Best Talents In FIFA 23: Young Players With Highest Potential

July update: the best talents in FIFA 23 Career Mode. We got the ultimate list for young players, wonderkids and hidden gems, sorted by position, so you will find them all. Add these talents to your team, invest time in their training, and they will exceed their already promising potential.

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The best talents with highest potential for each position in FIFA 23. | © EA Sports / EarlyGame

A skilled manager understands the importance of nurturing talents, as they are the key to a successful future. Finding young, unknown players and transform them into world-class footballers like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, or even Harry Maguire (lol) adds excitement to your in-game career, spanning multiple years.

Those who identify, develop and trust those talents early, will be almost always rewarded in FIFA. Players in your club will experience accelerated growth compared to those in other clubs. The best part is that, thanks to dynamic potential (introduced in FIFA 20), these young players can surpass their initial limits and reach even greater heights.

EA regularly updates the talents
, adjusting their starting overall ratings, potentials, and market values. We will ensure that you are up-to-date about the top players in each position.

The Best Talents In FIFA 23

Our list includes players who meet the following criteria:

  • Players must not be older than 22 years at the beginning of Career Mode
  • Players must have a potential of 85 or higher
  • The OVR must improve by at least five points (unless he reaches 86+)

You will find both – young mega talents who are expensive right from the start and cheap youngsters who you can sign or loan with a 2nd or 3rd league club. Sometimes, the potential of some players gets downgraded after release.

We won't kick them off the list unless they get much worse than 85. The gems are sorted according to their main position. So, for example, Jamal Musiala can be found among central midfielders (because he plays as CM), although he can also be used as LM.

If the club is followed by (L.) or (N.), the player is on loan or a new signing and cannot be added to your club in the first year.

Update in July

Goalkeeper Talents: The Best Goalies (GK)

Diogo Costa22GK8287 (+5)FC PortoLiga Portugal37.5 Mil.
André Gomes17GK6386 (+23)SL BenficaLiga Portugal1.4 Mil.
Giorgi Mamardashvili21GK7985 (+6)Valencia CFLa Liga23 Mil.
Gavin Bazunu20GK7185 (+14)Southampton (N.)Premier League4 Mil.
Marco Carnesecchi22


7785 (+8)Cremonese (L.)Serie A20.5 Mil
Maarten Vandevoordt20


7484 (+10)KRC Genk1A Pro League8 Mil.
Elia Caprile20GK70

84 (+14)

Bari 1908Serie B3.4 Mil.
Dennis Seimen16GK5984 (+25)

VfB Stuttgart

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Diogo Costa will be a goalkeeper talent you can rely on. | © EA Sports

Defender Talents: The Best Full Backs And Wing Backs (RB, RWB, LB, LWB)



Alphonso Davies21LB, LM84
89 (+5)
Bayern MunichBundesliga60.5 Mil.

Nuno Mendes

20LB, LWB8189 (+8)
Paris Saint-GermainLigue 154 Mil.
Reece James22RWB, RB8488 (+4)
Chelsea FCPremier League57 Mil.
Pedro Porro22RWB, RM


88 (+6)Tottenham (L.)Premier League46 Mil.
Jeremie Frimpong21RWB, RB8288 (+6)Bayer 04 LeverkusenBundesliga46 Mil.
Alejandro Balde18LB, LM, RB7787 (+10)FC BarcelonaLa Liga21 Mil.
Rico Lewis17RB, RWB7087 (+17)Manchester CityPremier League3.8 Mil.
Fabiano Parisi21LB7787 (+10)Empoli FCSerie A22.5 Mil.
Destiny Udogie19LWB, LM7786 (+9)Udinese Calcio (L.)Serie A21.5 Mil.
Lutsharel Geertruida21RB, CB, CDM7886 (+8)Feyenoord RotterdamEredivisie30 Mil.
Björn Meijer19LB, LM, LWB7386 (+13)Club Brugge1 A Pro League7 Mil.
Vanderson21RB, RM7685 (+9)AS MonacoLigue 116 Mil.
Fran Garcia22LB7685 (+9)Rayo VallecanoLa Liga16 Mil.
Arnau Martínez19RB, RWB7685 (+9)FC GironaLa Liga15.5 Mil.
Malo Gusto19RB7685 (+9)Olympique Lyon (L.)Ligue 115.5 Mil.
Wilfried Singo21RWB, RM7685 (+9)

Torino FC

Serie A16 Mil.


