FIFA 23: Best Career Mode defenders
Who do we think will be the best defensive signings on FIFA 23's Career Mode
Whether you’re playing a back four or a back five, you need good defensive options. If you’re constantly leaking goals, you’re never going to get anywhere and trying to take your team to the very top is going to be very difficult.
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Not only do you need a solid centre-back partnership, but it’s important to ensure you have good full backs that can help you defend, while also pushing the team forward to counter and create chances.
On top of that, for a good FIFA 23 Career Mode, you need your defenders to still have a bit of time left in the tank, so they can develop and be moved on for some big money.
We are going to take a look below at who we think will be the best defenders to sign in Career Mode on FIFA 23.
The players won’t be the best defenders in FIFA 23, because they’re probably going to be quite challenging to sign and will cost a fortune, but these players could be the best after a couple of seasons.imber
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There will also be no players on the list who have recently moved to a new club or are about to move, so no Jules Kounde on this list unfortunately.
Best Career Mode Centre-Backs in FIFA 23
|Joško Gvardiol||RB Leipzig||Croatia||81||89|
|Gonçalo Inácio||Sporting CP||Portugal||79||88|
|António Silva||SL Benfica||Portugal||69||87|
|Castello Lukeba||Olympique Lyon||France||76||86|
|Maxence Lacroix||VfL Wolfsburg||France||77||86|
|Mohamed Simaken||RB Leipzig||France||78||86|
|Marc Guéhi||Crystal Palace||England||78||86|
|Piero Hincapié||Bayer Leverkusen||Ecuador||78||85|
Best Career Mode Left-Backs in FIFA 23
|Rayan Aït Nouri||Wolverhampton Wanderers||France||76||86|
|Luca Netz||Borussia Mönchengladbach||German||73||85|
|Alessandro Fontanarosa||Inter Milan||Italy||67||84|
|Quentin Merlin||FC Nantes||France||70||84|
|Adrien Truffert||Stade Rennais||France||75||84|
|Cristian Riquelme||CD Everton de Viña del Mar||Chile||60||83|
|Milos Kerkez||AZ Alkmaar||Hungary||69||83|
Best Career Mode Right-Backs in FIFA 23
|Jeremie Frimpong||Bayer Leverkusen||Netherlands||80||86|
|Malo Gusto||Olympique Lyon||France||75||85|
|Juan Mina||Deportiva Cai||Colombia||64||84|
|João Mario||FC Porto||Portugal||75||84|
|Odilon Kossouno||Bayer Leverkusen||Ivory Coast||75||84|
|Gonçalo Esteves||Estoril Praia||Portugal||70||83|
The above players all have bags of potential on the new FIFA and any combination of these will help make up a very solid defence, that could last you years and be sold for immense profit too.
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The ratings on the players above are only predicted, but the list should be very accurate taking into account last season, as well as their rating on FIFA 22.
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FIFA 23 Career Mode defenders FAQ
Which defender has the highest potential in FIFA 23?
Ruben Dias, who plays for Manchester City, has the highest potential of any defender in FIFA 23. Second is Bastoni at Inter Milan.
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