FM 2022 American Wonderkids: Ten stars that will take your team to the NEXT level

It's time to supersize your squad in Football Manager 2022 with the next generation of wonderkids.

The United States might not be the first place that comes to mind when looking for top talent, but there are plenty of players that have made it across the pond to play for top European teams, and more looking to join them.

Read on to find out the best American wonderkids you can sign in FM22.

Defining American Wonderkids

As many of you will know, a wonderkid is a player under the age of 19 with a high potential ability.

Christian Pulisic's arrival on the world stage has changed the perspective of what we can expect of American footballers, with more looking to emulate his success.

Whether you're looking for the next superstar or simply searching for a bargain wonderkid to develop, there's something on this list for everyone.

Giovanni Reyna (CA 140 - PA Range 150-180)

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TOP GUN - Reyna can battle it out with the best around

Age: 18

Position(s): AM (LC), M (LC)

Club: Borussia Dortmund

Value: £42-£52 million

Wage: £41,000 a week

It won't be long before every top club in Europe is targeting Giovanni Reyna and it's not hard to see why.

A versatile attacking midfielder who can also operate on the wings, Reyna's star is set to shine alongside fellow young guns Haaland and Bellingham at Borussia Dortmund.

With the American superstar destined for the top, you'd be mad not to invest in this potential Balon d'Or nominee.

Yunus Musah (CA 126 - PA Range 140-170)

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CAPTAIN AMERICA - Musah could lead your club to glory

Age: 18

Position(s): M (CR), AM (CR)

Club: Valencia

Value: £38-£46 million

Wage: £8,500 a week

Versatile midfielders are hard to come by, but Yunus Musah is another wonderkid that can play in a variety of positions.

From central midfield to right-winger, Musah is a player you need on your FM22 wishlist.

Possessing a great mix of determination, aggression, and teamwork, Musah has all the credentials to become a dominant captain for your team.

Gianluca Busio (CA 122 - PA Range 130-160)

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MONEY MAN - Venezia spent all their cash to bring Busio in

Age: 19

Position(s): M (C), DM, AM (C)

Club: Venezia

Value: £12-£15.5 million

Wage: £11,500 a week

The American has seen a move to Serie A over the summer, with Venezia apparently paying a club record fee for Gianluca Busio.

A former winger now playing centrally, we believe that investing in Busio could lead to big results in the future. With the right training, there's no doubting that Busio can go far.

George Bello (CA 110 - PA Range 130-160)

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SPEED DEMON - Bello will blaze past the opposition

Age: 19

Position(s): D (L), WB (L)

Club: Atlanta United

Value: £85,000-£10,5 million

Wage: £1,900 a week

If you're managing a team aiming to reach the very top, you need to cast your eyes on George Bello.

A wonderkid left-back with bags of pace, Bello possesses the potential to become a true superstar in FM22. Fast and dynamic, investing in this 19-year-old could be one of the best things you do in this year's game.

Ricardo Pepi (CA 112 - PA Range 130-160)

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POACH THIS POACHER - Pick up Pepi for very little and bring him to your club

Age: 18

Position(s): ST

Club: FC Dallas

Value: £3.4-£5.4 million

Wage: £3,800 a week

Still playing his football in the MLS, you could pick up Ricardo Pepi for fairly cheap.

He is a real poacher, with great pace to get to the right position to make the most of his heading and finishing ability.

Johnny (CA 112 - PA Range 130-160)

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POWER PLAYER - Johnny can dominate the midfield

Age: 19

Position(s): M (C), DM, AM (C)

Club: Internacional

Value: £7.4-£9.2 million

Wage: £1,800 a week

A versatile midfielder, Johnny can do most jobs between the boxes.

Best used to break down play and drive the team forward, he can be a powerful presence in the centre of the pitch.

Caden Clark (CA 104 - PA Range 120-150)

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FUTURE STAR - Leipzig could have another gem on their hands

Age: 18

Position(s): AM (LCR)

Club: RB Leipzig

Value: £375,000-£3.8 million

Wage: £1,100 a week

RB Leipzig have a good eye for spotting promising talent, giving them game time, then shipping them out, and Caden Clark has taken the clubs interest.

He doesn't have lightening speed, but does have great acceleration and ball control to skip past players on the wings, or playing centrally.

Joe Scally (CA 103 - PA Range 120-150)

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SOLID FOUNDATIONS - Scally could become Mr. Reliable for your squad

Age: 18

Position(s): D (R), WB (R)

Club: Borussia Monchengladbach

Value: £300,000-£3.1 million

Wage: £2,600 a week

The Bundesliga is full of teams giving young Americans a chance to shine, with Borussia Monchengladbach the club to go to if you're looking to get Joe Scally.

He might not look like anything special at the moment, but give him some time to develop and he could become a great option for your side.

Justin Che (CA 97 - PA Range 120-150)

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JUSTIN TIME - Che could be the pacey sweeper your defence is looking for

Age: 17

Position(s): D (CR)

Club: FC Dallas

Value: £220,000-£2.2 million

Wage: £1,100 a week

Justin Che is another option at right-back, but can also play in the centre of defence.

With top pace he could be a useful option at CB, sweeping up any balls in behind, but you will need to get him on the training ground to practise his tackling.

Moses Nyeman (CA 90 - PA Range 120-150)

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TENACIOUS TALENT - Nyeman will get stuck in playing in the centre of the pitch

Age: 18

Position(s): M (C), DM

Club: DC United

Value: £650,000-£6.6 million

Wage: £875 a week

If you're not in the top flight and you're looking for a talented youngster to develop alongside your team, search no further than Moses Nyeman.

A tenacious midfielder with an impressive array of stats, Nyeman is a well-balanced player ready to break out of MLS. Are you the manager that can help him progress?

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