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Best FM20 Wonderkids Shortlist (Top 165)

Best FM20 Wonderkids Shortlist

Welcome to our best FM20 wonderkids shortlistAfter hours of research we’ve finally nailed down the very best Football Manager 2020 wonderkids, 165 players, one place, one download.

All our best FM 2020 wonderkids are listed by position in a fully sortable format. Sort the lists by age, potential and value, or use the search bar to find the exact player you want for any position. Just type in the letters that represent your desired position and let the table do the rest.

These FM20 wonderkids have been rated on potential alone, we haven’t taken into account current ability. The ‘potential’ is a numerical rating out of 10 and takes many factors into account.


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If you’d prefer a downloadable list, scroll to the bottom and download all these best FM20 wonderkids in a shortlist. We have tried to highlight great deals too, look for the star icon, this represents real value for money. We will add more ‘stars’ as and when we find them. Also highlighted are players with a youth contract using the ‘yth’ icon, worth a look for on the cheap FM20 young talent.

FMS Value For Money Favourites: star1

Approach to sign (Youth contract): yth-image-small

The only way to see every Football Manager 2020 wonderkid below is to load a large database with England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Argentina and Brazil loaded as playable.

Best FM20 Wonderkids – Goalkeepers

NameAgeNationPositionClubValue £mPotential
G. Donnarumma20itaGKAC Milan298.9
Wuilker Farinez star121GKMillonarios0.8758.5
Andriy Lunin20ukrGKVallodolid0.6258.3
Gavin Bazunu17GKMan City0.2758.0
Manuel Gasparini17itaGKUdinese0.17.8

Best FM20 Wonderkids – Central Defenders

NameAgeNationPositionClubValue £mPotential
D. Upamecano20fraDCLeipzig6.758.6
Matthijs de Ligt19nedDCJuventus34.58.6
Eder Militao21braDR/DC/WBRReal Madrid278.6
Cristian Romero21argDCJuventus7.758.5
William Saliba18fraDCSaint Etienne5.758.3
Nikola Milenkovic21srbDC/DCFiorentina14.258.3
Lisandro Martinez21argDC/DL/DMCAjax6.08.3
Jean-Clair Todibo19fraDC/DMCBarcelona5.58.3
Edson Alvarez21mexDC/DR/DMC/MCAjax7.258.2
Jerome Onguene star121cmrDCSalzburg3.88.2
Ben Godfrey21engDMC/MC/DCNorwich16.258.2
Nicolo Armini star118itaDC/DLLazio0.258.1
Fikayo Tomori20engDR/DC/WBRChelsea188.1
Filip Benkovic21croDCLeicester10.58.1
Loic Mbe Soh18fraDCPSG0.5758.1
Nohan Kenneh16engDC/DMC/MCLeeds0.198.0
Mohammed Salisu20ghaDCVallodolid0.78.0
Javier Montero20espDCAtletico Madrid0.68.0
Gabriele Corbo19itaDCBologna0.4758.0
Davide Betella19itaDCAtalanta1.28.0
Maximilian Wober21DC/DLSalzburg9.757.9
Chris Mapham21walDCBournemouth127.9
Marin Pongracic21croDC/DMCSalzburg8.07.9
Felix Uduokhai21gerDC/DLWolfsburg3.27.9
Nehuen Perez19argDCAtletico Madrid0.757.9
Kristoffer Ajer21DC/DMC/MCCeltic8.07.9
Dario Maresic19DC/DMCReims3.07.9
Kenneth Taylor17nedDMC/MCRL/DCAjax0.3757.8
Thomas Basila20fraDCNantes1.57.8
Ki-Jana Hoever17nedDC/DR/WBRLiverpool0.357.8
Ethan Ampadu18DC/DMCChelsea10.57.8
Dan-Axel Zagadou20fraDCDortmund6.757.8
Ibrahima Konate20fraDCLeipzig6.257.8
N. Kasanwirjo17nedDC/DRLAjax0.137.8
Oumar Solet19fraDC/DMCLyon1.57.8
Zinho Vanheusden19belDCStandard9.257.7