6985 (+16)Rayo VallecanoLa Liga16 Mil.
Jorrel Hato16LB, CB6485 (+21)Ajax AmsterdamEredivisie1.8 Mil.

Best Center Back Talents (CB)


Matthijs de Ligt




89 (+4)

Bayern Munich (N.)


71 Mil.

William Saliba21CB8389 (+6)Arsenal FCPremier League53 Mil.
Joško Gvardiol20CB, LB8289 (+7)RB LeipzigBundesliga56 Mil.
Sven Botman22CB8388 (+5)Newcastle United (N.)Premier League50.5 Mil.
Antonio Silva18CB7788 (+11)SL BenficaLiga Portugal20.5 Mil.
Jurriën Timber21CB, RB7987 (+8)Ajax AmsterdamEredivisie37 Mil.
Nico Schlotterbeck22CB8287 (+5)Borussia Dortmund (N.)Bundesliga42.5 Mil.
Mohamed Simakan22CB, RB7986 (+7)RB LeipzigBundesliga33 Mil.
Gonçalo Inácio20CB7986 (+7)Sporting CPLiga Portugal32 Mil.
Piero Hincapié20CB, LB7986 (+7)Bayer 04 LeverkusenBundesliga32 Mil.
Wesley Fofana21CB7986 (+7)Chelsea FC (N.)Premier League33 Mil.
Marc Guehi21CB7886 (+8)Crystal PalacePremier League29.5 Mil.
Pierre Kalulu22CB, RB7986 (+7)AC MilanSerie A33 Mil.
Malick Thiaw20CB7785 (+8)AC Milan (N.)Serie A21.5 Mil.
Ousmane Diomande18CB7285 (+13)Sporting CP (N.)Liga Portugal5 Mil.
Castello Lukeba19CB7785 (+8)Olympique LyonLigue 121 Mil.
Micky van de Ven21CB LB7785 (+8)VfL WolfsburgBundesliga22 Mil.
Benoît Badiashile21CB7885 (+7)Chelsea FC (N.)Premier League26.5 Mil.
Josip Šutalo22CB7885 (+7)Dinamo ZagrebHNL26.5 Mil.
Tomás Araújo
20CB7085 (+15)

Gil Vicente (L.)

Liga Portugal3.6 Mil.
Giorgio Scalvini18CB7384 (+9)Atalanta BergamoSerie A6 Mil.
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Josko Gvardiol has a much better looking face than in previous FIFA games. | © EA Sports

Midfield Talents: The Best Midfielders (CDM, CM, CAM)

Pedri19CM8592 (+7)FC BarcelonaLa Liga104.5 Mil.
Jamal Musiala19CAM, LM, CM8492 (+8)Bayern MunichBundesliga91 Mil.
Florian Wirtz19CAM CM8491 (+7)Bayer 04 LeverkusenBundesliga82 Mil.

