Chelsea and Arsenal stars named in FIFA 21 team of the week squad

Chelsea midfielder Hakim Ziyech and Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes were both standout performers for their clubs at the weekend, which has seen them rewarded with a FUT 21 in-form.

Chelsea and Arsenal stars named in FIFA 21 team of the week squad

Chelsea's Hakim Ziyech and Arsenal's Gabriel Magalhaes have both been named in the FIFA 21 Team of the Week 6.

Ziyech starred in the Blues' 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday, scoring the opening goal as well as setting up fellow new signing Timo Werner for Frank Lampard's side's third.

The Moroccan international is really starting to show his quality for his new side, after scoring a few days before against Krasnodar in the Champions League as well.

The Chelsea attacker has a OTW (One to Watch) also, which will now go up to 86-rated following his new in-form card, which is a RW - as opposed to his base item which is a CAM.

As for Gabriel, the Brazilian centre-back was one of the standout performers for Arsenal in their 1-0 win at Manchester United on Sunday.

The former Lille defender showed his class on-the-ball, as well as his willingness to get possession back.

Gary Neville named the Gunners centre-half as his man of the match whilst on commentary duty for Sky Sports.

Neville said: “Arsenal’s defensive performance has been brilliant, from front to back, but the back-three have been good.

“Gabriel has been fantastic, so far I’d say he’s been the best player on the pitch, for me."

Gabriel's base gold common card now has an improved version - 82-rated - with a massive +4 upgrade after his tremendous display in Manchester.

The London duo have been named in FUT 21's sixth instalment of Team of the Week, alongside some other huge names from around the world.

FIFA 21 TOTW 6 first XI squad

GK: Lukas Hradecky (Bayer Leverkusen) - 85-rated

CB: Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund) - 87-rated

CB: Gabriel (Arsenal) - 82-rated

CB: Chris Smalling (Roma) - 82-rated

LB: Ramy Bensebaini (Borussia Monchengladbach) - 82-rated

CM: James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) - 82-rated

LM: Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich) - 86-rated

LM: Matheus Cunha (Hertha BSC) - 82-rated

LM: Cristian Tello (Real Betis) - 82-rated

RW: Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea) - 86-rated

CF: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) - 90-rated

ST: Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid) - 84-rated

Players in the TOTW 6 substitutes and reserves include Alaves goalkeeper Fernando Pacheco, Newcastle United striker Callum Wilson and AS Monaco striker Kevin Volland.

The above TOTW cards will also be available in this week's FUT Champions rewards, with the players available in player picks and packs, depending on how many wins achieved in the FUT Champions Weekend League.

Ziyech is Chelsea's fourth TOTW card of the season, after Ben Chilwell, Olivier Giroud and Werner already having in-form cards.

As for Arsenal, Gabriel is their third in-form item of the year so far, with Alexandre Lacazette and Thomas Partey being the other players with TOTW cards.

FIFA 21 is out now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. The next-generation version of the game set to be released on December 4, for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

Fans who jump into FIFA 21 can also benefit from Dual Entitlement, enabling them to upgrade their copy of the game from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5, or Xbox One to Xbox Series X/S at no extra cost.

All progress made or content acquired within FIFA 21 Ultimate Team (including players, items, coins, FIFA Points, match record, and leaderboard placement), as well as all progression in VOLTA FOOTBALL, will transfer over to PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series.

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