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Football Manager 2012 best cheap players list

FM 2012 lists

written by Darren Smith


Welcome to our Football Manager 2012 best cheap players list. Here you can find the biggest list of FM 2012 cheap players and the list will continue to grow throughout the year. The table below is completely interactive, you can order it by asking price, age and position etc. We’ve even given these Football Manager 2012 cheap players a star rating based on their quality and bargain value. If that’s not enough try clicking on each players name to view their comprehensive player profile. These FM 2012 player profiles show a current profile taken from the start of the game, all the players relevant details, a scouting report and then the players future profile from 2017 or 2019. That’s right, we are showing you what the player could develop into just by clicking his name. This is surely the most in depth Football Manager 2012 best cheap players list around.

Please note that all profiles have been updated with details taken from patch 12.2 on the 26/03/2012.

Player Name
Position
Asking Price
(million GBP)
Age
Club
Rating
Guilherme, LuisGK0.319Botafogo
KaraDC/DMC/CM1.021Tromso
Vrsaljko, SimeDR/WBR/DMC1.019Dinamo
AdryanAMC/CM0.916Flamengo
Yaisien, AbdallahAMC/CM/AMR1.017PSG
Valencia, JoelAMR/MRC/AMC0.916Zaragoza
Sanogo, YayaST2.518Auxerre
BressanCM/AMC1.022BATE
Kovacic, MateoAMC/CM3.817Dinamo
Torres, ErickAMC/ST3.718Chivas
Rugani, DanieleDC1.516Empoli
Erasmus, KermitST/AMC0.221SuperSport Utd
Figueiredo, TobiasDC/DMC0.417Sporting Lisbon
Fierro, CarlosST1.216Chivas
Ongenda, HervinST2.016PSG
Strootman, KevinCM5.521PSV
Gutierrez, FelipeML/CM/AMC1.820U. Catolica
Badelj, MilanCM/AMC/DMC3.622Dinamo
Prestia, GiuseppeDC1.317Palermo
Ayew, JordanST/AMR4.919Marseille
Miranda, RoderickDC0.820Benfica
Bertolacci, AndreaDMC/CM/AMC2.020Roma
Ilori, ThiagoDC0.418Sporting
Jenssen, Ruben YttergardCM1.023Tromso
Jali, AndileDMC/CM0.321Orlando Pirates
Rakitskyi, YaroslavDC/DL/DMC5.021Shakhtar
Toro, SebastianDC/DR1.121Colo Colo
Kameni, CarlosGK5.227Malaga
Dzagoev, AlanAMC/CM5.021CSKA Moscow
Crisetig, LorenzoDMC/CM0.818Inter Milan
Teixeira, AlexAMC/CM/AMRL4.219Shakhtar
Kvekveskiri, NikaDR/DC/DMC/MR0.819D. Tbilisi
Oliveira, NelsonST4.419Benfica
Poli, AndreaCM21Sampdoria
Ekdal, AlbinCM/AMC5.621Cagliari/Juve
Kadlec, VaclavST/AML4.119Sparta Prague
RomarioDR/WBR0.617Vitoria
Areola, AlphonseGK5.518PSG
Digne, LucasDL/WBL1.317Lille
Allen, JoeCM5.521Swansea
El Shaarawy, StephanAMR/AMLC4.618AC Milan
Alderweireld, TobyDC4.222Ajax
Anderson, FelipeCM/AMC5.218Santos
Bonatini, LeoST0.917Cruzeiro
Kana-Biyik, Jean-ArmelDC3.722Rennais
Martins, AndersonDC/SW1.923Al-Jaish
Pajot, VincentCM/DMC2.220Stade Rennais
Verratti, MarcoDMC/CM/AMC2.518Pescara
Stepanenko, TarasDMC3.721Shakhtar
Butland, JackGK2.818Birmingham
Vukusic, AnteST1.720Hajduk
Nestor, LoicDC0.822Le Havre
Demirci, MuhammedAMC/AMRL1.716Besiktas
Xhaka, GranitAMC/CM5.018Basel
Mendy, NampalysDMC/CM1.519Monaco
Villanueva, CarlosAMC/ST1.525Al-Shabab
Coulibaly, SouleymaneST2.016Tottenham
Xulu, SiyandaDC0.219Sundowns
Fleck, JohnAMC/MLC2.219Rangers
Vass, AdamDMC/CM0.622Brescia
Collison, JackCM/MRL4.522West Ham
Branescu, LaurentiuGK0.917Juventus
Mbiwa, Mapou YangaDC/DRL/WBRL5.022Montpellier
Ostrzolek, MatthiasDL1.921Bochum
SammirAMC/CM3.524Dinamo
El-Kaoutari, AbdelDC/DL/WBL2.921Montpellier
Vossen, JelleST1.923Genk
Brahimi, YacineAMC/CM/AMRL3.321Rennais
Lodeiro, NicolasAMC/CM4.221Ajax
Soukouna, AhmedST/AMR021Free agent
Tshabalala, SiphiweAML/ML/CM/AMC0.426Kaizer Chiefs
Boka, ArthurDL1.328Stuttgart
Kweuke, LeonardST2.223S. Prague
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Comments
  • comment avatar Conor October 23, 2011

    Mobi Okoli – Sandsens UFL – CDM – Available for around £16k

    Mahatma Otoo – Hearts Of Oak – ST – Available for around £120k

    • comment avatar Darren Smith October 23, 2011

      Sorry I can’t find either player on my game to check.

      • comment avatar martin May 6, 2012

        hey

      • comment avatar martin May 6, 2012

        darren do you know if saul at atletico madrid is good

        • comment avatar Darren Smith May 6, 2012

          He’s not improved in my saves I’m afraid, not worth investing in from what I’ve seen.

  • comment avatar do November 6, 2011

    where is the shortlist ?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 6, 2011

      I haven’t mentioned a shortlist, this post includes a list of players where you can click their names to see a profile and more. There will be a downloadable shortlist in the future but not yet as I’m adding to the list every other day so need to wait until its complete.

  • comment avatar Rui November 8, 2011

    Man, you are GOD!! this is what I believe most of people want. a list of good cheap players and not the wonderkid list with players so expensive.

    Thank you so much man!

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 8, 2011

      Thanks for the kind words Rui, I must admit this is an insane amount of work for one subject but its worthwhile when you see comments like that.

  • comment avatar mark November 11, 2011

    Darron Gibson from man utd is amazinly good picked him up for 1.4 and he scored 10 goals with an average rating of 7.34

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 11, 2011

      Yeah he looks good this year and an all rounder too.

  • comment avatar csatlantis November 17, 2011

    Darren could you take a look at Mickaël Nelson?

