FM22 Contract Expiry 2025: Sign the world's most expensive player for FREE

Football Manager 2022 has finally arrived, meaning it's time to start planning ahead for another year of managerial dominance.

From superstars to wonderkids, we've got you covered for ten of the best players you can sign on pre-contracts in 2025.

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Contract Expiry Signings 2025

Whether you're looking for a bargain superstar or hoping to capture the next best thing, there's something for all managers on this list.

Of course, these are all conditional on players not signing new contracts/signing for other clubs. However, we believe many of these players will be available for you to approach.


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Age: 29

Position: M (L), AM (LC)

Wage: £600,000 a week

The world's most expensive player is potentially available for free in 2025, and how can you pass up on that offer?

A truly brilliant player who has brought the Brazilian flair to Spain and France, could bring Neymar to England for one last dance?

Kevin De Bruyne

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Age: 30

Position: M (C), AM (C)

Wage: £250,000 a week

One of the greatest midfielders in the world, Kevin De Bruyne has been tormenting defenders for years.

Available for nothing in 2025, this Belgian superstar would easily walk into your side and deliver years of success.

Trent Alexandar-Arnold

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Age: 22

Position: D (R), WB (R)

Wage: £160,000 a week

It's hard to argue against TAA being considered the best right-back in world football because he's certainly one of the best in Football Manager 2022.

Whilst we doubt Liverpool would let him run his contract down, could provide the shock of the century by prizing Trent away from Anfield?

Bruno Fernandes

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Age: 28

Position: M (C), AM (C)

Wage: £100,000 a week

The Portuguese maestro has been a revelation since joining Manchester United, which makes it all the more exciting that Bruno Fernandes' contract is coming to an end in 2025.

A graceful, intelligent player with bags of skill, we think you should be all-in on trying to sign Bruno in Football Manager 2022.

Ferran Torres

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Age: 21

Position: M (R), AM (R)

Wage: £60,000 a week

Ferran Torres is one of the most intriguing case studies in the Premier League, with the youngster able to play across a variety of positions.

Moulded by Pep and with the potential to soar, could help this Spanish dynamo reach the top?

Alphonso Davies

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Age: 20

Position: D (L)

Wage: £82,000 a week

One of the fastest players on the planet, Alphonso Davies would be an incredible signing for any club in Football Manager 2022.

Bayern will drive a hard bargain the transfer market, which makes it all the more appealing when you can swoop in and snatch this Candian for free.

Mason Greenwood

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Age: 19

Position: ST (C)

Wage: £75,000 a week

A star who has risen through the United ranks, Mason Greenwood is a young player with the potential to become one of the very best.

His mix of pace and power make him the perfect signing for any manager, and we think you'd be mad not to try and convince him to join your club.

Eder Militao

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Age: 23

Position: D (C)

Wage: £150,000 a week

Signing a centre back as good as Eder Militao for free should be illegal, but it's a feat you could pull off in 2025.

The Brazilian commander is coming to the end of his contract in Madrid, which means you could swoop in and claim the signature of one of the best in the business.

Kai Havertz

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Age: 22

Position: AM (C)

Wage: £150,000 a week

Chelsea hotshot German playmaker Kai Havertz is one of the most exciting players in Football Manager 2022, and his signature could be yours for free.

The perfect mix of skill and vision, Havertz is the attacking midfielder that could perfect thread your team to glory.

Vinicius Junior

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Age: 21

Position: AM (L)

Wage: £185,000 a week

Another Brazilain superstar set to depart the Bernabeu, Vinicius Junior is a player that should be right at the very top of your shortlist.

Quick, skilful, and capable of scoring a screamer, Vinny J's signature could be one of the most sought after in 2025.

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