Thiago Alcantara (OVR 85)
The Champions League winner could bring a whole new dynamic to Liverpool’s midfield, as the 29 year old possesses experience and quality on the ball.
The Spaniard averaged 82.6 completed passes per 90 minutes in the Bundesliga this past season – the most of any regular midfielder.
He had a pass completion rate of over 90 per cent – a statistic which does not reflect the range of his passing with both feet.
In-Depth look at Thiago’s attributes in FIFA 21
Despite winning the Treble last season, Thiago has been downgraded by 2 OVR ratings in FIFA 21, however, he still looks like a great option in midfield.
As you can see, Thiago will be able to keep the ball in tight areas in the centre of the park, with 91 agility and 91 ball control.
The Spaniard won’t be one for sloppy passes, as his FIFA 21 card boasts 89 short pass and 89 long pass.
Thiago has excellent work rates for a box-to-box centre mid, with medium attacking WR and medium defensive WR.
Alcantara also brings flair to the team, with 5 star skill moves, along with a 3 star weak foot.
Liverpool line-up in FIFA 21
Thiago will strong link with Liverpool team mates in FIFA 21 ultimate team.
A partnership with Brazilian defensive midfielder Fabinho could bring balance to the midfield.
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With a strong and powerful ball-winner next to him, Thiago will be able to utilise his playmaking abilities more often.
Alcantara could form a strong relationship with Liverpool superstar Sadio Mane.
With Thiago’s 89 long passing, and Mane’s 95 acceleration and 93 sprint speed, through balls into the pacey winger could be a frightening prospect for the opposition.
Other strong links to Thiago in FUT 21
Alcantara will also strong link to Manchester City’s CDM Rodri.
What would be a formidable partnership in your Ultimate Team, could be a fierce rivalry in the Premier League.
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