    He plays for Babersberg team and is a young player, dirt cheap (bought him second season for AS Monaco for 16k pounds!) and has the potential to become a good Ligue 1 player according to my assistant and best scout Buisine

    In the team/scout report he is only half a star behind Jean-Armel Kana Biyik in terms of PA (he is 2 star CA/3.5 star PA while Kana Biyik is 4 star CA/4 star PA)

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 17, 2011

      Sorry mate he’s not on my future save.

  • comment avatar Andrew Bone November 22, 2011

    Darwin Quintero…got this off another website….this man is a beast…cost between 2 – 3 mill…he will score u goals….

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 22, 2011

      I can’t find him in my game I’m afraid…I always load a medium database to make sure I’m not showing players that some gamers can’t see themselves.

      • comment avatar Ryan Skinner January 5, 2012

        Quintero is terrible! Brought him to Celtic, biggest flop i’ve ever signed! :D

        • comment avatar Caswellsam September 5, 2012

          Quintero Played as a poacher for Everton =

          Played 29(10) scored 21… Average rating of 7.11 and only asks for 16k .. Bargain

      • comment avatar Chris April 15, 2012

        Santos Laguna Mexico is who he plays for, pacey decent attributes and young

    • comment avatar Joke Steve January 20, 2012

      Cheers for Quintero, my god what a player. signed him for my glasgow rangers team and 25g/33goals 12assists and 9 mom. all for £1.1m!!!!!!

  • comment avatar Connor Martin November 24, 2011

    oryt mate just wondering if you could take a look at Ryan,Jack Fraser Fyvie and Jonny , Hayes

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 24, 2011

      Sorry with all the comma’s looking out of place I don’t know which players you’re asking about. Other than Fyvie but he never develops to be world class in my game.

      • comment avatar Darren July 5, 2012

        ryan jack is a player for aberdeen and jonny hayes plays for inverness

  • comment avatar Emzee007 November 24, 2011

    Hey Darren….great job!
    Just wondering how does vitinho do in the future?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 24, 2011

      Vitinho gets quite good but like many not what I’d class as world class, probably good enough for mid-table teams which is short of what you look for in potential.

  • comment avatar André November 24, 2011

    Atsuto Uchida – Okayama F. C – RB/ WB(R)

    Pretty decent player at 1 mill, boasting over 12 attributes with 15 or more, 23 y old.

    Kyle Naughton(RB) and Granero(CDM) is available for £800k and £1mill respectively after 1 season. Those are pretty decent players me think. Naughton is a cheap bastard, but Granero has a craving for money salary-wise though.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 24, 2011

      Atsuto Uchida is pretty good but has already signed for Schalke at the start of the game and therefore not as cheap. Naughton is also decent for the price but costs more at start of the game and Granero costs too much from the very start to be in the cheap list. Thanks for sharing mate, will take a proper look later.

  • comment avatar Xatar November 29, 2011

    Robert Feczesin and Adam Vass from Brescia are great. You can get them for 7-900.000.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 29, 2011

      Vass should already be on the list but I’ll check Feczesin, cheers.

  • comment avatar Xatar November 30, 2011

    Oh yes. Vass is on the list. Sorry, my bad. Gaetano Berardi from Brescia is also good player :D

  • comment avatar Xatar November 30, 2011

    Oh, and Enis Hajri, u can get him for 240.000. And he is a good defender :P

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 30, 2011

      Thanks for the tips I’ll look at them later.

  • comment avatar kevin November 30, 2011

    ziguy badibanga is not a bad sign

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 30, 2011

      Sorry but he’s not on my game.

  • comment avatar josh December 6, 2011

    hi darren, how does monty gimpel (Leeds) turn out please.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 6, 2011

      Decent but certainly not worth buying IMO.

  • comment avatar Matt December 7, 2011

    can you compile a list of players that are best for the championship? would be immensly grateful!

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 7, 2011

      I’ll have to look into that, it may be a little tough time wise but if I can do it right then I will.

  • comment avatar farid December 9, 2011

    can you give me 2019 profile for zakaria labyad and julian wiessmeier?

  • comment avatar James December 13, 2011

    Your a complete and utter legend Darren…

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 13, 2011

      Thanks James, appreciate the compliment.

  • comment avatar Timothy Wailan December 15, 2011

    Take a look at Tijani Belaid (24) from APOEL. Right winger having 18 for freekick taking, 17 for finishing and first touch, 16 for corners and technique, and 15 for dribbling and crossing. Bought him for 750k. Total bargain for me.

    And also John Fleck from Rangers, 4 years younger than Belaid but, already has 16 for crossing, dribbling, long shots, and technique; 15 for corners, first touch, passing, and penalty taking, and; 14 for finishing and free kick taking. Bought him 2.7m.

    Both of them were bought by me in my 2nd season of Sheffield Wednesday game which they already have been promoted to the Championship.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 15, 2011

      I tried to check out Belaid in my future save but he’s not available…will keep an eye out in other saves for him. I agree with Fleck, he’s an excellent player and will probably get profiled when I finally get some more time.

      • comment avatar Timothy Wailan December 16, 2011

        okay, so can you give me the future profile of John Fleck please?

        • comment avatar Darren Smith December 16, 2011

          I will do eventually when things quieten down and I have released some other profiles that are on the back burner yes.

  • comment avatar Timothy Wailan December 16, 2011

    any chance of scouting asian/south american/african/minor european league? i think there must be some bargains there

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 16, 2011

      I already am but will never load those leagues up, I’ll only scout for what shows within the leagues without the actual country loaded. No one has all of those leagues loaded so it would rather spend my time scouting where I know people can find players.

      • comment avatar Timothy Wailan December 17, 2011

        i actually wanna do the pentagon challange like ana garcia did, any player or club recommendation?

        • comment avatar Darren Smith December 17, 2011

          Well the Pentagon challenge could take you anywhere and the point of it is to start unemployed so I can’t really recommend a club or player as it’ll depend on what offers you receive.

  • comment avatar ilyas December 18, 2011

    diego oliveira
    starts on loan at suwon originally at noroeste
    only 21
    you can get him for €160k
    i bought him for sydney fc and he got sold to napoli(as an important first team player) after i resigned from sydney fc for 4 million €

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 18, 2011

      Thanks for the recommendation, he does look quite good but theres a lot more better options available.

  • comment avatar mark payne December 19, 2011

    Torassa, 30k CA scores goals for fun at championship level.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 19, 2011

      Sorry mate but I can’t find this guy in any of my saves.

  • comment avatar Clark Kent December 23, 2011

    Could you check how Thiago from Barcelona turns out, i’ve got him on loan, want to see if hes worth buying. Thanks.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 23, 2011

      Already done mate, he’ll be in the ultimate player list and wonderkid list.

