FIFA 19 Best Young Strikers (Top 10)

Advice for FIFA players on the best young strikers to sign in FIFA 19
Kylian Mbappé on the attack

The following is a list of the best young strikers to sign in FIFA 19 Career Mode, which can be useful since it’s often difficult to figure out where to start with the transfer budget. It’s always good to sign at least a few young players if you are looking to grow the team in the long run. The list below includes information on player traits, skills, growth potential, expected wages, etc. You will find that some players are paid more to start because of their CURRENT overall rating. However, you will also see that there are players with high POTENTIAL ratings that can be rather cheap to start.

10. Jann-Fiete Arp

Jann-Fiete Arp's player card in FIFA 19

This 19 year old German striker currently plays for Hamburg in Bundesliga 2. He has the lowest starting rating on this list (69). However, his growth potential (86) is very high and happens very quickly in the game.

Why Jann-Fiete Arp is Awesome

  • Arp has a high growth potential.
  • He is a cheap purchase due to low rating/current team standing(approx. $2,000,000 value).
  • He has good striker stats, such as Agility 80, Att. Position 72, and  Finishing 71.

9. Tammy Abraham

Tammy Abraham plays for Aston Villa

This 21 year old English striker currently plays for Aston Villa (EFL Championship) and is on loan from Chelsea (English Premier League). He has an overall starting rating of 75 and a potential rating of 85.

Why Tammy Abraham is Awesome

  • Abraham is also a fairly cheap purchase (approx. $13,000,000 value).
  • He has good striker qualities, such as Sprint Speed 81, Strength 79, Finishing 78, Att. Position 77, Heading 77, and Shot Power 75.
  • He has the “Beat Offside Trap” trait.

8. Christian Kouamé

Christian Kouamé plays for Genoa

This 21 year old Ivory Coast striker currently plays for Genoa in Serie A. He has an overall starting rating of 75 and a potential overall rating of 89.

Why Christian Kouamé is Awesome

  • Kouamé is also a fairly cheap purchase (approx. $16,500,000 value).
  • He is very athletic. His work rate is high/medium and his stats include Sprint Speed 86, Acceleration 84, Jumping 80, Strength 78, and Agility 75, among others.
  • He also has the “Beat Offside Trap” trait.

7. Rafael Leão

Rafael Leão's player card in FIFA 19

This 20 year old Portugeuse striker currently plays for LOSC Lille in Ligue 1 Conforoma. He has an overall starting rating of 74 and a potential rating of 86.

Why Rafael Leão is Awesome

  • Leão is a fairly cheap purchase (approx. $11,000,000 value).
  • He has good striker stats such as Acceleration 87, Sprint Speed 85, Shot Power 77, Finishing 76, and Agility 75.
  • He has the “Beat Offside Trap”, “Flair”, “Speed Dribbler”, and “Technical Dribbler” traits.

6. Kasper Dolberg

Kasper Dolberg celebrates a goal for Ajax

This 21 year old Danish striker currently plays for Ajax in Eredivisie. He has an overall starting rating of 76 and a potential rating of 83.

Why Kasper Dolberg is Awesome

  • Dolberg is a fairly cheap purchase (approx. $12,000,000 value).
  • He has good striker stats as most are at least 70. Shot Power (86) is his highest.
  • He has the “Flair”, “Power Header”, “Outside Foot Shot”, and “Takes Finesse Free Kicks” traits.

5. Patrick Cutrone

Patrick Cutrone's player card in FIFA 19

This 21 year old Italian striker currently plays for AC Milan in Serie A. He has an overall starting rating of 77 and a potential overall rating of 89.

Why Patrick Cutrone is Awesome

  • Cutrone is a Fairly cheap purchase (approx. $18,000,000 value).
  • He has a decent work rate (medium/medium).
  • He has good striker stats, such as Finishing 80, Att. Position 80, Sprint Speed 77, Ball Control 76, Balance 76, Heading 76, Acceleration 75, and Jumping 75.

4. Lautaro Martínez

Lautaro Martínez's player card in FIFA 19

This 22 year old Argentinian striker currently plays for Inter Milan in Serie A. He has an overall starting rating of 79 and a potential rating of 88.

Why Lautaro Martínez is Awesome

  • Martínez is very athletic. His work rate is high/medium. His stats include Strength 86, Sprint Speed 83, Acceleration 82, Jumping 81, Agility 79, and Stamina 75.
  • He has good striker stats, such as Finishing 82, Att. Position 82, Dribbling 81, Shot Power 79, Heading 79, Ball Control 79, and Reactions 78.
  • He has the “Power Header”, “Technical Dribbler”, and “Target Forward” traits.

3. Gabriel Jesus

Gabriel Jesus celebrates a goal at Manchester City

This 22 year old Brazilian striker  currently plays for Manchester City in the English Premier League. He has an overall starting rating of 83 and potential rating of 90.

Why Gabriel Jesus is Awesome

  • Jesus has a high work rate and stats, such as Agility 92, Balance 91, Acceleration 87, Dribbling 82, Att. Position 86, Ball Control 85, Reactions 85, Spring Speed 85, Finishing 85, and Stamina 84.
  • He has the “Dribbler” and “Acrobat” specialities.
  • He has the “Beat Offside Trap”, “Flair”, “Chip Shot”, and “Technical Dribbler” traits.

2. Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford celebrates a goal at Manchester United

This 21 year old English striker currently plays for Manchester United in the English Premier League in England. He has an overall starting rating of 83 and a potential rating of 90.

Why Marcus Rashford is Awesome

  • Rashford has a high work rate and stats, such as Spring Speed 93, Acceleration 90, Agility 88, Shot Power 87, Stamina 86, Ball Control 84, Dribbling 84, Att. Position 84, Reactions 82, Finishing 81, Curve 81, and FK Acc. 80.
  • He has the “Speedster”, “Engine”, and “Acrobat” specialities.
  • He has the “Power Free Kick”, “Beat Offside Trap”, “Flair”, “Long Shot Taker”, “Speed Dribbler”, and “Technical Dribbler” traits.

1. Kylian Mbappé

Kylian Mbappé celebrates a goal at PSG

This 20 year old French striker currently plays for PSG in Ligue 1 Conforama. He has an overall starting rating of 88 and potential rating of 95.

Why Kylian Mbappé is Awesome

  • Mbappé has high stats, such as Acceleration 96, Sprint Speed 96, Agility 92, Ball Control 91, Dribbling 90, Att. Position 88, Finishing 88, Reactions 87, Composure 86, Stamina 83, Balance 83, Short Pass 82, Vision 82, and Shot Power 80.
  • He has the “Speedster”, “Dribbler”, and “Acrobat” specialities.
  • He has the “Finesse Shot”, “Flair”, “Speed Dribbler”, and “Technical Dribbler” traits.
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