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FIFA 22 Best Young Players: United Winger docked in latest Update

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FIFA 22 is an absolute hit with fans, and Career Mode has been incredibly enjoyable thanks to the ability to create your own club.

If you've got cash to burn, make sure you check out the best young players who can slot straight into your first team and can continue to improve.

Latest - Young guns on the move

It's been a relatively quiet transfer window with Newcastle and Aston Villa the only clubs doing serious business.

But the rumour mill is always, and it looks like youngsters Jules Kounde (OVR 83 - POT 89), Dusan Vlahovic (POT 81 - POT 88) and Aurelien Tchouameni (OVR 81 - POT 88) could be on the move either this January or in the summer.

Defining the best young players on FIFA 22

The following players are all aged 23 and under and are sorted by their overall. Expect them to have significant potential too, and are likely to improve significantly in the coming seasons.

Given they already possess near world class quality, unless their contracts are coming to an end, you will need to pay top dollar for them.

The following stats were taken from 13 January, 2022.

Kylian Mbappe (OVR 91 - POT 95)

Age: 22

Position(s): ST, LW

Value: £167 million

Wage: £198,000 a week

There isn't anywhere else to start - Kylian Mbappe is the present and the future.

The French World Cup winner has just enjoyed his best goal scoring season with 42 goals, and there is hope to snap him up on the cheap on Career Mode - with his contract expiring next summer.

Gianluigi Donnarumma (OVR 89 - POT 93)

Age: 22

Position(s): GK

Value: £103 million

Wage: £95,000 a week

An incredible rating for the Euro 2020 player of the tournament.

A move to PSG looked to be on the cards for Gianluigi Donnarumma before the Euros - and his form at the tournament could make this the move of the summer.

Still just 22 years old - what a future the 'keeper has, with over 280 senior appearances already under his name.

Erling Haaland (OVR 88 - POT 94)

Age: 20

Position(s): ST

Value: £123 million

Wage: £95,000 a week

Erling Haaland is certainly on Mbappe's heels for the tag of "best young player" in the world - with the Norwegian's rise in recent years simply terrifying.

On FIFA 18, the forward was rated just 58 - meaning he has gone up 30 overall points in less than four years.

Trent Alexander-Arnold (OVR 87 - POT 90)

Age: 22

Position(s): RB

Value: £88 million

Wage: £129,000 a week

Trent Alexander-Arnold endured a difficult campaign at Liverpool last term, largely down to losing teammates such as Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, and Jordan Henderson to injury.

The England international did wrestle back some form in the closing weeks of the season, and that may tempt you for the best right back in the game.

Matthijs de Ligt (OVR 85 - POT 90)

Age: 21

Position(s): CB

Value: £65 million

Wage: £70,000 a week

Tipped to be the next great Juventus defender, it hasn't quite been plain sailing in Turin for Matthijs de Ligt since his £68 million move from Ajax.

The Dutch international has played over 80 times for the Italian heavyweights, but there are rumours he could be heading for the exit door next summer.

Jadon Sancho (OVR 85 - POT 89)

Age: 21

Position(s): LM, RM

Value: £68 million

Wage: £112,000 a week

Jadon Sancho has had a tricky first half of the season, but we are backing the England international to recapture his form to show he's still one of the most dangerous wingers on the planet.

The winger picked up 16 goals and 12 assists in all competitions last season, and should be given the time to adjust the Premier League.

Achraf Hakimi (OVR 85 - POT 89)

Age: 22

Position(s): RB, RWB

Value: £63 million

Wage: £86,000 a week

It's almost baffling that both Real Madrid and Inter Milan have let go one of the best right backs on the planet, but money talks and we are expecting Achraf Hakimi to get even better at PSG.

The Moroccan international picked up seven goals and 11 assists for Inter last season, and is one of the key components in a very attacking PSG side under Mauricio Pochettino.

Lautaro Martinez (OVR 85 - POT 89)

Age: 23

Position(s): ST

Value: £67 million

Wage: £125,000 a week

Lautaro Martinez was one half of Europe's most deadly strike partnership last season, teaming up with Romelu Lukaku to net a combined 49 goals in all competitions.

This term, he's got Edin Dzeko alongside him, with Martinez bagging 12 out of the pair's 23 goals.

Phil Foden (OVR 84 - POT 92)

Age: 21

Position(s): LW, CAM, CM

Value: £81 million

Wage: £120,000 a week

Phil Foden started FIFA 21 rated at 79, and through exceptional form has seen that rise to 84.

The City youngster blew PSG away in the Champions League and is keeping Raheem Sterling out of Pep Guardiola's starting line-up.

Kai Havertz (OVR 84 - POT 92)

Age: 22

Position(s): CAM, CF, ST

Value: £81 million

Wage: £112,000 a week

German star Kai Havertz is beginning to find his feet at Stamford Bridge, hence his incredible 92 potential in FIFA 22 Career Mode.

Havertz has the ability to play anywhere in attack, so it is up to you to find his best position.

Head here to see the best Wonderkids (aged 19 and below) in FIFA 22.

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