  • comment avatar Awesomeness December 27, 2011

    Can you check Jack Robinson, Jon Flanagan and Danny Wilson? They should be on a medium database.

    • comment avatar Awesomeness December 27, 2011

      I just wanna see how they do at Liverpool

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 27, 2011

      I won’t be doing Flanagan and Wilson/Robonson have already been done and can be found within the wonderkids list.

  • comment avatar Stefano Giulia December 27, 2011

    Antonio Inutile Lara very interesting player as STRIKER who is out of contract at the very moment. player number 10. yrs 26.
    the link for his skills:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU3yDACKOkI

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 27, 2011

      Copied and pasted the name into all my saves but he’s not on any I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar Stefano Giulia December 27, 2011

    Striker at the moment without a contract. Player number 10. Playes for Premier league for over 6 years. Antonio Inutile Lara. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU3yDACKOkI

  • comment avatar Yuen December 28, 2011

    how about Mouche from Boca, 23 yrs old and available for 130k only. A competitive poacher in championship level, even mid-class in EPL

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 28, 2011

      Sorry can’t find him in my future saves to profile.

  • comment avatar Håkon Nygård December 30, 2011

    I would also recommend three more players from Tromsø / Tromso in Norway.

    - Ruben Yttergård Jensen, CM
    - Remi Johansen, CM
    - Thomas Drage, CAM

    All are cheap, probably for less than 1.5 mill.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith December 30, 2011

      Jensen is already in the list above but I can’t see the other two to scout I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar Anthony Yeung January 1, 2012

    hi guys, i have added a few players to my shortlist in FM2012… how do i view my shortlist??

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 1, 2012

      Just click on your name at the top of the page in game, then the ‘search’ and click the bottom option which is ‘shortlists’ You can find it from there if you’ve saved it.

      • comment avatar Anthony Yeung January 1, 2012

        Thanks mate, found it., also a little recommendation for you, Pajtim Kasami, i feel he is a real good player, scored 21 goals in the SPL from attacking centre position

        • comment avatar Darren Smith January 1, 2012

          Certainly looks good for the SPL but I don’t see him doing much in Europe and top teams, then again he may not have developed much in my game.

  • comment avatar Michael Hui January 3, 2012

    Lucas Digne (DL) from Lille has great potential – available for under 3 million :)

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 3, 2012

      He looks quite good but not visible in my future save and I can’t profile him without a future profile pic.

  • comment avatar jimmy January 8, 2012

    does gianni bruno turn out any good

  • comment avatar GRegHuddersfield January 14, 2012

    Dude, many many thanks. Great that someone took the time to save everyone else the effort of trawling through the lists. Not that I haven’t enjoyed that in the past!!! Once again, cheers mate!

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 14, 2012

      No problem mate, hope it helps.

  • comment avatar TimidMonkey January 21, 2012

    Hey Darren,

    Just been catching up on a few of the profiles, great stuff!

    You got a reccomendation for a solid cheap striker who could be used as squad player for a team like barca, playing three up front? 2x def st and 1x treq, was considering Willian and changing his position

    Cheers

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 21, 2012

      Depends on what you class as cheap and if you want someone to hit the ground running. If you can wait a little I’d suggest the likes of Fierro and Erick Torres (Torres scored 20 goals for me with Newcastle in his first season.)

  • comment avatar Happyface January 21, 2012

    Have you had a look at Marco Capuano from Pescara? He has decent stats to start and is rather cheap. Does he develop into anything good?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 21, 2012

      He does look very handy in the start and I can see him developing nicely with the right management but I haven’t seen a good enough future profile yet so can’t report on him. Although that is more than likely due to the poor CPU management as opposed to his talent, but I can only do a profile with a great future image.

      • comment avatar bazzer February 4, 2012

        darren u starting to piss me off

        • comment avatar Darren Smith February 4, 2012

          And why is that, I can’t correct the issue or address if you don’t tell me what it is.

  • comment avatar steve mac January 23, 2012

    a forward called Kermit Erasmus at Sunsport Utd can be picked up for 120k and looks quite good.

    Fredy montero starts at Seattle can be picked up for 2mill and has stats of 16 finishing at start.

    I am interested in finding out how stefan Bell of Mainz II in germany, a mate of mine recommended him, saying his value goes massive after a season, does he ever turn out to be a superstar?

    Good work matey!!

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 23, 2012

      Kermit doesn’t seem to develop into anything special, a decent signing especially at the price but not for any top teams. As for Montero he is good and worth the cash but I don’t have a good enough future profile of him to warrant a write up. Then I cannot find Bell in any of my future saves I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar Len January 23, 2012

    Hi Darren,

    I cannot find Baskim Kadrii anywhere from OBD, i play with Ajax right now and he’s quite good.
    4,5 star player.

    Greetzz

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 23, 2012

      While he looks fairly talented I haven’t got a future save in which he’s made big enough strides and without a good future profile I can’t write about him unfortunately.

  • comment avatar toondom January 25, 2012

    hey mate . am after some good signings for newcastle could you help me out

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 25, 2012

      Yeah of course, I’m a toon fanatic and finished 3rd in my first season so here’s my signings during the first season. Erick Torres (ST) scored 20 goals, Marco Verratti for rotation (CM), Kara (CB) best player to sign in FM12, Yttergard Jensen who made incredible improvements (CM), Vrsaljko best RB in my opinion and Vaclav Kadlec to rotate with Torres. Ow and also Andrile Jali (CM) he is a good cheap player.

  • comment avatar John January 26, 2012

    Hi darren, i did about 6 seasons with galatasaray and during the 2nd year i bought cenk tosun, he aqcuired 19 finishing and 15 pace and scored 43 goals in 40 games, however he is a bit on the pricey side, maybe about 5 mil. speaking of pricey, i also transferred leandro from gremio for 10m, he scores like crazy but nothing improves apart from his pace which is off the charts. is that normal for him? cheers

  • comment avatar cro-toon-fan January 28, 2012

    Hi mate,im also managing newc…and doing great…took some players list and sined xherdan shaqiri,cris brunt… got sturridge and bridge on loan
    You should check francis massampu…great poacher especially when he is playn against top teams…but dosent has top player atributes

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 28, 2012

      Can’t even find him, unless you haven’t spelled his name right.

  • comment avatar cro-toon-fan January 29, 2012

    He plays for valenciennes,currenty in reserves…

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 29, 2012

      I think you need the large database or French leagues loaded to see him.

