Now that Football Manager 2023 is out, budding managers everywhere are scouting for the best wonderkids. The talented young stars that have bags of potential and will add quality for seasons to come. Signing this type of player is the dream.

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Whether you're looking for a striker, winger, midfielder, defender, full-back, or goalkeeper, FM 23 is full of talented youngsters destined to become world stars of the sport.

Thankfully, we've done the scouting so you don't have to. With ages ranging between 15 and 21, the players we've found are the best and brightest wonderkids in the game. While it's likely not all of them will make it to superstar status in the real world, we'd argue that each and every one of them is worth signing in FM 23.

Read on to check out our full list of the best Football Manager 23 wonderkids across all major positions.

FM 23 Wonderkids: Best young strikers

  • Karim Adeyemi (20, Borussia Dortmund/Germany)
  • Endrick (15, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras/Brazil)
  • Yousoufa Moukoko (17, Borussia Dortmund/Germany)
  • Joe Gelhardt (20, Leeds/England)
  • Liam Delap (19, Man City/England)
  • Rodrigo Ribeiro (17, Sporting Clube de Portugal/Portugal)
  • Marcos Leonardo (19, Santos/Brazil)

FM 23 Wonderkids: Best young wingers

These are left sided:

  • Isaac Babadi (17, PSV/Holland)
  • Ansu Fati (19, Barcelona/Spain)
  • Andreas Schjelderup (18, FC Nordsjælland/Norway)
  • Giovanni Reyna (19, Borussia Dortmund/USA)
  • Alberto Moleiro (18, Las Palmas/Spain)
  • Tobias Gulliksen (18, Strømsgodset/Norway)
  • Gabriel Martinelli (21, Arsenal/Brazil)

These are right sided:

  • Paul Wanner (17, Bayern Munich/Germany)
  • Bukayo Saka (20, Arsenal/England)
  • Yeremy Pino (19, Villarreal/Spain)
  • Harvey Elliott (19, Liverpool/England)
  • Kayky (19, Paços de Ferreira/Brazil)
  • Michael Olise (20, Crystal Palace/France)
  • Mathys Tel - can also play ST (17, Bayern Munich/France)
Bukayo Saka
Bukayo Saka, one of the best young players in Football Manager 2023. Alex Pantling / Staff / Getty

FM 23 Wonderkids: Best young centre-midfielders

  • Noah Mbamba - CB, DM or CM (17, Club Brugge/Belgium)
  • Jude Bellingham - DM or MC (18, Borussia Dortmund/England)
  • Cesare Casadei - DM, MC or AMC (19, Chelsea/Italy)
  • Gavi - DM, MC or AMC (17, Barcelona/Spain)
  • Fabio Miratti - MC (18, Juventus/Italy)
  • Moises Caicedo - DM or MC (20, Brighton/Ecuador)
  • Arda Guler - AMC (17, Fenerbache/Turkey)
  • Jamal Musiala - CM or AMC (RLC) (19, Bayern Munich/Germany)
  • Eduardo Camavinga - DM or CM (19, Real Madrid/France)

FM 23 Wonderkids: Best young wing-backs

These are left sided:

  • Aaron Hickey (20, Brentford/Scotland)
  • Josko Gvardiol (20, RB Liepzig/Croatia)
  • Nuno Mendes (20, PSG/Portugal)
  • Destiny Udogie (19, Spurs/Italy)
  • Nicola Zalewski (20, AS Roma/Poland)
  • Miguel Gutierrez (20, Girona/Spain)
  • Rayan Ait-Nouri (21, Wolves/France)

These are right sided:

  • Saël Kumbedi (17, Le Havre AC/France)
  • Tino Livramento (19, Southampton/England)
  • Martim Fernandes (16, Porto/Spain)
  • Devyne Rensch (19, Ajax/Holland)
  • Alejandro Frances (19, Zaragoza/Spain)
  • Nathan Patterson (20, Everton/Scotland)
  • Vanderson (21, AS Monaco/Brazil)

FM 23 Wonderkids: Best young centre-backs

  • Jürrien Timber (21, Ajax/Holland)
  • Giorgio Scalvini (18, Atalanta/Italy)
  • Tanguy Nianzou (20, Sevilla/France)
  • Caleb Okoli (20, Atalanta/Italy)
  • Malick Thiaw (20, Milan/Germany)
  • Morato (20, Benfica/Brazil)
  • Diego Coppola (18, Verona/Italy)
  • Antonio Silva (18, Benfica/Portgugal)

FM 23 Wonderkids: Best young goalkeepers

  • Anatoliy Trubin (age 20, Shaktar Donetsk/Ukraine)
  • Elia Caprile (age 20, Bari/Italy)
  • Faaris Yusufu (age 17, Shalke/Germany)
  • Gavin Bazunu (age 20, Southampton/Ireland)
  • Gabriel Slonina (age 18, Chelsea/USA)
  • Nathaniel Nwosu (age 16, Water FC/Nigeria)
  • Ersin Destanoğlu (age 21, Beşiktaş/Turkey)

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