The latest edition of Football Manager is all set for its launch next month and the managers are already making their decisions regarding the teams they want to manage and the players they want to sign.
Signing a top-class international can be quite appealing but investing in a young player with world-class potential and then developing him into a world-beater is often more exciting.
Here at Football Manager Story, we look at five such potential wonderkids you could sign this year.
The highly-rated attacking midfielder joined Liverpool from Fulham this season and he has already featured for Jurgen Klopp’s first team.
Elliott has excellent technical attributes and he has maturity beyond his years. 16-year-old has all the tools to develop into a star for the Reds and he should be an exciting prospect in the game as well.
The 16-year-old Rennes midfielder has already made a name for himself with his performance against PSG earlier this year.
Camavinga is one of the most technically gifted youngsters around and he is quite highly rated in the game as well.
The 16-year-old Celtic winger has already featured for the first team and he has been tipped to have a big future in the game.
Referred to as the ‘Japanese Messi’, Takefusa Kubo is one of the most talented youngsters around Europe right now.
The former Barcelona starlet has joined Real Madrid on a six-year-deal and he could be the next big thing at the Santiago Bernabeu.
His outstanding close control, intelligence and decision making has been raising eyebrows over the past few months.
Simons joined PSG from Barcelona recently and the hype around him has been immense for a while.
Crowned as the best player in Europe at the youth level (a few times), he is one to watch out for.
The young Dutch midfielder is one of the best prospects around Europe and is expected to develop into a world-beater.