  • comment avatar yasin January 31, 2012

    Adam Hlousek

    • comment avatar Darren Smith February 1, 2012

      Not really good enough in my future saves I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar twelly February 1, 2012

    can anybody off some names for a good cm player for the championship, im going to have about 2 million to spend, have to consider that im doncaster rovers, so i wont have much appeal to players

    • comment avatar Darren Smith February 1, 2012

      I don’t know who would move or not, so its kind of pointless guessing names…though one to definitely try is Bressan if he’ll move, he plays for BATE and I saw someone managing West Ham sign him.

      • comment avatar brumbers July 7, 2012

        signed Bressan at West Ham for a cool mil, Finished in championship the team of the season. 32 Aps 17 Ass 8 goals, got injured 2 months before the season ended. currently 15 games into first season in prem 8 Apps 5 ass 1 goal injured again. He has a natural fitness of 16 so maybe I’ve just been unlucky.

        • comment avatar Darren Smith July 7, 2012

          I haven’t heard too many horror stories over his fitness so you may well be unlucky…there is a hidden attribute names ‘injury proneness’ which can’t be seen so there’s a chance that could be the issue, but keep going mate and just be careful not to play him when the fitness is low.

    • comment avatar brandon May 13, 2012

      sign renikwe letsholonyane from kaizer chiefs for 170k mate very good player i am a fan of doncaster and sign him

  • comment avatar Athan February 3, 2012

    Hi Darren, could you recommend me the chip good players for small team with small database?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith February 3, 2012

      I would recommend all the players above without a more specific question, you’d have to search for them to see if you have access as I don’t use a small database.

  • comment avatar Rasmus February 20, 2012

    Conor McAleny, everton. what u think?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith February 20, 2012

      He looks pretty bad in my future saves I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar case February 22, 2012

    these guys are for teams with 3 star reputation or so;

    emre can – bayern münchen pa: 160
    *if you are quick ; you can buy him for 240k, else man utd gets him for 2.4m. oh; you have to wait till the january!

    zargo touré – USBCO pa:160
    *600k; good dm; lacks strength, decent skills, mental attributes.

    andile jali – orlando pirates pa:158
    *1m; dm,mc,am. his offensive skills are a not excellent, otherwise good stats. he develops ultra-fast!

    ja-cheol ku – wolfsburg pa:155
    *1.2-1.7m (sale price got modified after patches i guess). physical att around 10-12 or so; but awesome mental and technical skills.

    murtaz daushvili – zestaponi pa:144
    *800k. dont be fooled by pa; he phys. skills are low, but has awesome skills in other departments. also; low wage.

  • comment avatar case February 22, 2012

    note to the above comment; most of the pa’s are not fixed, -at least didnt verify them- (except ja-cheol ku and daushvili)

    emre can oscillates between 160-178 pa with the same price.. wtf?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith February 22, 2012

      Thanks for all the recommendations. They look like good options for teams outside the top four etc.

  • comment avatar Pedro February 23, 2012

    Osvaldo, from Ceará, and Wallyson, from Cruzeiro are also great players

    • comment avatar Darren Smith February 23, 2012

      Thanks will take a look at them.

  • comment avatar Glen March 6, 2012

    hey darren mate would you be able to recomend an players for n power league 1 teams?

  • comment avatar Mohammad Sadek March 6, 2012

    Darren Who ‘ better Alex Sandro or Jack Robinson ???

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 7, 2012

      I’d say that Sandro is better if you prefer attacking full backs but Robinson is a better long term investment if you want a defensive full back.

  • comment avatar Manos GREECE March 9, 2012

    good and really cheap players:
    Mohammad Awal/kotoko/dc/60k/19
    Lucas Andersen/AaB/amr,amc,mc/1,5M/16
    Willyan Mimbela/universitario/575k/19
    Osnar Noronha/Peru/juan aurich/1,5M/aml/19
    Jorge Enriquez/Mexico/Chivas/1,6M/Dm/20

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 10, 2012

      Thanks will take a look later at them.

  • comment avatar jimmy March 12, 2012

    how about joe lewis …

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 13, 2012

      Same as Barazite, he’s a little short for the list I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar jimmy March 14, 2012

    darren im starting a new journey in turkey any recommended plsyers under the 4 million mark

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 14, 2012

      I wouldn’t have a clue who is available to Turkish sides and it would depend on other factors too, so would suggest looking through this list and seeing who’s available and who you like, all the info is here but you need to see who is available.

  • comment avatar jimmy March 15, 2012

    just wondering what team do you support

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 15, 2012

      Newcastle but I also support my local side Scarborough though haven’t seen them play for a while.

  • comment avatar jimmy March 16, 2012

    not the biggest fan of Newcastle what’s your favorite Scottish team ??

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 16, 2012

      I don’t support Scottish Football.

      • comment avatar jimmy March 19, 2012

        must like 1 more than the other ( celtic or rangers )

        • comment avatar Darren Smith March 19, 2012

          Like I said I just don’t follow Scottish football at all so I have no feelings towards either if I’m honest.

      • comment avatar Andy September 24, 2012

        Ur a gimp when was the Las time Newcastle won anything the 1800s ?

        • comment avatar Darren Smith September 24, 2012

          What was that in aid of? Just because I don’t watch Scottish football? Sorry I just can’t see where I have said anything that could offend anyone enough to call me a gimp. I haven’t said Scottish Football isn’t good, I just don’t watch it.

  • comment avatar jamie March 18, 2012

    jeffreson bith is sick (means awesome)and also cheep

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 18, 2012

      I have never heard of that player and I can’t find him through any searches, are you sure he’s not a regen?

  • comment avatar tom smith March 21, 2012

    thats a very good list, im also a newcastle fanatic and i managed to win to premier league first season with a few of those players star performers being wilfried, vass and kana-biyik, but theres one player thats a favourite of mine thats not on your list and thats ecuele manga, just search for manga, i think he plays for lorient in france, was my star player, average rateing of 7.80 over 2 season! also christian eriksen can be picked up for 6.5m in the first window if he gets no game time preseason for ajax, so worthwhile keeping an eye out.

    Maybe though you should consider adding worthwhile first season loans to your list, i won the premier league first season but it wasnt my signings it was my loans that won the league for me, they were

    daniel sturridge
    gabriel torje
    younes belhanda
    yacine brahimi
    gaston ramirez

    sturridge, torje and belhanda were absolute revelations, always sign them on any save first season, but they are all very very good for very little cost, so worth a mention :)

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 21, 2012

      Thanks I will take a look at them.

