilshere
6️⃣ Aaron Ramsey
7️⃣ Santi Cazorla
8️⃣ Benat
9️⃣ Christopher Nkunku
1️⃣0️⃣ Marcelo Diaz

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

Best Cheap Centre Attacking Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

MESUT OZIL
Nationality: Germany 🇩🇪
Club (first season): Arsenal
Rating: 88
Potential (1): 88
Age: 28

Everyone knows who Ozil is. His contract with Arsenal is expiring and it’s your time to convince him to leave his mark in your club.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

ROSS BARKLEY
Nationality: England 🇬🇧
Club (first season): Everton
Rating: 81
Potential (1): 86
Age: 23

Barkley is a great player who will improve much more in the coming years. Signing him now for free is your best option.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

JUAN MATA
Nationality: Spain 🇪🇸
Club (first season): Manchester United
Rating: 84
Potential (1): 84
Age: 29

Here is another popular player who can be yours without paying a single dollar. You can’t lose opportunities like these ones.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

MAXIMILIAN MEYER
Nationality: Germany 🇩🇪
Club (first season): Schalke 04
Rating: 79
Potential (1): 86
Age: 22

Meyer is not ready yet to play in a top club. However, in two seasons he will be much better than he is now. He is free in January. We thought you would want to know…


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

MATHEUS PEREIRA
Nationality: Brazil 🇧🇷
Club (first season): FC Girondins de Bordeaux
Rating: 70
Potential (1): 85
Age: 19

Matheus is just 19 but already has so much talent! Keep two eyes on this kid.


 
 
 

🏆 BEST CHEAP CENTRE ATTACKING MIDFIELDERS
TOP 10

1️⃣ Mesut Ozil
2️⃣ Ross Barkley
3️⃣ Juan Mata
4️⃣ Maximilian Meyer
5️⃣ Matheus Pereira
6️⃣ Bernard
7️⃣ Konstantinos Fortounis
8️⃣ Amato Ciciretti
9️⃣ Canales
1️⃣0️⃣ Zinedine Machach

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

Best Cheap Right Midfielders / Wingers for FIFA 18 Career Mode

 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

LIONEL MESSI
Nationality: Argentina 🇦🇷
Club (first season): FC Barcelona
Rating: 93
Potential (1): 93
Age: 30

We know it is not easy to sign Messi for free but close your eyes and imagine. You don’t have to pay to dream.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

ARJEN ROBBEN
Nationality: Netherlands 🇳🇱
Club (first season): FC Bayern
Rating: 88
Potential (1): 88
Age: 33

This is your chance to play with one of the best FIFA 18 Career Mode players . He’s 33 but he still can make the difference in your team for one or two seasons.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

CARLOS VELA
Nationality: Mexico 🇲🇽
Club (first season): Real Sociedad
Rating: 82
Potential (1): 82
Age: 28

Vela is a fantastic player: good shot, very fast and good dribbling. If he was younger…


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

ERIK LAMELA
Nationality: Argentina 🇦🇷
Club (first season): Tottenham Hotspur
Rating: 80
Potential (1): 83
Age: 25

Lamela is a great player for almost any team. He’s not in his top form, but he can still be very useful, especially if you don’t have to pay anything for him.

 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

YANN KARAMOH
Nationality: France 🇫🇷
Club (first season): Inter
Rating: 71
Potential (1): 85
Age: 19

Your wishing list has room for one more player? Then, you need to add this one. He is a decent player who will become a top class winger.


 
 
 
 

🏆 BEST CHEAP RIGHT MIDFIELDERS / WINGERS
TOP 10

1️⃣ Lionel Messi
2️⃣ Arjen Robben
3️⃣ Carlos Vela
4️⃣ Erik Lamela
5️⃣ Yann Karamoh
6️⃣ Joel Campbell
7️⃣ Unai Lopez
8️⃣ Jorginho
9️⃣ Nahuel Leiva
1️⃣0️⃣ C. Aleman

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

Best Cheap Left Midfielders / Wingers for FIFA 18 Career Mode

 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

ALEXIS SÁNCHEZ
Nationality: Chile 🇨🇱
Club (first season): Arsenal
Rating: 89
Potential (1): 89
Age: 28

Sánchez is one of the best left midfielders money can buy. In this case, since he is in his last year of contract, you only have to convince him to join your team.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

FRANCK RIBÉRY
Nationality: France 🇫🇷
Club (first season): FC Bayern
Rating: 86
Potential (1): 86
Age: 34

Just like his team mate Robben, Ribéry is still fast and has an amazing dribbling. He can be very useful for one or two seasons.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

LEONARDO SPINAZOLLA
Nationality: Italy 🇮🇹
Club (first season): Atalanta
Rating: 76
Potential (1): 82
Age: 24

You need to be fast to have the chance of signing him for free. There are many other clubs interested in this left midfielder. This is the kind of opportunities you can not miss.


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

DIEGO LAXALT
Nationality: Uruguay 🇺🇾
Club (first season): Genoa
Rating: 78
Potential (1): 82
Age: 24

He’s fast, has a very high stamina and good dribbling skills. His contract is expiring and may be a decent addition for (almost) any club. Do you know what you have to do, right?


 
 
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Best Midfielders for FIFA 18 Career Mode

AMIN YOUNES
Nationality: Germany 🇩🇪
Club (first season): Ajax
Rating: 77
Potential (1): 81
Age: 24

Another less popular young player which is in the last year of contract. His stats don’t impress but he will grow up very fast in the coming years.


 
 
 
 

🏆 BEST CHEAP LEFT MIDFIELDERS / WINGERS
TOP 10

1️⃣ Alexis Sanchez
2️⃣ Franck Ribery
3️⃣ Leonardo Spinazzola
4️⃣ Diego Laxalt
5️⃣ Amin Younes
6️⃣ Mahmoud Kahraba
7️⃣ Peter Etebo
8️⃣ Jonathan Bamba
9️⃣ Jairo
1️⃣0️⃣ Alexandr Zuev

 
 
 

If you want to check the best cheap midfielders of previous years, just click over it:

FIFA 17
FIFA 16
FIFA 15
FIFA 14

 
 
 
 
Notes:
(1) Potential is an average of estimated rating a player can reach. It doesn’t mean that you will reach that overall nor that you won’t overcome it.

 
 

5 COMMENTS

  1. you know a lot of these players are too young to sign on pre-contracts. they have to be older than 23 to sign for free in january 2018

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