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FIFA 17 News Roundup #24

Lots of new items have been dropped by EA Sports this week in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team starting with the Winter Edition of Ones to Watch featuring the next transferred players:

Goalkeepers
GK: Sportiello (Fiorentina)

Defenders
CB: Kolodziejczak (Borussia M’gladbach)
CB: Sakho (Crystal Palace)
LB: Van Aanholt (Crystal Palace)

Midfielders
LW: Niang (Watford)
LM: Ntep (Wolfsburg)
LW: Jese (Las Palmas)
LM: Payet (O.Marseille)
LM: Bailey (Bayer Leverkusen)
CAM: Malli (Wolfsburg)
CM: Gagliadrini (Inter Milano)
CDM: Schneiderlin (Everton)
CAM: Saponara (Fiorentina)
CDM: Sanson (O.Marseille)
LM: Depay (O.Lyon)
CAM: Draxler (PSG)
RM: Deulofeu (AC Milan)

Forwards
ST: Jesus (Manchester City)
ST: Berahino (Stoke City)
ST: Gabbiadini (Southampton)
CF: Goncalo Guedes (PSG)
ST: Jovetic (Sevilla FC)
ST: Luiz Adriano (Spartak Moscow)

The items will be available in packs until Friday, February 10, 6pm UK! For a more detailed overview of these new items please check them on FUTHead.


Ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations 2017 final between Cameroon and Egypt, EA Sports released the Team of the Tournament of this competition featuring the following players:

Goalkeepers
GK: Fabrice Ondoa (Cameroon)
GK: Abdoulaye Diallo (Senegal)

Defenders
CB: Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal)
CB: Daniel Amartey (Ghana)
RB: Ahmed Elmohamady (Egypt)
RB: Steeve Yago (Burkina Faso)

Midfielders
CDM: Charles Kabore (Burkina Faso)
CDM: Sebastien Siani (Cameroon)
CM: Chancel Mbemba (DR Congo)
CM: Thomas (Ghana)
CAM: Faycal Fajr (Morocco)
LM: Prejuce Nakoulma (Burkina Faso)
LW: Keita Balde Diao (Senegal)
LW: Andre Ayew (Ghana)
RM: Bertrand Traore (Burkina Faso)
RM: Mohamed Salah (Egypt)
RW: Sadio Mane (Senegal)

Forwards
ST: Jordan Ayew (Ghana)

The items will be available in packs until Friday, February 10, 6pm UK! For a more detailed overview of these new items please check them on FUTHead.

Moreover, the FIFA 17 TOTW couldn’t miss this week with in-forms like:

Starting XI

  • GK:  Stefano Sorrentino – Chievo Verona (Italy) – Italy
  • CB:  Giorgio Chiellini –  Juventus (Italy) – Italy
  • CB: Loic Perrin – AS Saint-Étienne (France) – France
  • CB: Alvaro – Villareal CF (Spain) – Spain
  • RM: Arjen Robben – Bayern Munich (Germany) – Holland
  • CAM: Joao Mario – Inter (Italy) – Portugal
  • CM: Mateo Kovacic – Real Madrid (Spain) – Croatia
  • CAM: Reyes –  RCD Espanyol (Spain) – Spain
  • CAM: Youri Tielemans – Anderlecht (Belgium) – Belgium
  • ST: Lars Stindl – Borussia M’gladbach (Germany) – Germany
  • ST: Bafetimbi Gomis – Olympique de Marseille (France) – France

Substitutes 

  • GK: Gillet Jean-Francois –  Standard Liege (Belgium) – Belgium
  • CB: Makoto Hasebe – Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany) – Japan
  • CAM: Wesley Sneijder – Galatasaray (Turkey) – Holland
  • RM: Naby Keita – RB Leipzig (Germany) – Guinea
  • RW: Florian Thauvin – Olympique de Marseille (France) – France
  • ST: Sergi Enrich – SD Eibar (Spain) – Spain
  • ST: Luis Muriel – Sampdoria (Italy) – Colombia

Reserves

  • ST: Samuel Eto’o – Antalyaspor (Turkey) – Cameroon
  • RM: Guray Vural – Kayserispor (Turkey) – Turkey
  • ST: Yuya Osako – 1. FC Koln (Germany) – Japan
  • ST: Diego Falcinelli – Crotone (Italy) – Italy
  • ST: Ismael Bangoura – Al Raed (Saudi Arabia) – Guinea

These in-forms are available in packs from February 1st – February 8th! You can view this TOTW in more details on FUTHead or EASports.

And it that wasn’t enough, EA Sports also released the next FA Cup MOTM items in packs until February 8th:

– Son (Tottenham)
– Walcott (Arsenal)
– Yaya Toure (Manchester City)
– Pedro (Chelsea)
– Schweinsteiger (Manchester United)
– Defour (Burnley)
– Morison (MIlwall)
– Hughes (Derby County)
– Helder Costa (Wolverhampton)
– Bennett (Blackburn Rovers)
– Hefele (Huddersfield Town)
– Eastwood (Oxford United)

The winter transfers window closed at midnight on January 31st and on February 1st we’ve got the biggest batch of transfers in FIFA 17 Ultimate Team with the likes of Payet, Evra or Subotic joining their new clubs.

