Football Manager 2023 is finally here, giving budding managers from around the globe a chance to start their new careers.
Signing wonderkids is the lifeblood of any FM save and we've got you covered for the best young defensive midfielders that can sign in this year's game.
FM23 Wonderkid Defensive Midfielders
Wonderkids may be the best part of any FM save and finding a midfield anchor for years to come is sure to bring a sense of pride.
From established stars to those looking to break through the ranks, we've got something for everyone on this list.
Over the other side of the Clasico divide, Real Madrid has one of the best young star on the planet in the form of French pass master Eduardo Camavinga.
An expensive purchase that will no doubt prove to be worth every penny, you'll need to act fast if this man ever becomes available.
PSG has quite the record when it comes to producing wonderkid talents, and Warren Zaire-Emery looks to be the next name on that list.
A classy defensive midfielder with incredible potential, this young man is destined for the top in Football Manager 2023.
Brighton has one of the best scouting departments in the world right now, and their capture of Moises Caicedo looks to be a master-stroke.
A top-level defensive midfielder who is only 20, this young man is certain to dominate for many years to come.
Chelsea have a wonderkid Italian midfield star hiding in their ranks in the form of versatile playmaker Cesare Casadei.
Casadei is unique in the sense that he isn't just an effective DM, he can also play further forward and provide a touch of quality in the final third.
Romeo Lavia is one of the most exciting young talents in the Premier League, with the newly-purchased Southampton star ready to make a splash.
Expecting big things this season, Lavia will no doubt become a household name before too long.
Another exciting Italian talent is Torino midfielder Samuele Ricci, with the 20-year-old ready to breakthrough at the very top level.
Worth a fair few bob at the start of Football Manager 2023, we believe this rising star will be worth every penny.
Noël Aséko Nkili
If it's a bargain wonderkid defensive midfielder you're after in Football Manager 2023 then looking no further than this man.
Only 16, and worth less than £10 Million, signing this man before he reaches his full potential will see you secure a true football icon.
Young Nigerian midfielder Victor Eletu is a man you've probably never heard of before, but that doesn't mean he isn't destined for big things.
A cheaper option, this man could become a standout star for your team in Football Manager 2023.
No one is surprised to see this man's name crop up on the list, with the Borussia Dortmund superstar establishing himself as one of the very best around.
Certain to leave Germany in the summer, can you sell the dream to Jude and build your team around him?