EA FC 24 Arsenal Career Mode Guide – Best setup, instructions, and transfers

EA FC 24 Arsenal Career Mode Guide – Best setup, instructions, and transfers
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If you are looking to take over the Gunners, then let us help you get started with our EA Sports FC 24 Arsenal Career Mode guide. Stopping Man City’s dominance at the top of the Premier League won’t be easy, Arsenal’s exciting and youthful squad looks most capable of doing so.

Now that the EA FC 24 release date has passed and our FC 24 review is complete, we have a great understanding of what it takes to succeed in Career Mode this season.

Take a look at our full EA Sports FC 24 Arsenal Career Mode guide below.

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Arsenal’s best XI

Now the official FC 24 ratings are out, we have a solid idea of who should feature in your best lineup. While Arteta may disagree, Kai Havertz is not getting in the starting XI while we are in charge.

We prefer a 4-2-3-1, or variation of the 4-3-3. With Declan Rice and Thomas Partey in midfield, the front four have a solid platform behind them to go and express themselves in more advanced areas of the pitch.

The front four picks itself. Captain Martin Odegaard will play behind Gabriel Jesus, while Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli will run riot on the wings. This attack possesses plenty of pace and skill, and is a real handful in FC 24.

Further back the pitch, William Saliba and Gabriel are your centre-back pairing. New signing Jurrien Timber has good potential (POT 86), and he can be the starting right-back ahead of Ben White due to his extra pace. Oleksandr Zinchenko is the only real option at left-back in the current squad.

In goal, England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale will be your number one, at least to begin with. David Raya will have to settle for a place on the bench after his summer switch from Brentford, despite claiming the spot for himself in real life.

Who to sell in Arsenal career

There’s a bit of a surplus in the right-back department, so we would look to offload Cedric Soares. Takehiro Tomiyasu is a great squad player, but if you need some extra cash, he could be the next in line to go.

In midfield, Mohamed Elneny and Jorginho are unlikely to see much game time. Jorginho is on high wages (£106k), so offloading the Italian will free up plenty of money on the wage bill too.

Leandro Trossard won’t be the first names on the team sheet either. However, he can play an important role in the squad throughout a long season, but you may want to replace him with younger players with higher potential.

The players below should be made available for transfer. Selling them should bring in around £30 million, and free up around £200k on the wage bill.

Mohamed Elneny30CDM, CM7575£4m£60k
Jorginho31CDM, CM8383£21.7m£106k

Who to sign in Arsenal career

With Kieran Tierney and Nuno Tavares both out on loan, it feels like another left back is necessary to balance the squad. The likes of Theo Hernandez and Alphonso Davies would be great signings, but they won’t come cheap. 

Nuno Mendes and Alejandro Balde are among the best young left backs in FC 24, so they are worth checking out. Crystal Palace’s Tyrick Mitchell could be another option if you want to add some homegrown talent to the ranks.

Another area of the pitch we would try to improve is up top. While Gabriel Jesus and Eddie Nketiah are good options, we want something a little different as an alternative. Mobility is a must, but someone more physical that can change the style of play to more direct.

Dusan Vlahovic and Alexander Isak are prime candidates for the role. Both players are tall and mobile enough to lead the line on their own. RB Leipzig’s Benjamin Sesko is one to keep tabs on too, as he looks set to be a career mode legend. Take a look at the best young strikers in FC 24.