Best Young Defenders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

Best Young Defenders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

Are you building your squad but you are not sure about which young centre backs and full backs you should buy? Follow our suggestions of the best young defenders for FIFA 20 Career Mode.

 
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How to choose the Best Young Defenders

In this article we suggest the best young defenders for FIFA 20 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 on your club, 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 defenders of three categories:

1 Best of the Best
Ideal for unlimited wallets or for who wants the best.
 
2 Free Agents
Decent defenders that you can find for free or ending their contracts.
 
3 Best Young
Under 23 defenders with great growth. Potential future top players.

 
 
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Best Young Centre Backs for FIFA 20 Career Mode

 

Best Young Defenders for FIFA 20 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

01 MATTHIJS DE LIGT
Nationality: Netherlands 🇳🇱
Club (first season): Juventus
Rating: 85
Potential (1): 93
Age: 19
Value: €47.5M
Wage: €62K

De Ligt is the best young centre back of FIFA 19 Career Mode. He is so good that he also made part of our best defenders list. You will love his stats, especially the defensive and physical ones.


 
 
Best Young Right Backs for FIFA 20 Career Mode

02 ÉDER MILITÃO
Nationality: Brazil 🇧🇷
Club (first season): Real Madrid
Rating: 81
Potential (1): 88
Age: 21
Value: €21.5M
Wage: €105K

It won’t be easy to convince Chelsea to sell him but if you have that luck, don’t waste the chance to have in our team one of the best defenders money can buy.


 
 
Best Young Right Backs for FIFA 20 Career Mode

03 JOE GOMEZ
Nationality: England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Club (first season): Liverpool
Rating: 80
Potential (1): 88
Age: 22
Value: €19M
Wage: €85K

If you love fast centre backs as we do, you will love this one. He will grow up fast and become one of the best centre backs in the world.


 
 
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04 IBRAHIMA KONATÉ
Nationality: France 🇫🇷
Club (first season): RB Leipzig
Rating: 79
Potential (1): 88
Age: 20
Value: €18M
Wage: €36K

Konaté is a must-buy for every Career Mode team. He’s ready to play in any top club. What do you look for in a centre back? Pace, defensive skills and strength? If you answered yes, he’s definitely who you need.


 
 
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05 DAYOTCHANCULLE UPAMECANO
Nationality: France 🇫🇷
Club (first season): RB Leipzig
Rating: 77
Potential (1): 88
Age: 20
Value: €13.5M
Wage: €30K

Leipzig and SL Benfica have probably the best young centre backs in the world. Upamecano is already better at the defence than many of the most popular centre backs.


 
 
 

🏆 BEST YOUNG CENTRE BACKS
TOP 10

01 🇳🇱 Matthijs de Ligt
02 🇧🇷 Éder Militão
03 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Joe Gomez
04 🇫🇷 Ibrahima Konaté
05 🇫🇷 Dayotchanculle Upamecano
06 🇫🇷 Dan-Axel Zagadou
07 🇵🇹 Rúben Dias
08 🇫🇷 William Saliba
09 🇵🇹 Eduardo Quaresma
10 🇵🇹 Ferro

 

 
 

Best Young Right Backs for FIFA 20 Career Mode

 

Best Young Defenders for FIFA 20 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

01 TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD
Nationality: England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Club (first season): Liverpool
Rating: 83
Potential (1): 89
Age: 20
Value: €30M
Wage: €90K

Trent Alexander-Arnold is the right back with the highest potential, which should mean something. He’s only 22 but already a great buy for any club. If you love balanced players, you found the player you will want for your club.


 
 
Best Young Right Backs for FIFA 20 Career Mode

02 AARON WAN-BISSAKA
Nationality: England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Club (first season): Manchester United
Rating: 79
Potential (1): 88
Age: 21
Value: €16.5M
Wage: €71K

He was one of the good surprises of the previous year but this season he will be even better.


