FIFA 21 Career Mode: The Best Hidden Gems, Wonderkids And How To Tell If A Player's A Hidden Gem
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FIFA 21 Career Mode: The Best Hidden Gems, Wonderkids And How To Tell If A Player's A Hidden Gem

Lloyd Coombes
17 September 2020

Unearth some cheap superstars of the future.

FIFA 21 is dropping this October will offer a long-awaited revamp to Career Mode.

Whether you're starting in the lower leagues or head-to-head with a Chairman with tight purse-strings, you'll want to unearth some hidden gems to sign.

Luckily for you, we've got a nifty list of the best-hidden gems in the game.

What Is Potential?

Potential is how much a player can grow during your career mode save.

Every player starts with a rating and as time goes on, players will develop their ability and skill, which increases their ratings and stats.

How To Tell Potential In FIFA 21

You can only see a players' "general" potential up through the age of 21. Unless you have access to the database, you won't be able to tell the full potential in-game.

But there are some written queues that can give you a nice idea of how much potential a player has.

They'll be classified within the below:

  • Joined club in 20xx: this means the player's potential is under 80
  • "Showing great potential": the player's potential is 80-84
  • "An exciting prospect": the player's potential is 85-89
  • "Potential to be special": the player's potential is 90-94

FIFA 21 Highest Career Mode Potential Players

EA Sports has suggested these players as hidden gems in this year's game:

  • Danny Leyva - 56>81
  • Luca Netz - 63>86
  • Malachi Fagan-Walcott - 60>83
  • Jarrad Branthwaite - 59>82
  • Eugenio Pizzuto - 59>82
  • Ricky-Jade Jones - 59>82
  • Omar Rekik - 63>85
  • Dennis Cirkin - 61>83
  • Lucas Chevalier - 61>83
  • Kays Ruiz-Atil - 60>82
  • Tommy Doyle - 60>82
  • Juan Manuel Cuesta - 60>82
  • Lilian Egloff - 59>81
  • Daniel Hoyo-Kowalski - 59>81
  • Melayro Bogarde - 58>80
  • Rayan Cherki - 67>88
  • Karamoko Dembele - 64>85
  • Yusuf Demir - 64>85
  • Paul Nebel - 62>83
  • Luke Matheson - 61>82
  • J'Neil Bennett - 61>82
  • Indiana Vassilev - 61>82
  • David Ayala - 61>82
  • Jacob Italiano - 61>82
  • Ivan Martinez - 60>81
  • Harvey White - 60>81
  • Nathan Wood - 60>81
  • Florian Wirtz - 68>88
  • Sebastiano Esposito - 66>86
  • Aster Vranckx - 66>86
  • Harvey Elliott - 65>85
  • Troy Parrott - 65>85
  • Marco Kana - 65>85
  • Curtis Jones - 64>84
  • Arvin Appiah - 64>84
  • Alan Velasco - 64>84
  • Timothee Pembele - 63>83
  • Armel Bella-Kotchap - 62>82
  • Santiago Gimenez - 62>82
  • Cody Drameh - 61>81
  • Victor Guzman - 61>81
  • Malik Tillman - 61>81
  • Joe Gelhardt - 61>81
  • Santiago Cartagena - 61>81
  • Folarin Balogun - 60>80
  • Jamie Bowden - 60>80
  • Becir Omeragic - 60>80
  • Daishawn Redan - 60>80
  • Luca Oyen - 60>80
  • Xavier Amaechi - 60>80
  • Marvin Tshibuabua - 60>80
  • Jofre - 60>80

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