FIFA 20 Career Mode: All the best Wonderkid Attacking Midfielders (CAM) to sign including Foden, Zaniolo & more

Looking for the best youngsters for your squad? These guys are the stars of tomorrow.

Here we discuss the best wonderkid CAMs in FIFA 20 – these players are aged between 16-19 at the start of the Career Mode and have the highest potential upsides of all the young players.

Note that these players can outgrow their listed potentials if they put in consistent performances over an extended period, however you must keep club morale as high as possible.

Phil Foden (OVR 76 – POT 90)

Age: 19

Positions: CAM, CM

Club: Manchester City

Country: England

Work rate: Medium/Medium

Best stats: 89 Balance, 87 Agility, 80 Ball Control

Value: £14.5 million (Release clause: £36 million)

Wage: £45,000 a week

In 2017, Pep Guardiola described Phil Foden as “a special player”, saying “It’s dangerous to say good things about young players because they are still young, and they have to grow and they have to learn many, many things… But we have a lot of confidence to help him, because we believe he is a guy who has potential”.

With this quote coming from arguably the most respected manager in football, the England U21 should be delighted.

Dominic Szoboszlai (OVR 71 – POT 89)

Age: 18

Positions: CAM, RM, CM

Club: Red Bull Salzburg

Country: Hungary

Work rate: Medium/Low

Best stats: 81 Sprint speed, 78 Curve, 77 Free Kick Accuracy

Value: £4.45 million (Release clause: £22 million)

Wage: £8,900 per week

Hungarian midfielder Dominic Szoboszlai cost Salzburg just £400,000 two years ago from FC Liefering and they stand to make a massive profit on the teenager.

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Thanks to their early interest this summer, Arsenal are said to be in pole position to sign the Hungarian in 2020.

Thiago Almada (OVR 72 – POT 88)

Age: 18

Positions: CAM, LW, ST

Club: Velez Sarsfield

Country: Argentina

Work rate: Medium/Low

Best stats: 91 Balance, 88 Acceleration, 87 Agility

Value: £5.8 million (Release clause: £12.4 million)

Wage: £4,450 per week

Thiago Almada plays as a central midfielder for Velez Sarsfield of the Argentine Primera Division. This youngster is one to watch as he was included in The Guardian’s “Next Generation 2018“.

On Career Mode you should be able to pick him up for around the £10 million mark – a steal for an 18-year-old who can be one of the world”s best.

Nicolo Zaniolo (OVR 74 – POT 88)

Age: 19

Positions: CAM, CM, RW

Club: Roma

Country: Italy

Work rate: Medium/Medium

Best stats: 78 Strength, 77 Positioning, 77 Ball Control

Value: £10.8 million (Release clause: £24 million)

Wage: £16,000 a week

Nicolo Zaniolo was a Serie B player two years ago. Now he is a first team regular with two Italy caps, following a breakthrough season at Roma.He played his first game for the club exactly a year ago – away at Real Madrid in the Champions League – and has not looked back.

Zaniolo is now a regular at the heart of the Roma midfield and his goals were instrumental in the club’s run to the Champions League quarter-finals last season.

Yari Verschaeren (OVR 72 – POT 87)

Age: 17

Positions: CAM, RM, LM

Club: RSC Anderlecht

Country: Belgium

Work rate: High/High

Best stats: 86 Agility, 85 Balance, 78 Ball Control

Value: £5.4 million (Release clause: £11.5 million)

Wage: £6,200 per week                 

Ever heard of Yari Verschaeren? You have now. And don’t you forget him.

The 17-year-old plays for Anderlecht and already started appearing for the first team last season. Playing for Belgium at the U-21 Euros, Verschaeren scored an absolute belter against Italy in June 2019 to become the youngest scorer in the competition’s history.

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Ihattaren is currently at the center of a tense-looking feud between his two national teams, with both countries recently calling up the teenage player for upcoming matches.

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