Best Young Strikers & Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode


Are you building your squad but you are not sure about which strikers and forwards you should buy? Take our suggestions of the best young strikers and forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode.


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How to choose the Best Young Strikers and Forwards


In this article we will suggest the best young strikers and forwards for FIFA 16 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 strikers and forwards of three categories:

    Best of the Best
    Ideal for unlimited wallets or for who wants the best.
    Best Deals
    Decent strikers and forwards that you can find at good prices or ending their contracts.
    Best Young
    Young strikers and forwards with great growth. Potential future top players


Best Young Strikers and Forwards in FIFA 16 Career Mode

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode

Best Promise: PAUL DYBALA

Nationality: Argentina
Club (first season): Juventus
Rating: 78
Potential (1): 88
Age: 21

Insane! This player is really amazing. Buy him as soon as possible because he will score lot of goals. Guaranteed.

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode

Best Alternative: MORATA

Nationality: Spain
Club (first season): Juventus
Rating: 81
Potential (1): 88
Age: 22

The Juventus attack is guaranteed with two talented strikers. Morata is better in heading but Dybala is younger and generally stronger.

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode

Second Best Alternative: BREEL DONALD EMBOLO

Nationality: Switzerland
Club (first season): FC Basel
Rating: 76
Potential (1): 88
Age: 18

Remember his name because he’s gonna be one of the greatest strikers in the future. Usually we don’t suggest players with low overall, but this one is an exception. He is only 18 and already has overall 76. Besides that he is fast, strong and… cheap.

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode


Nationality: Belgium
Club (first season): Everton
Rating: 80
Potential (1): 86
Age: 22

Here it is one of the best strikers in FIFA 15 Career Mode. Fast, strong and with good shooting, Lukaku is a good choice to improve the attack of you team.

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode


Nationality: Argentina
Club (first season): Atlético de Madrid
Rating: 76
Potential (1): 87
Age: 20

He needs to learn to head the ball better, but in anything else he is incredibly good. With that pace and dribbling, it is very difficult to stop him.

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode


Nationality: Argentina
Club (first season): Atlético de Madrid
Rating: 79
Potential (1): 86
Age: 21

No, it is not the same player. But it is also a great buy. Vietto is a skiller player that will make Atlético de Madrid a richer club.

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode


Nationality: Spain
Club (first season): Valencia CF
Rating: 80
Potential (1): 88
Age: 22

He belongs to the group of players with highest potential. This year he looks even better with the new high/medium work rates.

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode


Nationality: France
Club (first season): AS Mónaco (Manchester United)
Rating: 77
Potential (1): 86
Age: 19

He is so young and already so popular. If you want to buy him, be prepared to pay a good amount of money.

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode


Nationality: France
Club (first season): Olympique Lyon
Rating: 79
Potential (1): 85
Age: 22

Many people compare him to Lacazzete but in FIFA 16 Career Mode he is not good enough to deserve it. He has amazing stats, good potential but he is not Lacazette.

Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode


Nationality: Belgium
Club (first season): Liverpool
Rating: 76
Potential (1): 86
Age: 20

Origi needs to play and that may not happen in his current club. Make an offer for him. You have good chances to buy a young star for a good price.


Best Young Strikers and Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode


1. Paul Dybala
2. Morata
3. Breel Donald Embolo
4. Romelu Lukaku
5. Ángel Correa
6. Luciano Vietto
7. Paco Alcácer
8. Anthony Martial
9. Nabil Fékir
10. Divock Origi


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(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.


140 thoughts on “Best Young Strikers & Forwards for FIFA 16 Career Mode”

  1. Hey mr lopes.Just wondering i am starting an ac career mode.who should i sell on ac milan and also please name some good replacements for them.

  2. As we have seen, Martial is the best crack in attack. So it’s just statistics. Martial is just 19 and he’s the first choice in the left side.

  3. Hi Rodrigo, i started a season with Melbourne Victory FC in the A-League. I am one season in… i have all original players and have grown to the 70s overall. The only player i have purchased is Jordan Ibe from Liverpool. Any suggestions with positions? players to buy? or players to sell?


