FIFA 22 Career Mode: Best CB wonderkids include RAPID Croatian Gvardiol

Now we are all getting tucked into Career Mode on FIFA 22, it's time to find some wonderkids.

Whether you are managing a big club and looking for decent first-team back-up, or a smaller club and looking for someone on the cheap, a wonderkid can work, well, wonders.

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Find out who the best wonderkid centre-backs are on FIFA 22 below.

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What makes a wonderkid CB?

For a real wonderkid you have to be a teenager upon FIFA 22's release, so that means Wesley Fofana and Eric Garcia will not be on the list!

Josko Gvardiol (OVR 75 - POT 87)

Age: 19

Club: RB Leipzig

Value: £11 million

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Wage: £23,000 a week

Josko Gvardiol may be less of an unknown than many others on this list, as he is seeing play on Ultimate Team.

That is due to his decent German links, but more importantly his 87 Sprint Speed and 84 Strength.

He already has 71 DRI and 71 DEF, so has all the makings of a great Career Mode signing.

Goncalo Inacio (OVR 76 - POT 86)

Age: 19

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Club: Sporting CP

Value: £13 million

Wage: £6,000 a week

An injury has put him out of action at the moment, but up until that point, Goncalo Inacio had worked hard and secured a regular starting spot at Sporting.

He has also popped up with a few goals and assists in his short spell of first-team matches.

Leonidas Stergiou (OVR 67 - POT 86)

Age: 19

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Club: FC St. Gallen 1879

Value: £2.2 million

Wage: £2,000 a week

Leonidas Stergiou already has great physicality and is decently mobile.

He is capable enough to fill in defensively and can become a key member in the future.

An issue many may have in signing him is that he is only 5'11".

Mario Vuskovic (OVR 72 - POT 85)

Age: 19

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Club: Hamburger SV (on loan from Haiduk Split)

Value: £4.3 million

Wage: £430 a week

Mario Vuskovic may regret his loan move, as he is getting less game time than he was used to at his parent club.

His stats are all heavily weighted to be a solid defender, so don't expect him to start stepping into midfield.

Tanguy Nianzou (OVR 71 - POT 85)

Age: 19

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Club: Bayern Munich

Value: £3.6 million

Wage: £15,000 a week

Picking up 3 goals in 13 appearances for French giants PSG is pretty good for a CB, after which Tanguy Nianzou moved to German giants Bayern Munich.

He will hope to improve on a promising early career, although injury has hampered him already.

Armel Bella Kotchap (OVR 71 - POT 85)

Age: 19

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Club: VfL Bochum 1848

Value: £3.6 million

Wage: £7,000 a week

A regular starter at CB for newly promoted VfL Bochum, Armel Bella Kotchap could become a towering defender.

At 6'3" he has great strength and speed to match his defensive nous.

He isn't the best on the ball, more of an old school CB.

Jarrad Branthwaite (OVR 66 - POT 84)

Age: 19

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Club: Everton

Value: £1.8 million

Wage: £8,000 a week

A promising loan move from Everton to Blackburn Rovers was interrupted by injury after he started a string of games consecutively.

Jarrad Branthwaite is a tall CB but will need his physical abilities improved to really dominate attackers.

Rav van den Berg (OVR 59 - POT 83)

Age: 16

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Club: PEC Zwolle

Value: £581,000

Wage: £430 a week

EA is predicting good things for Rav van den Berg, despite him not really playing much football.

With an overall of 59, it will take a lot of work on the training ground to get him to reach his potential.

Marton Dardai (OVR 69 - POT 83)

Age: 19

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Club: Hertha BSC

Value: £2.7 million

Wage: £8,000 a week

After playing a game at CDM there is still thinking Marton Dardai will end up there.

For now, he is settling in as a CB, with decent tackling and a good long pass in him.

Becir Omeragic (OVR 67 - POT 83)

Age: 19

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Club: FC Zurich

Value: £2.2 million

Wage: £3,000 a week

Becir Omeragic has been a regular starter for Zurich over the past couple of seasons, playing at CB and as a RB.

He has 75 PAC and is capable in the air, but needs to improve his defensive abilities to reach his potential.