FIFA 23 best midfielders guide

Looking for the best FIFA 23 midfielders? Here are some of the top CAMs, CMs, and CDMs in FIFA 23, including de Bruyne, Kimmich, Kante, and more

FIFA 23 best midfielders: Kevin de Bruyne looks up at a football flying just above his head

We all know attackers are important, but when you’re playing FIFA 23, having the best midfielders will be crucial to the success of your team, regardless of which mode you’re playing. With the ability to carve out seemingly impossible passes, show great physicality, and even crop up with some crucial goals, the best FIFA 23 midfielders are talented in multiple areas of the beautiful game.

In this list, we’ll be focusing on the playmakers, engines, and technicians that reside in the centre of the pitch: CAMs, CMs, and CDMs. If you’re looking for right and left-midfielders, our FIFA 23 best wingers list is the place to be. One other thing to bear in mind is that we will not be including any Ultimate Team-specific players in this list, so for those you’ll want to take a look at our FIFA 23 Icons list and FIFA 23 Heroes list.

We will be ranking the best FIFA 23 midfielders based off of their confirmed overall rating.

FIFA 23 best midfielders

In terms of overall rating, the best midfielder in FIFA 23 is Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City, but there are plenty of other world class midfielders too.

The top rated so far are:

  • Kevin De Bruyne (91)
  • Joshua Kimmich (89)
  • N’Golo Kante (89)
  • Casemiro (89)
  • Sadio Mane (89)
  • Toni Kroos (88)
  • Luka Modric (88)
  • Bernardo Silva (88)
  • Frenkie de Jong (87)
  • Fabinho (87)
  • Rodri (87)
  • Thomas Muller (87)
  • Leon Goretzka (87)
  • Marco Verratti (87)
  • Thiago (86)
  • Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (86)
  • Kingsley Coman (86)
  • Bruno Fernandes (86)
  • Nicolo Barrella (86)
  • Marcelo Brozovic (86)
  • Parejo (86)
  • Pedri (85)
  • Jorginho (85)
  • Ilkay Gundogan (85)
  • Filip Kostic (85)
  • Serge Gnabry (85)
  • Yannick Carrasco (85)
  • Paul Pogba (85)
  • Marcus Reus (85)
  • Nabil Fekir (85)
  • Sergio Busquets (85)

As you can see, you’re spoilt for choice in the centre of the park. From defensive-minded players like Kimmich, Kante, and Rodri, to creative playmakers like Modric, de Bruyne, and Verratti, to all-rounders like de Jong, Barrella, and Goretzka, there’s a midfielder to suit everyone’s needs.

For more ratings info, check out our other guides on the best FIFA 23 strikers, best FIFA 23 wingers, and best FIFA 23 centre backs.