Jude Bellingham




91 (+6)Borussia DortmundBundesliga

81.5 Mil.

Eduardo Camavinga19CM, CDM


89 (+8)
Real MadridLa Liga52.5 Mil.
Aurélien Tchouaméni22CDM, CM8389 (+6)Real Madrid (N.)La Liga53.5 Mil.
Gavi17CM, LW, RW8089 (+9)FC BarcelonaLa Liga43.5 Mil.
Enzo Fernández21CM, CDM8188 (+7)Chelsea FC (N.)Premier League52 Mil.
Ryan Gravenberch20CM7988 (+9)Bayern Munich (N.)Bundesliga38.5 Mil.
Warren Zaïre-Emery16CM, CDM7188 (+17)
Paris Saint-GermainLigue 14.7 Mil.
Fabio Miretti18CM, CDM7588 (+13)JuventusSerie A13 Mil.
Xavi Simons19CAM, ST, RW7888 (+10)PSV (N.)Eredivisie30.5 Mil.
Sandro Tonali22CDM, CM8487 (+3)AC MilanSerie A53.5 Mil.
Rayan Cherki18CAM, LW, RW74

87 (+13)

Olympique LyonLigue 110 Mil.
Dominik Szoboszlai21CAM, LM8187 (+6)
RB LeipzigBundesliga41.5 Mil.
Harvey Elliott19CAM, CM, RW7787 (+10)Liverpool FCPremier League23 Mil.
Thiago Almada21CAM, LW, RW


87 (+10)

Atlanta United

MLS23.5 Mil.
Arthur Vermeeren17CDM, CM7087 (+17)Royal Antwerp1A Pro League3.8 Mil.
Nicolò Fagioli21CDM, CM, CAM7686 (+10)JuventusSerie A16 Mil.
Tommaso Baldanzi19CAM, CF7686 (+10)Empoli FCSerie A16 Mil.
Vitinha22CM, CAM8086 (+6)Paris Saint-Germain (N.)Ligue 133.5 Mil.
Nicolò Rovella20CM, CDM7786 (+9)AC Monza (L.)Serie A23 Mil.
Désiré Doué17CAM


86 (+16)Stade RennesLigue 14 Mil.
Fábio Carvalho19CAM, CM, RM7486 (+12)
Liverpool FC (N.)Premier League10 Mil.
Martin Baturina


CM, CAM7386 (+13)
Dinamo ZagrebHNL7 Mil.
Boubacar Kamara22CDM8086 (+6)
Aston Villa (N.)Premier League31 Mil.
Kouadio Koné21CM77

86 (+9)

Borussia MönchengladbachBundesliga23.5 Mil.
Oihan Sancet22CM, CAM, ST


86 (+7)Athletic ClubLa Liga35.5 Mil.
Orkun Kökçü21CM, CAM8186 (+5)Feyenoord RotterdamEredivisie39.5 Mil.
Arda Güler17CAM, CM, RW7386 (+13)FenerbahçeSüper Lig7 Mil.
Mohammed Kudus21CAM, CM, CF7886 (+8)Ajax AmsterdamEredivisie31.5 Mil.
Samuele Ricci20CDM, CM7686 (+10)Torino (N.)Serie A15.5 Mil.
Tom Bischof17CAM6586 (+21)TSG HoffenheimBundesliga2.2 Mil.
Simone Pafundi16CAM, RM6786 (+19)Udinese CalcioSerie A2.5 Mil.
Eljif Elmas22CAM, CM, LW7985 (+6)SSC NapoliSerie A28 Mil.
Pablo Torre19CAM, CM, LM6985(+16)FC Barcelona (N.)La Liga3.6 Mil.
Fábio Vieira22CAM, RW7785 (+8)Arsenal FC (N.)Premier League23.5 Mil.
Alan Varela20CDM, CM7685 (+9)Boca JuniorsPrimera División15.5 Mil.
Conor Gallagher22CM7885 (+7)Chelsea FCPremier League28.5 Mil.
João Gomes21CDM, CM7685 (+9)Wolverhampton (N.)Premier League16 Mil.
Mateus Fernandes




85 (+17)Sporting CPLiga Portugal3 Mil.
Amadou Onana20CDM, CM7585 (+10)Everton FCPremier League11.5 Mil.
Moisés Caicedo20CDM, CM7885 (+7)Brighton & HovePremier League26 Mil.

