FIFA 17 Ultimate Team: 15 Best Cheap Hidden Gems

15. Nampalys Mendy

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Overall Rating: 78

Club: Leicester City

Position: CDM

The Foxes signed Nampalys Mendy to fill the gap left by N'Golo Kante's summer move to Chelsea. Real-life Mendy doesn't quite have Kante's ability to get up and down the pitch, but with pace clocking-in at 75 and Stamina of 89, Mendy's more than capable of playing that role in FIFA 17.

With strong defending stats and 80 for short passing, Mendy's strengths lie in winning the ball through an interception or tackle then playing a simple pass. Decent ball control (78), balance (83), and acceleration (76) stats mean he's also adept at carrying the ball out of midfield, making him a great "first step" for any attacking move. Combine these stats with his high defensive workrate, and you have a player who seems to cover every blade of grass, and an outstanding choice for any cheap Premier League FUT side.

Approx. Cost: 600 coins.

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