Football Manager 2019: 45 cheap wonderkids you must sign

19 Mar

In the world of Football Manager everyone wants a wonderkid but lacks the money to get the best in the business.

If you’re not at an elite club you won’t be able to afford the best around but it doesn’t matter as you can still find yourself a brilliant bargain.

Football Manager 2019 is out now

But who are the top 45 starlets available at affordable prices (below £6.5million) you can sign in the game under the age of 20 on July 1, 2018 in the game?

Thankfully the folks over at the excellent FMScout.com have figured out the best bargain wonderkids around.

So which starlets should you be signing? Find out below.

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

Kuki Zalazar (Real Valladolid) – Age = 20 – Value = £825k

Position – Right Winger (Inside Forward)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Long Shots, Technique, Determination, Leadership, Off The Ball, Acceleration, Balance, and Pace

Xadas (Braga) – Age = 20 – Value = £800k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Attacking Midfielder)

Top attributes – Crossing, Dribbling, First Touch, Long Shots, Passing, Technique, Determination, Flair, Vision, Acceleration, Natural Fitness, and Pace

Dusan Vlahovic (Fiorentina) – Age = 18 – Value = £300k

Position – Striker (Target Man)

Top attributes – Finishing, Heading, Aggression, Bravery, Determination, Flair, Balance, Jumping Reach, Stamina, and Strength

Vlahovic was scouted by Arsenal before joining Fiorentina

Mattia Viviani (Brescia) – Age = 17 – Value = £165k

Position – Central Midfield (Deep Lying Playmaker)

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Tackling, Technique, Anticipation, Composure, Concentration, Determination, Work Rate, Balance, Pace, and Stamina.

Yorbe Vertessen (PSV Eindhoven) – Age = 17 – Value = £67k

Position – Striker (Poacher)

Top attributes – Finishing, First Touch, Anticipation, Off The Ball, Acceleration, Agility, and Pace

Peglow (Internacional) – Age = 16 – Value = £15.5k

Position – Striker (Poacher)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Finishing, Heading, Anticipation, Composure, Decisions, Determination, Acceleration, Agility, and Pace

Berke Ozer (Fenerbahce) – Age = 18 – Value = £350k

Position – Goalkeeper (Sweeper Keeper)

Top attributes – Aerial Reach, One on Ones, Reflexes, Tendency To Punch, Throwing, Concentration, Determination, Balance, Jumping Reach, and Strength

Ozer in action for Turkey’s Under-16s

Lucas Nunez (Racing Club) – Age = 15 – Value = £235k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Attacking Midfielder)

Top attributes – Finishing, Heading, Technique, Anticipation, Determination, Flair, Off The Ball, Vision, Acceleration, and Agility

Santiago Mele (Osmanlispor) – Age = 20 – Value = £400k

Position – Goalkeeper (Sweeper Keeper)

Top attributes – Handling, Passing, Reflexes, Tendency To Punch, Agility

Mele played against England’s Under-20 World Cup winners

Marcos Bahia (Estoril) – Age = 18 – Value = £12k

Position – Defensive Midfield (Regista/Deep Lying Playmaker) and Central Midfield (Deep Lying Playmaker and Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Passing, Technique, Determination, Flair, Agilty, and Natural Fitness

Leandro Spadacio (Fluminense) – Age = 18 – Value = £15k

Position – Left Winger (Winger)

Top attributes – Crossing, Dribbling, First Touch, Determination, Flair, Acceleration, Natural Fitness, Pace, and Stamina

Dejan Kulusevski (Atalanta) – Age = 18 – Value = £220k

Position – Central Midfield (Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Passing, Technique, Anticipation, Determination, Flair, Vision, Jumping Reach, and Natural Fitness

Parfait Guiagon (Africa Sports) – Age = 17 – Value = £87k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – Crossing, Dribbling, First Touch, Decisions, Determination, Work Rate, Acceleration, Natural Fitness, and Pace

Paul Glatzel (Liverpool) – Age = 17 – Value = £15k

Position – Striker (Advanced Forward)

Top attributes – Finishing, Long Shots, Technique, Leadership, Off The Ball, Acceleration, Pace, and Stamina

