Players can be tutored up until the age of 24.
Tutoring can have an influence over player personalities and player traits or just personality without influencing traits. The options chosen when discussing tutoring with a player dictate whether or not traits are included in the tutoring process.
Players can only be tutored if they have played fewer than 75 senior matches.
A tutor must share at least one Accomplished playing position with the proposed player being tutored.
A tutor must be at least a Backup player with the team whilst the proposed tutee must be no more than a Rotation option. The tutor must have the same or better squad status in order to work with the tutee.
A tutor must have a higher world reputation than the proposed player being tutored.
Once a tutoring assignment has finished both players enter a 'cooling-off' period where they cannot be involved in further tutoring.
Players can be mentored up until the age of 24 before the effect then diminishes. The effect is more pronounced at younger ages.
Players are more likely to take to mentoring when they have played fewer than 100 senior matches.
Players are more likely to be influenced by those further up the hierarchy when it comes to mentoring.
Players are more likely to take to mentoring if they have a good social connection with the players they're working with.
Selecting a suitable player to welcome new signings to the club can help them settle in and increases the chances of the two players ending up in the same social group.
The personality of a player chosen to welcome new signings to the club can in turn influence the personality of the new arrival.
Younger players can be mentored by more senior team-mates by working in the same training units, where their personalities can be influenced accordingly.