FIFA 18 Best Young Players GK, CB, LB, RB: Wonderkid Goalkeepers and Defenders

All of FIFA 18's best young players with the highest potential, including the FIFA 18 wonderkids and hidden gems. ST, CF, RW, LW, best CB, LB, RB, best CM, CAM, CDM, LM, RM, and best GK. Also, the best hidden gems in FIFA 18. FIFA 18 young players with the highest potential.

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In FIFA 18 it is a great idea to get hold of young players early. In this FIFA 18 Best Young Players GK, CB, LB, RB guide we detail the young goalkeepers and defenders in FIFA 18 with the best potential to grow into world class players. These are the FIFA 18 defensive wonderkids. Read on for the best FIFA 18 GK, FIFA 18 CB, FIFA 18 LB, and FIFA 18 RB. Whether you want the best young goalkeepers, centre backs, left backs or right backs, this list of the best young defenders and goalkeepers has them all.

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FIFA 18 Best Young Players - GK Goalkeeper Wonderkids

These are the best young GK in FIFA 18 who have the greatest potential to grow into superstars.

Player Club Age Original Rating Potential Rating Growth
Donnarumma, Gianluigi Milan 18 82 94 12
Lafont, Alban Toulouse FC 18 77 89 12
Meret, Alex Spal 20 74 88 14
Drągowski, Bartłomiej Fiorentina 20 71 86 15
Früchtl, Christian Bayern München 17 65 86 21
Onana, André Ajax 21 78 85 7

FIFA 18 Best Young Defender Wonderkids

Getting great young defenders is a key part of building a good team in FIFA 18

Here we list the best young defenders in FIFA 18 who can grow into world class players across CB, LB and RB positions.

LB - Best Young Left Backs in FIFA 18

Player Club Age Original Rating Potential Rating Growth
Grimaldo SL Benfica 21 80 87 7
Sessegnon, Ryan Fulham 17 66 85 19
Cucurella FC Barcelona B 19 67 85 18
Hernández, Theo Real Madrid 19 75 85 10

CB - Best Young Centre Backs in FIFA 18

Player Club AgeOriginal Rating Potential Rating Growth
de Ligt, Matthijs Ajax 18 76 89 13
Christensen, Andreas Chelsea 21 81 89 8
Sarr, Malang OGC Nice 18 75 88 13
Tah, Jonathan Bayer 04 Leverkusen 21 82 88 6
Sánchez, Davinson Ajax 21 81 88 7
Diop, Issa Toulouse FC 20 76 87 11
Hernández, Lucas Atlético de Madrid 21 76 87 11
Mammana, Emanuel Zenit St. Petersburg 21 75 86 11
Gnagnon, Joris Stade Rennais 20 75 86 11
Upamecano, Dayot RB Leipzig 18 69 86 17
Vallejo Real Madrid 20 77 85 8
Retsos, Panagiotis Olympiacos CFP 19 72 85 13

RB - Best Young Right Backs in FIFA 18

Player Club AgeOriginal Rating Potential Rating Growth
Henrichs, Benjamin Bayer 04 Leverkusen 20 76 86 10
Fosu-Mensah, Timothy Crystal Palace 19 74 86 12
Amian Adou, Kelvin Toulouse FC 19 73 86 13

Young Goalkeepers and Defenders in FIFA 18 - A Warning

It's worth pointing out that potential doesn’t mean that a player is guaranteed to reach a rating that high. If you don’t play them enough or tran them well, they won’t reach that highest potential rating.

Elsewhere we’ve got guides to the best players in FIFA 18, the best young players in FIFA 18, and how to defend or score lots of goals in FIFA 18.

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