  • comment avatar tom smith March 21, 2012

    and im aware some of those loans are on your list but i was just saying that you can loan them and save more money :P

  • comment avatar tom smith March 21, 2012

    also a little known fact, but you can pick up a world class RB for 8m first season, 0 upfront, if you buy fernandinho from porto, a DM, and retrain him to RB, was and still is my best player over the course of 6 seasons, really worth a look, the fact that you can sign him for 0 upfront means he is a definate purchase for me first window in any game ;)

  • comment avatar tom smith March 21, 2012

    sorry fernando not fernandinho :(

  • comment avatar smack March 21, 2012

    could you take a look at adryan, and if he is worth buying he plays for flamengo

  • comment avatar KIDDO March 22, 2012

    HOW BOUT PALOSCHI..AVERAGE SCORING 20 PLUS PER SEASON

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 22, 2012

      He is a good player and may get a profile, but we’re in the process of updating the site so there will be no more new profiles for a while.

  • comment avatar Joachim March 23, 2012

    Spas Delev, don’t remember club, but he is cheap and scores a lot of goals, got him cheap, and he is good!

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 23, 2012

      I’ll take a look later thanks.

  • comment avatar Martin March 24, 2012

    Lucas Andersen of Aalborg BK (AAB) in Denmark, is an absolute must buy, hé is 16 Wien the game starts, and you can get him for around 1,0 mill. €.. Bought him for my Paris S.G, and actually challenges Pastore within 2/3 years.. And also Viktor Fischer from Ajax :-)

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 24, 2012

      Sorry I cannot see him in patch 12.2 which suggests you need the Danish leagues loaded for in that patch.

  • comment avatar Martin March 24, 2012

    Yes of course, didnt think of that.. then what about Viktor Fischer from Ajax?

  • comment avatar Martin March 24, 2012

    He wont be cheap though..

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 24, 2012

      He could be talented but I haven’t seen him develop enough in any of my saves and as always I can’t profile him without the good future profile.

  • comment avatar prinny March 27, 2012

    niang turns out be awsum bought him from french side (easy way find starts on french under 21 or under 19 side) he is 16 bought him for man city around 7 mill in first season now in fourth season now best striker in prem leauge and europe scored 40 goals season 3 and the 4th scored 50 in all compatitions well worth it

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 27, 2012

      He certainly is a good player, we’ve already profiled him on the wonderkid list.

  • comment avatar KIDDO April 1, 2012

    my paloschi scored 30 in his first season, 20 plus in second season, 59 in his third season and in his 4th sesaon he scored 51 goals..

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 1, 2012

      That certainly is a great strike record.

  • comment avatar Mike April 2, 2012

    Hi Darren, top work mate. Some of the players I have got from these lists have turned out to be amazing so well done and thanks!
    Was just wondering about how Jelle Vossen turns out? He has some decent stats and you can get him pretty cheap (about £2m). Thanks.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 2, 2012

      Thanks Mike, as for Vossen we are profiling him soon.

  • comment avatar stanislav April 6, 2012

    Spas Delev M/AMRL/ST/ /1M/ /21/

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 6, 2012

      Thanks for the recommendation, but he’s not grown into anything in any of my games unfortunately, so can’t profile him without a good future profile.

  • comment avatar Moud April 8, 2012

    Oliver Markoutz?Bochum,LW
    Andrea Bertolacci?Roma,CM
    Andy Polo?Universitario,FW
    Alex Sandro?Porto,LB

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 8, 2012

      Markoutz isn’t visible in my saves
      Bertolacci is already in the list above
      Andy Polo is nowhere near good enough
      And Alex Sandro has already been profiled but shown in the wonderkids list as he isn’t cheap.

  • comment avatar james April 9, 2012

    hey, i’m quite new to football manager, is there a reason hardly any of these players are appearing for me? i’ve searched them all and around a quarter are actually there. the players you have rated highly such as fierro and jenssen don’t seem to be in my game. is there something i have to change in the settings or something?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 9, 2012

      Thats because you need to load a ‘medium or lareg database’ when starting a new game. Basically when you start a new game there are options to choose the leagues and countries that are playable. Within the same screen at the bottom you choose what size the database is, you need at least a medium database to say most talents.

  • comment avatar Matt giles April 16, 2012

    Jackson Martinez is an insane striker with good all round attributes, you can sign him for around 2.7 mil usually in first season and he will bag you goals at any club. he plays for Jaguares from Mexico so he will be on the large database

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 16, 2012

      While he looks good I can’t see him challenging for a place in any top four club to be honest.

  • comment avatar ck kal April 17, 2012

    look for robert snodgrass AMRL from leeds untd.hes doing awesome year for me.average rat 7.45 and 12 assists and 8 goals.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 17, 2012

      Unfortunately he isn’t quite of the standard we’re looking for in this list but a good player for those Championship and lower EPL sides.

  • comment avatar mully April 20, 2012

    this needs to be updated and some player will have to be removed – you can’t buy Andile Jali for 300k, he is worth 2.1m on patch 12.2 and was worth that on the patch before.

    Same with Tsahbalala

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 20, 2012

      That is not correct, you must have the South African league loaded because with the major European leagues loaded and a medium or large database this list is factual for patch 12.2 and I just checked Jali, he is worth £350K, this may be different if you have the league he plays in loaded though…I updated a few weeks back so nothing needs doing…one or two players that were profiled before may not be visible with medium database anymore but there’s no point in deleting them as not everyone has the update.

  • comment avatar jianis April 22, 2012

    pos borw na fiaxw dikia mou omada?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 22, 2012

      Sorry this is an English speaking site only.

  • comment avatar Marc Pugh April 23, 2012

    hiya Darren i’m Cardiff City and on my first season can u suggest any good signings that wil get me promotion i’m 10 games in top of the league my team is Marshall Taylor Tomkins Alex Pearce Mcnaughton Whittingham David Bentley Liam Lawrence Aaron Gunnarson Heidar Helgusson and Simon Cox can u tell em any good players too sign as back ups

  • comment avatar Benjy April 23, 2012

    What do you think about Junior Hoilett from Blackburn? He only has 1 year left on his contract and definitely has an eye for a goal in real life.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 23, 2012

      He’s really talented and worth looking at if the price is right or he’s still available come the seasons end.

  • comment avatar Imran April 25, 2012

    Carlos fierro, get him on a pre-contract at the start of the game as hes only 16, compensation 1.6mill but well worth it. Develops into a goal King. scored 16 in 11 games for me

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 25, 2012

      I know, we have already profiled him and he should be in the list above, great player.

  • comment avatar Imran April 25, 2012

    Also just started a new file with Newcastle. Only got 3 million but need wingers and centre midfielders any recomendations

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 25, 2012

      Jenssen and Andile Jali for CM…as for wingers you’ll struggle to get anyone of a good quality on such a budget unless Joel Valencia can get a work permit but he’s only for the future.

