FM22 Best Clubs to Manage: Take these teams to the NEXT LEVEL

FM22 has landed, meaning you can now jump in and get started on another rollercoaster season of managerial ups and downs.

The hardest part of any FM save is knowing where to begin, but we've got you covered for ten of the best places to start your career in this year's game.

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Best Teams to Manage

Whether you're looking for immediate success or a project that could take years, this list covers all the great stories you could create in FM22.

From the top of the tree to the 5th tier of English football, we've got you covered just in time for FM22's full release.


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On paper, Arsenal may not appear to be one of the most exciting teams in FM22, but the opportunity to build is too good to pass on.

With talented youngsters like Saka and Smith Rowe coming through the ranks, surely Arsenal aren't far away from returning to their spot at the top of England's football food chain?


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At one time, Barcelona were the most revered team in the world, now they're out of money and out of luck.

With a mountain of debt and a long injury list - not to mention the departure of icon Messi - the Barcelona rebuild should be an exciting challenge for any player in FM22.

With no manager too far from the chop at the Nou Camp, could you be the man to lift Barcelona back to European dominance?

Newcastle United

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It remains to be seen if the new owners acquired Newcastle in time to be included in FM22 but either way, Newcastle is an appealing outfit for this year's game.

Whether you're trying to keep Callum Wilson fit, utilising the pace of Saint-Maximin, or nurturing the talent of Joe Willock, Newcastle is a club crying out for a hero.

With a balanced approach, maybe you're the manager that could bring success to Tyneside.

Aston Villa

From a top four mainstay to a team hoping to replace them, Aston Villa is an exciting proposition in FM22.

Grealish may be gone, but some superstars have replaced him. With Buendia, Ings, and Bailey leading your forward line, can you bring the Villa back into European contention?


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Sorry Jose, but we're kicking you out already.

Italy's top-flight seems more competitive than ever, and Roma could be about to take advantage and seal their first title in 20 years.

With Tammy Abraham leading the line and a good squad surrounding him, finding a home in Rome could be a great way to start your FM22 career.


With Hollywood money lining their pockets, is there a more attractive RTG club in FM22 than Wrexham?

With a squad easily to compete in the division above, your main task will be to navigate the tricky National League, before building success and turning the Welsh club into one of England's most dangerous sides.


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Schalke is turning into Germany's forgotten club, with the Royal Blues sinking into the country's second tier.

With a decent squad and envy over their successful rivals, can you be the manager to lift Schalke back and turn them into Bundesliga title challengers?

Ipswich Town

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Another club left behind by modern football, Ipswich Town was once a pre-eminent force in England's top flight.

With new owners injecting cash into the League One club, maybe you can emulate Sir Bobby and Alf Ramsay and bring Ipswich back to the Premier League.

Las Palmas

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The birthplace of David Silva and the recent loan destination for FM wonderkid Pedri, Las Palmas are a team with bags of potential.

With some excellent players like Johnathan Viera and Jese, can you return Las Palmas to Spain's top-flight, as well as keeping a keen eye on their impressive youth system?

Luton Town

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One of the most innovative clubs in England right now, Luton Town should definitely be in your thoughts when picking your team in FM22.

With both experienced players and hot prospects filling their squad, Luton is a dark horse waiting to ride into the Premier League promised land.

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