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Best FM22 League One Free Agents | Football Manager 2022

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When you find yourself just two promotions from the Premier League, every signing is critical, so here you will find the best FM22 League One free agents for Football Manager 2022.

Whether it be a youngster released from a big Premier League club, or a seasoned veteran willing to drop down a level, Unattached or Out of Contract players in FM22, wanting to play in League One, can still have quality.

Picking up bargains and cheap players in FM 2022 could be key to success, so hopefully the list below can help provide an edge.

Below we have listen the best FM22 free agents who will sign for teams in SkyBet League One in FM 2022. We have loaded up every player in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Ireland.

  • Every player will sign for Sunderland
  • Maximum age of 33 for outfield and 35 for goalkeepers
  • International caps listed

Once we have access to the Editor, we will provide ratings for all the FM 2022 League One free agents based on their ability.

Our best FM22 League One Free Agents are able to be filtered by position using the ‘search’ bar and below you can download the shortlist straight into your game.

Best FM22 League Two Free Agents

RNameAgePositionNatCapsMedia Description
Giovani dos Santos32AM (RLC), ST (C)MEX106Experienced winger
Khaleem Hyland32DM, M (C)TRI94Experienced midfielder
Ahmed Elmohamady33D/WB/M (R)EGY92Experienced full-back
Kwadwo Asamoah32D/WB (L)GHA74Attacking full back
Faruku Miya23M (RC), AM (RLC)UGA62Attacking midfielder
Elderson Echiejile33D (L)NGA59Experienced full-back
Fabian Johnson33D/WB (RL), M/AM (L)USA57Experienced winger
Wilfried Bony32ST (C)CIV56Experienced striker
Fábio Coentrão33D/WB/M (L), AM (RC)POR52Experienced full-back
Ibrahima Traoré33M/AM (RL)GUI51Experienced winger
Lamine Gassama31D/WB (R)SEN49Experienced full-back
Syam Ben Youssef32D (C)TUN48Experienced centre-back
Hal Robson-Kanu32AM (RLC), ST (C)WAL46Experienced winger
Cuco Martina31D (RLC), WB (R)CUW46Experienced full-back
Neil Taylor32D/WB (L)WAL43Experienced full-back
Marco Fabián31AM (RLC)MEX42Experienced attacking midfielder
Solomon Kvirkvelia29D (C)GEO41Centre-back
Neven Subotić32D (C)SRB36Experienced centre-back
Bogdan Butko30D (R)UKR32Full-back
Seydou Doumbia33ST (C)CIV32Experienced striker
Yacouba Sylla30DM, M (C)MLI32Experienced midfielder
Hussein Abdullah Al-Jwayed28D (R)SYR31Full-back
Aleksandar Tonev31M/AM (RL)BUL29Experienced winger
Gégé - Cape Verdean33D (RC)CPV28Experienced centre-back
Hekuran Kryeziu28DM, M (C)KVX28Defensive midfielder
Henri Saivet30M (C), AM (RLC)SEN27Experienced midfielder
Soni Mustivar31DMHAI25Experienced midfielder
Winston Reid33D (C)NZL25Commanding centre-back
Giovanni Sio32AM (RL), ST (C)CIV25Experienced winger
Diallo Guidileye31DM, M (C)MTN24Experienced midfielder
Emilio Nsué31D/WB (R)EQG24Experienced full-back
Adam Larsen Kwarasey33GKGHA24Experienced goalkeeper
Giedrius Arlauskis33GKLTU23Experienced goalkeeper
Arlind Ajeti27D (C)ALB21Centre-back
Simon Dawkins33M (LC), AM (C)JAM21Experienced midfielder
Ali Ahamada29GKCOM20Strong goalkeeper
Fabrice Olinga25AM (RL), ST (C)CMR19Winger
Prince Segbefia30DM, M (C)TOG19Experienced midfielder
Aron Jóhannsson30ST (C)USA19Experienced striker
Luciano Narsingh30AM (RL)NED19Experienced winger
Jorge Moreira31D/WB (R)PAR19Experienced full-back
Daniel Opare30D/WB (R), DMGHA19Attacking full back