Manuel Ugarte




85 (+5)Sporting CP

Liga Portugal

29.5 Mil.
Luka Sučić19CAM, CM7485 (+11)Red Bull SalzburgAustrian Bundesliga9 Mil.
Khéphren Thuram




85 (+6)
OGC NiceLigue 126 Mil.
Mohamed Camara22CDM, CM7885 (+7)AS MonacoLigue 127 Mil.
Florentino22CDM, CM7985 (+6)SL BenficaLiga Portugal26 Mil.
André Almeida22CM, CAM, CDM7685 (+9)

Valencia CF

La Liga17 Mil.
Paul Wanner16CAM, LM, RW6285 (+23)

Bayern Munich

Bundesliga1.2 Mil.
Bilal El Khannouss18CAM, CM70

85 (+15)

KRC Genk1A Pro League3.7 Mil.
Gabriel Veiga20CAM, CM7185 (+14)Celta VigoLa Liga4.5 Mil.
Charlie Patino18CM, CDM6785 (+18)Blackpool FC (L.)EFL Championship2.6 Mil.
Stefan Bajcetic17CDM, CM6985 (+16)Liverpool FCPremier League3.3 Mil.
Kacper Kozłowski18CAM, CM, LM6985 (+16)VitesseEredivisie3.5 Mil.
Fabian Rieder20CAM, CM7285 (+13)Young BoysSwiss Super League5.5 Mil.
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Pedri's potential is gamebreaking in FIFA 23. | © EA Sports

Attacker Talents: The Best Wingers (RM, LM, RW, LW)

Vinicius Junior21LW8692 (+6)Real MadridLa Liga109 Mil.
Phil Foden22LW, CF, CAM8490 (+6)

Manchester City

Premier League67.5 Mil.
Bukayo Saka20RM, LM8590 (+5)Arsenal FCPremier League80 Mil.
Kvicha Kvaratskhelia21LW, CAM8190 (+9)SSC NapoliSerie A58 Mil.
Ansu Fati19LW7989 (+10)FC BarcelonaLa Liga38 Mil.
Rodrygo21RW, LW, ST8389 (+6)Real MadridLa Liga58.5 Mil.
Ferran Torres22LW, ST8288 (+6)
FC BarcelonaLa Liga49 Mil.
Gabriel Martinelli21LM8288 (+5)
Arsenal FCPremier League49 Mil.
Moussa Diaby22RM, LM, LW8488 (+5)Bayer 04 LeverkusenBundesliga61.5 Mil.
Moleiro18LM, CM, CAM7688 (+12)UD Las PalmasLa Liga Smartbank17.5 Mil.


22RW, RM81

87 (+6)

Manchester United (N.)Premier League41.5 Mil.

Yeremy Pino

19RM, LM, ST7987 (+8)

Villarreal CF

La Liga38 Mil.
Karim Adeyemi20LM, RM, ST7887 (+9)Borussia DortmundBundesliga31 Mil.
Jamie Bynoe-Gittens17LM, RM7087 (+17)Borussia DortmundBundesliga4 Mil.
Jadon Sancho21LW, RW, LM8286 (+4)Manchester UnitedPremier League44.5 Mil.
Emile Smith Rowe21LM, CAM7986 (+7)Arsenal FCPremier League35.5 Mil.
Dejan Kulusevski22RW8186 (+5)Tottenham Hotspur (L.)Premier League39.5 Mil.
Gabriel Veron19RM, LM7586 (+11)Porto FCLiga Portugal12 Mil.
Wilfried Gnonto18LM, RM, ST7486 (+12)Leeds United (N.)Premier League10 Mil.
Francisco Conceição19RW7486 (+12)
Ajax Amsterdam (N.)Eredivisie10 Mil.
Matteo Cancellieri


RW, CF7386 (+13)

Lazio (L.)

