On Monday, EA Sports confirmed the 22 highest-rated players on FIFA 22, ahead of the game’s UK and worldwide release date of Friday October 1, 2021, with Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi confirmed as the best player on this year’s game.
But the top-rated list of 22 players was largely dominated by Premier League players, with ten players based in England, from clubs like Man United, Man City, Spurs, Chelsea and Liverpool.
Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne were confirmed as the highest-rated players in the Premier League, with both players given an overall rating of 91, with Ronaldo given a minus one downgrade on his rating from FIFA 21.
In fact, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski moved ahead of the new United man in this year’s FIFA 22 ratings, with the Polish forward given an overall rating of 92.
On Tuesday EA Sports has now revealed the highest-rated Premier League XI, containing players from Man United, Man City, Spurs, Chelsea and Liverpool, with Jurgen Klopp’s side having the most players included in the squad with four.
Man City, Man United and Spurs all have two players included in the highest-rated PL XI, whilst Chelsea have just one player representing them, despite their Champions League truimph last year.
Here is the confirmed EA Sports FIFA 22 highest-rated Premier League XI.
The FIFA 22 highest-rated Premier League XI
- ST: Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) – 91 overall
- ST: Harry Kane ( Tottenham Hotspur) – 90 overall
- RW: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 89 overall
- LM: Heung-Min Son (Tottenham Hotspur) – 89 overall
- CAM: Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) – 88 overall
- CM: Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) – 91 overall
- CDM: N’Golo Kante (Chelsea) – 90 overall
- LB: Andy Robertson (Liverpool) – 87 overall
- CB: Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) – 89 overall
- RB: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) – 87 overall
- GK: Ederson (Manchester City) – 89 overall
New United signing Cristiano Ronaldo drops straight into the Premier League highest-rated XI on FIFA 22, with Bruno Fernandes the only other United player included in the squad, who’s rated at 88.
Spurs duo Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son are included, being rated at 90 and 89 respectively, whilst Man City duo Kevin De Bruyne and Ederson are also included, being rated 91 and 89 respectively.
Liverpool have four players included, with Mohamed Salah rated at 89, Andy Robertson rated at 87, Virgil van Dijk rated at 89 and Trent Alexander-Arnold rated at 87.
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Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante is their solo representative, rated at 90 overall after helping the Blues to the Champions League in 2020/21.
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FIFA 22 will be the latest game within EA’s popular FIFA video game franchise, which will be released worldwide on Friday, October 1, 2021, with the game available on Xbox One, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Stadia and PC.