Best FM20 Wonderkids – Full Backs & Wing Backs

NameAgeNationPositionClubValue £mPotential
T. Alexander-Arnold20engDR/WBR/DMCLiverpool42.58.6
Eder Militao21braDR/DC/WBRReal Madrid278.6
Luca Pellegrini20itaDL/WBLJuventus5.758.3
Raoul Bellanova19itaDR/WBR/MRBordeaux0.28.3
Moussa Wague20senDR/WBR/DL/WBLBarcelona198.3
Edson Alvarez21mexDC/DR/DMC/MCAjax7.258.2
Fikayo Tomori20engDR/DC/WBRChelsea188.1
Krepin Diatta20senAMR/AML/WBR/WBLClub Brugge3.28.0
Maximilian Wober21DC/DLSalzburg9.757.9
Max Aarons19engDRNorwich177.9
Felix Uduokhai21gerDC/DLWolfsburg3.27.9
Achraf Hakimi20DR/WBR/DL/WBLDortmund207.9
Ki-Jana Hoever17nedDC/DR/WBRLiverpool0.357.8
N. Kasanwirjo17nedDC/DRLAjax0.137.8

Best FM20 Wonderkids – Defensive & Central Midfielders

NameAgeNationPositionClubValue £mPotential
Kai Havertz20gerMC/AMCBayer 0434.58.9
Nicolo Zaniolo19itaMC/AMC/AMR/AMLRoma11.258.8
Eduardo Camavinga star116DMC/MCRennes3.98.7
Phil Foden19engMC/AMCMan City34.58.7
Thiago Almada star118argMC/AMC/AMLVelez2.08.6
Florentino Luis19porDMC/MCBenfica168.6
Sergio Gomez18espML/MC/AML/AMCDortmund2.18.5
Dani Olmo21espMC/AMC/MRL/AMRLDinamo16.258.5
Houssem Aouar21fraMC/ML/AMC/AMLLyon118.5
Declan Rice20engDMC/MC/DCWest Ham238.5
Mickael Cuisance19fraDMC/MC/AMCFC Bayern II4.38.4
Ilaix Moriba16espDMC/MC/AMCBarcelona0.58.4
Y. Verschaeren18belMC/AMC/AMRLAnderlecht2.38.4
Andre Anderson19braMC/AMC/STLazio2.08.3
Exequiel Palacios star120argMC/MLRiver Plate2.98.3
Aimar Oroz17espMC/AMC/AMLOsasuna0.0348.3
Jean-Clair Todibo19fraDC/DMCBarcelona5.58.3
Ramario Baro18porMCFC Porto3.48.3
Yacine Adli19fraMC/AMC/AMRBordeaux1.58.3
Lucas Paqueta21braMC/AMCMilan17.258.3
Amadou Haidara21mliDMC/MCLeipzig9.758.3
Sandro Tonali19itaDMC/MCBrescia3.88.3
H. Junior Traore19DMC/MC/AMC/AMRSassuolo9.08.2
Matteo Guendouzi20fraDMC/MCArsenal28.58.2
Sander Berge21norDMC/MC/AMCGenk9.758.2
Arne Maier20gerDMC/MC/AMCHertha8.58.2
Edson Alvarez21mexDC/DR/DMC/MCAjax7.258.2
Ben Godfrey21engDMC/MC/DCNorwich16.258.2
Ismael Bennacer21algDMC/MCMilan10.258.2
Alessio Riccardi18itaMC/AMCRoma0.58.1
R. Gravenberch17nedMC/AMC/DMCAjax1.08.1
Matias Palacios17argMC/AMCSan Lorenzo0.6258.0
Nohan Kenneh16engDC/DMC/MCLeeds0.198.0
Matheus Rampon18braMC/AMCATP0.0088.0
D. Szobaszlai18MC/ML/AMCSalzburg10.58.0
Manu Morlanes20espDMC/MCVillarreal3.78.0
Dejan Kulusevski19MC/MRL/AMC/AMRLParma3.08.0
Nicolas Dominguez21argDMC/MCBologna8.258.0
Renato Sanches21porMC/AMC/DMCLille7.08.0
Jude Bellingham yth-image-small16engMC/AMC/AMRLBirmingham4.17.9
Bruno Guimaraes21braDMC/MCATP127.9
Hamza Choudhury21engDMC/MCLeicester13.57.9
Kristoffer Ajer21DC/DMC/MCCeltic8.07.9
Carles Alena21espMC/AMCBarcelona7.57.9
Kenzo Goudmijn17nedDMC/MC/AMCAZ0.257.9
Adil Aouchiche16fraMCPSG0.227.9
Dario Maresic19DC/DMCReims3.07.9
Malko Miljevic18usaMC/AMC/AMLArgentinos Jnrs0.757.9
Faustino Anjoriu17engMC/AMCChelsea0.457.9
Kenneth Taylor17nedDMC/MCRL/DCAjax0.3757.8
Zaydou Youssouf19fraMC/DMCSaint Etienne1.77.8
Lee Kang-In18MC/AMC/MRL/AMRLValencia0.8757.8
Ethan Ampadu18DC/DMCChelsea10.57.8
Xaver Schlager21DMC/MCWolfsburg7.77.8
Riqui Puig19espMC/AMCBarcelona5.757.8
Fran Beltran20espDMC/MCCelta Vigo8.257.8
Gedson Fernandes20porMCBenfica10.757.8
Oumar Solet19fraDC/DMCLyon1.57.8
Ronaldo Camara yth-image-small16porMC/AMCBenfica0.37.8
Martin Odegaard20AMC/MC/MR/AMRR. Sociedad157.8
Ebrima Colley19MC/AMC/AMLAtalanta0.2457.7

