Football Manager 2022 Wonderkid Left-backs: The future superstar full-backs you need in your team

Football Manager 2022 has finally arrived, which means it's time to start scouting the wonderkid stars that could lead your team to future success.

FM22 Wonderkid Left-backs (DL)

As many of you will know, a wonderkid is a player under the age of 21 with a high potential ability.

From players you can capture on loan to stars that you can splash mega-money on, we've got your Football Manager 2022 shortlists covered.

Alphonso Davies (CA 160 - PA 178)

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Age: 20

Club: Bayern Munich

Value: £60 million

One of the fastest players in the world, Alphonso Davies is arguably the most impressive left-back in Football Manager 2022, and he's only 20.

With plenty of room to grow, there's no doubting that this Candian wonderkid could become the best left-back in Europe.

Nuno Mendes (CA 149 - PA 150-170)

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Age: 19

Club: PSG

Value: £45 million

Someone that will be contending with Davies for the best left-back prize will be PSG's new signings Nuno Mendes.

After tearing it up in his native Portugal, Mendes earned himself a huge move and is now waiting to be covered in glory and success in the French capital.

Luca Netz (CA 123 - PA 140-170)

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Age: 18

Club: Borussia Monchengladbach

Value: £12 million

A consistent, solid full-back with plenty of room to grow, Luca Netz should be at the front of your mind when thinking about wonderkid defenders.

Potentially the next big thing to come out of Germany, Netz promises to dominate for many years to come.

Riccardo Calafiori (CA 113 - PA 140-170)

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Age: 19

Club: Roma

Value: £10 million

If you're looking for a wonderkid full-back that can charge up the line and create chances for your forward, look no further than Riccardo Calafiori.

Quick and dynamic, can you swoop in to sign one of Roma's hottest prospects?

Adrien Truffert (CA 113 - PA 120-150)

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Age: 19

Club: Rennes

Value: £6 million

The French have an army of talented wonderkids rising through their ranks, and you can add Turffert to that ever-growing list.

A solid full-back with well-rounded stats, you could pick him up for a bargain from current club Rennes.

Owen Wijndal (CA 134 - PA 159)

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Age: 21

Club: AZ Alkmaar

Value: £43 million

One of the most expensive options on this list, Owen Wijndal once again promises to be a superstar in Football Manager 2022.

He's quick, strong, and has plenty of room to grow. You'd be mad not to try and capture the signature of this talented Dutchman.

Ian Maatsen (CA 116 - PA 130-160)

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Age: 19

Club: Coventry (on loan from Chelsea)

Value: £22 million

Keeping a close eye on Maatsen's progression in Football Manager 2022 could serve you well in the future.

With the Dutchman unlikely to break into Chelsea's first team following the end of his loan, could you swoop in and make the Stamford Bridge side regret their short-sightedness?

Jesus Vazquez (CA 94 - PA 132)

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Age: 18

Club: Valencia

Value: £13 million

Jesus Vazquez may be one of the most exciting wonderkid left-backs in Football Manager 2022, with the Spanish youngster possessing a high potential ceiling.

Another versatile option with great vision, Vazquez is the perfect option for managers looking to emulate Liverpool's style of play.

David de la Vibora (CA 85 - PA 140 - 170)

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Age: 18

Club: Real Madrid

Value: £2.5 million

Real Madrid's hidden gem with a huge potential rating, David de la Vibora is the future of Spanish football.

Keep a close eye on his development and if there's a chance to swoop in, we'd highly suggest you take it.

Luke Daley (CA 65 - PA 130-160)

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Age: 18

Club: Huddersfield

Value: £800,000

Whilst Luke Daley may not possess any impressive stats at the start of Football Manager 2022, we still think you should be keeping a close eye on his development.

A pacey option with good strength and determination, Daley could flourish into a superstar under the right development plan.

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