FM22 Wonderkid Strikers: The superstar poachers to fire you to success

You can't win games if you don't score goals, so finding top strikers is a must for any manager on FM22.

Paying for a world-class striker can be costly, so investing in a wonderkid and training them up can be the solution for teams on a budget.

Read on to discover the best wonderkid strikers on Football Manager 2022.

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Wonderkid Strikers

Let's set out our wonderkid parameters and look at players who are under the age of 21 and have a PA (potential ability) range of over 130.

With options included for clubs of differing budgets, you're sure to find the right striker for you in this list.

Yousouffa Moukoko (CA 121 - PA 185)

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MAX POTENTIAL - Moukoko could become the best

Age: 16

Club: Borussia Dortmund

Value: £42 million

One of the most talked-about players in FM21, Moukoko is back with a vengeance in this year's game.

Pacey, dynamic, and with a maximum potential ability, how can you go wrong? However, you'll have to make a decent offer if Dortmund are to part with their young starlet.

Myron Boadu (CA 141 - PA 165)

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BIDE YOUR TIME - A recent move means you can't make Boadu yours straight away

Age: 20

Club: Monaco

Value: £30 million


The Dutch have an excellent record of producing top talent, and Boadu is no different.

The dynamic poacher may have recently moved to Monaco, but that doesn't mean that you can't keep one eye on his development with a view to a potential move in the future.

Karim Adeyemi (CA 134 - PA 175)

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CLINICAL KARIM - Can you be the man to guide Adeyemi to the top?

Age: 19

Club: Red Bull Salzburg

Value: £15 Million


The name Karim Adeyemi is becoming well-known to FM players, and that can only be a good sign.

The Salzburg striker has an excellent range of dribbling and shooting statistics that makes him a must-have for all top clubs in FM22.

Whether you're looking to the future or needing an immediate impact, all signs should point to Adeyemi

Pietro Pellegri (CA 122- PA 145)

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ITALIAN STALLION - Will you back Pellegri in the race to the top?

Age: 20

Club: Monaco

Value: £18 Million

Another star in Monaco's ranks, Pellegri is a classic centre-forward with bags of potential.

If you're looking for a target man to lead the line in FM22, the Italian is certainly the man to do just that. His finishing stats are already high, and his ability is only set to increase.

Joshua Zirkzee (CA 121 - PA 150)

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BAYERN BOY - Munich have another top striker on their hands

Age: 20

Club: Anderlecht (on loan from Bayern Munich)

Value: £4 Million

Bayern Munich know their onions when it comes to young talents, and Zirkzee doesn't buck that trend.

Whether you're opting for an ambitious swoop or seeking a loan deal, could you be the manager that helps the Dutchman realise his potential?

Joe Gelhardt (CA 118 - PA 160)

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HOMEGROWN - Englishman Gelhardt could be a top Prem talent

Age: 19

Club: Leeds United

Value: £10 million


We all love an English wonderkid, and Gelhardt could well be a future Premier League golden boot winner in FM22.

With a great range of physical and mental stats, Gelhardt has all the capabilities to become a top-class striker.

He would also be a handy loan option for any Football League side.

Dane Scarlett (CA 110 - PA 170)

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GREAT DANE - Could you make Scarlett the next sensation to come out of Tottenham's academy?

Age: 17

Club: Tottenham

Value: £100,000


He may be cheap, but he's sure to be dangerous. Much like Gelhardt, Dane Scarlett could become the future of English football under your guidance.

Quick, sharp, and already possessing some excellent natural fitness, Scarlett has all the tools to become a great striker for your team.

Ansu Fati (CA 149 - PA 175)

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BARCA'S SAVIOR - Young talent could rescue Barcelona from their financial troubles

Age: 18

Club: Barcelona

Value: £45 Million


We've gone back to the big guns, and there is no prospect bigger than Ansu Fati.

Slated to be the next Messi, you may struggle to prize Fati away from the Nou Camp. However, with finances at the Catalan club at an all-time low, could you potentially take advantage?

Fabio Silva (CA 120 - PA 175)

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FABULOUS FABIO - His progression may have stalled, but can you get Silva back on track?

Age: 19

Club: Wolves

Value: £40 Million

Things may have become a little stagnant for the Wolves striker, but there's still plenty of time for you to revive his career.

With a superb first-touch and an incredible array of physical attributes for someone of his age, Silva certainly has the potential to go right to the very top.

Liam Delap (CA 117 - PA 155)

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FOOTBALL IN THE BLOOD - Liam will hope to be a bigger talent than dad Rory

Age: 18

Club Manchester City

Value: £8 million

The young Manchester City striker certainly has the credentials to become one of the most exciting strikers in English football, and could you be the one to guide him there?

A decent loan option for many clubs, as well as representing an intriguing pick-up on a small transfer fee, Liam Delap is sure to give your team an advantage.

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