FM 2012 player profile – Dedryck Boyata

FM 2012 Defenders

written by Darren Smith

Dedryck Boyata

Age: 20

Position: DC

Club: Manchester City (on loan with Bolton)

Nationality: Belgian

Value: £3.8 million

Price tag: £15 million (in patch 12.2)

Dedryck Boyata’s profile in 2011 (after starting new game, patch 12.2)

Dedryck Boyata’s scouting report from Cagigao of Arsenal

Dedryck Boyata’s profile aged 28 in the year 2019

Dedryck Boyata’s career history until the year 2019

This FM 2012 player profile of Dedryck Boyata just shows the wonderkids strength and potential. He may not look amazing in 2011 but by 2019 Boyata has great physical attributes, amazing defensive stats and excellent mental attributes too. Looking at the young Belgian he seems to grow into one of the world’s best defenders meaning you can’t argue with the £15 million asking price. However, you can avoid it by waiting until pre-season of 2012, I bought Boyata for a knocked down £5.5 million after he returned from his loan spell with Bolton.

Best buy rating: 8.5/10

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  • comment avatar Martin K December 10, 2011

    I bought a young central defender Nastasic from Fiorentina with my Pescara side for just 200K. His great for second league. Could you see if he will develop into a decent player, for a top 6 side? thx in advance.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 10, 2011

      He does look very good for second division and develops into a player capable of playing in the top half of any top flight but I think he’d be pushed when touching on the top six…just depends how well you develop him I guess.

  • comment avatar rui.p December 18, 2011

    can you see leonel galeano ezquiel munoz and bruno martins indi are good dc ?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 18, 2011

      I can’t I’m afraid, not in my future save anyway.

    • comment avatar indonesia January 3, 2012

      ezequiel munoz…is like god of defender..he really good player in 24 age

      • comment avatar Heresy January 16, 2012

        Boyata is better than Munoz. Perhaps because I managed the Belgian for a year while Munoz was left to be managed by CPU. Got him after my first season just after he returned from loan for 8,5M Euro. After 1 season, Man City want him back and the current offer stands at 15M Euro. Tough luck, you won’t get him back! He’s already my main stopper in the season 2013/14, Lugano, who has many 18-20 attributes, is on rotation. Which is saying something.

  • comment avatar jonaskim95 July 19, 2012

    Would you play him (and train him) as a stopping or covering defender

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 20, 2012

      IMO you should never select a defenders role based on an individual player, it should be set based around your tactic so for me its limited defender but thats due to my tactic.

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