Wonderkids are as important as ever in FM21, with tracking down the talents of the future still one of the most satisfying reasons to play the game.
Check Ajax (Amsterdam, Netherlands) in Football Manager 2021 (FM21). Including potential and rating from the best players and talents. Well, Football Manager 2021, like previous entries, shows you how good every player is in the game thanks to attribute ratings. These cover technical, mental and physical abilities, such as how.
As always in Football Manager, the only way you can reach championship glory - whichever league you choose to dive into - is by building up your team with loyal, talented players.
n the game, the only way you'd be able to find some of these players is by having the best scouts possible, and so below we've done the some of the hard work for you and compiled a wonderkids list of the 50 best young players in FM21.
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Football Manager 2021. Blizzard battles Fox over a cartoon dog named Diablo. Court accidentally opens Epic v Apple dial-in line to all speakers, Fortnite kids go nuts. Football Manager 2021 returns with clubs’ financial situation worsened due to the pandemic. With FM21 packed with new wonderkids at market values few clubs can afford, it’s worth taking a look at the cheapest wonderkids and bargains in Football Manager 2021.
If you're after a bargain, mind, it's worth giving our guide to FM21 free agents and bargain transfers a look.
FM21 wonderkids: the best, highest potential young players in Football Manager 2021 listed
Here's our list of the best wonderkids in FM21, sorted by highest potential to lowest potential rating - a hidden number as found in the database editor.
FM21 wonderkids list: the best young players in Football Manager 2021
|Rank||Name||Position||Current ability||Potential ability||Age||Club|
|1||Kylian Mbappe||AM (RL), ST (C)||181||196||21||Paris Saint-Germain|
|2||Erling Haaland||ST (C)||164||160-190||20||Borussia Dortmund|
|3||Dejan Kulusevski||M (R), AM (RC)||152||160-190||20||Juventus (Zebre)|
|4||Ansu Fati||AM (RL), ST (C)||148||160-190||17||Barcelona|
|5||Vinicius Junior||AM (L), ST (C)||146||160-190||20||Real Madrid|
|6||Rodrygo||AM (RL), ST (C)||136||160-190||19||Real Madrid|
|7||Pedri||M (C), AM (RLC)||138||160-190||17||Barcelona|
|8||Ilaix Moribo||DM, M/AM (C)||120||160-190||17||Barcelona B|
|9||Yusuf Demir||AM (RC), ST (C)||115||160-190||17||Rapid Vienna|
|10||Matthijs de Ligt||D (C)||163||185||20||Juventus (Zebre)|
|11||Frenkie de Jong||D (C), DM, M (C)||160||183||23||Barcelona|
|12||Gianluigi Donnarumma||GK||156||182||21||AC Milan|
|13||Kai Havertz||M/AM (C)||153||180||21||Chelsea|
|14||Jonathan David||AM (RLC), ST (C)||138||150-180||20||Lille|
|15||Alphonso Davies||D/WB/M/AM (L)||152||150-180||19||Bayern Munich|
|16||Dominik Szoboszlai||M (LC), AM (C)||140||150-180||19||RB Salzburg|
|17||Callum Hudson-Odoi||AM (RLC)||140||150-180||19||Chelsea|
|18||Myron Boadu||AM (RL), ST (C)||137||150-180||19||AZ Alkmaar|
|19||Antony||M (R), AM (RC), ST (C)||137||150-180||20||AFC Ajax|
|20||Francisco Trincao||AM (RL), ST (C)||136||150-180||18||Barcelona|
|21||Nuno Mendes||D/WB (L)||133||150-180||18||Sporting|
|22||Giovanni Reyna||M/AM (LC)||132||150-180||17||Borussia Dortmund|
|23||Mohamed Ihattaren||M/AM (RLC)||130||150-180||18||PSV Eindhoven|
|24||Jude Bellingham||M/AM (RLC)||129||150-180||17||Borussia Dortmund|
|25||Karim Adeyemi||AM (R), ST (C)||127||150-180||18||RB Salzburg|
|26||Jamal Musiala||AM (RLC), ST (C)||126||150-180||17||Bayern Munich|
|27||Reinier||AM (C)||125||150-180||18||Real Madrid B|
|28||Joao Pedro||AM (RL), ST (C)||125||150-180||18||Watford|
|29||Ryan Gravenberch||DM, M (C), AM (LC)||124||150-180||18||AFC Ajax|
|30||Curtis Jones||M (C), AM (RLC)||124||150-180||19||Liverpool|
|31||Joshua Zirkzee||ST (C)||124||150-180||19||Bayern Munich|
|32||Diego Lainez||AM (RL)||124||150-180||20||Real Hispalis|
|33||Troy Parrott||ST (C)||123||150-180||18||Tottenham Hotspur|
|34||Jeremy Doku||AM (RL), ST (C)||120||150-180||18||Rennes|
|35||Josko Gvardiol||D (LC)||119||150-180||18||RB Leipzig|
|36||Tanguy Nianzou||D (C), DM||119||150-180||18||Bayern Munich|
|37||Fabio Silva||ST (C)||115||150-180||18||Wolves|
|38||Sebastiano Esposito||ST (C)||114||150-180||18||Inter Milan|
|39||Rayan Cherki||AM (RLC), ST (C)||106||150-180||16||Lyon|
|40||Maarten Vandevoordt||GK||105||150-180||18||KRC Genk|
|41||Naci Unuvar||M (C), AM (LC), ST (C)||97||150-180||17||AFC Ajax|
|42||Pipi||M/AM (C)||84||150-180||16||Real Madrid B|
|43||Trent Alexander-Arnold||D/WB (R), DM, M (C)||160||178||21||Liverpool|
|44||Jadon Sancho||M/AM (RL)||158||178||20||Borussia Dortmund|
|45||Martin Odegaard||M (RC), AM (C)||155||178||21||Real Madrid|
|46||Nicolo Zaniolo||M (C), AM (RLC)||150||176||21||AS Roma|
|47||Lautaro Martinez||ST (C)||160||175||22||Inter Milan|
|48||Joao Felix||AM (RLC), ST (C)||159||175||20||Atletico Madrid|
|49||Marcus Rashford||AM (L), ST (C)||157||175||22||Manchester United|
|50||Gabriel Jesus||AM (RL), ST (C)||156||175||23||Manchester City|
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FM21 wonderkids explained: what are wonderkids and how do you find them?