Serie A7 Mil.
Tetê22RM7786 (+9)
Leicester City (L.)Premier League23.5 Mil.
Gonzalo Plata21RM, RW7786 (+9)
Real Valladolid (N.)La Liga Smartbank23.5 Mil.
Antonio Nusa17LW, RW6686 (+20)Club Brugge1 A Pro League2.3 Mil.
Noni Madueke20


7786 (+9)Chelsea FC (N.)Premier League23 Mil.
Andreas Schjelderup18LW, CAM, ST7186 (+15)SL BenficaLiga Portugal4.4 Mil.
Roony Bardghji16RW6686 (+20)FC København3F Superliga2.3 Mil.
Alejandro Garnacho18LW, LM7086 (+16)Manchester UnitedPremier League4 Mil.
Johan Bakayoko19RW7086 (+16)PSVEredivisie4.1 Mil.
Tiago Gouveia21RW, LW7286 (+14)Estoril Praia (L.)Liga Portugal6 Mil.
Julien Duranville16LM, ST, RM6486 (+22)Borussia DortmundBundesliga1.8 Mil.
Roger Fernandes16LM, RM6386 (+23)SC BragaLiga Portugal1.5 Mil.
Giovanni Reyna19RM, LM, CAM7885 (+7)Borussia DortmundBundesliga27.5 Mil.
Nico Williams19RM, LM7885 (+7)Athletic ClubLa Liga27.5 Mil.
Abdul Fatawu Issahaku18LW, RW6985 (+16)Sporting CPLiga Portugal3.5 Mil.
Sávio18RW6985 (+16)PSV (L.)Eredivisie3.5 Mil.
Rodri Sánchez22RM, LM, CAM7685 (+9)Real BetisLa Liga23.5 Mil.
Jérémy Doku20RW, RM7685 (+9)Stade RennaisLigue 116.5 Mil.
Lázaro20LM, RM, ST7585 (+10)UD Almeria (N.)La Liga12.5 Mil.
Matìas Soulé19RW7185 (+14)JuventusSerie A4.4 Mil.
Diego Moreira17


6785 (+18)SL BenficaLiga Portugal2.5 Mil.
Amad Diallo19RM, RW7385 (+12)AFC Sunderland (L.)EFL Championship7 Mil.
Stipe Biuk19LW, LM7185 (+14)Los Angeles FC (N.)MLS4.4 Mil.
Naci Ünüvar19LW, CAM


85 (+18)Trabzonspor (L.)Süper Lig2.6 Mil.
Brennan Johnson21RW, ST7585 (+10)Nottingham ForestPremier League12.5 Mil.
Mykhailo Mudryk21LM, LW75

85 (+10)

Chelsea FC (N.)Premier League12.5 Mil.
Samuel Iling-Junior18LW7185 (+16)JuventusSerie A4.4 Mil.
Luiz Henrique21RM, LM7785 (+8)Real Betis (N.)La Liga23.5 Mil.
Farès Chaïbi19LW, RW, ST7285 (+13)TououseLigue 15.5 Mil.
Gianluca Prestianni16LW, RW6785 (+18)Velez SarsfieldLPF2.5 Mil.
Mika Godts17LW6485 (+21)Ajax AmsterdamEredivisie1.8 Mil.
FIFA 23 Talente Sturm
Vinicius Jr. will have a very high potential in FIFA 23. | © EA Sports

Best Striker Talents (ST, CF)

Erling Haaland21ST9094 (+4)
Manchester City (N.)Premier League176.5 Mil.
Dušan Vlahović22ST8489 (+5)JuventusSerie A65.5 Mil.

João Félix

22CF, ST8389 (+6)Chelsea FC (L.)La Liga59 Mil.
Youssoufa Moukoko17ST7689 (+13)Borussia DortmundBundesliga17 Mil.
Gonçalo Ramos21ST8087 (+7)SL BenficaLiga Portugal43 Mil.
Adam Hložek19ST, CAM, LW7686 (+10)Bayer 04 Leverkusen (N.)Bundesliga16.5 Mil.
Giacomo Raspadori22CF, CAM, LM7986 (+7)SSC Napoli (L.)Serie A36 Mil.
Julián Álvarez22ST, RW7986 (+7)

Manchester City (N.)

