Football Manager 2019: 13 brilliant cheap central midfielders to sign

4 Mar

A strong midfield is vital for any team on Football Manager but sometimes the cash at your club won’t let you sign the best in the business.

A central star is an absolute must, whether as a playmaker or a ball-winner, so what can you do?

Football Manager 2019 is set to thrill fans from November 2.

Thankfully the folks over at the excellent FMScout.com have figured out the best bargain buys in this position, and they should all be available for fairly low fees.

So which central midfielders should you be getting? Find out below.

*Some players may not be available on every game to due to differing database sizes

13. David Ivan (Vis Pesaro) – Age 23 – Value = £350,000

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Technique, Determination, Teamwork, Acceleration, Agility, Natural Fitness, and Stamina.

12. Teboho Mokoena (SuperSport United) – Age 21 – Value = £300,000

Top attributes – Passing, Tackling, Technique, Positioning, Work Rate, Acceleration, Agility, Natural Fitness, and Pace.

11. George Thorne (Derby County/Luton) – Age 25 – Value = £725,000

Thorne hasn’t featured under Frank Lampard this season.

Top attributes – Passing, Technique, Composure, Vision, and Teamwork.

10. Anders Trondsen (Rosenborg) – Age 23 – Value = £450,000

Top attributes – Corners, Crossing, Long Shots, Passing, Tackling, Vision, Work Rate, Stamina, and Strength.

9. Bruno Cosendey (Vasco da Gama) – Age 21 – Value = £525,000

Top attributes – Technique, Bravery, Decisions, Flair, Off The Ball, Teamwork, Vision, Work Rate, Acceleration, Natural Fitness, Pace, and Stamina.

8. Cristhian Paredes (Portland Timbers) – Age 20 – Value = £14,750

Paredes has two international caps for Paraguay.

Top attributes – Long Shots, Technique, Anticipation, Composure, Determination, Off The Ball, and Agility.

7. Manu Morianes (Villarreal) – Age 19 – Value = £475,000

Top attributes – Passing, Tackling, Technique, Decisions, Determination, Work Rate, and Acceleration.

6. Benjamin Hvidt (AGF) – Age 18 – Value = £38,000

Top attributes – Passing, Aggression, Bravery, Work Rate, Jumping Reach, and Stamina.

5. Fabio Castellano (Juve Stabia) – Age 20 – Value = £200,000

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Technique, Determination, Flair, Teamwork, Vision, and Natural Fitness.

4. Lasse Vigen (Brondby) – Age 23 – Value = £925,000

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Technique, Aggression, Anticipation, Composure, Decisions, Determination, Leadership, Teamwork, Work Rate, and Stamina.

3. Igor Kogut (Dnipro) – Age 22 – Value = £325,000

Top attributes – Finishing, Aggression, Bravery, Determination, Work Rate, and Natural Fitness.

2. Assane Gnoukouri (Free Agent) – Age 21 – Value = £0

Gnoukouri was once on the books at Inter Milan.

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Technique, Work Rate, Acceleration, Natural Fitness, Pace, and Stamina.

1. Alex Blesa (Levante) – Age 16 – Value = £170,000

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Technique, Flair, Teamwork, and Natural Fitness.