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FIFA 18 best goalkeepers - the best GKs and keepers in FIFA

The top stoppers in FIFA 18 and where to find them.

The best FIFA Goalkeepers are also probably the most valuable players you'll pick up - not because of their cost on the market, but their ability to keep you in the game when things get a little dicey.

Here on this page, we'll be listing FIFA 18's best goalkeepers - referred to in FIFA as GKs, in order of their overall rating, but be sure to take a look at the specifics depending on what you want out of them, like GK Handling if you hate it when your 'keeper drops a rebound right in front of the opposition, or GK Kicking for setting up speeder counter attacks from a drop kick.

For other stats-based guides, it's worth taking a look at our list of the highest potential FIFA 18 wonderkids, plus we have pages on the best Defenders, best Midfielders, the best Wingers and best Strikers in the game, too.

FIFA 18 best Goalkeepers - the best GKs in FIFA

Without further ado then, let's dive in!

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FIFA 18 best Goalkeepers (GK)

RankPlayerClubOverall Rating
1Manuel NeuerBayern Munich 92
2David De GeaManchester United90
3Gianluigi BuffonJuventus89
4Thibaut CourtoisChelsea89
5Hugo LlorisTottenham Hotspur88
6Jan OblakAtlético Madrid88
7Samir HandanovičInter Milan87
8Petr ČechArsenal86
9Stéphane RuffierAS Saint-Étienne85
10Marc-André ter StegenFC Barcelona85
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For more help with FIFA 18, our FIFA 18 tips and guide can help, alongside our FIFA 18 Journey: Hunter Returns walkthrough, plus lists of FIFA 18 wonderkids and the best young players, FIFA 18 player ratings, the best strikers, best wingers, best midfielders, best defenders and best goalkeepers. We also have details on five star skillers and skill moves listed, how to score free kicks, penalties and set pieces, and the FIFA 18 best players by position. Fan of Ultimate Team? we look at FIFA 18 Chemistry explained, the latest OTW Ones to Watch cards, along with best Chemistry Styles for each position, and finally how to earn FIFA Coins quickly and for free.

Other things to know about picking the best FIFA Goalkeeper

As we alluded to above, there are a few additional things to bear in mind when choosing your goalkeeper in FIFA 18, with slightly different factors becoming more or less important depending on the mode you're playing.

  • For Career Mode, potential is important too - Some players have higher built-in potential for growth than others, and if you're planning on playing at least two seasons of Career Mode then it's going to have a major impact on your squad. It's also a great way to pick up a bargain, too, so if you're keen on finding some youngsters take the time to go over our detailed list of the best FIFA 18 potential wonderkids and young players, whcih includes some of the finest young keepers in the game.
  • For Ultimate Team, remember you can use Chemistry Styles - Chemistry Styles, if you didn't know, add up to a whopping 90 points to your player's attributes, spread according to the Style you choose. For Goalkeepers, the Cat and Glove styles are the most popular, but you can read more on Chemistry in general in our guide to how FIFA Chemistry works, and likewise the best FIFA 18 Chemistry Styles in our detailed guide to those, too.
  • Think about your style of play when looking at stats - We mentioned this briefly above, but certain keepers will work better in certain situations. Manuel Neuer, for instance, is great at coming off his line and sweeping up, whilst Gianluigi Buffon is a little slower.

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