Fifa 23’s release is just around the corner, and fans have finally been given a definitive list of this year’s highest-rated player ratings. With the Premier League remaining the most watched sporting competition in the world, check out Gameleavate as we run through the 7 best Premier League players in Fifa 23!
7. Alisson (Liverpool) – 89 Overall
One of the biggest debates among Premier League and Brazilian fans has been answered with Alisson edging out Ederson as the best Premier League goalkeeper in Fifa 23. Whilst both goalies are 89 rated in this year’s edition, Alisson just edges out his national compatriot with higher handling, reflexes, and positioning stats.
6. Casemiro (Manchester United) – 89 Overall
Casemiro is one of the most decorated players of contemporary football, winning five Champions Leagues during his time with Real Madrid, including most recently in 2022. He made a big money move to Manchester United in this summer’s transfer window, giving the Premier League the highest rated CDM in Fifa 23.
5. Son Heung-min (Spurs) – 89 Overall
Son Heung-min has so often had to play second-fiddle to Harry Kane in terms of hogging the spotlight at Spurs, however, a stellar 2021/22 has seen the South Korean crowned as the side’s best player in Fifa 23. In fact, Only PSG’s Neymar has a LW card higher rated than Son this year.
4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) – 90 Overall
Cristiano Ronaldo might have been on the receiving end of a downgrade in Fifa 23 this year, but it’s a testament to the talisman’s incredible standards that he is still the one of the best Premier League players in Fifa 23. 18 Premier League goals last season, including two hattricks, showcased exactly what the Portuguese veteran is still capable of.
3. Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) – 90 Overall
Virgil van Dijk is frequently lauded as the Premier League’s most accomplished defender, redefining his position with acute awareness, as well as incredible strength and pace. He is the highest-rated defender in Fifa 23 with a 90 overall, and the only center-back to feature in the top twenty players this year.
2. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 90 Overall
No player has scored more goals in the Premier League since Mohamed Salah joined Liverpool back in 2017. The Egyptian bagged a mighty 23 goals and 13 assists in the Premier League alone last season as the Reds came within touching distance of an unprecedented quadruple. He is once again the highest-rated African player in Fifa this year.
1. Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City) – 91 Overall
Arguably the most consistent creative player over the past five years, Kevin de Bruyne had a stellar 2021/22 campaign that sees him edge out as the only base 91-rated Premier League player in Fifa 23. 15 Goals and 8 assists last season in the league steered City to a fourth title in five years, and the Belgian is also one of just five cards to have a 91 rating this year.