23 Nov 2021 3:31 PM +00:00 UTC

Football Manager 2022 Hidden Gems: The super cheap wonderkids you can sign in this year's game

Football Manager 2022 has finally arrived, which means you can jump in now and start assembling your superstar squad for the future.

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From wonderkids to stars that could walk into your team, we've got you covered for ten hidden gems in Football Manager 2022.

Louie Barry (CA 96 - PA 145)

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Age: 18

Position: AM (RL), ST (C)

Club: Ipswich (on loan from Aston Villa)

Value: £35,000-8.6 million

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Wage: £75 a week

Currently plying his trade at Portman Road, Louie Barry is a player that should be right at the top of your shortlist in Football Manager 2022.

Able to play on either flank, as well as through the middle, Barry is an exciting youngster with a low value, but that doesn't mean he can't reach the giddy heights his potential would suggest.

Luis Binks (CA 107 - PA 125)

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Age: 19

Position: D (C)

Club: Bologna

Value: £300,000-1.2 million

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Wage: £3,000 a week

Another Englishman under the radar, Luis Banks is a tall, dominant centre-half who could easily start for any Championship team.

If you're with a high-level club then consider Binks as well, as he has a high potential that could see him become one of the best defenders in Europe.

Timothee Pembele (CA 110 - PA 155)

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Age: 18

Position: D (C)

Club: Bordeaux (on loan from PSG)

Value: £100,000-5 million

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Wage: £4,500 a week

An alternative option to Binks who would certainly cost a lot more, Timothee Pembele is PSG's next wonderkid star.

A solid centre-half with a good mix of pace and strength, this French defender could be one to watch in Football Manager 2022.

Matthis Abline (CA 90 - PA 135)

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Age: 18

Position: ST (C)

Club: Rennes

Value: £100,000-900,000

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Wage: £550 a week

Is there anything more satisfying than finding a striker under the radar and turning them into a superstar?

With Matthis Abline, that's a real possibility. The French striker already has a good range of stats for someone under 20 and his stock is only set to rise as the season's progress.

Ricky Jade-Jones (CA 96 - PA 135)

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Age: 18

Position: ST (C)

Club: Peterborough

Value: £230,000-2.5 million

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Wage: £2,000 a week

An English wonderkid who could be available for a mega bargain, Ricky Jade-Jones promises to be smashing nets once again in FM22.

A pacey striker with real composure, Jade-Jones is the perfect hidden gem to propel your team to success.

Calum Kavanagh (CA 73 - PA 150)

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Age: 17

Position: AM (L), ST (C)

Club: Middlesborough

Value: £30,000-500,000

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Wage: £350 a week

Middlesbrough has always had an impressive youth academy, and you could take advantage of that setup by pinching Calum Kavanagh, one of their brightest prospects.

A name that could easily go under the radar, we believe Kavanagh could easily develop into a regular starter for club and country.

Ugo Bertelli (CA 88 - PA 145)

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Age: 17

Position: M (C)

Club: Marseille

Value: £100,000-600,000

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Wage: £1,500

Dominant central midfielders are hard to come by, but what about one that could cost you next to nothing?

The epitome of a hidden gem, Ugo Bertelli has the potential to rise to the very top in FM22. Could you be the manager that can help him get there?

Benjamin Sesko (CA 123 - PA 165)

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Age: 18

Position: ST (C)

Club: RB Salzburg

Value: £100,000-3 million

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Wage: £4,500 a week

RB Salzburg is once again set to have one of the best academies in Football Manager 2022, meaning you should be keeping an eye on their prospects.

One such player is Benajmin Sesko, a prolific striker who could grow into a star. He won't cost the Earth, but he's certain to improve your team.

Fabio Vieira (CA 133 - PA 160)

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Age: 21

Position: AM (RC)

Club: Porto

Value: £12.5-16.5 million

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Wage: £6,000 a week

The priciest option on this list, Fabio Vieira has gone under the radar and could be the perfect player to burst into your team.

His mix of mental and technical stats make him the perfect player to develop, and you should be looking at this potential wonderkid if you want success in Football Manager 2022.

Ben Knight (CA 99 - PA 135)

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Age: 19

Position: AM (RC)

Club: Crewe (on loan from Man City)

Value: £18,000-190,000

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Wage: £1,200

A product of both the Ipswich and Manchester City academy, Ben Knight is set to tear up League One out on loan at Crewe.

A certified superstar in the making, this young winger has all the credentials to reach the top in Football Manager 2022. Are you the manager to take him there?

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