Football Manager 2022 Best Right Backs: English stars dominate this list

Football Manager 2022 has arrived, which means it's time to start assembling your superstar squad ahead of the brand new season.

Below are the best right-backs in FM22, and with the modern game becoming more reliant on top quality in that position, you may want to think about signing one of these on your save.

FM22 Best Right-Backs

With FM22 now here, we've delved into the database to discover the best right-backs - or D (R) and WB (R) - in the game.

From superstars to players yet to reach their prime, these flying full-backs will guarantee you success in this year's game.

Achraf Hakimi (CA 160 - PA 173)

FM22 Achraf Hakimi
expand image
TOP MAN - Hakimi is the best right-back on FM22

Age: 22

Club: Paris Saint Germain

Value: £157-£202 million

Wage: £170,000

Claiming the top spot on the list is PSG's big-money signing this summer, Achraf Hakimi.

Following a successful year at Inter, he is now known as one of the best in the world

Already a serial winner, we've no doubt that there's more silverware to come for Hakimi in Football Manager 2022.

Trent Alexander-Arnold (CA 159 - PA 174)

FM22 Trent Alexander-Arnold
expand image
CLOSE SECOND - Just missing out on being the best, he does have higher PA than Hakimi

Age: 22

Club: Liverpool

Value: £100-£130 million

Wage: £160,000 a week

Trent Alexandar-Arnold has had quite the breakthrough in recent years, cementing himself as one of the best around, and is rated a very close second behind Hakimi.

A certain future captain for Liverpool and a prospect for Gareth Southgate's England team, TAA is once again the main man in Football Manager 2022.

Joao Cancelo (CA 158 - PA 165)

FM22 Joao Cancelo
expand image
DOUBLE THREAT - Cancelo can play on either side of the pitch

Age: 27

Club: Manchester City

Value: £167-£183 million

Wage: £150,000 a week

Manchester City has two of the best right-backs in the world in their ranks, and one of those superstars is Portuguese hotshot Joao Cancolo.

A world-class player with an incredible mix of pace and vision, you'll want to tightly mark this man when you come up against him in FM22.

Kyle Walker (CA156 - PA 157)

FM22 Kyle Walker
expand image
DYNAMIC DUO - City can field two of the best with Walker and Cancelo

Age: 31

Club: Manchester City

Value: £64-£78 million

Wage: £175,000 a week

Pep has been playing Cancelo at left-back to make sure Kyle Walker gets in the team, another player with an incredible balance of pace and strength.

Whether you're playing him deep or using him as a wing-back, Walker is guaranteed to torment the opposition and create a boat-load of chances for your team.

Jesus Navas (CA 153 - PA 161)

FM22 Jesus Navas
expand image
OLD MAN NAVAS - Still going strong despite being 35

Age: 35

Club: Sevilla

Value: Not for sale

Wage: £74,000 a week

Seeing a resurgence in his career with a position change from the wing to the defence, Jesus Navas is showing he can still perform at the top level.

Now 35, he may not be on your list of players to sign, and that's alright - because he's not for sale!

Danilo (CA 152 - PA 156)

FM22 Danilo
expand image
SOLID ALL-ROUND - Danilo can help out in many positions on the pitch

Age: 30

Club: Zebre (Juventus)

Value: £21-£27 million

Wage: £100,000 a week

Zebre (Juventus) have a reputation for being solid defensively, and that is exactly what Danilo brings to the table.

He has great attributes all-round, which means he can fill in at multiple positions over the pitch.

Ricardo Pereira (CA 151 - PA 165)

FM22 Ricardo Pereira
expand image
CHAMPIONS AMBITION - Pereira is good enough to expect regular Champions League play

Age: 27

Club: Leicester City

Value: £39-£47 million

Wage: £70,000

Leicester have a strong reputation for producing talented players that can easily step into Champions League sides, and Ricardo Pereira is no different.

Quick, strong and with an excellent eye for a pass, we think investing in Pereira could lead to big results in the future.

Reece James (CA 151 - PA 168)

FM22 Reece James
expand image
ENGLISH TALENT - There are many top English RBs around at the moment

Age: 21

Club: Chelsea

Value: Not for sale

Wage: £60,000 a week

Yet another English right-back with a huge amount of talent, Reece James is arguably the most exciting full-back in world football.

Not only is he a borderline wonderkid, James is also a versatile player who can perform in multiple positions. He may just be the best right-back in Football Manager 2022.

Cesar Azpilicueta (CA 150 - PA 165)

FM22 Cesar Azpilicueta
expand image
LEADING MAN - Azpilicueta can take the reigns on the pitch and bring the team together

Age: 31

Club: Chelsea

Value: £15.5-£24 million

Wage: £150,000 a week

Another Chelsea player, Cesar Azpilicueta has done it all for the club and is now giving up his own game time for James to develop into a star.

Not just great technically, his top teamwork and leadership qualities could be just what your squad needs.

Dani Carvajal (CA 150 - PA 162)

FM22 Dani Carvajal
expand image
REAL PLAYER - Carvajal could make a huge impact at your club for a little fee

Age: 29

Club: Real Madrid

Value: £24-£30 million

Wage: £150,000

A man who's been around for many years, Dani Carvajal is still on the right side of 30 and can still compete at the top level.

With a great range of stats and a reasonably low transfer value, we think you should be looking to sign this superstar for your club.

Click here to find out everything we know about Football Manager 2022.

This Article's Topics

Explore new topics and discover content that's right for you!

Football Manager
Have an opinion on this article? We'd love to hear it!