Best Football Manager 2020 Wonderkids – Wingers

NameAgeNationPositionClubValue £mPotential
Kylian Mbappe20fraAMR/AML/STPSG869.8
Ansu Fati16espML/AMR/AML/STBarcelona0.8259.0
Marcus Rashford21engST/AMLMan United378.9
Jadon Sancho19engMR/ML/AMR/AMLDortmund278.9
Nicolo Zaniolo19itaMC/AMC/AMR/AMLRoma11.258.8
Leon Bailey21MR/ML/AMR/AMLBayer 0429.58.7
Joao Felix19porAMR/AML/AMC/STAt. Madrid28.58.7
Federico Chiesa21itaMR/AMR/AMLFiorentina35.58.7
Rodrygo18braAML/STReal Madrid6.08.6
Thiago Almada star118argMC/AMC/AMLVelez2.08.6
Sergio Gomez18espML/MC/AML/AMCDortmund2.18.5
Dani Olmo21espMC/AMC/MRL/AMRLDinamo16.258.5
Houssem Aouar21fraMC/ML/AMC/AMLLyon118.5
Vinicius Junior18braAML/STReal Madrid22.58.5
Naci Unuvar yth-image-small16nedMC/AMC/AMR/AMLAjax0.1858.4
Diego Lainez19mexAMR/AMLReal Betis2.98.3
Cengiz Under21turMR/ML/AMR/AMLRoma19.758.3
Pedri16espMC/AMC/AMRLLas Palmas0.68.3
Rayan Cherki yth-image-small15fraAMR/AML/AMC/STLyon0.188.3
C. Hudson-Odoi18engAMR/AML/AMCChelsea258.3
Christian Pulisic20usaMR/ML/AMR/AMLChelsea258.2
David Brooks21MR/AMR/AMCBournemouth208.2
Josip Brekalo21croMR/ML/AMR/AMLWolfsburg5.08.2
Francisco Trincao star119porAMR/AMLBraga1.38.2
Tete19braMR/AMRShakhtar4.48.0
Emanuel Vignato18itaAMR/AMCChievo0.68.0
D. Szobaszlai18MC/ML/AMCSalzburg10.58.0
Krepin Diatta20senAMR/AML/WBR/WBLClub Brugge3.28.0
Manor Solomon19AMR/AMCShakhtar5.258.0
M. Ihattaren17nedAMR/AML/AMCPSV4.28.0
Paulinho18braMR/ML/AMR/AMLCBayer 043.88.0
Javairo Dilrosun21nedMR/ML/AMR/AMLHertha7.08.0
Hannes Wolf20MR/AMR/AMCLeipzig6.257.9
Steven Bergwijn21nedMR/ML/AMR/AMLPSV21.57.9
Reiss Nelson19engMR/ML/AMR/AMLArsenal207.9
Victor Tsygankov21ukrMR/ML/AMR/AMLDynamo Kyiv137.9
Talles Mango17braAMR/AML/AMCVDG2.07.9
Eddie Nketieh20engST/AML/AMRArsenal157.9
Daniel Maldini17itaAMR/AML/AMCMilan0.17.8
Lee Kang-In18MC/AMC/MRL/AMRLValencia0.8757.8
Moussa Djenepo21AMRLC/STSouthampton157.8
Fernando20braML/AMLSporting Lisbon107.8
Anthony19braAMR/AMC/STSPO5.757.8
Alphonso Davies18MR/ML/AMR/AMLFC Bayern3.87.8
Martin Odegaard20AMC/MC/MR/AMRR. Sociedad157.8
Ebrima Colley19MC/AMC/AMLAtalanta0.2457.7

