He may not have played a minute of football this season but Chelsea’s AWOL star Diego Costa remains a formidable option for fans of FIFA gamers.

As the September 29 release of FIFA 18 looms EA are revealing the rankings of the game’s top 100 players throughout the week, with Wednesday bringing those ranked 80 to 61.

That list includes Chelsea striker Costa, who is handed an 86 rating for the upcoming game. That places him slightly ahead of Arsenal’s record signing Alexandre Lacazette, whose score in 85.

Lacazette’s Arsenal team-mate Petr Cech might have turned 35 this year and have faced questions over whether his form was on the decline but he remains one of FIFA’s top goalkeepers, with a rating of 86.

Tottenham centre-back Jan Vertonghen (85) joins team-mate Dele Alli  (84) on the list, which also includes Chelsea’s defender Cesar Azpilicueta (85).

Scroll through the gallery above to see the official player ratings cards…

Source: https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/fifa-18-player-ratings-alexandre-lacazette-and-diego-costa-join-top-100-as-ea-sports-ranking-reaches-a3628741.html