  • comment avatar Jon morris April 27, 2012

    Great suggestions Darren, great young player Elkesson, costs a bit but worth every penny, bagged 20+ goals from AMC position for Swansea.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 27, 2012

      Sorry Jon I can’t find a player by that name, what team is he with? Could be one of those players that only shows with the specific country loaded.

      • comment avatar Jon morris April 27, 2012

        Sorry mate Elkesson playing at botafogo

        • comment avatar Darren Smith April 27, 2012

          Still can’t see which means he isn’t visible in patch 12.2 as I have the Brazilian league loaded also. Are you sure he isn’t a regen or that you see him in an earlier patch?

  • comment avatar Jon morris April 27, 2012

    Yeah mate 22yr old AMC Elkeson at botafogo definitely on 12.2. Sorry try spelling with 1 S in his name.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 27, 2012

      Found him, he is a good player and looks like he can improve but unfortunately he hasn’t been developed well in my future saves and without a good future profile we can’t report on a player.

  • comment avatar Johnny April 28, 2012

    Also, Bryan Rabello from Colo Colo, Tobias Figueiredo from Sporting CP are good cheap players, I believe!

    • comment avatar Darren Smith April 28, 2012

      Rabello is not visible in my saves in patch 12.2 and Figueiredo just hasn’t improved enough.

  • comment avatar Shiraz May 11, 2012

    Hey Darren,

    Just want to say thanks for an amazing job with all the player profiles you have done! It is really helpful and much appreciated :)

    Regards
    Shiraz

    • comment avatar Darren Smith May 11, 2012

      Thanks for the the kind words Shiraz, we’re just happy to help.

  • comment avatar tugay May 11, 2012

    ignacio piatti around 800/900K good winger then again im blackpool in championship. best place to be

    • comment avatar Darren Smith May 11, 2012

      He would never make the top flight list but would be a good signing for any Championship side.

  • comment avatar tugay May 12, 2012

    looking for something special for championship. someone unknown ?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith May 12, 2012

      I’d suggest Petter Moen, Soukouna, Bruins. Rubbo, Rekish and Pierre Wome.

      • comment avatar ant7afcw May 14, 2012

        i cheat i just click “add new manager” on the save menu, then add a team with LOADS of money(man city hav about 70m) and buy 1 of my reserves for all their budget!

        • comment avatar Darren Smith May 14, 2012

          The game would get very boring far too quickly for me doing that, but everyone has their own way of enjoying I guess.

  • comment avatar George May 25, 2012

    I’d also suggest taking a look at Manchester City’s Abdi Ibrahim, got him for just 675k after two seasons and he’s become a great box-to-box midfielder (with bad shooting, bit “Looks to Pass” PPM fixes that).

    • comment avatar Darren Smith May 25, 2012

      While he does look capable Ibrahim hasn’t improved enough in any of my future saves to warrant a profile unfortunately.

  • comment avatar George May 27, 2012

    There you go: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/36/31111778.png/

    Note the small wages too.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith May 27, 2012

      He’s still not quite good enough unfortunately.

      • comment avatar George May 27, 2012

        Not for first team football maybe, but:

        A) His potential is much higher, I got him at age 22 with zero first team experience.

        B) Low wages plus very little complaining makes him a great backup (and every middle team in EPL can use him).

        Not saying he’s world class, but since you’re recommending cheap players, he’s doing an excellent job.

        • comment avatar Darren Smith May 27, 2012

          I couldn’t agree more but this list is for cheap players that either are or could be world class…we’re not doing mid-table players as yet or backup signings so to speak.

  • comment avatar Miltiades May 27, 2012

    Thanks for the tips but i think there are not enough cheap wingers

    • comment avatar Darren Smith May 27, 2012

      Thats because there are very few quality cheap wingers in the game…you pay a premium for quality in that position this edition.

    • comment avatar Simon June 2, 2012

      A cheap winger is Gonzalo Castro, he plays for Mallorca, he is 27 but a mistake in his contract made his minimum transfer fee 60 000 euro. this for a player that would be a starter in most mid to low table top flight clubs in europe!

      • comment avatar Darren Smith June 2, 2012

        Very cheap but he’s not good enough above mid-table and too old to have potential for that level either, falls at the first hurdle unfortunately as we only look for players that can already or will potentially play to the highest level.

        • comment avatar Simon June 5, 2012

          he got 10+ goals and 10 assist for me when i won the serie a with udinese first season. next season he scored 5 in the CL group stage. i think he is good enough, he is mych better than tshabalala that is listed above.

          • comment avatar Darren Smith June 5, 2012

            I disagree and he will never make the list, he just isn’t good enough…every single screenshot I have of him is just woeful, he may have worked in your system but I’ve never seen him work for anyone else and we have come along way since profiling the likes of Tshabalala, we don’t do those types of players anymore as you’ll see.

  • comment avatar James r June 3, 2012

    I can’t find players like William in my search how do I go about finding them. Thanks

    • comment avatar Darren Smith June 3, 2012

      Try searching the club of the player, if he isn’t there then look at the clubs transfer history to see if he was sold. Failing that you have a small database in which some players may not show.

  • comment avatar lukeyt June 5, 2012

    Anybody had Bellusci italian centre back from sporting his attributes are awesome at 22?

    • comment avatar Simon June 5, 2012

      he plays for catania

    • comment avatar Darren Smith June 5, 2012

      Just answered this on the other post you posted.

  • comment avatar toonFanatic13 June 6, 2012

    Can you recommend any players to add to my newcastle champions league team in my third season and have 50 million to spend :-)

    • comment avatar Darren Smith June 7, 2012

      I wouldn’t know who is interested, available and good enough in your save I’m afraid…just check the better rated players in the ultimate list.

  • comment avatar Greg June 11, 2012

    Samuel Armenteros was a wonder for me at Celtic. Unreal ability and scores for fun. Cost me about £2million in my second season, but well worth it! Also Dybala improved well in my save for Real Madrid scoring for fun. Get him really cheap at the start of the game!

    • comment avatar Darren Smith June 12, 2012

      Will take a look at them later, cheers.

  • comment avatar James Scott June 12, 2012

    could you recommend a young CAM who will be ready in a couple of years similar to Van Der Vaart as he is obviously ageing please

    • comment avatar Darren Smith June 12, 2012

      Maybe the likes of Kovacic but bar that I don’t know anyone of the same style and under 18.

  • comment avatar Neno June 21, 2012

    Andrej Mrkela from Rad Serbian Superlegue is wonderkid his price is 1.8 millions but he is available for 2.3 millions

    • comment avatar Darren Smith June 21, 2012

      Not visible in my save unfortunately.

