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FIFA 23 is set to release on 27 September 2022 across all major gaming platforms including the PC, the PS5 and Xbox Series X. One of the most entertaining game modes in the highly popular football game is the Career Mode. It enjoys a huge fanbase where a user can take control of a team and aim to win domestic and international trophies while addressing the intricacies of managing a football club.
In the Career Mode, the player potential is a pre-programmed player growth mechanism which determines how much an individual can increase their overall rating. The dynamic player potential system also comes into force when a user takes charge of a team. In simple terms, due to dynamic player potential, a player’s pre-set ceiling can be breached given they are developed through training and gametime.
A player’s potential overall is determined by their real-life performances and developmental graph. Keeping the focus on FIFA 23, here is a look at the top 10 players with the highest potential in FIFA 23:
10. Jude Bellingham – 91 potential
Jude Bellingham of Borussia Dortmund has a 91 potential overall rating in FIFA 23. The English international is one of the best youngsters in the world at the moment and has a starting overall rating of 84 in the game. He is only 19 and has a value of €64.00m in the game!
9. Dusan Vlahovic – 91 potential
Dusan Vlahovic of Juventus also has a 91 potential overall rating. The striker is one of the finest upcoming players from the Italian Serie A. He has an overall of 84 from the start and can reach 91 or more with the seasonal progression of the Career Mode.
8. Kai Havertz – 91 potential
Chelsea’s Kai Havertz also has a 91 potential overall rating in FIFA 23. The German international is an exciting talent who has already won a UEFA Champions League title with the Blues. The 23-year-old starts with an 84 overall rating and can rise to 91, making him one of the most promising attacking midfielders in the game.
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7. Florian Wirtz – 91 potential
Florian Wirtz is one of the most promising youngsters playing in the German Bundesliga currently. His initial overall rating in the game is set at 82 but it can jump nine points to 91 if he is developed well in the Career Mode. The 19-year-old Bayer Leverkusen star is valued at €64.00m.
6. Gianluigi Donnarumma – 92 potential
Gianluigi Donnarumma is one of the best goalkeepers in the world and this is reflected in his both overall rating and potential overall rating in FIFA 23. At the age of 23, the Italian has an overall of 88 and it can jump by four points to settle at 92. His market value of €106.000.000 in the game makes him an expensive target.
5. Vinicius Jr. – 92 potential
Vinicius Jr. is a poster boy for football across the world who is getting close to reaching his potential in real-life. As it happens, the winger has a potential rating of 92 in FIFA 23 with a base overall rating of 86. Considering he is still only 22 years old, securing the transfer of the Real Madrid star would be an excellent move in the Career Mode.
4. Phil Foden – 92 potential
Manchester City has a lot of world-class players and one of them is Phil Foden who has a potential overall of 92 in FIFA 23. With a starting overall of 85, the 22-year-old is a great asset for any manager in the Career Mode who manages to sign him despite his €94.500.000 market value.
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3. Pedri – 93 potential
Pedri has the third-highest potential overall rating in FIFA 23. FC Barcelona’s star midfielder has a base overall rating of 85 and it can jump up to 93, which makes him the midfielder with the highest potential in the game. The 19-year-old has a market value of €88.500.000, and signing him could be a game changer.
2. Erling Haaland – 94 potential
Erling Haaland comes in second with a potential rating of 94 in FIFA 23. The Norwegian international joined Manchester City in the summer and has a base overall of 88 that can jump by six points. At the age of 22 and a market value of €143.500.000, it will take a huge chunk of the overall budget to acquire his services in the Career Mode.
1. Kylian Mbappe – 95 potential
Kylian Mbappe has a starting overall of 91 in FIFA 23 and the cover star’s potential rating reaches 95 in the Career Mode. The Paris Saint-Germain forward is one of the best players in the world and the game does justice to him by rating the Frenchman highly. At 91 overall, he has the joint-highest rating in the game. His market value is €194.000.000, which makes it a challenge to sign him.
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