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FIFA 21 OTW cards guide: see all the Ones To Watch items here

FIFA 21 OTW cards
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FIFA 21 OTW cards are among the most popular in the series. OTW stands for Ones To Watch, and as with previous editions FIFA 21 sees these items upgrade dynamically based upon real-life performances. Every player who received a card moved to a new club during the summer, so Gareth Bale (Tottenham) and Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid) are among the big hitters. We've got the full FIFA 21 OTW list below, along with all your other essential Ones To Watch intel.

What are FIFA 21 OTW cards?

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If you're new to Ultimate Team and you're not sure how Ones To Watch cards work, let us explain. OTW cards are special players that start off with the same stats as their base card, but can upgrade over the course of the football season.

Whenever a player with an OTW card gets an in-form (Team Of The Week), their OTW card will be updated to the same stats as that in-form. Therefore, getting your hands on an OTW player who gets a lot of in-forms throughout the season is a goldmine for the rest of the game. On the other hand, investing in OTW players that don't perform in real life can be a waste of coins because they stay the same as their base card for the whole game.

In a cool new addition, players also get upgraded if and when they earn a Man Of The Match, European Team Of The Tournament, Hero or Record Breaker card. For instance, Diogo Jota was boosted to an OVR of 83 after appearing in the FIFA 21 TOTGS.

FIFA 21 OTW players

Below is the full list of FIFA 21 Ones To Watch players in the game. The first set is Team One, who were packs from October 9-16, followed by Team Two from October 16-23. All ratings are correct as of Friday 18 December.

Team One

  • Hee Chan Hwang (77 ST) - RB Leipzig [SBC only]
  • Sandro Tonali (77 CDM) - AC Milan [SBC only]
  • Nathan Ake (79 CB) - Manchester City
  • Victor Osimhen (82 ST) - Napoli
  • Diogo Jota (83 LW) - Liverpool [Objectives only]
  • Ichraf Hakimi (85 RM) - Inter Milan
  • Allan (83 CM) - Everton
  • Blaise Matuidi (83 CDM) - Inter Miami [SBC only]
  • Martin Odegaard (85 CAM) - Real Madrid
  • Gareth Bale (83 RW) - Tottenham Hotspur
  • Thomas Partey (86 CM) - Arsenal
  • Alex Telles (84 LB) - Manchester United
  • Thiago Silva (86 CB) - Chelsea [SBC only]
  • Hakim Ziyech (86 CAM) - Chelsea
  • Timo Werner (86 ST) - Chelsea
  • Luis Suarez (88 ST) - Atletico Madrid

Team Two

  • Jonathan David (77 ST) - LOSC Lille
  • Alessandro Florenzi (84 RB) - PSG
  • Ferran Torres (81 RM) - Manchester City
  • Rodrigo (82 ST) - Leeds United
  • Arturo Vidal (85 CM) - Inter Milan
  • Donny van de Beek (83 CM) - Manchester United
  • Nelson Semedo (83 RB) - Wolves
  • James Rodriguez (84 CAM) - Everton [SBC only]
  • Arthur (84 CM) - Piemonte Calcio
  • Thiago Alcantara (85 CM) - Liverpool
  • Leroy Sane (85 LM) - Bayern Munich
  • Kai Havertz (85 CAM) - Chelsea

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