  • comment avatar chris June 24, 2012

    i know this isnt a place to ask this but im stuck on how to put custom downloaded tactics into my save, i havent been on fm in ages and cant remember how to do it, can anyone help? im asking here because i know this site is replied to quite fast thanks people.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith June 25, 2012

      Just move the tactic to documents/sports interactive/football manager 2012/tactics then load FM and whatever save you want go to the tactics screen and find your tactic in ‘archived tactics’.

  • comment avatar Darren June 24, 2012

    im new to football anager doin pretty well kept norwich up even though i had a transfer budget of zero but what is a trequalista?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith June 25, 2012

      You’ve already asked this and I’ve answered on the other post.

  • comment avatar Fulham23 June 30, 2012

    Markus Henrikson- Rosenberg- top quality intelligent ball sprayer!

    2m plus inncentives cheap too

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 1, 2012

      He’s good but not quite good enough in our future saves I’m afraid and obviously we need the future screenshot to be of a certain standard.

  • comment avatar Darren July 2, 2012

    well darren thanks for everything this page really helped i was just wondering what you thought of eyal golasa for maccabi haifa just type in eyal when searching his name

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 3, 2012

      Golasa isn’t that good in this years edition unfortunately, not quite the level we want at the moment for a profile.

  • comment avatar Nico July 3, 2012

    How are good and cheap players for position mr/amr ml/aml and fc ?

  • comment avatar Nico July 3, 2012

    How are good and cheap players for position mr/amr ml/aml and fc ?
    For team like vitesse ?

  • comment avatar Nico July 3, 2012

    hey,

    I’m always fired as manager.
    I think I have a good team, but play bad way?
    someone tips?

    My team (vitesse) consists of:

    gk :
    renny vega
    itumeleng khune

    dl :
    maksim bordachov
    manuel pamic

    dr :
    dzmitry baha
    vega eggen hedenstad

    dc :
    rafael toloi
    kara
    siyanda xulu
    eric mathoho

    dmc :
    hosny
    adam vass
    guido pizarro

    ml / aml :
    felipe gutierrez
    cedrick

    mr / amr
    sebastian rode
    rilwan hassan
    deniz naki

    mc :
    ruben yettergard jenssen
    verratti
    bertolacci
    bressan

    omc :
    eyal golasa
    carlos villanueva

    fc :
    kermit erasmus
    darwin quintero
    leonard kweuke
    ante vukusic

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 3, 2012

      Due to the fact I don’t know your save or what you could be doing wrong, I’d suggest looking through this site http://www.footballmanagerstory.com for tips and just look at the list above for players, I will only be repeating what is in there anyway.

  • comment avatar Nico July 3, 2012

    Thanx Darren , i will take a look .

  • comment avatar Akis July 4, 2012

    Hello Darren , I am manager at AEK Athens and I bought Eneramo I think he is the best cheap striker at fm . For sure 30 goals per year and Gentsoglou is very good midfielder . And look and about Xulu he is very good too.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 4, 2012

      Unfortunately those players would really struggle to make a difference in the top European leagues, which is what we look at when profiling.

  • comment avatar chris July 5, 2012

    could you maybe give wellington nem a look over he plays for fluminense fc in Brazil available for 3.5 million, has that as his minimum release in his contract gets a work permit low wages and hes 19, real madrid always buy him if i dont right at the start of the first season

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 5, 2012

      He hasn’t developed in any of my saves unfortunately.

  • comment avatar brumbers July 7, 2012

    Hi Darren firstly thanks for the players list has been a great help. Any idea how James Tompkins at West Ham develops? ruled the pitch in my first season in the championship and doing well first season of the prem.a few weak areas for a CB(Heading,decisions) probably never going to set the world on fire but seems a good mid table player so far. Thanks again for the info.

    cheers.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 7, 2012

      I think you hit the nail right on the head there…Tomkins will never be world class so to speak, but he is a solid central defender and certainly good for mid-table EPL sides…you often find that when a player settles well into a club he can perform well beyond his ability and Tomkins is one of those players, he could certainly keep performing for you as you move to the CL spots…but I wouldn’t recommend signing him with a club that is already in the top four.

  • comment avatar brumbers July 7, 2012

    Cheers thought as much, heres another one if your like me and not into easily winning everything every year with a top 4 club (as a toon and scarborough fan I would expect nothing less!). billy knott AML at sunderland (U18s).His stats at the start don’t scream quality but given first team football and focused training he develops into a top prem left winger. I signed him at Shef utd on loan played very well in league one lead the assists with 22. continued to develop him for 2 seasons at championship level after I paid 1.2 mil for him. after 4 seasons in the prem averaging 15-20 assists and 5-10 goals the board sold him to spurs for 7.5 mil. I would send you a 2016 profile/history but I lost all my old saves when my laptop went tits. I am currently trying to repeat the trick at West Ham so I may have a profile in a couple of weeks if all goes well.
    Harry Maguire CB,DM also at Shef utd solid as a rock all the way from league one to mid table prem.

    cheers.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 7, 2012

      Well if you ever do get the screenshots I’d be interested to see them, obviously he is managed by CPU in my games and developed at all, but again human management makes a big difference.

  • comment avatar Portugal July 10, 2012

    Could you see if Kouyate had developed?And what about Leigh Griffiths, please search for Adnan Januzaj aswell :) You are a genius, thankyou.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 10, 2012

      When you say Kouyate is he Cameroonian? If so he hasn’t developed at all in my save, if not he isn’t visible in my save I’m afraid. Griffiths is a good player for the future if you’re a mid-table team but #i have no proof of him developing beyond that, just a couple of recommendations from other readers. As for Januzaj he is not very good either I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar Portugal July 10, 2012

    i mean the french Kouyate, Moussa Kouyate but ok, and thanks for your answers :)i forgot to ask about Theo Vogelsang.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 10, 2012

      I can’t see Vogelsang unfortunately.

  • comment avatar Portugal July 10, 2012

    Christian Atsu, Sérgio Oliveira, podstawski, Daniel Pappoe, Vukusic, Berardi, Jack Adams, Armando Sadiku, filipovic. Can you check those? if you could post some screenshots it wiould be excellent :)

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 10, 2012

      Vukusic has already been profiled while the rest won’t be profiled for a number of reasons, some aren’t visible with the database we use while others just aren’t good enough I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar Darren July 13, 2012

    can you recommend any players who could be used as a sweeper because when i search for sweepers i only found rubbish players. i did find one player though his name is rafik halliche he plays for fulham

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 13, 2012

      I can’t I’m afraid, but just use a DC for that role…a great DC would do a better job at SW than an actual SW with bad stats.

