Watching a young player grow into a world class player is possibly the most satisfying part of career mode. Rush Football, then, take a look at the best FIFA 18 youngsters and hidden gems or, in other words, the highest potential young players in the game.
Jann-Fiete Arp – Hamburger SV – ST
Current Overall – 63 / Potential – 85 (Growth +22)
German U19 international Jann-Fiete Arp has the potential to be a world class striker. Available for in the region of £1m (€ 1.2m), this low risk investment should be your first target when starting a new career.
Alban Lafont – Toulouse – GK
Current Overall – 77 / Potential – 89 (Growth +12)
To prise 18-year-old Alban Lafont away from his current club, Toulouse, it will cost you approximately £10-12m (€11-13.5m). With the potential to become one of the best goalkeepers in the world, be sure to tie him down to a long-term deal.
Matthijs de Ligt – Ajax – CB
Current Overall – 76 / Potential – 89 (Growth +13)
Dutch centre back Matthijs de Ligt is a defender that ticks all the boxes, a leader who is strong, quick and good in the air. If you want to add this prodigy to your squad it will cost you approximately £12m (€13.5m), a bargain when you consider his long-term influence.
Ezequiel Barco – Independiente – LM
Current Overall – 72 / Potential – 90 (Growth +18)
Little-known Ezequiel Barco is a player you just have to buy. A technically gifted wide attacking midfielder with blistering pace and excellent balance, similar to fellow countryman Lionel Messi. Available at a bargain price of roughly £8m (€9m), you would be mad not to sign possibly the best young midfielder in the game.
Nicolo Barella – Cagliari – CM
Current Overall – 73 / Potential – 87 (Growth +14)
Italian Nicholo Barella is the perfect central midfielder. He has the ability to make an inch perfect pass, bring the ball under control effortlessly and stop the even the most threatening attack with ease. To acquire his dynamic services it will cost you around £8m (€9m), a small sum to pay when you take into account how much he has to offer.
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