  4. Hello mr lope I started career with Manchester united…I ask you who should I buy a striker and give me player name

  5. Angel Santana

    Hello i started a carrer with chelsea i switched costa for lucas from psg i sold oscar fabregas and matic john terry ivanovic. Later i bought griezman laporte isco aurier zule the cb

  6. Angel Santana

    My mids are isco hazard and willian and i just have one back up mid ramires you have any other back up mids in mind

    1. You can also get Simone scuffet or but land they have good diving and reflexes they are 18 and 22

  7. Hey Rodrigo, I started a Liverpool cm. What should I do with the squad since I have lots of money. Who should I sell and who is a good buy for Liverpool.

  8. Christopher Mendoza


    I plan on starting a career with Crystal Palace.
    Looking for a solid CB and Striker.
    Looking for my CB to be tall, strong, and pacey. Suggestions. I’d also like a striker with high attack and defensive traits.


  9. I dont know what team to play as in cm any more and i would like to do bpl or la liga but i dont know what team.
    Please can i have suggestions

  10. Love your stuff mate, seems like someone i could sit with and talk footie with for hours. Have been facing a problem recently w cm where i cant seem to settle on a team to use for long, i keep getting new ideas for different teams and keep restarting cm over and over. Not only that, i usually play underdog teams and always limit myself to only buying realistic targets e.g. Not buying lacazette even when i can because im using everton. Do you ever experience this?

  11. Keshav Narera

    Mr. Lopes, I’ve started a Man Utd career mode and I’ve sold Rooney, Mata, Jones, Valencia,Young, and Martial. I’ve bought Süle, Bazoer, Tielemans, Gonçalo Guedes, Fabhino, Giménez, Tolissio, Berahino, Munir, and Sandro. Any suggestions as to whom else should I buy?
    ( I’m still in Season 1) I normally love taking low rated youngsters and giving them a opportunity in the first team( playing Süle and Giménez over Smalling and Rojo) and I’ve also bhought Embolo. Any suggestions for good additions would be appreciated.

    1. Hi.
      You already have a team for the next 15 seasons. And what a team!
      However, I think you should focus in winning now. You will need someone with experience to help you, until the younger ones are growing.

  12. I need a good (70-73 rated) right back that is young and has potential. Any suggestions? Budget around €15m

  13. What about ihenacho? Man city striker, three seasons on in my career mode he’s gone from 67? To 83, still only 21 and progressing well

  14. Roberto Munoz

    I started a season with Osasuna. Have a budget of €4mil. Any players in mind that I can get. Any position

  15. Wissam Ben tedder really deserves to be here. If you’ve used him you’ll understand that he’s extremely good.

  16. I sold Santiago Cazorla to Real Madrid who should I replace him with Can you give me suggests Rodrigo lopes I have around 80 million to spend

  17. I’m playing a Sotuhampton career mode and it’s just fustrating. I can’t score.I bought Nkilou, Sergi Roberto and Tim Horn. I bought Rode but he was absouletely horrible. I bought Herandez but he isn’t scoring.. I can’t score in genral. Any tips?

  18. Hi Mr. Lopes,
    I started cm career with vfl Wolfsburg.
    I’ve sold bendtner,dost,veirinha,naldo,casteels,cagliluiri,trasch.
    Then I bought (and swapped with) pato,volland,karius,caceres,nkoulou,carvajal,tolisso and embolo.
    Is it a wise moves?
    Should I sign lavezzi/ibrahmovic for free?
    Is there any way I can improve my team?
    If yes,suggest me the players or the reason please.
    Thank you

  19. Hello Mr. Lopes,

    I’ve recently started my career with Chelsea. Everything was going amazing. Top of the league, Hazard the top scorer, until he decided to leave. Now without his amazing dribbling and finishing, I’m having quite a difficult time coping. Any suggestion to an alternative player almost like him? If not better

  20. Hey Rodrigo,
    I’ve played a few careers now and am getting a bit bored. Do u Hav any suggestions for what team to start with? I want it to be a challenge but be able to buy some good players??