Michael Binns32DM, M (LC)JAM18Experienced midfielder
May Mahlangu32DM, M (C)RSA18Experienced midfielder
Abdoulaye Diallo29GKSEN17Goalkeeper
O'Brian Woodbine33D (L)JAM16Experienced full-back
Anicet - Malagasy31DM, M (C)MAD16Experienced midfielder
Idriz Voca24DM, M (C)KVX15Defensive midfielder
Emilijus Zubas30GKLTU14Experienced goalkeeper
Mykola Morozyuk33D/WB (R)UKR13Attacking full back
Dzon Delarge31AM (RL), ST (C)CGO13Experienced winger
Hamza - Gambian26DM, M/AM (C)GAM13Midfielder
Roman Neustädter33D (C), DMRUS13Experienced centre-back
Aleksandar Prijović31ST (C)SRB13Experienced striker
Oussama Assaidi32M/AM (RL)MAR13Experienced winger
Joël Kiassumbua29GKCOD12Goalkeeper
Razak Brimah34GKGHA12Experienced goalkeeper
Mehmet Ekici31DM, M/AM (C)TUR12Experienced midfielder
Jerry Akaminko33D (RC)GHA12Experienced centre-back
Ewan Grandison29DM, M (C)JAM11Midfielder
Tino Sušić29DM, M (RC), AM (C)BIH9Midfielder
Ernest Mabouka33D/WB (R)CMR9Experienced full-back
Zoran Kvrzic32D/M/AM (R)BIH8Experienced full-back
Ricardo van Rhijn30D (RC), WB (R)NED8Full-back
Nick Blackman31AM (RL), ST (C)BRB6Experienced winger
Oumar Niasse31ST (C)SEN6Experienced striker
Jean-Armel Kana-Biyik32D (C)CMR6Experienced centre-back
Juan Bustos28DM, M/AM (C)CRC5Attacking midfielder
Clarence Bitang28M (R), AM (RL), ST (C)CMR5Winger
Maciej Makuszewski31M/AM (RL)POL5Experienced winger
Michael Uchebo30AM (RL), ST (C)NGA5Experienced striker
Sifiso Myeni33M (RL), AM (RLC)RSA5Experienced winger
Kevin McDonald32DM, M (C)SCO5Experienced midfielder
Sidney Sam33M/AM (RL)GER5Experienced winger
Thierry Graça26GKCPV3Goalkeeper
Jasmin Burić34GKBIH3Experienced goalkeeper
Cardel Benbow26M/AM (L)JAM3Winger
Juan Daniel Roa29DM, M (C)COL2Midfielder
Luis Pedro Cavanda31D (RL), WB (R)BEL2Experienced full-back
Diego Capel33AM (L)ESP2Experienced winger
Mitchell Donald32DM, M (C)SUR2Experienced midfielder
Adrián33AM (RL), ST (C)ESP2Experienced striker
Yannick Sagbo33ST (C)CIV2Experienced striker
Lukáš Pokorný28D (LC)CZE1Centre-back
Philipp Zulechner31AM (RC), ST (C)AUT1Experienced striker
Aubrey Ngoma31AM (RL)RSA1Experienced winger
Piet Velthuizen34GKNED1Experienced goalkeeper
Goran Milović32D (C)CRO1Powerful centre-back
Bright Addae28M (C)GHA1Midfielder
Zdeněk Zlámal35GKCZE1Veteran goalkeeper
Stephen Sunday32DM, M (C)NGA1Experienced midfielder
Yassine El Ghanassy30AM (RL)BEL1Experienced winger
Adnane Tighadouini28M/AM (RL), ST (C)MAR1Winger
William Vainqueur32DM, M (C)FRA0Experienced midfielder
Anouar Kali30DM, M (C)MAR0Experienced midfielder
Nacer Barazite31AM (LC), ST (C)MAR0Experienced attacking midfielder
Leonardo29AM (RLC), ST (C)BRA0Winger
Tom Hiariej32D (RC), DM, M (C)NED0Experienced midfielder
Ibai Gómez31M/AM (RL)ESP0Experienced winger
Jan-Arie van der Heijden33D (C), DM, M (C)NED0Experienced centre-back
Youness Mokhtar29M/AM (LC)MAR0Winger
Nasser El Khayati32M (C), AM (RLC), ST (C)MAR0Experienced attacking midfielder
Jozo Simunovic27D (C)BIH0Centre-back
Marcelo Meli29DM, M (RC)ARG0Midfielder
Andrea Rispoli32D/WB/M (R)ITA0Attacking full back
Othman El Kabir29M/AM (L)NED0Winger
Víctor Rodríguez31AM (RLC)ESP0Experienced winger
John Chibuike32AM (RC), ST (C)NGA0Experienced striker
Fabian Giefer31GKGER0Experienced goalkeeper
Dabney dos Santos Souza24M/AM (RLC)NED0Winger
Renato Neto29DM, M (C)BRA0Midfielder
Bjarne Thoelke29D (C)GER0Centre-back
Renan32GKBRA0Experienced goalkeeper
Thomas Heurtaux33D (C)FRA0Experienced centre-back
Rennico Clarke25D (C)JAM0Centre-back
Lorenzo Ebecilio29M (C), AM (RLC)NED0Attacking midfielder
Manuel Schmiedebach32DM, M (C)GER0Experienced midfielder
