FIFA 20 Ultimate Team bargains: 10 brilliant FUT buys for under 2,500 coins
Whether you've finally decided to treat yourself to FIFA 20 or got it as a gift for Christmas, it's time to plan who'll make it into your FUT 20 squad this year.
Well, to help, we've been eyeing up some of the cheap options that can help kick-start your Ultimate Team stint this year.
Whether you're looking to build a competitive team as quickly as possible or you're looking to hoard coins until you need to spend them, here are some of the best FIFA 20 Ultimate Team bargains that you can nab for under 2,500 coins.
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Note: The prices below are correct as of writing and may be subject to change.
Andre Onana (GK)
Need to know: He may not play in a league that frequently gets used in Ultimate Team, but that doesn’t mean you should pass up the chance to have last year’s Champions League semi-finalist between the sticks. Onana’s kicking (86) is the standout, with long punts downfield now a very useful tactic in FIFA 20, while his diving (84) and reflexes (83) mean he'll be able to bail you out of most situations.
Sergi Roberto (RB)
Need to know: He might not be quite as highly rated in FIFA as he was last year, he's still one of La Liga’s best full-backs you can get on the cheap. His above-average defensive stats may not inspire confidence, but his passing – including 84 Short Passing and 83 Crossing – means he’s always going to help in the final third. He's just a smidge under 2,500 coins at the moment, but he's still worth picking up.
Harry Maguire (CB)
Need to know: The world’s most expensive defender, surprisingly, doesn’t cost a whole lot in Ultimate Team. If you shop around, you can get him for under 2,000 coins. It's worth it as well, as the Man United player has 90 Strength and 87 Heading make him huge in the air; meanwhile, both his Short and Long Passing stats are above 75, meaning he can comfortably ping passes all over the pitch and slot into a Premier League FUT squad.
Vincent Kompany (CB)
Need to know: The current Anderlecht player-manager is still a formidable presence at the heart of the backline on this year’s FIFA. You can combine him with compatriots Youri Tielemans, Jan Vertonghen, or Toby Alderweireld to (just about) squeeze him into a 100 chemistry Premier League squad for a real throwback.
Erik Lamela (RM)
Need to know: Those looking to build a Premier League team early on in Ultimate Team this year will notice that there’s a real lack of stand-out RMs. Lamela is a nice stop-gap: 84 Dribbling, 83 Ball Control, 82 Long Shots and an 80 Free Kick rating means he’s a multi-faceted threat. Throw in a High Attacking Work Rate and four star skill rating, he’ll give left-backs something to think about every time he gallops into the final third.
Need to know: Rafa might not be in one of the major leagues, but he is low-key one of the best wingers in-game – and a must for Portuguese hybrid teams. The 94 Sprint Speed is eye-catching enough, but most of his dribbling stats hit the mid-80s and he comes with four-star skills to boot. For less than 2,000 coins, Rafa is a FUT bargin hunter's dream.
Gylfi Sigurdsson (CAM)
Need to know: A potent attacking threat who won’t break the bank, Sigurdsson is blessed with outstanding shooting (81), passing (84), and dribbling (81) stats – making him a must for most early Premier League teams. Sit him behind the striker and look to thread through-balls into the path of your forwards. You’ll also be able to take advantage of the new set-piece system too, with his free kick accuracy (86) stat.
Pablo Sarabia (CAM)
Need to know: He may not be PSG’s biggest name, but the silky Spaniard will add a cutting edge to any Ligue 1 hybrid squad in Ultimate Team. Every major attacking attribute, from dribbling (86) to vision (84), makes him a worthwhile buy. Slap on an Architect Chemistry Style card and he becomes one of the best passers in the game, too. The potential for 99 crossing with that style card means you'll want to let him roam across the pitch.
Andrej Kramaric (ST)
Need to know: One of the best strikers in the game for less than 2,000 coins? Oh go on then. Kramaric’s shooting attributes are remarkably high: finishing (86), long shots (85), and volleys (85) all stand out. Plus, his 80+ ratings for agility, balance, dribbling, ball control and reactions makes him a real handful in a game that, this year, favours the onrushing attacker more than ever before. Throw in a four-star weak foot and he can just about score from anywhere. Forget about the Leicester years, Kramaric is one of the Bundesliga's best.
Mario Balotelli (ST)
Need to know: Can you really turn down having the firework-loving forward in your team? Now he’s moved back to Italy, Balo stands out as a solid choice for Serie A aficionados saving coins for some of the bigger names, especially with his finishing (83) and shot power (86) stats.
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