      • comment avatar Darren July 13, 2012

        ok thanks

  • comment avatar Magge July 25, 2012

    Mushaga Bakenga! He plays at Rosenborg in Norway. He’s a machine! you can get him for “free” – 50K first season, scored 30 goals for me 2 season with Arsenal..

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 25, 2012

      Unfortunately he is not visible unless the Norwegian league is loaded in patch 12.2.

  • comment avatar Fm Addict July 31, 2012

    How does ozyakup turn out hes a centre mid or a
    right mid from arsenal

  • comment avatar Fm Addict July 31, 2012

    ignasi miquel

    • comment avatar Darren Smith July 31, 2012

      Not developed in any of my saves.

  • comment avatar LUFC LAD August 5, 2012

    can you suggest any cheap players to sign for Leeds United in the first season?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 5, 2012

      Just check the Championship list, its accessible from the top tabs.

  • comment avatar Fm Addict August 8, 2012

    how does steve kelley turn out

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 8, 2012

      He isn’t even visible in my games so either a regen or requires different database to what we will report on.

  • comment avatar Fm Addict August 8, 2012

    Ive looked through almost all of the players on the list and i can only find 1 or 2 i have a medium database please help

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 8, 2012

      That makes no sense, most of them should be visible. Only other thing is restart with large database.

  • comment avatar Fm Addict August 12, 2012

    hi sorry its not related but how do you reinstall football manager because something has gone wrong, thanks for the help :)

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 12, 2012

      Depends, if you installed via a disc then just uninstall from the control centre like you would any other programme…but if you downloaded it then I don’t know hows best to uninstall as I have never needed too…just google it.

  • comment avatar eenpermana August 12, 2012

    aron gunarsson
    he can play in DMF, CMF, AMF.
    all attributes almost completely full with about 13-15
    u can get him from cardiff city approximately for 1.5 – 3 M
    if u play with EPL clubs. u may can buy him just 1.5 – 2 M

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 12, 2012

      Doesn’t develop enough in any of my saves I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar Fm Addict August 12, 2012

    k thanks for the tip you’re a legend by the way

  • comment avatar Darren August 13, 2012

    is miguel medina any good my best scout gave him 5* potential

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 13, 2012

      I don’t rate him as he’s never done anything reasonable in my saves, just remember that when your scouts offer a star rating they are basing it purely around players already at your club, so if your current left backs aren’t great then he’ll be rated higher than he maybe should.

      • comment avatar Darren August 14, 2012

        i think youve got the wrong medina the medina im talking about plays for udinese and is a striker? but thanks and do you think felipe baloy would be a good centre back for teams with lower money or even a championship club?

        • comment avatar Darren Smith August 14, 2012

          No I’ve definite;y got the right player, he’s just not done well in any of my saves and I personally don’t think he’s much good.

          As for Baloy he’d do a good job in the relegation threatened EPL sides and higher Championship but may cost too much considering his age.

          • comment avatar Darren August 14, 2012

            oh right i was just wondering seeing as you said left back thats a shame coz i bought him for 6.5 million :( and yeah he is pretty old

  • comment avatar kido August 14, 2012

    what about
    - Gaston Ramirez
    - Fabio Borini

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 14, 2012

      We have already profiled Ramirez but he isn’t cheap at the very start of the game, you can see him in the wonderkid list…Borini hasn’t improved enough in our future saves though.

  • comment avatar kido August 16, 2012

    Would you see Kevin Gameiro??

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 16, 2012

      He not improved enough in my saves I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar Combat August 25, 2012

    Earlier you wrote about your signings for Newcastle, I’ve tried several times to buy Kara, G. Castro, E. Torres and C. Fierro. But these guys never get their work permit accepted in England. How did you get them to Newcastle?

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 25, 2012

      I never signed Kara with Newcastle, that was with Malaga, I’ve never had Castro and Torres/Fierro tend to just get permits without anything special…could be I was in an earlier patch to the one you’re playing in.

  • comment avatar Combat August 26, 2012

    Ok thanks Darren and sorry man, did not write this to sound like i was question you, it just gets a little frustrating when you are trying to build your dream team and these players can’t be recruited to England.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith August 26, 2012

      No problem, I know you weren’t questioning just thought I’d correct the mistake.

  • comment avatar FMadrage September 10, 2012

    This looks pretty funny to me, as my entire payroll is about 0.5 million, and that’s more than just the players.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith September 11, 2012

      These are cheap options that will be some of the best players on the game in years to come for a cheap price.

  • comment avatar Kaz September 13, 2012

    get around Plamen Iliev, if you buy him in your first season you could sign him for under a million (less than 500k some times). possibly the best young keeper in the game in my opinion

    • comment avatar Darren Smith September 13, 2012

      Not visible in any of my saves I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar Darren September 17, 2012

    harry kane looks like a good poacher?

  • comment avatar Trond Sollied October 21, 2012

    Anthony Lozano – pumas crazy striker!

    • comment avatar Darren Smith October 21, 2012

      Not improved enough in my save I’m afraid.

  • comment avatar Trond Sollied October 21, 2012

    Gustavo Romay – Lanus
    Ange Sanogo – Stade Rennais

    • comment avatar Darren Smith October 21, 2012

      Neither are visible in my save.

  • comment avatar AnkyRudz November 10, 2012

    Darren Smith…Awesome work buddy! This list is just what every FM fanatics like us will need to get started, I have always been a Chelsea fan(for a decade or so)..but I like to start games with mid-table teams and relegation threatened teams with minimum budgets and make them rise to the top, thats what makes Fm interesting. Anyway getting back to the point, for me to do well..with small teams I need young players with massive potential. Few of the players here I didn’t even know they could become such world-class!! Great work man..U R a lifesaver!
    #cheers

    • comment avatar Darren Smith November 10, 2012

      Thanks mate, I’m glad this has helped. Will be adding to the list constantly.

  • comment avatar ericwebber January 15, 2013

    Kurt Zouma CB from a team in France, currently 16 but in 3 years becomes awesome with efensive stats from 17-20.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith January 15, 2013

      We have already profiled him, check the wonder kids list, he won’t be on this one as he’s not cheap at the start of the game.

  • comment avatar waxman March 30, 2013

    jose baxter from everton(or free transfer) is good,too
    matteo bianchetti you should sign him too

    • comment avatar Darren Smith March 30, 2013

      Unfortunately we are not profiling for FM12 with the new game out.

  • comment avatar samkez September 19, 2013

    Darren, Fabio borini you can get him for free, he’s one of d best young strikers.

    • comment avatar Darren Smith September 21, 2013

      Yes he is a good player, unfortunately we are past updating the FM12 list now.

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