FIFA 19 Best Young Midfielders Under 21

FIFA 19 Best Young Midfielders Under 21

The best young CM, LM, CDM, RM, and CAM in FIFA 19.

FIFA 19's best young midfielders should be high on your wanted list if you plan to have a team that can take on the world in FIFA 19's career mode. Depending on your opponent you'll want to be able to field an attacking lineup across the middle or offer support to your backline with some combative holding players. This guide will help you find the best young midfielders in FIFA 19, including the FIFA 19 best young CM, LM, CDM, RM, and CAM players. Read on for complete listings of the players' stats and attributes.

FIFA 19 Best Young Midfielders

We’ve gathered a list of the best young midfielders in FIFA 19. They’re broken up into each position, so that you can plan which ones you’ll need in your squad. Here are the best young CM, CDM, CAM, LM, RM players in FIFA 19.

  • Richarlison
  • Ndidi, Onyinye
  • Tielemans, Youri

LM - Best Young Left Midfielders in FIFA 19

LeagueClubNameAgePositionApprox PotentialOVRApprox Growth
Argentina Primera División (1)IndependienteBarco, Ezequiel19LM907218
France Ligue 1 (1)Stade RennaisSarr, Ismaïla20LM877611
Turkey Galatasaray S.K.Onyekuru, Henry21LM85769
England Premier League (1)EvertonRicharlison21LM85778
Germany 1. Bundesliga (1)Bayer 04 LeverkusenBailey, Leon21LM86824

In terms of Left Midfielders, Ezequiel Barco is a great bet. He has huge potential, and will be relatively cheap to pick up. Leon Bailey is also a great pick, though is older and has less potential for growth. Also look out for players who can play in multiple positions. Some midfielders are only really happy in one role, while others can play centrally or on the wings.

CM - Best Young Centre Midfielders in FIFA 19

LeagueClubNameAgePositionApprox PotentialOVRApprox Growth
Spain Primera Division (1)FC BarcelonaAleñà20CM877017
Spain Primera Division (1)Girona FCDouglas Luiz20CM867313
Germany 1. Bundesliga (1)Bayern MünchenRenato Sanches21CM867511
England Premier League (1)EvertonDavies, Tom20CM857510
Italy Serie A (1)CagliariBarella, Nicolò21CM867610
Italy Serie A (1)NapoliDiawara, Amadou21CM877710
Germany 1. Bundesliga (1)Borussia M'gladbachZakaria, Denis21CM86779
Italy Serie A (1)MilanKessié, Franck Yannick21CM86788
France Ligue 1 (1)AS MonacoTielemans, Youri21CM908010

Youri Tielemans is our pick for best young centre midfielder in FIFA 19. He has the pace required to assist with defense and start off an attacking play if needed, and has a very high potential rating. If you're looking for a cheaper option, go for Nicolo Barella. Central midfielders are the key to unlock a defense, so pay particular attention to passing skills and pace. Some players can get by without speed, but it certainly helps to have a CM who can breeze past a defender.

RM - Best Young Right Midfielders in FIFA 19

LeagueClubNameAgePositionApprox PotentialOVRApprox Growth
England Premier League (1)Tottenham HotspurEdwards, Marcus19RM876621
France Ligue 1 (1)AS MonacoMboula, Jordi19RM857015
Portugal Liga NOS (1)BragaBruno Xadas20RM857411
Italy Serie A (1)FiorentinaChiesa, Federico20RM877710
Germany 1. Bundesliga (1)Borussia DortmundPulisic, Christian19RM897811
Spain Primera Division (1)BarcelonaDembélé, Ousmane21RM90837

Ousmane dembele is probably the best choice for best FIFA young Right Midfielder, but will be seriously pricey. Instead, consider Marcus Edwards. He's 19, and while he's not great right now, he has potential for growth, albeit not as much as his stats allowed in last year's game.

CDM - Best Young Centre Defensive Midfielders in FIFA 19

LeagueClubNameAgePositionApprox PotentialOVRApprox Growth
Italy Serie A (1)SassuoloLocatelli, Manuel20CDM867511
Germany 1. Bundesliga (1)VFB StuttgartAscacibar, Santiago21CDM86788
France Ligue 1 (1)LyonNdombele, Tanguy21CDM86788
France Ligue 1 (1)Olympique LyonnaisTousart, Lucas21CDM87798
England EFL Championship (2)Wolverhampton WanderersRúben Neves21CDM86797
England Premier League (1)Leicester CityNdidi, Onyinye21CDM86806

If you're looking for a great young centre defensive midfielder, you should take a look at Lucas Tousart. Another great choice is Locatelli, given that he's a little younger than the rest. CDMs are the workhorses of FIFA 19, and shouldn't be overlooked if you play with a lot of forward midfielders and wingbacks. A player that will hold firm in the center of the field can help stop breaks and give teammates a chance to get back into defensive positions.

CAM - Best Young Centre Attacking Midfielders in FIFA 19

LeagueClubNameAgePositionApprox PotentialOVRApprox Growth
England Premier League (1)Manchester CityBrahim Díaz19CAM856916
England EFL Championship (1)SpursOnomah, Josh21CAM867115
Germany 1. Bundesliga (1)TSG 1899 HoffenheimAmiri, Nadiem21CAM85787
Germany 1. Bundesliga (1)Bayer 04 LeverkusenHavertz, Kai19CAM88799

The Potential values listed above are approximations based on last year’s figures and in-game stats. Once more info on each player is released, we’ll update the potential ratings for each player.

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