FM 2012 profile- Giovani dos Santos

FM 2012 Strikers

written by Karl Deighton



Giovani dos Santos

Age: 22

Position: AMR/AMLC, ST

Club: Tottenham Hotspur

Nationality: Mexican

Value: £4.8 million

Price tag: £13.5 million

Dos Santos’ profile in 2011 (after starting new game, patch 12.2)

Dos Santos’ scouting report from Comolli of Liverpool

Dos Santos’ profile aged 26 in 2016

Dos Santos’ career history until 2016

Giovani dos Santos is a great player in all attacking midfield positions and he could do a decent job up front. He is very quick, his first touch is exquisite and his dribbling is top-drawer. In my save, when he has had his opportunity in the Bayer Munich first-team Dos Santos hasn’t dissapointed, every season his rating is above seven. My only worry is the ammount of assists he has. For £13.5 million he is a decent buy.

Best buy rating: 8/10

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Comments
  • comment avatar Mike June 7, 2012

    Don’t understand how Harry always neglects these players IRL. Every other top drawer manager rotates their players to a degree and seems like Redknapp’s too uncertain in his own ability to give these players a chance. Still I wouldn’t be complaining if he put a reasonable fee on Dos Santos -_-

    • comment avatar Karl June 7, 2012

      Harry has his own managing style, but i’m sure he knows more about football management than us!

  • comment avatar Joeyboy June 7, 2012

    Dos Santos always seems to do well and go to Liverpool in my saves :P And, have you considered looking into Dortmund’s Ivan Perisic? He seems to have pretty good ratings, and plays really well in the advanced playmaker CAM role.

  • comment avatar Karl June 7, 2012

    Perisic is a good player but I don’t have any good future screenshots of him and there are better and cheaper AMCs than him

    • comment avatar Joeyboy June 7, 2012

      Okay fair enough :)

  • comment avatar Nick June 9, 2012

    Darren, you say you don’t bother with PPMs, but I find they make a player, especially the places shot one

    • comment avatar Darren Smith June 9, 2012

      That is just how I manage, I’ve always found training on attributes more important.

  • comment avatar Alex June 10, 2012

    I managed to sign a transfer listed dos Santos for 3.2 million in my second season with Southampton, quickly became a key player 20 assists in our first premier leauge season!

  • comment avatar silva July 21, 2012

    I ADORE GDS love to see him come to United :D

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