 
 
Best Young Right Backs for FIFA 20 Career Mode

03 REECE JAMES
Nationality: England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Club (first season): Liverpool
Rating: 73
Potential (1): 86
Age: 19
Value: €6.5M
Wage: €26K

Yes, another English right back. If you play with a top club, maybe you will have to put him in the bench. In a single season he will be ready to assume the right side of the first team’s defence.


 
 
RB

04 JOAKIM MÆHLE
Nationality: Denmark 🇩🇰
Club (first season): KRC Genk
Rating: 77
Potential (1): 84
Age: 22
Value: €10.5M
Wage: €14K

He is a good example of how potential is not everything. There are other players who will reach an higher rating but his stats are almost unbeatable. If you are not convinced, give him a try and you will understand what he is doing in this shortlist.


 
 
RB

05 DIOGO DALOT
Nationality: Portugal 🇵🇹
Club (first season): Manchester United
Rating: 75
Potential (1): 85
Age: 20
Value: €9.5M
Wage: €54K

Dalot doesn’t look to be as good as you probably expected but he only needs one chance to proof how good he is. All he needs is to find the right club.


 
 
 

🏆 BEST YOUNG RIGHT BACKS
TOP 10

01 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Trent Alexander-Arnold
02 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Aaron Wan-Bissaka
03 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Reece James
04 🇩🇰 Joakim Mæhle
05 🇵🇹 Diogo Dalot
06 🇮🇹 Davide Calabria
07 🇲🇦 Noussair Mazraoui
08 🇹🇷 Mehmet Çelik
09 🇵🇹 Tomás Esteves
10 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Maximillian Aarons

 

 
 

Best Young Left Backs for FIFA 20 Career Mode

 

Best Young Defenders for FIFA 20 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

01 ACHRAF HAKIMI
Nationality: Morocoo 🇲🇦
Club (first season): Borussia Dortmund
Rating: 79
Potential (1): 86
Age: 20
Value: €15M
Wage: €90K

Hakimi is clearly the best young left back in this game. No one can be compared to him. He is much better than any other young LB.


 
 
Best Young Left Backs for FIFA 20 Career Mode

02 KIERAN TIERNEY
Nationality: Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
Club (first season): Arsenal
Rating: 76
Potential (1): 86
Age: 22
Value: €10.5M
Wage: €38K

What do you expect from a left back? Pace? Good crossing stats? Great tackling? Well, we know a guy who have it all.


 
 
Best Young Left Backs for FIFA 20 Career Mode

03 RENAN LODI
Nationality: Brazil 🇧🇷
Club (first season): Atlético Madrid
Rating: 77
Potential (1): 85
Age: 21
Value: €11M
Wage: €31K

Lodi is well know by his pace. For his stamina too. Also for his dribbling… and…


 
 
LB

04 JUNIOR FIRPO
Nationality: Spain 🇪🇸
Club (first season): FC Barcelona
Rating: 79
Potential (1): 85
Age: 22
Value: €14.5M
Wage: €22K

Firpo is ready to play in any club. If you want a left back with decent stats, he may be the right choice.


 
 
LB

05 NUNO TAVARES
Nationality: Portugal 🇵🇹
Club (first season): SL Benfica
Rating: 70
Potential (1): 85
Age: 19
Value: €3M
Wage: €3K

You need to be fast to get this bargain. In one or two seasons you will have to pay much more.


 
 
 

🏆 BEST YOUNG LEFT BACKS
TOP 10

01 🇲🇦 Achraf Hakimi
02 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Kieran Tierney
03 🇧🇷 Renan Lodi
04 🇪🇸 Junior Firpo
05 🇵🇹 Nuno Tavares
06 🇪🇸 Angeliño
07 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Ben Chilwell
08 🇪🇸 Reguilón
09 🇫🇷 Arthur Zagre
10 🇺🇦 Oleksandr Zinchenko

 
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.

 

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