Best Free Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

Best Free Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

Are you building a low-budget squad but you are not sure about which centre midfielders or wingers you should buy? Take our suggestions of the best free midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode.

 
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How to choose the Best Free Midfielders

In this article we suggest the best free midfielders 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 midfielders from three categories:

1 Best of the Best
Ideal for unlimited wallets or for who wants the best.
 
2 Free Agents
Decent midfielders that you can find for free or ending their contracts.

 
3 Best Young
Under 23 midfielders with great growth. Potential future top players.


 
 

Best Free Defensive Midfielder for FIFA 20 Career Mode

 

Best Free Defensive Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

01 JORDAN HENDERSON
Nationality: England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Club (first season): Liverpool
Rating: 83
Potential (1): 83
Age: 29
Value: €20M
Wage: €135K

Another popular player for free! You can’t miss these chances…


 
 
Best Free Defensive Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

02 BLAISE MATUIDI
Nationality: France 🇫🇷
Club (first season): Juventus
Rating: 85
Potential (1): 85
Age: 32
Value: €22M
Wage: €154K

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


 
 
CDM

03 FERNANDINHO
Nationality: Brazil 🇧🇷
Club (first season): Manchester City
Rating: 87
Potential (1): 87
Age: 34
Value: €15.5M
Wage: €200K

There are many decent midfielders in the last year of contract. The problem is that they are too old for your team. An exception is made to Fernandinho. He is too good to be left out.


 
 
CDM

04 STEPHEN EUSTÁQUIO
Nationality: Portugal 🇵🇹
Club (first season): Cruz Azul
Rating: 73
Potential (1): 84
Age: 22
Value: €6M
Wage: €16K

If you are looking for a decent defensive midfielder but you don’t have money, maybe you should look to Eustáquio. He’s in last year of contract and he will develop a lot.


 
 
CDM

05 ÉVER BANEGA
Nationality: Argentina 🇦🇷
Club (first season): Sevilla FC
Rating: 83
Potential (1): 83
Age: 31
Value: €17.5M
Wage: €26K

His top form was a few years ago, but Banega still shows very balanced stats. You should try him!


 
 
 

🏆 BEST FREE DEFENSIVE MIDFIELDERS
TOP 10

01 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Jordan Henderson
02 🇫🇷 Blaise Matuidi
03 🇧🇷 Fernandinho
04 🇵🇹 Stephen Eustáquio
05 🇦🇷 Éver Banega
06 🇷🇸 Nemanja Matić
06 🇫🇷 Josuha Guilavogui
06 🇷🇸 Luka Milivojević
06 🇨🇱 Gary Medel
10 🇮🇹 Manuel Locatelli

 

 
 

Best Free Centre Midfielder for FIFA 20 Career Mode

 

Best Free Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

01 LUKA MODRIĆ
Nationality: Croatia 🇭🇷
Club (first season): Real Madrid
Rating: 90
Potential (1): 90
Age: 33
Value: €45M
Wage: €340K

We usually don’t recommend players with this age but if you need someone to give a boost on your team on the first season, while you plan a long-term project, he is your man.


 
 
Best Free Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

02 İLKAY GÜNDOĞAN
Nationality: Germany 🇩🇪
Club (first season): Manchester City
Rating: 84
Potential (1): 84
Age: 28
Value: €31M
Wage: €180K

He’s already 28, but his stats are much higher than that. In fact, he is probably the most balanced midfielder running out of contract.


 
 
Best Free Centre Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

03 JOÃO MOUTINHO
Nationality: Portugal 🇵🇹
Club (first season): Wolverhampton Wanderers
Rating: 84
Potential (1): 84
Age: 32
Value: €23.5M
Wage: €125K

Brilliant player who can still add so much to your team.