Best FM20 Wonderkids – Attacking Midfielders

NameAgeNationPositionClubValue £mPotential
Kai Havertz20gerMC/AMCBayer 0434.58.9
Jadon Sancho19engMR/ML/AMR/AMLDortmund278.9
Nicolo Zaniolo19itaMC/AMC/AMR/AMLRoma11.258.8
Phil Foden19engMC/AMCMan City34.58.7
Joao Felix19porAMR/AML/AMC/STAt. Madrid28.58.7
Thiago Almada star118argMC/AMC/AMLVelez2.08.6
Sergio Gomez18espML/MC/AML/AMCDortmund2.18.5
Dani Olmo21espMC/AMC/MRL/AMRLDinamo16.258.5
Houssem Aouar21fraMC/ML/AMC/AMLLyon118.5
Mickael Cuisance19fraDMC/MC/AMCFC Bayern II4.38.4
Ilaix Moriba16espDMC/MC/AMCBarcelona0.58.4
Naci Unuvar yth-image-small16nedMC/AMC/AMR/AMLAjax0.1858.4
Y. Verschaeren18belMC/AMC/AMRLAnderlecht2.38.4
Andre Anderson19braMC/AMC/STLazio2.08.3
Aimar Oroz17espMC/AMC/AMLOsasuna0.0348.3
Yacine Adli19fraMC/AMC/AMRBordeaux1.58.3
Lucas Paqueta21braMC/AMCMilan17.258.3
Pedri16espMC/AMC/AMRLLas Palmas0.68.3
Reinier star117braAMCFLA0.218.3
Rayan Cherki yth-image-small15fraAMR/AML/AMC/STLyon0.188.3
Sander Berge21norDMC/MC/AMCGenk9.758.2
Arne Maier20gerDMC/MC/AMCHertha8.58.2
Pedrinho21braAMR/AMCCOR6.08.2
David Brooks21MR/AMR/AMCBournemouth208.2
Alessio Riccardi18itaMC/AMCRoma0.58.1
R. Gravenberch17nedMC/AMC/DMCAjax1.08.1
Matias Palacios17argMC/AMCSan Lorenzo0.6258.0
Emanuel Vignato18itaAMR/AMCChievo0.68.0
Matheus Rampon18braMC/AMCATP0.0088.0
D. Nascimento16porAMCBenfica0.048.0
Manor Solomon19AMR/AMCShakhtar5.258.0
Dejan Kulusevski19MC/MRL/AMC/AMRLParma3.08.0
M. Ihattaren17nedAMR/AML/AMCPSV4.28.0
Paulinho18braMR/ML/AMR/AMLCBayer 043.88.0
Renato Sanches21porMC/AMC/DMCLille7.08.0
Hannes Wolf20MR/AMR/AMCLeipzig6.257.9
Jude Bellingham yth-image-small16engMC/AMC/AMRLBirmingham4.17.9
Talles Mango17braAMR/AML/AMCVDG2.07.9
Carles Alena21espMC/AMCBarcelona7.57.9
Kenzo Goudmijn17nedDMC/MC/AMCAZ0.257.9
Malko Miljevic18usaMC/AMC/AMLArgentinos Jnrs0.757.9
Faustino Anjoriu17engMC/AMCChelsea0.457.9
Lee Kang-In18MC/AMC/MRL/AMRLValencia0.8757.8
Riqui Puig19espMC/AMCBarcelona5.757.8
Ronaldo Camara yth-image-small16porMC/AMCBenfica0.37.8
Anthony19braAMR/AMC/STSPO5.757.8
Martin Odegaard20AMC/MC/MR/AMRR. Sociedad157.8