Glatzel can represent both England and Germany at international level

Gianluca Gaetano (Napoli) – Age = 18 – Value = £180k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Attacking Midfielder) and Striker (False Nine)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Passing, Technique, Anticipation, Determination, Flair, Off The Ball, Vision, Acceleration, and Natural Fitness

Erkan Eyibil (Mainz) – Age = 17 – Value = £195k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – Crossing, Dribbling, First Touch, Passing, Technique, Composure, Flair, Off The Ball, Vision, and Agility

Denis Dragus (Viitorul) – Age = 18 – Value = £725k

Position – Left Winger (Inside Forward) and Striker (Advanced Forward)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Finishing, Heading, Technique, Composure, Acceleration, Agility, Balance, and Pace

Dragus in action for Romania’s national team

Roberto de la Rosa (Pachuca) – Age = 18 – Value = £6k

Position – Striker (Advanced Forward)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Finishing, First Touch, Technique, Determination, Flair, Off The Ball, Acceleration, Agility, Natural Fitness, and Pace

Nicolo De Angelis (Torino) – Age = 18 – Value = £52k

Position – Central Midfield (Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – Crossing, First Touch, Passing, Technique, Anticipation, Determination, Flair, Vision, Agility, and Natural Fitness

Gabriele Capanni (AC Milan) – Age = 17 – Value = £100k

Position – Left Winger (Inside Forward)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Passing, Technique, Composure, Determination, Flair, Off The Ball, Vision, Acceleration, and Agility

Marcin Bulka (Chelsea) – Age = 18 – Value = £93k

Position – Goalkeeper (Sweeper Keeper)

Top attributes – Aerial Reach, Kicking, Composure, Determination, Teamwork, Balance, Jumping Reach, and Natural Fitness

Bulka in action for Chelsea

Paulo Bernardo (Benfica) – Age = 16 – Value = £475

Position – Central Midfield (Deep Lying Playmaker)

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Technique, Composure, Decisions, Determination, Teamwork, Vision, Balance, and Stamina

Edoardo Vergani (Inter Milan) – Age = 17 – Value = £55k

Position – Striker (Poacher)

Top attributes – Finishing, First Touch, Heading, Technique, Determination, Off The Ball, Balance, Natural Fitness, and Strength

Dominik Szoboszlai (RB Salzburg) – Age = 17 – Value = £900k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – Crossing, Dribbling, Passing, Technique, Determination, Off The Ball, Teamwork, Work Rate, Acceleration, and Pace

Szoboszlai in action for Hungary at youth level

Manor Solomon (Maccabi Petach-Tikva) – Age = 18 – Value = £1.2m

Position – Left Winger (Inside Forward)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Technique, Anticipation, Determination, Flair, Pace, and Stamina

Gennaro Ruggiero (Palermo) – Age = 18 – Value = £92k

Position – Defensive Midfield (Ball Winning Midfielder/ Defensive Midfielder)

Top attributes – Heading, Passing, Tackling, Aggression, Determination, Work Rate, Balance, Natural Fitness, Stamina, and Strength

Jan Mlakar (Maribor/Brighton) – Age = 19 – Value = £275k

Position – Striker (Poacher/Advanced Forward)

Top attributes – Finishing, Technique, Composure, Determination, Off The Ball, Acceleration, Agility, Balance, Natural Fitness, Pace, Stamina, and Strength

Matheus Henrique (Gremio) – Age = 20 – Value = £900k

Position – Central Midfield (Box to Box Midfielder)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Marking, Passing, Tackling, Technique, Anticipation, Concentration, Decisions, Flair, Off The Ball, Teamwork, Work Rate, Agility, Pace, and Stamina

Henrique celebrates a goal while playing for Gremio

Dejan Joveljic (Red Star Belgrade) – Age = 18 – Value = £300k

Position – Striker (Advanced Forward)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Finishing, First Touch, Heading, Aggression, Composure, Determination, Flair, Off The Ball, Agility, Natural Fitness, Pace, and Stamina

Joao Pedro (Fluminense, joining Watford) – Age = 16 – Value = £12.25k

Position – Striker (Poacher)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Heading, Flair, Off The Ball, and Acceleration

