Best midfielders for FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

Using the best FIFA 23 midfielders will allow you to control matches, and we've put together meta options in this year's Ultimate Team.

Best midfielders for FIFA 23 Ultimate Team

Choosing the best FIFA 23 midfielders is essential for dominating Ultimate Team matches in the middle of the park and picking out those key passes. Here are the midfielders standing out in FIFA 23.

FIFA 23 Ultimate Team is here, and the new Chemistry system allows players to throw the best stars from around the world into a single squad like never before.

Filling out your squad with top talent is vital, and nowhere is it more important than in the midfield. Choosing the right holding midfielder gives your defenders some much-needed protection, while a great playmaker helps create opportunities for the strikers.

Now that the game has finally arrived, we’ve put together the best midfielders in FIFA 23.

Best meta midfielders in FIFA 23

The role of a midfielder in FIFA 23 can vary massively depending on how your team is set up. You may be looking for someone to break up the play and stop attacks, or a versatile player that can do a bit of everything.

No matter what, the best bet is to pick out the players with the highest stats as they will perform best on the pitch, and there’s plenty of talent to choose from in FIFA 23. These are the best meta midfielders in FIFA 23.

Best meta midfielders to buy

Player Name Rating Position Club
Kevin De Bruyne 91 CM Manchester City
Joshua Kimmich 89 CDM Bayern Munich
Casemiro 89 CDM Manchester United
N’Golo Kante 88 CDM Chelsea
Toni Kroos 88 CM Real Madrid
Luka Modric 88 CM Real Madrid
Bernardo Silva 88 CAM Manchester City
Fabinho 87 CDM Liverpool
Thomas Muller 87 CAM Bayern Munich
Leon Goretzka 87 CM Bayern Munich
Marco Varratti 87 CM PSG
Frankie De Jong 87 CM Barcelona
Bruno Fernandes 86 CAM Manchester United
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic 86 CM SS Lazio
Nicolò Barella 86 CM Inter Milan
Daniel Parejo Muñoz 86 CM Villarreal CF
Marcelo Brozovic 86 CDM Inter Milan
Thiago 86 CM Liverpool
Marco Reus 85 CAM Borussia Dortmund
Paul Pogba 85 CM Juventus
Ilkay Gündogan 85 CM Manchester City
Jorginho 85 CM Chelsea
Pedri 85 CM Barcelona
Nabil Fekir 84 CAM Real Betis
Kai Havertz 84 CAM Chelsea
Sergio Busquets 85 CDM Barcelona
Youri Tielemans 84 CM Leicester City
Franck Yannick Kessié 84 CDM Barcelona
Mateo Kovacic 84 CM Chelsea
Mason Mount 84 CAM Chelsea
Marcos Llorente 84 CM Atletico de Madrid
Thomas Partey 84 CDM Arsenal
Sandro Tonali 84 CDM AC Milan
Lorenzo Pellegrini 84 CAM Roma
Hakan Calhanoglu 84 CM Inter Milan
Wilfred Ndidi 84 CDM Leciester City
Marcel Sabitzer 84 CM Bayern Munich
Luis Alberto 84 CAM SS Lazio
Alejandro Gómez 84 CAM Sevilla FC
Federico Valverde 83 CM Real Madrid
Merino 83 CM Real Sociedad
Konrad Laimer 83 CDM RB Leipzig
Carlos Soler 83 CM PSG
David Silva 83 CAM Real Sociedad
Thomas Lemar 83 CM Atletico Madrid
Jordan Henderson 83 CDM Liverpool
Koke 83 CM Atletico Madrid
Piotr Zielinski 83 CAM Napoli
Fabian 83 CM PSG
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg 83 CDM Spurs
Fernando 83 CDM Sevilla
Ruben Neves
83 CM Wolves
Luis Alberto 83 CM Lazio

For more on FIFA 23, take a look at some of our other guides:

FIFA 23 ICONS | FIFA 23 FUT Heroes | When does FIFA 23 early access start? | FIFA 23 crossplay explained | How to pre-order FIFA 23 | Best FIFA 23 custom tactics, meta formations & player instructions | FIFA 23 TOTW squads: Team of the Week explained | How to do the best FIFA 23 celebrations | Best FIFA 23 camera settings for Ultimate Team