Gerard Gohou32ST (C)CIV0Experienced striker
Christian Clemens29M/AM (RL)GER0Winger
Víctor Sánchez33D/WB (R), DM, M (C)ESP0Experienced midfielder
Collin Quaner30M/AM (R), ST (C)GER0Experienced striker
Filip Malbašić -28AM (LC), ST (C)SRB0Winger
Lukas Schmitz32D/WB/M/AM (L)GER0Attacking full back
Martin Pusic33AM (C), ST (C)AUT0Experienced striker
Gianluca Nijholt31M (LC), AM (C)NED0Experienced midfielder
Martin Chudý32GKSVK0Experienced goalkeeper
Danilo Soddimo33M/AM (RLC)ITA0Experienced winger
Luca Antei29D (RC), WB (R)ITA0Centre-back
Matteo Legittimo32D (LC)ITA0Experienced full-back
Jorn Vancamp22AM (C), ST (C)BEL0Striker
Ricardo Friedrich28GKBRA0Goalkeeper
José Luis Rodríguez24D/WB/M (R)URU0Winger
Jerome Sinclair24AM (RL), ST (C)ENG0Striker
Sebastián Cristóforo27DM, M (C)URU0Midfielder
Stefano Celozzi32D/WB (R), DMGER0Attacking full back
Raúl Rodríguez33D (RC)ESP0Experienced centre-back
Joshua Villalobos30AM (R), ST (C)CRC0Experienced attacking midfielder
Andre Wisdom28D (RC), WB (R)ENG0Centre-back
Facundo Ferreyra30ST (C)ARG0Experienced striker
Caiuby32M/AM (L), ST (C)BRA0Experienced winger
Marco Pérez30ST (C)COL0Experienced striker
Abdou Sissoko31DM, M (LC)MLI0Experienced midfielder
Lorenzo Ariaudo32D (C)ITA0Experienced centre-back
Tana30AM (RLC)ESP0Experienced attacking midfielder
Miquel Palanca33M (R), AM (RL)ESP0Experienced winger
Kerim Memija25D/WB (R)BIH0Full-back
Paco van Moorsel31M/AM (C), ST (C)NED0Experienced attacking midfielder
Renan Foguinho31DM, M (C)BRA0Experienced midfielder
Víctor Álvarez28D/WB (L)ESP0Full-back
Erik Falkenburg33AM (LC), ST (C)NED0Experienced attacking midfielder
Nicolas Viola31DM, M (LC)ITA0Experienced midfielder
Jefferson33D/WB (L)BRA0Experienced full-back
Michele Cremonesi33D (C)ITA0Experienced centre-back
Keko29M (RL), AM (RLC)ESP0Winger
Ewerton32D (C)BRA0Experienced centre-back
Anderson Martins33D (C)BRA0Experienced centre-back
Jota30M (R), AM (RLC)ESP0Experienced winger
Diego Contento31D/WB (L)GER0Experienced full-back
Tomer Altman23DM, M/AM (RC)ISR0Midfielder
Kim Ojo32ST (C)NGA0Experienced striker
Carlos Abad26GKESP0Goalkeeper
Matheus29D (LC)BRA0Centre-back
Koke Vegas25GKESP0Goalkeeper
Gonzalo Carneiro25ST (C)URU0Striker
Tobias Knoflach27GKAUT0Goalkeeper
Raúl Albentosa32D (C)ESP0Powerful centre-back
Bright Gyamfi25D/WB (R)GHA0Full-back
Oliver Kragl31M (RL), AM (L)GER0Experienced winger
Seydou Sy25GKSEN0Goalkeeper
Ben Alnwick34GKENG0Experienced goalkeeper
Marcelo Goiano33D/WB (R)BRA0Experienced full-back
Ivan Butorović28GKMNE0Goalkeeper
Frank Fielding33GKENG0Experienced goalkeeper
Alisson Xabala31AM (RC), ST (C)BRA0Experienced attacking midfielder

Every year we test countless tactics and review the very best. For FM22 these systems will be ranked and listed within our tactics index linked below.

Best FM 22 League One Free Agent Shortlist

To download every player above simply use the download button below and follow the instructions further down:

Please note: If you want to share this download on your website you will have to link back to this page, hosting the file elsewhere or posting the direct download link is not allowed!

How to install the shortlist

1. For Windows put the downloaded file in this folder: Documents/Sports Interactive/Football Manager 2022/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 2022/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 2022’

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

The FM22 lower league players series:

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