 
 
CM

05 NAHITAN NÁNDEZ
Nationality: Uruguay 🇺🇾
Club (first season): Boca Juniors
Rating: 77
Potential (1): 84
Age: 23
Value: €12.5M
Wage: €21K

We know he isn’t a super player, but you are reading the cheap midfielders guide, right? The good pat: he will grow up a lot in the coming years…


 
 
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CDM

05 ALEIX GARCÍA
Nationality: Spain 🇪🇸
Club (first season): Manchester City
Rating: 74
Potential (1): 85
Age: 22
Value: €9.5M
Wage: €70K

This young midfielder is running out of contract and City would be making a huge mistake if not renew it with him. He will become a top 20 midfielder in the world.


 
 
 

🏆 BEST FREE CENTRE MIDFIELDERS
TOP 10

01 🇭🇷 Luka Modrić
02 🇩🇪 İlkay Gündoğan
03 🇵🇹 João Moutinho
04 🇺🇾 Nahitan Nández
05 🇪🇸 Aleix García
06 🇨🇱 Charles Aránguiz
07 🇮🇹 Giacomo Bonaventura
08 🇩🇪 Aymen Barkok
09 🇮🇹 Stefano Sensi
10 🇲🇽 José Andrés Guardado

 

 
 

Best Free Centre Attacking Midfielder for FIFA 20 Career Mode

 

Best Free Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

01 CHRISTIAN ERIKSEN
Nationality: Denmark 🇩🇰
Club (first season): Tottenham Hotspur
Rating: 88
Potential (1): 89
Age: 27
Value: €68M
Wage: €205K

Eriksen is one of the best players in the world. His overall rating is 88 but he still have room to improve.


 
 
Best Free Centre Attacking Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

02 JAMES RODRÍGUEZ
Nationality: Colombia 🇨🇴
Club (first season): Real Madrid
Rating: 85
Potential (1): 85
Age: 27
Value: €40.5M
Wage: €225K

The career of James Rodríguez hasn’t be easy but everyone recognizes his talent. Give him a chance on your team and he will pay back.


 
 
Best Free Centre Attacking Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

03 OSCAR
Nationality: Brazil 🇧🇷
Club (first season): Shanghai SIPG FC
Rating: 83
Potential (1): 84
Age: 27
Value: €29.5M
Wage: €29K

Oscar is a good player. Oscar wants to leave China. You want a good player. Do we have to continue…?


 
 
CAM

04 RAFINHA
Nationality: Brazil 🇧🇷
Club (first season): FC Barcelona
Rating: 81
Potential (1): 84
Age: 26
Value: €22M
Wage: €160K

Everyone knows who Rafinha is. His contract with FC Barcelona is expiring and it’s your time to convince him to leave his mark in your club. He can be yours without paying a single dollar. You can’t lose opportunities like these ones.


 
 
CDM

05 DAVID SILVA
Nationality: Spain 🇪🇸
Club (first season): Manchester City
Rating: 88
Potential (1): 88
Age: 33
Value: €36M
Wage: €265K

Sign David Silva for free and brings the magic of football to your stadium. He’s a brilliant player who will play more two or three seasons.


 
 

🏆 BEST FREE CENTRE ATTACKING MIDFIELDERS
TOP 10

01 🇩🇰 Christian Eriksen
02 🇨🇴 James Rodríguez
03 🇧🇷 Oscar
04 🇧🇷 Rafinha
05 🇪🇸 David Silva
06 🇪🇸 Jonathan Viera
07 🇦🇷 Manuel Lanzini
08 🇹🇷 Orkun Kökçü
09 🇩🇪 Marvin Mehlem
10 🇺🇦 Viktor Kovalenko

 

 
 

Best Free Right Midfielder for FIFA 20 Career Mode

 

Best Free Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

01 CALLUM HUDSON-ODOI
Nationality: England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Club (first season): Chelsea
Rating: 73
Potential (1): 89
Age: 18
Value: €8M
Wage: €37K

‘With so many high quality players running out of contract, you picked a 18 years-old player?” you ask. Sure. Because this one will be one of the best. Simple.


