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FIFA 23 Tips

The best FIFA 23 young players to use in Career Mode

Young prospects players can save clubs from disgrace or even improve their game level, but they’re not always the cheapest, right? If you have doubts, just look at what the wonderkid meteor Haaland (who was absolutely not low-cost at all) has done in the Bundesliga and now the Premier League.

There’s also Vinicius Jr and Camavinga at Real Madrid, Sesko at RB Salzburg, or maybe even Gravenberch at Bayern. The best thing about young players is that you can sign them up for your team and watch them grow. You can do that in FIFA 23 by searching for the low-cost young players with the most potential in Career Mode.

Best young prospects in FIFA 23

That is why we have put together a list of the best young prospects to get your team out of the mess. Assuming you didn’t take the option to inject €1 billion into your budget at the start of your save game…


Some of the Strikers in this year’s edition have the potential to be so good that you won’t even think about the possibility of selling them.

  • Karim Adeyemi
    Borussia Dortmund (ST)
    Overall: 75, potential to 87
  • Joe Gelhardt
    Leeds United (ST)
    Overall: 72, potential to 87
  • Yossoufa Moukoko
    Borussia Dortmund (ST)
    Overall: 69, potential to 88
  • Darwin Nuñez
    Liverpool (ST)
    Overall: 82, potential to 90


If you started with the budget cheat, it is recommended that you already buy Son, Neymar, or maybe even Messi. Otherwise, the low-budget options for career mode are these:

  • Iñaki Williams
    Athletic Bilbao (RW)
    Overall: 74, potential to 86
  • Jamie Bynoe-Gittens
    Borussia Dortmund (LW)
    Overall: 67, potential to 87
  • Kaide Gordon
    Liverpool (RW,LW)
    Overall: 62, potential to 84
  • Harvey Elliott
    Liverpool (RW)
    Overall: 73, potential to 87
  • Moleiro González
    UD Las Palmas (LW)
    Overall: 74, potential to 87
Son, who is also not cheap / EA Sports


As well as forwards, there are many cheap young players in FIFA 23 other than Bellingham or Pedri for your own squad.

  • Fabio Miretti
    Juventus (CM, CDM)
    Overall: 72, potential to 87
  • Gabriel Veron
    FC Porto (RM/LM)
    Overall: 75, potential to 87
  • Marquinhos
    Arsenal (RM/LM)
    Overall: 73, potential to 86
  • Fatawu Issahaku
    Sporting CP (CAM/LW)
    Overall: 67 – 86
  • Alex Scott
    Bristol City (CAM)
    Overall: 69, potential to 87

Side defenders

Those are the engines of your team, especially if you aim to counter-attack as often as possible. In a low-cost orientation for your Career Mode, you can start with these:

  • Juan José Mina
    Deportivo Cali (RB)
    Overall: 64, potential to 84
  • Luca Netz
    Borussia M’gladbach (LB, LM)
    Overall: 73, potential to 85
  • Rayan Ait Nouri
    Wolverhampton (LWB, LB)
    Overall: 76, potential to 86
  • Aaron Hickey
    Brentford (RB, LB)
    Overall: 75, potential to 85
  • Malo Gusto
    Lyon (RB)
    Overall: 75, potential to 85
Grealish is certainly NOT one of the cheap players in FIFA 23
Grealish?! Now you’re kidding with me, right? / EA Sports


Focus on strong and reliable young players such as these ones. All of them can be sold for a great profit in a couple of years of playing in your starting eleven.

  • António Silva
    Benfica (CB)
    Overall: 69, potential to 87
  • Micky van de Ven
    VfL Wolfsburg
    Overall: 69, potential to 84
  • Eric Martel
    FC Koln (CDM, CB)
    Overall: 67, potential to 84
  • Giorgio Scalvini
    Atalanta (CB)
    Overall: 70, potential to 86
  • Odilon Kossounou
    Bayer 04 Leverkusen (CB, RB)
    Overall: 75, potential to 84


Every football team begins at the back. There’s no one more important than the Goalkeeper. Here are the best young Goalkeepers in FIFA 23:

  • Maarten Vandevoordt
    Genk (GK)
    Overall: 70 potential to 84
  • Gavin Bazunu
    Southampton (GK)
    Overall: 70, potential to 85
  • Kevin Mier
    Atlético Nacional (GK)
    Overall: 72, potential to 84
  • Illan Meslier
    Leeds United
    Overall: 77, potential to 87

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