Best FM 2020 Wonderkids – Strikers

NameAgeNationPositionClubValue £mPotential
Kylian Mbappe20fraAMR/AML/STPSG869.8
Marcus Rashford21engST/AMLMan United378.9
Mason Greenwood17engST/AMRMan United208.8
Lautaro Martinez21argSTInter Milan35.58.7
Rodrygo18braAML/STReal Madrid6.08.6
Luka Jovic21croSTReal Madrid458.5
Vinicius Junior18braAML/STReal Madrid22.58.5
Moise Kean19itaST/AMLEverton238.5
Erling Haland star118norSTSalzburg5.08.3
Fiete Arp19gerSTFC Bayern II2.98.3
Myron Boadu18nedST/AMR/AMLAZ4.58.3
Sebastiano Esposito star116itaSTInter Milan1.68.3
Amine Gouiri star119fraST/AMLLyon1.68.3
Fabio Silva16porSTPorto1.48.3
Patrick Cutrone21itaSTWolves258.2
Joshua Zirkzee18nedSTFC Bayern0.48.1
Marcos Leonardo yth-image-small16braML/STSAN0.0188.0
Rhian Brewster19engST/AMRLiverpool5.758.0
Willem Geubbels17fraST/AMR/AMLMonaco0.4758.0
Pietro Pellegri20itaSTMonaco1.38.0
Troy Parrott17STTottenham0.8758.0
Jonathan David19ST/AMC/AMRLGent8.58.0
Tammy Abraham21engSTChelsea377.9
Eddie Nketieh20engST/AML/AMRArsenal157.9
Kaio Jorge17braSTSAN0.0857.8
Thomas Buitink19nedST/AMR/AMLVitesse1.87.8
Sekou Koita19STSalzburg0.957.8
Giacomo Raspadori19itaST/AMRLSassuolo1.17.8
Abel Ruiz19espST/AMR/AMLBarcelona0.8257.8
Rafael Leao20porSTMilan6.257.8
Patson Daka20STSalzburg1.17.8
Moussa Djenepo21AMRLC/STSouthampton157.8
Alexander Isak19STR. Sociedad9.57.8
Joao Pedro17braST/AMR/AMLFLU4.17.8
Max. Romero20argSTPSV1.47.8
Kasper Dolberg21ST/AMLNice8.257.7

Download the FM20 wonderkids shortlist by clicking the download button below:

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How to install shortlist

1. For Windows put the downloaded file in this folder: Documents/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2020/shortlists. If the “shortlists” folder doesn’t exist you will have to create it. Windows users skip to step 2, Mac users read below.

Mac users put file in this folder: Users/YOUR Mac USERNAME/Documents/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2020/shortlists. If “shortlists” folder doesn’t exist create it. To access your files on Mac open ‘Finder’, click ‘Go’ from the menubar, press and hold the ‘alt’ key to show ‘library’ in your menu, while still holding ‘alt’ click it, then go to ‘Application Support’ > ‘Sports Interactive’ > ‘Football Manager 2020’

2. Start your game and go to shortlists.

3. In game click ‘scouting’ on the sidebar, then ‘shortlist’ within the top tabs. Click the settings icon next to ‘shortlist’ at the top right of your screen.

4. Select “load shortlist” from the menu and then select the respective file

That’s about it, enjoy!

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