 
 
Best Free Right Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

02 JUAN CUADRADO
Nationality: Colombia 🇨🇴
Club (first season): Juventus
Rating: 83
Potential (1): 83
Age: 31
Value: €22.5M
Wage: €135K

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


 
 
Best Free Right Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

03 WILLIAN
Nationality: Brazil 🇧🇷
Club (first season): Chelsea
Rating: 82
Potential (1): 82
Age: 30
Value: €21M
Wage: €140K

Willian is one of the most talent players. In real life he will renew with Willian soon, but this is not the real life, right?


 
 
RM

04 JOSÉ CALLEJÓN
Nationality: Spain 🇪🇸
Club (first season): Napoli
Rating: 84
Potential (1): 84
Age: 32
Value: €24M
Wage: €96K

Callejón is 32 but he still can make the difference in your team for two or three seasons.


 
 
RM

05 PEDRO
Nationality: Spain 🇪🇸
Club (first season): Chelsea
Rating: 82
Potential (1): 82
Age: 31
Value: €19.5M
Wage: €140K

Pedro is a great player for almost any team. He can be very useful, especially if you don’t have to pay anything for him.


 
 
 

🏆 BEST FREE RIGHT MIDFIELDERS
TOP 10

01 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Callum Hudson-Odoi
02 🇨🇴 Juan Cuadrado
03 🇧🇷 Willian
04 🇪🇸 José Callejón
05 🇪🇸 Pedro
06 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Jarrod Bowen
07 🇪🇸 Mollejo
08 🇳🇱 Hans Hateboer
09 🇪🇸 Carles Pérez
10 🇳🇱 Tahith Chong

 

 
 

Best Free Left Midfielder for FIFA 20 Career Mode

 

Best Free Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode
BEST CHOICE

01 RYAN SESSEGNON
Nationality: England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
Club (first season): Fulham
Rating: 75
Potential (1): 86
Age: 19
Value: €11M
Wage: €19K

Another young player on the top of our list? Sure. That’s because THIS young player will be one of the best in a few years.


 
 
Best Free Left Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

02 RAPHAËL GUERREIRO
Nationality: Portugal 🇵🇹
Club (first season): Borussia Dortmund
Rating: 82
Potential (1): 84
Age: 25
Value: €27M
Wage: €86K

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.


 
 
Best Free Left Midfielders for FIFA 20 Career Mode

03 RYAN FRASER
Nationality: Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
Club (first season): Bournemouth
Rating: 81
Potential (1): 83
Age: 25
Value: €21.5M
Wage: €76K

He’s fast and has 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?


 
 
LM

04 TIMOTHY CASTAGNE
Nationality: Belgium 🇧🇪
Club (first season): Atalanta
Rating: 76
Potential (1): 85
Age: 23
Value: €12M
Wage: €40K

If you are thinking in a team for the coming years, Castagne may be an interesting choice. We are sure that if he has time of play, he will become much better than he is now.


 
 
RM

05 EZEQUIEL BARCO
Nationality: Argentina 🇦🇷
Club (first season): Atlanta United
Rating: 74
Potential (1): 84
Age: 20
Value: €9M
Wage: €6K

He is still too young but the talent is there. Bring him to your team as soon as possible, before other teams discover him.


 
 
 

🏆 BEST FREE LEFT MIDFIELDERS
TOP 10

01 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Ryan Sessegnon
02 🇵🇹 Raphaël Guerreiro
03 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Ryan Fraser
04 🇧🇪 Timothy Castagne
05 🇦🇷 Ezequiel Barco
06 🇦🇷 Matías Pellegrini
07 🇺🇾 Diego Rossi
08 🇦🇷 Pablo Piatti
09 🇷🇸 Miralem Sulejmani
10 🇧🇷 Kenedy

 

 
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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