  21. hello Lopes i just started a norwich city career mode! I need some cheap but good options for right back, striker, left mid, and finally goal keeper!

  22. Hi Mr Lopes, I’m a few seasons into a Chelsea career mode, and I want to replace lacazette with a younger striker who is not a big step down and has good heading and pace too. Who should I buy?

  23. Christopher Colvin

    hey rodrigo im a few years in with Leicester and my team looks pretty different than the one today. My forwards are vardy Rashford(for pace) and embolo but i got a deal for vardy of 17.5 mil euros and i want to cash in as hes 33 Im looking for a decent forward thats reasonably well priced(no more than 25 million as i need some depth at Rb) but an aerial threat. give me some help?

  24. I started a liverpool career I sold skrtel,tours,loveren,Lucas leiva . I bought varane, rugani,but land I need a lb pl help

  25. Hi Rodrigo

    I’m in my third career with Liverpool. I have bought many players such as Ronaldo, Gotze, Tielemans, Hummels. I need a good striker not too expensive. I’m hesitating in between Embolo and Lacazette.

  26. Jonathan Matthee

    Jean Charles Castelletto is an amazing centre back,plus I bought Sofiane Boufal and Hachim Mastour as my CAM.

  27. Hey Mr. Lopez i just started a career with Manchester City , any advise on who I should sell and keep as well as buy.The squad is a bit old however I’m looking forward to tweaking the midfield and defense as well as probably sell sterling and try to bring in neymar.

  28. Panoskalargalis

    Hi Rodrigo!
    So I have a career mode with spurs
    I play 433 attack
    Donnaruma gk
    Varane marquinos cb
    Aurier rb shaw lb
    Renato Sanchez cm ousmane dembele cam tielemans cm
    Then I have on mr Felipe Anderson and depay ml and I don’t no which striker I should by I have 88 million,I made a bid to Dybala,lacazette and aubameyang who should I buy? And if my def and mid ain’t good tell me some players that I shoul get

  29. Club: Liverpool Fc (best club in the world)
    Season : 1st
    Looking for a striker for 2nd team

    Gk: Dragowski
    Cb: Sule,Stones
    Lb: Wendal
    Rb :Fabinho
    Lm :Brandit
    Rm: Guedes
    St : Ings(looking to replace),origi

  30. Hey ,I started my career with Manutd
    And sold all players not all but most of them
    Now I have
    Gk – David De Ge, Sergio Romero
    RB- fabinho,varela
    CB-Eric Bailey
    LB-Luke Shaw,browthwick Jackson
    CDM-verratti,Ruben neves
    CM -pogba ,Renato Sanchez,Saul,youri tielemans,Andreas pereira
    ST – martial,Gabriel Barbosa ,rashford,goncalo guedes

    Need suggestions for defenders and 1 CAM and age between 17 to 20

  31. Thnks man for guiding us. U hav been a grt help to me in making the best team. I hav been following these artcles for many years now.

  32. hi i am in a career mode with Seville and i have 42m i want to buy two or three young player who will be high rated in future what do you suggest

  33. Hi Rodrigo, thank you for such awesome guides! I did have a question though, for the future who would be better, lukaku or dybala?

  34. As far as my experience with fifa16 goes berradi is 90 brandt is 90 where as rugani stucks at 79 alcacer 79 martial 81. So the point is that all these listed players are good but not upto there potential as mentioned here. Some might reach to higher potential while others may not. To mention some fifa 16 young players and their ratings o torres 88. Depay 89 meyer 85 G guedes 86 halilovic 87 l shaw 88 gaya 89 chambers 89. Just to mention few.

  35. Btw thank you rodrigo. Before i start any career i always follow your suggestions. Pls keep up the good work.

  36. Zdravím vás, Rodrigo začal som hrať za Barcelonu nejaké rady a tipy koho predať a kúpiť kto sa hodí dobre do tohto týmu díki moc.

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