FIFA 16 Manchester United: Complete Guide For Career Mode

FIFA 16 Manchester United - For those gamers that don’t like playing online, manager mode is their FIFA haven. A place where you can take apart any team you want, and completely construct a new one, however you please. Sometimes though, it helps to have a helping hand in explaining how to best use different teams on Career Mode. So, RealSport have devised a team-by-team guide for anyone looking to start a manager mode on FIFA 16.

A list of some other useful FIFA guides: Complete Premier League Team-By-Team Guide For Completing Career Mode: 

General Tips

  • Always choose the lenient option when selecting your ‘financial strictness’. This way you get 85% of the money that the board receives from outgoing transfers to spend on new players
  • Use the new ‘Training’ feature – even if you can’t be bothered to always carry out the drills, simulate 5 drills every week, it’s a useful way to help your players grow outside of matches


What the team needs

Who you should get rid of

A general rule here is to sell off players that are old (31+), as on FIFA, their ratings can deteriorate pretty fast, so it’s best to cash in on them while their still valuable. Below is the name of the Manchester United players you should get rid of and the lowest value at which you should sell that player:

  • Victor Valdes - £10.5m
  • Ashley Young - £9.5m

Total Received = £19.5m

New Budget = £76m

Who you should buy (with the smaller budget)

If you can, aim to sign younger players, as FIFA has this thing for making a majority of all decent young players develop pretty well, even if they don’t in real life. If you can’t sell the 'deadweight' players, the following are those you can sign within your original budget (£57m):

Name: Carlos Vela (83)

Cost:£23m (Real Sociedad)

Is he worth it?

  • Still relatively young in FIFA terms at 26, he seems like a perfect option here for United.
  • A skillful, fast player with a decent finish on him.
  • Extremely versatile as he can play anywhere across the frontline.

Alternative option – Pione Sisto - £5.5m (FC Midtiylland) 

Name: Raphael Varane (82)

Cost:£25m (Real Madrid)

Is he worth it?

  • Ticks all the boxes here. A strong, able centre-half who can play out from the back in FIFA. His pace isn’t bad either!

 Alternative option – Diego Godin - £31m (Atletico)

Who you should buy (with the larger budget)

If you do manage to sell the ‘deadweight’ players listed above, these are the extra players you should think about signing. Each player’s rating is shown in brackets:

Name: Romelu Lukaku (80)

Cost: £27m (Everton)

Is he worth it?

  • Strong, fast, skilful and a convincing finisher.
  • Perfect for alternate styles; the long ball or tiki-taka, he fits the bill.

Name: Antoine Griezmann (83)

Cost: £34m (Atletico Madrid)

Is he worth it?

  • One of most exciting prospects in world football and FIFA. Spend the outlay on him, and watch him grow into the late 80s. Expensive, but worth it.

More gaming guides:

FIFA 16:

Complete Team-By-Team Guide To Starting A Career Mode (Premier League) including:

Top 5 FIFA 16 Goals

The Real Picture: What FIFA 16 Needs To Fix


FM 16:

Wonderkids Guides

Premier League Best Wonderkids

Europe's Best Wonderkids

La Liga Wonderkids

Bundesliga Wonderkids

Serie A Wonderkids

Best Wonderkids From Smaller European Leagues

Best XI's

Premier League Wonderkids Best XI

The 11 Best ‘Big Budget’ Signings On FM15

Europe's Best Wonderkids XI

La Liga Wonderkids Best XI

The 11 Best Signings On FM15

Bundesliga Wonderkids Best XI

Smaller European Leagues Wonderkids XI

The Premier League On-Loan XI

The Best FM15 Signings Under £5m


FM 16 Stories

Celtic In The Premier League

Barcelona In League 2

Ronaldo & Messi At Aston Villa

Barcelona In The Premier League

Messi On A Cold Night In Stoke


General Guides

How To Sign Any Player For Cheap On FM16

6 Reasons To Buy FM16 

5 Bargains You Won't Find In FM16

6 Teams To Try On FM16

What Happened When We Played FM16 For The First Time

The 5 Best Free Transfers At Every Position

Best Signings From Relegation-Prone Teams 


Transfer Budgets

Premier League Teams Transfer/Wage Budgets Revealed

Every European Team's Transfer/Wage Budgets Revealed

La Liga Teams Transfer/Wage Budgets Revealed

Serie A Teams Transfer/Wage Budgets Revealed

Bundesliga Transfer/Wage Budget Revealed

Smaller European Teams Transfer/Wage Budget Revealed

The 20 Teams With The Highest Transfer/Wage Budgets

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