The Biggest FIFA 21 Players Downgrade You Should Know

EA Sports caused controversy on Thursday with the release of FIFA 21’s top 100 players. FIFA 21 is set to be released on October 9 this year having been pushed back from its usual late September slot after EA Sports’ plans were disrupted by the coronavirus.

But it hasn’t stopped them handing out some stat decreases and the man hit hardest is Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard.

Hazard was a 91-rated player last season after sealing a £100 million transfer to Madrid from Chelsea. But one goal all season and numerous injuries have seen him drop to an 88-rated.

10. Paul Pogba (Manchester United & France)
FIFA 20 rating: 88
FIFA 21 rating: 86
Overall downgrade: -2

9. Thiago Alcantara (Bayern Munich & Spain)
FIFA 20 rating: 87
FIFA 20 rating: 85
Overall downgrade: -2

8. Antoine Griezmann (Barcelona & France)
FIFA 20 rating: 89
FIFA 21 rating: 87
Overall downgrade: -2

7. Gerard Pique (Barcelona & Spain)
FIFA 20 rating: 88
FIFA 21 rating: 86
Overall downgrade: -2

6. Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund & Germany)
FIFA 20 rating: 88
FIFA 21 rating: 85
Overall downgrade: -3

5. David De Gea (Manchester United & Spain)
FIFA 20 rating: 89
FIFA 21 rating: 86
Overall downgrade: -3

4. Luka Modric (Real Madrid & Croatia)
FIFA 20 rating: 90
FIFA 21 rating: 87
Overall downgrade: -3

3. Christian Eriksen (Inter Milan & Denmark)
FIFA 20 rating: 88
FIFA 21 rating: 85
Overall downgrade: -3

2. Diego Godin (Inter Milan & Uruguay)
FIFA 20 rating: 88
FIFA 21 rating: 85
Overall downgrade: -3

1. Eden Hazard (Real Madrid & Belgium)
FIFA 20 rating: 91
FIFA 21 rating: 88
Overall downgrade: -3

Early access is usually granted to those who pre-order the game, meaning they are able to play in advance of that date – this year, FIFA 21 Early Access will be available on October 6.

Source: SportBible

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