eFootball 2023 Best Central Defenders: Dominant defenders you need to try

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eFootball 2023 Ruben Dias

eFootball 2023 may not have hit its promise yet, but the game is still a great free-to-play offering for any football fans that want to try something new.

As we all know, firing into the onion bag is the aim of the game and you'll need a prolific forward in order to complete that task.

In this list, we're taking a look at the best central defenders that you can sign in eFootball 2023.

From veteran defenders to those starting to shine, these defensive forces are perfect for your team.

eFootball 2023 Best Defenders

There are a number of top stars available in eFootball 2023.

Of course, with limited clubs available to use due to licensing issues, there aren't as many options as we see in the FIFA franchise.

That being said, these following defenders are all certain to become some of your favourite players in the game.

Raphael Varane

A serial winner whose stock has fallen slightly due to injury, we still maintain that Varane is one of the best defenders around in eFootball 2023.

Strong, quick and a great tackler, Varane is a man that you can trust to keep the ball out of the net.

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RED DEVIL - Varane is still one of the best in eFootball 2023

Once back from recurring injuries, we're certain that Man United will start seeing the best of this French star.


Similar to Varane, Marquinhos is a defender who has all the credentials to be the best.

Not the only PSG star on this list, the Brazilian defender is a tough tackler who is more than capable of catching the paciest of strikers.

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BRAZILIAN DESTROYER - Marquinhos has all the attributes to dominate

A dominant force who ranks among the best, Marquinhos is a star you need to use in eFootball 2023.

Sergio Ramos

A veteran defender that still holds plenty of value, Sergio Ramos may not be what he once was, but he's still a great option to try in eFootball 2023.

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VETERAN DESTROYER -Sergio Ramos remains a star in eFootball 2023

With plenty of prominences placed on physicality and strength, Ramos fits the bill perfectly for everything you could need in your backline.

Matthijs de Ligt

A rising star who has impressed in his debut year in Bavaria, de Ligt remains a curious character but still one of the best around.

Given his impressive range of stats, the Dutch defender is the perfect candidate to add to your backline.

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DUTCH DOMINATOR - De Ligt is a shining star in eFootball 2023

Still young and learning, de Ligt could easily become the very best defender in years to come.

Ruben Dias

Manchester City are a force that no one can stop, with Guardiola's side swooping yet another Premier League title this year.


Despite an injury-hit season, Portuguese star Dias remains a key part of this City side and, in turn, is one of the best central defenders in eFootball 2023.

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CITY SKIP - Ruben Dias is a dominant force in eFootball 2023

Almost certain to become one of the game's greatest, Dias is on his way to the top and we'd encourage everyone to bring him into their team in eFootball 2023.

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