Complete List of Best Wonderkids in Football Manager 2018
For over four years we have hand you the ultimate shortlist of the best Football Manager Wonderkids and talents. This year is no difference, as we are ready to present the best Football Manager 2018 Wonderkids & talents under 21!
As always we’ve spent the last months scouring through the world for football talents that have the potential to be featured in our rankings of the best Football Manager 2018 wonderkids.
This year we have sorted and split up the massive list of best FM18 wonderkids according to players positioned in the defensive third, middle third and the attacking third. Extended to this list exists an unique article of Football Manager 2018’s best young talents under 18 year of age, compiled with promising youth that did not quite make it on this list, either because of a lower potential or an increased attention required from you in terms of his development.
These two articles combined can be considered as the ultimate place to get player recommendations of wonderkids and emerging football talents to watch in Football Manager 2018, as we reveals the most promising football talents under the age of 21 within our favorite game.
Profit from our passion for scouting for new emerging football talents and pump up your game with some exciting new Football Manager 2018 wonderkids. Get ready to discover the best wonderkids and talents with the highest potential in Football Manager 2018, and take your team to another level of football.
About Passion4FM’s FM18 Wonderkids Shortlist & Rankings
FM18 Wonderkids by Positions
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Isco and Robert Lewandowski have all been it. In fact, even Riyad Mahrez, Coutinho, César Azpilicueta and Leroy Sané have all been labelled as a Football Manager Wonderkid. Child hood stars packed with high potential and extraordinary skills that admires the coaches, the opponents and the spectators of the youth competition, training or league match.
This year we leave behind a great number of amazing wonderkids that have been with us for the last couple of editions and introduce some of the new young starlets and promising talents that are expected to become world class players of the future, and other young football talents who have already broken through on the highest stage by getting first team appearances for A.C Milan, Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Liverpool.
Passion4FM’s ranking of the best Football Manager 2018 wonderkids lets you discover all the under-21 talents with the highest potential, the best attributes and the best chance to be labelled a wonder kid in Football Manager 2018. Here you will find hot prospects and promising talents from all over the globe, from regions that are famous for producing football talents such as South America and nations and clubs that take youth development seriously.
Our list of the best Football Manager 2018 wonderkids features both players described by the media with the term from the start of the game plus both hidden and cheap wonderkids at a young age which requires a proper youth development plan, a bit of luck and planned tutoring to improve their current ability in order to maximize their FM18 potential ability.
When creating this shortlist we have taken advantage of the research done prior to FM18 release, spend hours setting up scouting assignments within the game once released, sorted through thousands of scouting recommendations provided by the best scouts of Football Manager 2018 and read through an equally amount of scout reports to track down the best Football Manager 2018 wonderkids. Then we have analyzed each players information, such as mental attributes and skills according to their position and finally used our long time experience to distinguish promising talents from a potential ‘wunderkid’ to provide each player with a star rating.
The star rating ranges from 3 to 5 stars, where three stars are labelled as a decent player at national level while five stars means he will become one of the best player within the 2018 edition. While this star rating is simply a subjective opinion of the players overall abilities and potential rating, it’s important to note that the player attributes and potential attached to the player may differ from save to save, meaning that he may not be regarded a 5 star talent in every game.
It means that the subjective star rating we provide needs to be taken with a pinch of salt as it looks to summarize the player at best terms. Finally,the star rating you will receive in game are subject to differ depending on the club level you are playing at or the individual scouts abilities to judge the players abilities, in additional to in-game factors such as injuries, match experience and other issues that may put a dent on his probability to reach his maximum potential.
In additional to a star rating, the list below and in the following pages are sorted by a players positional abilities and age plus providing information about his value and wages at the start of a new career and his personality and preferred foot, even though these are subject to change and differ from save to save and when saves are progressed according to how much data the researchers of Sports Interactive have provided for each individual.
Every player featured within this list have been found by scouting thoroughly in several saves, by using an extensive network of the best FM18 scouts, scouting them until we receive 100% knowledge and using our years of experience examining all parts of the world in order to serve you our rankings of the best wonderkids of Football Manager 2018.
A massive shortlist of the best Football Manager 2018 Wonderkids and talents under 21 is also available to download, both via our Steam Workshop inventory or by downloading the file from the cloud.
By downloading this shortlist you will be able to spot the best under-21 players within Football Manager 2018. We have limited the shortlist to include players turning 21 in the first season – meaning the maximum age when loading this shortlist in the first season will be players aged 20. The shortlist can be downloaded and imported into your own save whenever you wish! It consists of promising youngsters from all over the world, from England to Serbia, Argentina to Sweden and Nigeria to Poland!
This shortlist is “work in progress” until the release of Football Manager 2019, and we look to continuously update it for your benefit in order to help you discover new and amazing talents.
Get acquainted with the best FM18 wonderkids and talents, or other perhaps hidden and cheap wonderkids of Football Manager 2018!
A massive shortlist of the best Football Manager 2018 Wonderkids and talents under 21. Discover the best young players with highest potential to become future international stars in Football Manager 2018 now! Latest version includes 520+ Under-21 players from all over the world.
