FIFA 23 OTW: Lewandowski, Nkunku & Gnabry ALL set to leave the Bundesliga this summer

The The 2021/22 football season is coming to an end, with just one final match to be played - the UEFA Champions League Final.

There's plenty going on in FIFA 22 at the moment with the Team of the Season (TOTS) promo in full swing in Ultimate Team alongside the Icon Swaps 3 campaign.

With the summer transfer window opening soon and rumours circulating surrounding some of the biggest names in world football, we could see some of the best Ones to Watch cards ever in FIFA 23.

Lewandowski (OVR 92)

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PROLIFIC POLE - Lewandowski is truly world-class

Robert Lewandowski has confirmed that he wants to leave Bayern Munich this summer in search of a new challenge elsewhere.

Barcelona are reportedly to be in pole position to sign the striker, with manager Xavi said to have had multiple discussions with the player already.

Serge Gnabry (OVR 87)

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HOMECOMING - Arsenal fans would love to see Gnabry return to the Emirates

Serge Gnabry is the second Bayern Munich player in this list who is set to leave the club this summer, or potentially when his contract expires in 2023.

Arsenal are interested in re-signing the German winger but the 26-year-old's price tag could be a sutmbling block this summer.

Christopher Nkunku (OVR 86)

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BRILLIANT BLUE - Nkunku was on FIRE throughout the 2021/22 season

Chelsea are reportedly considering a move for RB Leipzig's 24-year-old French forward, Christopher Nkunku.

Nkunku has been simply sensational for the German side throughout the 2021/22 campaign, having racked up 35 goals and 20 assists in 51 appearances across all competitions.

Diego Carlos (OVR 83)

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BRAZILIAN BEAST - Villa fans can get excited about this one!

Diego Carlos to Aston Villa is the only signing in this list that has been officially confirmed by the clubs themselves.

The Brazilian has joined Steven Gerrard's side for a reported fee of €31 million and will be one of the best cheap overpowered Premier League options at the start of the FUT 23 game cycle.

Aurelien Tchouameni (OVR 82)

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FUTURE OF FRANCE - Tchouameni is one of the hottest prospects in Europe

AS Monaco star Aurelien Tchouameni is one of the hottest midfield prospects in world football.

With Paul Pogba set to return to former club Juventus, Real Madrid have turned their attention to the 22-year-old, who is available for around €80 million.

Ones to Watch cards explained

Ones to Watch cards have featured in the past couple of Ultimate Team seasons, and if it is anything like FUT 22 then it will be the first set of special cards on the new game.

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STAR SIGNINGS - Ronaldo headlined FUT 22's OTW Team 1

The cards included are selected from the top summer transfers and are given dynamic ratings that increase with every selection in Team of the Week as well as on a 'wins to watch' basis.

How do OTW card upgrades work?

We expect Ones to Watch card upgrades to work in the same way that they did in FIFA 22 Ultimate Team.

If you are not sure how they work, then take a look at EA's summary below as there are some changes to the previous editions.

"As players show off their skills on the pitch for their new club, their Ones To Watch item will upgrade when they receive a performance-based in-form item such as Team of the Week and Man of the Match.
"New in FUT 22, OTW items will also be eligible for a ‘Wins to Watch’ upgrade, a one-time +1 In-Form boost if a team wins five matches out of their next ten domestic league games starting from October 1!"
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