Ivan Ignatjev (Krasnodar) – Age = 19 – Value = £210k

Position – Striker (Poacher/Advanced Forward)

Top attributes – Finishing, First Touch, Passing, Concentration, Off The Ball, Acceleration, Agility, Natural Fitness, and Pace

Cesar Gelabert (Real Madrid) – Age = 17 – Value = £45k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Technique, Decisions, Flair, Teamwork, Vision, Natural Fitness, and Pace

Gelabert has already been training with the Real Madrid first-team

Francisco Trincao (Braga) – Age = 18 – Value = £725k

Position – Left Winger (Winger)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Passing, Technique, Determination, Flair, Off The Ball, Acceleration, Natural Fitness, and Pace

Alberto Soro (Real Zaragoza) – Age = 19 – Value = £500k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Passing, Technique, Flair, Vision, Acceleration, Agility, and Pace

Moussa Djitte (Sion) – Age = 18 – Value = £575k

Position – Striker (Advanced Forward)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Finishing, First Touch, Heading, Technique, Composure, Flair, Off The Ball, Acceleration, Agility, Pace, and Stamina

Renat Dadasov (Estoril) – Age = 19 – Value = £140k

Position – Striker (Target Man)

Top attributes – Finishing, Heading, Anticipation, Bravery, Work Rate, Balance, and Strength

Alessandro Cortinovis (Atalanta) – Age = 17 – Value = £170k

Position – Central Midfield (Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Passing Technique, Decisions, Determination, Flair, Agility, Natural Fitness, and Pace

The Atalanta youngster in action for Italy’s youth team.

Lazar Samardzic (Hertha Berlin) – Age = 16 – Value = £110k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Enganche)

Top attributes – First Touch, Technique, Decisions, Flair, Vision, Acceleration, Natural Fitness, and Stamina

Maxence Caqueret (Lyon) – Age = 18 – Value = £350k

Position – Defensive Midfield (Deep Lying Playmaker) and Central Midfield (Advanced Playmaker and Deep Lying Playmaker)

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Technique, Determination, Leadership, Off The Ball, Teamwork, Vision, Work Rate, Agility, and Natural Fitness

Thiago Almada (Velez Sarsfield) – Age = 17 – Value = £750k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Advanced Playmaker)

Top attributes – First Touch, Passing, Technique, Composure, Flair, Agility, and Natural Fitness

Lincoln (Flamengo) – Age = 17 – Value = £130k

Position – Striker (Advanced Forward)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Finishing, Heading, Passing, Technique, Composure, Determination, Flair, Off The Ball, Teamwork, Agility, Natural Fitness, and Stamina

Lincoln is already attracting interest from Europe

Ali Akman (Bursaspor) – Age = 16 – Value = £52k

Position – Striker (Poacher)

Top attributes – Finishing, Technique, Concentration, Decisions, Determination, Flair, Off The Ball, and Natural Fitness

Antonio Marin (Dinamo Zagreb) – Age = 17 – Value = £195k

Position – Left Winger (Winger)

Top attributes – Dribbling, First Touch, Technique, Determination, Flair, Acceleration,  Agility, Natural Fitness, and Pace

Marin in action against Tottenham’s Under-23s

Pelayo Morilla (Sporting Gijon) – Age = 16 – Value = £225k

Position – Attacking Midfield (Trequartista)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Finishing, First Touch, Vision, Acceleration, Agility, Natural Fitness, and Pace

Brenner (Sao Paulo) – Age = 18 – Value = £230k

Position – Striker (Advanced Forward)

Top attributes – Dribbling, Finishing, First Touch, Technique, Determination, Flair, Off The Ball, Acceleration, Natural Fitness, and Pace

Football Manager 2019: 20 brilliant cheap centre-backs to sign

3 Mar

Who doesn’t love a bargain signing?
It’s even better on Football Manager 2019 when you really need to pull a rabbit out of the hat.

Football Manager 2019 is out now.

Sometimes you find yourself in a situation where you need a centre-back who is happy with minimal game time but is still able to pull out good performances is a must for any manager. But you’ll probably only want to spend peanuts, which is fair enough.

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 centre-backs should you be getting? Find out below.

