Is Manchester United’s Paul Pogba the new FIFA 18 cover star?

MANCHESTER United star Paul Pogba appears on the cover of FIFA 18 in new “leaked” footage as EA Sports kick start out their FIFA 17 TOTS (Team with the Season) campaign.

Although most FIFA fans could be at the moment engrossed with the all new FIFA 17 TOTS (Team on the Season) Ultimate Group campaign that is just kicked off, there’s also one thing far more exciting to have a look at – FUT 18 Coins!

A brand new video “leaked” this week shows 24-year-old Manchester United ace, Paul Pogba, replacing Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Marco Reus as the game’s cover star.

The “leaked” FIFA 18 clip – accessible above – also provides fans a sneak peak in the game’s new interface, which includes a number of teases to get a revamped Alex Hunter Journey mode as well as the addition of FIFA Street, a fan favourite that’s been requested for several years. Having said that, regrettably for fans in the FIFA series or Paul Pogba, this ‘leaked’ footage is actually a concept developed by Twitter user JamescDZN. Because it stands no one knows who the game’s next cover star are going to be, but it’s possible that EA Sports could as soon as once again place it towards the public vote, commencing mid-June following EA’s massive E3 Show, dubbed EA Play.

Eden Hazard, Anthony Martial, James Rodriguez and Marco Reus were put forward as candidates for the FIFA 17 cover last year and amazingly over three.1 million gamers voted. Earlier FIFA cover stars include things like Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Man Utd’s Wayne Rooney and Brazilian legend Ronaldinho. And white Pogba surely tends to make to get cheap FIFA 18 Coins a convincing cover athlete, it remains to become seen no matter if the £89 million Frenchman will be provided the nod ahead of other stars to seem around the box art for next season.

All of this healthier speculation also comes remarkably in the exact same week that EA Sports launched their Ultimate Group TOTS (Group of your Season) occasion.

Which can be fitting, providing that this can effectively transition fans towards the finish with the FIFA 17 season and into a Summer that will be constructing hype for the new release of FIFA 18 next Autumn.

FIFA 18 will probably be due for release later this year using a release date most likely revealed next month at EA Play. So far all we know for sure regarding the game is that it’ll also be coming to Nintendo Switch, which was revealed some months back. But precise details concerning the game and what kind of capabilities and graphics fans could expect to see on Nintendo’s new console happen to be couple of and far involving.

All EA Sports have talked about is that FIFA on Nintendo Switch could be a “Custom” constructed game. Tom Phillips, Deputy news editor at Eurogamer and really usually a man with lots of insider information, shared some insight into this, saying:

“I’ve heard FIFA Switch is based off on the 360/PS3 versions [of FIFA] which nevertheless get created.”

Nonetheless, EA’s chief competitive officer, Peter Moore was fast to dismiss this, after once again citing it will likely be “CUSTOM Built for Nintendo Switch” and not an additional port with the key game.