Premier League36 Mil.
Amine Gouiri22ST, LM7986 (+7)Stade Rennes (N.)Ligue 136 Mil.
Mathys Tel17ST, LM, RM6886 (+18)Bayern Munich (N.)Bundesliga3 Mil.
Eliesse Ben Seghir17ST7186 (+15)AS MonacoLigue 14.3 Mil.
Santiago Giménez21ST7785 (+8)FeyenoordEredivisie24 Mil.
Moise Kean22ST, LW7885 (+7)JuventusSerie A29 Mil.
Elye Wahi19ST, LM7585 (+10)HSC MontpellierLigue 112 Mil.
Evanilson22ST7885 (+7)Porto FCLiga Portugal29 Mil.
Henrique Araújo20



85 (+14)

FC Watford (L.)Premier League4.5 Mil.
Benjamin Šeško19



85 (+11)Red Bull SalzburgAustrian Bundesliga9 Mil.
Facundo Farías18ST, CF, LM7585 (+10)Club Atletico ColonLPF12 Mil.
Jonathan David22ST


85 (+4)
OSC LilleLigue 138 Mil.
Alexander Isak22ST8185 (+4)
Newcastle United (N.)Premier League

38 Mil.

Takefusa Kubo21ST, RM, CAM7885 (+7)Real SociedadLa Liga29 Mil.
Momo Cho18ST7285 (+13)Real Sociedad (N.)La Liga5.5 Mil.
Evan Ferguson17ST, CF6885 (+17)Brighton & HovePremier League3 Mil.
Loïs Openda22ST7985 (+6)RC LensLigue 128.5 Mil.
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Youssoufa Moukoko is a true gem among striker talents. | © EA Sports

FIFA 23 Wonder Kids: Cheap Players With Most Potential

In addition to "experienced" young players, there are also teens, who have yet to find their way into the world of football. They start with low ratings, but have the most potential, and can become future stars. Especially with clubs from lower leagues, we can recommend these talents because they aren't expensive.

Rory Wilson16ST5983 (+23)Aston Villa (N.)Premier League700K
Emre Tezgel16ST5682 (+26)Stoke CityEFL Championship575K

Yoni Gomis




79 (+26)

Le Havre AC

Ligue 2


Eliezer Mayenda17ST5379 (+26)FC SochauxLigue 2375K
Dylan Lobban



5379 (+26)
AberdeenScottish Premiership375K
Kobbie Mainoo17CDM, CM, CAM6286 (+24)Manchester UnitedPremier League1.2 Mil.
Felipe Valencia17



74 (+24)Inter MiamiMLS


Simon Ebonog17LM


79 (+24)AC Le HavreLigue 2400K
Gavin Beavers17GK5276 (+24)Real Salt LakeMLS230K
Brooklyn Raines17CDM


74 (+24)
Houston DynamoMLS140K
Serge Ngoma



5882 (+24)
New York Red BullsMLS650K
Diogo Monteiro17


5477 (+23)
FC ServetteSwiss Super League325K
Silvano Vos17CDM, CM6083 (+23)Ajax AmsterdamEredivisie750K
Benjamin Faraas16CM5275 (+23)HamarkamerateneEliteserien250K
Paul Wanner16CAM, LM, RM6285 (+23)Bayern MunichBundesliga1.2 Mil.
Liam Harvey17ST5376 (+23)AberdeenScottish Premiership300K
Alfie Devine17


6184 (+23)Tottenham HotspurPremier League1 Mil.
Luke Harris17



84 (+23)

Fulham FC

Premier League1 Mil.
Laurin Ulrich17CM, CAM, LM6184 (+23)VfB StuttgartBundesliga1 Mil.
Krystian Okoniewski17ST51

74 (+23)

Lechia GdańskEkstraklasa (POL)180K
Jóhannes Bjarnason17CM53

76 (+23)


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