Page 1 of Football Manager 2018 Wonderkids: DEFENSIVE THIRD
Discover the best wonderkids of Football Manager 2018 sorted by goalkeepers, central defenders, fullbacks and wing backs. These hot prospects and promising football talents have all the ability to become international stars just like Gianluigi Buffon, Paolo Maldini and Marcelo, as they will with proper development provide defensive solidity and composure within the defensive third.
|NAME||CLUB||Value (€)||Position /||PERSONALITY |
|Bingourou Kamara||Strasbourg||€1.6Mill||GK ||Fairly Det.|
|Emil Audero||Venezia |
|Alex Meret||Spal |
|Justin Bijlow||Feyenoord||€195K||GK ||Balanced|
|Constantin Frommann||Freiburg II||€195K||GK ||Fairly Det.|
|Bartlomiej Dragowski||Fiorentina||€800K||GK ||Resolute|
|Alban Lafont||Toulouse||€3Mill||GK ||Resilient|
AC Milan||€15.25Mill||GK ||
|Lazar Carevic||Barcelona B||€180K||GK ||Balanced|
|Mile Svilar||SL Benfica||€245K||GK ||Ambitious|
|Christian Früchtl||Bayern Munich||€200K||GK ||Fairly Ambitious|
|Marian Prinz||Bayer Leverkusen||€93K||GK ||Fairly Ambitious|
|Alessandro Plizzari||Ternana (AC Milan)||€375K||GK ||Fairly Determined|
|NAME||CLUB||Value (€)||Position /||PERSONALITY |
|Nico Elvedi||Bor. Mönchengladbach||€6Mill||DC ||Light-Hearted|
|Mason Holgate||Everton||€13.25Mill||DC ||Ambitious|
|Jesús Vallejo||Real Madrid||€5.75Mill||DC ||Light-Hearted|
|Issa Diop||Toulouse FC||€3.9Mill||DC ||Fairly Determined|
|Jorge Meré||1.FC Köln||€6.5Mill||DC ||Fairly Determined|
|Rúben Dias||SL Benfica||€1.1Mill||DC ||Fairly Prof.|
|Joe Gomez||Liverpool||€12Mill||DC (DRL)||Driven|
|Filip Benkovic||GNK Dinamo||€1.9Mill||DC ||Balanced|
|Timothy Fosu-Mensah||Crystal Palace |
|€16.5Mill||DRC (DM/MC)||Fairly Determined|
|Juan Foyth||Tottenham||€4.3Mill||DC ||Balanced|
|Panagiotis Retsos||Bayer Leverkusen||€4.3Mill||DC ||Spirited|
|Kevin Danso||FC Augsburg||€2Mill||DC (DM/MC)||Fairly Ambitious|
|Dayot Upamecano||RB Leipzig||€6Mill||DC (DM/MC)||Ambitious|
|Reece Oxford||Bor. Mönchengladbach |
|€5Mill||DC (DM) ||Light-Hearted|
|Rick van Drongelen||Hamburger SV||€2.3Mill||DC ||Spirited|
|Malang Sarr||OGC Nice||€1.3Mill||DC ||Fairly Determined|
|Dan-Axel Zagadou||Bor. Dortmund||€4.3Mill||DC ||Fairly Ambitious|
|Matthijs de Ligt||AFC Ajax||€5.5Mill||DC (DM)||Resolute|
|NAME||CLUB||Value (€)||Position /||PERSONALITY |
|Jairo Riedewald||Crystal Palace||€12Mill||DLC (DM) ||Balanced|
|Ben Chilwell||Leicester||€8Mill||D/WBL ||Professional|
|Benjamin Henrichs||Bayer Leverkusen||€11.25Mill||DR/WBR (DL/MC) ||Spirited|
|Kyle Walker-Peters||Tottenham||€3.3Mill||D/WBR (DL) ||Balanced|
|Aarón Caricol||Espanyol||€2.9Mill||D/WBL ||Fairly Det.|
|Hidde ter Avest||FC Twente||€1.7Mill||DRC (DM) ||Balanced|
|Kieran Tierney||Celtic||€12Mill||D/WBL ||Driven|
|Pol Lirola||Sassuolo |
|Theo Hernández||Real Madrid||€5.25Mill||D/WB/M/AML ||Fairly Ambitious|
|Federico Dimarco||FC Sion||€750K||D/WBL ||Spirited|
|Toni Lato||Valencia CF||€2.4Mill||D/WBL ||Balanced|
|Giuseppe Pezzella||Udinese||€2.4Mill||D/WBL ||Resilient|
|Pedro Pereira||SL Benfica||€275K||D/WBR ||Resolute|
|Giovanni Troupée||FC Utrecht||€1.5Mill||D/WBR ||Balanced|
|Felix Passlack||TSG Hoffenheim |
|€5.5Mill||D/WB/M/AMR ||Faily Determined|
|Faitout Maouassa||Stade Rennais||€1.6Mill||D/AML (WB/ML) ||Faily Ambitious|
|Trent Alexander-Arnold||Liverpool||€4.8Mill||D/WBR/DM ||Balanced|
|Yan Valery||Southampton||€175K||DR ||Balanced|
|Diogo Dalot||FC Porto||€215K||D/WBR ||Spirited|
|Josh Tymon||Stoke||€850K||D/WBL (ML) ||Jovial|