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

20. Steven Caulker (Unattached) – Age 26 – Value = £0
Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Bravery, Composure, and Jumping Reach
19. Julio Pleguezuelo (Arsenal) – Age 21 – Value = £450,000

The young Spaniard played for the Gunners in the Carabao Cup against Blackpool.

Top attributes – Marking, Tackling, Bravery, Teamwork, Determination, Agility, Natural Fitness, and Stamina.
18. Adrian de la Fuente (Real Madrid) – Age 19 – Value = £14,750
Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Decisions, Jumping Reach, and Strength.
17. Lucas Orban (Racing Club) – Age 29 – Value = £2.4million
Top attributes – Marking, Passing, Tackling, Aggression, Bravery, Determination, Teamwork, Work Rate, Jumping Reach, Natural Fitness, Stamina, and Strength.
16. Matt Clarke (Portsmouth) – Age 21 – Value = £1.5million
Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Determination, Positioning, Jumping Reach, and Strength.
15. Jan Kirchhoff (Unattached) – Age 27 – Value = £0

Kirchhoff was in the Premier League with Sunderland not too long ago.

Top attributes – Marking, Tackling, Anticipation, Composure, Decisions, Teamwork, Jumping Reach, and Pace.
14. Diogo Verdasca (Zaragoza) – Age 21 – Value = £500,000
Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Aggression, Bravery, Determination, Positioning, Jumping Reach, and Strength
13. Rodrigo Becao (CSKA Moscow on loan from Bahia) – Age 22 – Value = £275,000

Becao celebrates a goal for his team.

Top attributes – Marking, Tackling, Bravery, Concentration, Determination, Work Rate, Jumping Reach, and Stamina.
12. Stefan Knezevic (Luzern) – Age 21 – Value = £900,000
Top attributes – Tackling, Bravery, Teamwork, Work Rate, Balance, Jumping Reach, Stamina, and Strength.
11. Jack Whatmough (Portsmouth) – Age 21 – Value = £625,000
Top attributes – Heading, Passing, Technique, Composure, Determination, Positioning, Teamwork, Work Rate, Jumping Reach, and Natural Fitness.
10. Cristian Gonzalez (Twente on loan from Sevilla) – Age 21 – Value = £600,000
Top attributes – Marking, Tackling, Decisions, and Natural Fitness
9. Juan Forlin (Real Oviedo) – Age 30 – Value = £2.7million
Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Aggression, Bravery, Determination, Positioning, Acceleration, Pace, and Stamina.
8. Erik Palmer-Brown (NAC Breda) – Age 21 – Value = £800,000
Top attributes – Heading, Tackling, Aggression, Determination, Acceleration, Jumping Reach, Natural Fitness, and Strength.
7. Marco Torsiglieri (Lanus) – Age 23 – Value = £1.1million

The Lanus star in action against River Plate.

Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Aggression, Bravery, Concentration, Work Rate, Balance, Jumping Reach, Stamina, and Strength.
6. Raul Albentosa (Tarragona on loan from Coruna) – Age 29 – Value = £2.7million
Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Aggression, Anticipation, Bravery, Composure, Concentration, Decisions, Determination, Positioning, Teamwork, Work Rate, Jumping Reach, and Strength.
5. Jubal (Portimonense) – Age 24 – Value = £2million
Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Aggression, Anticipation, Bravery, Composure, Concentration, Decisions, Determination, Jumping Reach, and Natural Fitness.

4. Victor Nelsson (FC Nordsjaelland) – Age 19 – Value = £950,000

Top attributes – Marking, Tackling, Bravery, Decisions, Determination, Leadership, Positioning, and Work Rate.
3. Philipp Wollscheid (Unattached) – Age 29 – Value = £0

Wollscheid during his time at Werder Bremen.

Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Composure, Concentration, Positioning, Teamwork, Balance, Jumping Reach, and Strength.
2. Denis Vavro (Kobenhavn) – Age 22 – Value = £950,000

Vavro in action in the Europa League against Atletico Madrid.

Top attributes – Heading, Marking, Tackling, Aggression, Bravery, Determination, Balance, and Jumping Reach.
1. Jores Okore (Aalborg) – Age 25 – Value = £450,000
Top attributes – Marking, Tackling, Aggression, Bravery, Determination, Leadership, and Strength.