For the complete transfers list please check this page.

No less than seven Squad Building Challenges are live for this week in FUT 17:

TOTT Africa
Marquee Matchups
OTW: Winter (Tradeable)
OTW: Summer (Tradeable)
OTW: Winter (Untradeable)
OTW: Summer (Untradeable)
81+ Double Guarantee

If the new SBCs aren’t enough to keep you busy this week, then you can also try the latest FIFA 17 single player tournament:

Tri Nation Shield

Squad Requirements
3 Nationalities in your Starting XI and Subs

Rewards
OFFLINE: 1,500 Coins

Difficulty
Professional

Tournament Schedule
Begins:03/02/2017 – Ends: 10/02/2017

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This weekend the first season of the FIFA 17 Ultimate Team Championship Series consumed in Paris with Tass “Hashtag Tass” Rushan being crowned as champion.

To learn more about this event please check here.

It’s the start of February and eligible FUT Champions Club members can earn an in-game reward and sweepstakes entries.

FUT CHAMPIONS CLUB IN-GAME REWARD

For this month’s in-game reward, all eligible FUT Champions Club members will receive one Supporters Kit! This will be delivered to your FUT Account by March 9, 2017.

To become eligible for the reward, you must be a registered FUT Champions Club member and play a game in FIFA Ultimate Tea at least once between 00:00:01 GMT on February 1, 2017 and 23:59:59 GMT on February 28, 2017.

FUT CHAMPIONS CLUB SWEEPSTAKES

This month, in addition to the great in-game reward, 15 lucky FUT Champions Club members may also be receiving real world rewards, including customized EA SPORTS Xbox hardware:

  • 1 EA SPORTS Customized Xbox One S Console – Approx. retail value: $299 USD
  • 2 EA SPORTS Customized Xbox One Elite Controllers – Approx. retail value: $149 USD each
  • 2 EA SPORTS Customized Xbox One Standard Controllers – Approx. retail value: $49 USD each
  • 2 x 12,000 FIFA Points Code for Xbox One – Approx. retail value: $100 USD each
  • 2 x 12,000 FIFA Points Code for PlayStation 4 – Approx. retail value: $100 USD each
  • 6 FUT Champions Club Kit – Approx. retail value: $50 USD each

Eligible members are automatically entered with one sweepstakes entry just by being a FUT Champions Club member and logging into FIFA Ultimate Team at least once between 00:00:01 GMT on February 1, 2017 and 23:59:59 GMT on February 28, 2017. In addition, climbing up the FUT Champions ranks can earn you additional sweepstakes entries and improve your chances of a sweepstakes win!

The latest TOTW in FIFA Mobile features the next in-forms:

Gold In Forms

  • GK: Jean-François Gillet – Standard Liège (Belgium)
    • Gillet had a clean sheet as Standard Liège and Anderlecht played to a 0-0 draw.
  • CB: Carlos Izquierdoz – Santos Laguna (Mexico)
    • Izquierdoz scored in Santos Laguna’s 2-0 win over Puebla.
  • CB: Seth De Witte – KV Mechelen (Belgium)
    • De Witte scored in the 89th minute to give KV Mechlen a 1-0 over Genk.
  • RB: Danilo D’Ambrosio – Inter (Italy)
    • D’Ambrosio had the first goal as Inter beat Pescara 3-0.
  • CM: Dani Ceballos – Real Betis (Spain)
    • Ceballos was solid in the midfield as Real Betis drew with FC Barcelona 1-1.
  • RM: Niall McGinn – Aberdeen (Scotland)
    • McGinn had two goals and an assist as Aberdeen beat Dundee 3-0.
  • CAM: Adrián González – SD Eibar (Spain)
    • Adrián had a goal and an assist in SD Eibar’s 3-1 win over Deportivo La Coruna.
  • ST: Bafétimbi Gomis – Olympique de Marseille (France)
    • Gomis scored three times in Marseille’s 5-1 victory against Montpellier.

Elite In Forms

  • LB: Patrice Evra – Olympique de Marseille (France)
    • In his first match with his new club, Patrice Evra had a fine performance as Marseille beat Montpellier 5-1.
  • ST: Lars Stindl – Borussia Mönchengladbach (Germany)
    • Stindl scored twice as Mönchengladbach came from two goals down to beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-3.

Master Elite In Form

  • RM: Arjen Robben – Bayern München (Germany)
    • Robben scored the first goal as Bayern held on to a 1-2 win over Werder Bremen.

This week’s Impact Players in FIFA Mobile are:

– Nasri
– Kante
– Dier
– Elia
– Balotelli

Lastly, you can now cast your vote for one of the next five nominees for January’s Premier League Player of the Month:

– Dele Alli (Tottenham)
– Harry Kane (Tottenham)
– Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal)
– Seamus Coleman (Everton)
– Gylfi Sigurdsson (Swansea City)

You can vote for your favourite here. The winner will be revealed next week and will be available in FIFA 17 as a POTM item.

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