24 Sep 2021 3:07 PM +00:00

FIFA 22 Career Mode Hidden Gems: Man City academy looking STRONG

It's time to start planning your Career Mode team now that all the ratings are out for FIFA 22.

With Create-a-Club being a new feature to the game, finding hidden gems will help you with fielding future superstars.

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Read on to find out all the players that could rise to glory in FIFA 22.

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What is a Hidden Gem?

The following players can grow by more than 20 overall points in FIFA Career Mode, and can hit a potential of at least 80.

Kayky (OVR 66 - POT 87)

Age: 18

Position: RW

Club: Manchester City

Cost: £2.3 million

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Wage: £10,000 a week

Manchester City new boy Kayky has the highest potential on the list.

He already he 82 PAC and 72 DRI, meaning he can be a handful on the wing from the start.

Being a new signing you will have to hold off before signing him though.

Dane Scarlett (OVR 63 - POT 86)

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Age: 17

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Position: ST

Club: Tottenham

Cost: £1.3 million

Wage: £3,000 a week

Dane Scarlett made his debut for Spurs last season, making a grand total of three appearances across the Premier League and Europa League.

The highlight for the 17-year-old was an assist in Europe as Tottenham saw off Wolfsberger 4-0.

Caden Clark (OVR 66 - POT 86)

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Age: 18

Position: CAM

Club: RB Leipzig (on loan at New York Red Bulls)

Cost: £2.1 million

Wage: £5,000 a week

Another young American looking to make it big in the Bundesliga, Caden Clark has already been providing goals and assists in the MLS.

He will return from loan once the MLS season finishes in December, so he is another you will have to wait for before trying to buy.

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Romeo Lavia (OVR 62 - POT 85)

Age: 17

Position: CDM

Club: Manchester City

Cost: £1 million

Wage: £602 a week

He helped his team to win the Premier League 2 title and was voted Player of the Season, and is now in Manchester City's first team.

Fernandinho has taken Romeo Lavia under his wing and the youngster hopes to emulate his success.

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Liam Delap (OVR 64 - POT 85)

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Age: 18

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Position: ST

Club: Manchester City

Cost: £1.6 million

Wage: £8,000 a week

One to keep an eye on this coming season, again from Man City.

The England U18 international netted 24 goals in 20 PL2 games last term, and featured three times for the first team, netting in the League Cup against Bournemouth.

Carney Chukwuemeka (OVR 63 - POT 84)

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Age: 17

Position: CAM

Club: Aston Villa

Cost: £1.3 million

Wage: £860 a week

An academy player who's just breaking into the first team, Carney Chukwuemeka made several appearances for Aston Villa last season.

He also helped Villa to win the FA Youth Cup and will be hoping to get his hands on more silverware for the club.

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Shola Shoretire (OVR 62 - POT 84)

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Age: 17

Position: RM, LM

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Club: Manchester United

Cost: £1 million

Wage: £2,000 a week

This time from the other half of Manchester, Shola Shoretire picked up three first-team appearances for Manchester United in 2020/21 - but that amounted to just 24 minutes of action.

The 17-year-old did make his England U18 last season, so keep an eye on his development in the coming years.

Fode Fofana (OVR 64 - POT 84)

Age: 18

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Position: ST

Club: PSV

Cost: £1.4 million

Wage: £2,000 a week

If you're looking for someone to lead your line in the future, Fode Fofana could be your guy.

He is 6'2", has 79 PAC and 79 Strength, and decent enough skill on the ball.

He could turn into a real handful for defenders when he fulfils his potential.

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Hannibal Mejbri (OVR 62 - POT 84)

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Age: 18

Position: CAM, CM

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Club: Manchester United

Cost: £1.1 million

Wage: £5,000 a week

Despite just one appearance for Manchester United, Hannibal Mejbri has attempted to fast-track his career, by switching his international allegiance from France to Tunisia.

The 18-year-old has since picked up three caps this summer and could be one to watch at the African Cup of Nations at the end of the year.

Cole Palmer (OVR 64 - POT 84)

Age: 19

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Position: RW, CAM

Club: Manchester City

Cost: £1.4 million

Wage: £12,000 a week

Cole Palmer's 13 goals and six assists in 16 PL2 games last season has seen him called up for first-team action.

He announced himself with a wonderful, long-range strike in the EFL Cup recently, and will be planning for more appearances throughout this season.