10 Football Manager 2020 wonderkids you need to sign

People are stuck inside and Football Manager is the only saving grace for a lot of us football fans.

Thankfully the powers that be have made the latest iteration, FM2020, free to play on steam until 3PM (GMT) March 25th.

This list of 10 ‘off-centre’ wonderkids should help inject your squad with some quality, young talent in a number of positions.

We’ve tried to steer away from any obvious choices such as Donnarumma, De Ligt, Haaland and so on – because where’s the fun in that?

GK – Manuel Gasparini

  • Age – 17
  • Nationality – Italy
  • Club – Udinese
  • Ability – 4*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £180k
  • Estimated Cost – £6m
  • Wage – £1k
  • Contract Expires – 30-06-2021

FBR – Guga

  • Age – 20
  • Nationality – Brazil
  • Club – Atlético Mineiro
  • Ability – 4.5*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £3m
  • Estimated Cost – £8m
  • Wage – £8k
  • Contract Expires – 31-12-2023

DC – Ozan Kabak

  • Age – 19
  • Nationality – Turkey
  • Club – FC Schalke 04
  • Ability – 4.5*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £6m
  • Estimated Cost – £12m
  • Wage – £33k
  • Contract Expires – 30-06-2024

FBL – Owen Wijndal

  • Age – 19
  • Nationality – Holland
  • Club – AZ Alkmaar
  • Ability – 4.5*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £4m
  • Estimated Cost – £13m
  • Wage – £2k
  • Contract Expires – 30-06-2023

DM – Sandro Tonali

  • Age – 19
  • Nationality – Italy
  • Club – Brescia
  • Ability – 4.5*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £8m
  • Estimated Cost – £33m
  • Wage – £8k
  • Contract Expires – 30-06-2021

MC – Ilaix Moriba

  • Age – 16
  • Nationality – Guinea
  • Club – Barcelona B
  • Ability – 4*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £713k
  • Estimated Cost – £27m
  • Wage – £11k
  • Contract Expires – 30-06-2022

AMC – Mohamed Ihattaren

  • Age – 17
  • Nationality – Holland
  • Club – PSV Eindhoven
  • Ability – 4.5*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £5m
  • Estimated Cost – £17m
  • Wage – £2k
  • Contract Expires – 30-06-2022

AMR – Harvey Elliott

  • Age – 16
  • Nationality – England
  • Club – Liverpool
  • Ability – 4*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £839k
  • Estimated Cost – £625k
  • Wage – £120
  • Contract Expires – 30-06-2024

AML – Naci Ünüvar

  • Age – 16
  • Nationality – Holland
  • Club – AFC Ajax
  • Ability – 4*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £173k
  • Estimated Cost – £975k
  • Wage – £90
  • Contract Expires – 30-06-2022

ST – Sebastiano Esposito

  • Age – 16
  • Nationality – Italy
  • Club – FC Internazionale Milano
  • Ability – 4*
  • Potential – 5*
  • Value – £4m
  • Estimated Cost – £2m
  • Wage – £220
  • Contract Expires – 30-06-2022

Honorable Mentions (5-a-side Team)

  • Andriy Lunin (GK)
  • Takehiro Tomiyasu (D RC)
  • Eduardo Camavinga (DM, M)
  • Rayan Cherki (AM RLC, ST)
  • Matheus Cunha (AM R, ST)

Featured image credit: Sega