Now, you're probably thinking: names that “could” end up as the best players? What does this mean? Well, Football Manager 2021, like previous entries, shows you how good every player is in the game thanks to attribute ratings. These cover technical, mental and physical abilities, such as how good a player is at passing the ball or if they show leadership in the team.
However, there's also a hidden ratings system in the game's database. At the beginning, each player is given a “current ability” rating, which is a score out of 200. But, more importantly, there's also a “potential ability” rating. Should a player receive the right squad and staff support, run of results and other variables, they could achieve a rating much higher than the one assigned to them at the beginning of the season.
Once again, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the highest rated players in the game. However, Kylian Mbappe's potential score of 196 matches Ronaldo's, so it could prove worthwhile to try and snatch him early on (provided you have an endless pit of resources of course). But there are some gems that could end up being better buys, such as Pipi and Ajax's Naci Unuvar, particularly as their ratings aren't high at the start of the season. It looks like the first thing you'll be doing is requesting a bigger transfer budget from the board.
Ajax Football Manager 2021 Torrent
For more Football Manager 2021 guides like this, meanwhile, our FM21 free agents and bargain transfers page is worth checking out.
I took a little break from the game for a couple of weeks and returned to have a bit of a go on the game during the Xmas period. I am off work until the 29th December and with the current situation in the world, there is really nothing else to do and sit in a dark corner and play some football manager.
The last time I left you was with 6 games to go, spread over April and May, I won my three games in April including a top of the table clash at home to PSV. At the start of the month, it was a three-way tie for the top spot in the league between Ajax, PSV, and AZ. At the end of the month, it would soon whittle down to two. Ajax and AZ. Did not really play well against SC Heerenveen but scrapped to a 2-1 home win. The FC Twente game went back and forth, raced into a 2-0 lead after 10 mins then pegged back to 2-2. Dusan Tadic made it 3-2 before wonderkid Ryan Gravenberch made it 4-2 at the end. Revenge was on the cards for the PSV game, PSV beat Ajax 2-0 back in October and dominated the game from start to finish. This was a brilliant display, and the game was won just before the hour with goals from my attackers in Tadic and Promes.
The final three games of the season, it started well with a 2-0 away win in Rotterdam against Sparta Rotterdam. Goals from Quincy Promes and David Neres. RKC 1-0 away win was not a great performance, was very wasteful in this game and really should have won by a bigger margin. Brazilian starlet Antony scored the only goal. Final game of the season was a really convincing 5-0 home win over VVV-Venlo and it came with a bit of heartbreak at the end of the game. AZ were away at PSV and at one point it was 1-1 and the title was coming to Amsterdam. But ecstasy turned to agony where AZ won in Eindhoven and took the title.
I lost the league on the final day by goal difference, identical win, loss and draws between Ajax and AZ. Both teams won the last 8 league games but AZ won it by a 10 goal difference. That was a bitter pill to swallow. Two dropped points in March away at Fortuna Sittard really cost me in the long run. Now have to go through Qualifying for the Champions League in the League Path round where I will taken on Antalyaspor of Turkey in the second round.
Some transfers out goings, a lot of the players at Ajax are getting a lot of attention. I managed to sell two more big players along with Nicolas Tagliafico who went to PSG. David Neres joined Tottenham Hotspur for £31m and Edson Alvarez joined Leicester City for also £31m.
Ajax Football Manager 2021 Review
Into season 2 in Amsterdam and it is a bit of a rebuilding job on the hands after losing three top players for big money and now it time to take the title of AZ Alkmaar.