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FIFA 14 Ultimate Team: Fabregas, Lallana and Pogba Headline Team of the Week 9

BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 26:  Cesc Fabregas of FC Barcelona reacts during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Camp Nou on October 26, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Nick AkermanFeatured ColumnistNovember 13, 2013

It's that time again, the moment we get to cast our eyes over FIFA 14 Ultimate Team's latest selection of the week.

As tweeted by EA Sports' official Twitter account and posted on the developer's forums, this week's squad features a versatile group, including Cesc Fabregas, Adam Lallana, Tim Krul, Paul Pogba and Kevin Prince-Boateng:

FUT14 Team of the Week:

Starting XI

  • GK: Tim KrulNewcastle United (79 > 80)
  • CB: Simon KjaerLOSC Lille (75 > 77)
  • CB: Wes BrownSunderland (76 > 78)
  • CB: Virgil van DijkCeltic (72 > 73)
  • CM: Cesc FàbregasFC Barcelona (86 > 87)
  • CAM: Kevin-Prince BoatengFC Schalke 04 (81 > 82)
  • CM: Paul PogbaJuventus (79 > 80)
  • RM/CAM: Adam LallanaSouthampton (78 > 80)
  • CM: Daniele ContiCagliari (76 > 78)
  • ST: Yura MovsisyanSpartak Moscow (76 > 78)
  • ST/LW: Heung-Min SonBayer 04 Leverkusen (76 > 78)



  • GK: Jamie MacDonaldHeart of Midlothian (67 > 70)
  • CB: Kees KwakmanNAC Breda (68 > 71)
  • RM: Kasper KuskAalborg BK (66 > 69)
  • ST/LM: Timo WernerVfB Stuttgart (61 > 64)
  • ST: Youssef El ArabiGranada CF (74 > 74)
  • CF/ST: Ross McCormackLeeds United (73 > 74)
  • ST: Mauro BoselliLeon (71 > 73)


Players to Watch Out For

Adam Lallana

Adam Lallana just can't do anything wrong at the moment. The Southampton midfielder is set to make his England bow against Chile and scored an excellent goal during the Saints' simple 4-1 win against Hull in the recent Premier League tie, per ESPN.

His item advances an already enticing overall score to 80, making him a cheap yet reliable prospect for those who wish to add a smidgen of spice to their English-based teams.

The exciting player will excel in his new central position and can finally be played behind Rickie Lambert, who has the power to smash through the best defences in the game.


Cesc Fabregas

Already an excellent item to pick up on FUT14, Fabregas' improved statistics are likely to set you back a decent sum. The Spaniard isn't particularly physical but possesses the turn of foot and control that ensures he can get away from danger.

If you manage to pull Cesc this week, consider yourself lucky. He's likely to be the costliest item available during this particular selection.


Paul Pogba

He's tall, powerful, can pass, head, shoot and tackle. Don't be fooled by an overall rating of 80: Paul Pogba's in-form is likely to be amongst the most popular on the game.

The Juventus man can fulfil a number of roles within Serie A or French-based squads. His decent pace ensures he can cover ground quickly and sniff out danger before it becomes too serious, but it's preferable to play him alongside a more defensively minded partner.

Keep an eye out for Pogba's price, as it could fluctuate hugely across the coming days.


Team of the Week 9 players are available in packs from Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. GMT and leave packs on Nov. 20, 5:30 p.m. GMT. You can view the entire squad on the Web App right here.

Are you thinking of picking any of these players up? Be sure to let us know in the comments section.

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