Manchester United fans in meltdown as Shkodran Mustafi is rated higher than Harry Maguire on FIFA 20

Man Utd fans are livid that Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi is rated higher than Harry Maguire on FIFA 20
Manchester United fans are shocked that is rated higher than on FIFA 20

Manchester United supporters have been despatched right into a frenzy after FIFA 20 launched their official participant rankings this week.

Barcelona icon Lionel Messi has been topped the very best footballer on the sport with a rating of 94, whereas Juventus famous person Cristiano Ronaldo comes a detailed second with a ranking of 94. No surprises there, proper?

However, FIFA’s determination to price Shkodran Mustafi higher than the world’s costliest defender, Harry Maguire, has raised eyebrows amongst many avid gamers of the sport.

While Maguire’s stellar performances for Leicester final season satisfied United to splash out £80million on his signature this summer time, Mustafi’s woeful shows have had Arsenal fans begging for his departure.



Incredibly, Mustafi – with an all-round ranking of 83 – scores higher than Maguire (84) in tempo, taking pictures, passing and defending.

Perhaps United fans can take some consolation in the truth that each David De Gea (89) and Paul Pogba (88) have been rated in the highest ten for his or her respective positions.

Those rankings for Mustafi and Maguire will take some getting over, although… (WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE)

Mustafi was closely linked with a transfer away from Arsenal this summer time, with Unai Emery open to affords for the calamitous central defender.

Both Juventus and Roma registered a robust curiosity in Mustafi, however the German stays in north London and is but to make an look for the Gunners.



Emery urged Mustafi to discover a new membership final month, saying: ‘For one circumstance or one other, they [Mustafi and Mohamed Elneny] are going to have fewer possibilities to indicate their capability or to be pleased with us and the minutes they play.

‘I think it is positive for them to leave and sign for another team where they can be protagonists and be happy and continue their careers.’

Mustafi is yet to play for Arsenal this season
Mustafi is but to play for Arsenal this season (Picture: Getty)

Mustafi’s father and agent, Kujtim, admitted that it could profit the centre-back to hunt a transfer earlier this summer time.

‘Shkodran had a great time with Arsenal,’ he instructed Sky Germany.

‘We nonetheless have a contract for 2 years and may think about to remain in London.

‘However the best for both sides is probably to work on a transfer. But for that it also needs market-driven transfer fees.’

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