FIFA 16 says Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker would be the Premier League’s best defender

Not only that, Arsenal’s BFG is apparently a far better defender than Sergio Ramos, Philip Lahm or Jerome Boateng.

FIFA 16’s ratings on the FIFA Coins online┬álist┬áhave already brought on really a stir.

Theo Walcott the world’s quickest footballer? David de Gea better than Thibaut Courtois? Cover star Jordan Henderson not even in the Premier League’s best 20 players?

When the world’s most well-liked football game tends to make a get in touch with on a player’s potential, it implies some thing.

So, the news that the new FIFA Coins online has Arsenal’s Per Mertescaker because the SIXTH Ideal DEFENDER on Planet Earth is likely to lead to a series of sniggers and gasps across the land.

Even amongst his Arsenal fans, the defensive prowess from the BFG (Large ‘Effin Gooner) is usually questioned. Even the most one-eyed Emirates typical might be slightly shocked to see that Mertesacker is the only Premier League player in this defensive Prime 10:

10. Diego Godin, Atletico Madrid (DEF 87)
Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno
9. Philipp Lahm, Bayern Munich (DEF 87)
Angel Martinez
8. Sergio Ramos, Genuine Madrid (DEF 87)
REUTERS/Michaela RehleSergio Ramos fights for tha ball with Erik Lamela
7. Jerome Boateng, Bayern Munich (DEF 87)
Lennart Preiss
6. Per Mertesacker, Arsenal (DEF 88)
Julian Finney/GettyPer Mertesacker is closed down by Connor Wickham
5. Andrea Barzagli, Juventus (DEF 88)
Shaun Botterill
4. Naldo, Wolfsburg (DEF 88)
3. Mats Hummels, Borussia Dortmund (DEF 88)
2. Giorgio Chiellini, Juventus (DEF 90)
1. Thiago Silva, PSG (DEF 90)