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Football Manager 2019 Possible New Wonderkids

75+ young football talents who could be wonderkids on FM 2019. Top under-20 rising stars who could make an entry in FM19. Last updated: October 3rd.

By Updated on Oct 03, 2018   179685 views   21 comments
Player Insights - Football Manager 2019 Possible New Wonderkids
This is a list of 75+ young players we think think they could be wonderkids or potential wonderkids on Football Manager 2019, based on what we know from real football.

We won't find players who appeared on our world renowed wonderkids list for FM18 in an effort to uncover fresh starlets who are still relatively unknown. Most of the young talents listed below don't exist in the official FM18 database at all.

Football Manager 2019 Wonderkids
The actual list

I've tried to include players between 15 and 18 years old, but there are also a few exceptions. The age limit is to be up to 20 years old by 30 June 2018.

To sum up the criteria of this list:
  • Most players on this list should not exist in the official FM18 database.
  • More than 75 new exciting prospects you might haven't heard of before.
  • The age limit is to be up to 20 years old by 30 June 2018.
  • The order is totally random.

Published: 20 August 2018
Updated: 3rd October 2018

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Goalkeepers (5)

Leban, Zan-Luk (15) Escola Varsovia [SLO]
Vandevoordt, Maarten (16) Genk [BEL]
Sourdis, Giannis (16) Udinese [GRE]
Hein, Karl Jacob (16) Arsenal [EST]
Bazunu, Gavin (16) Shamrock Rovers [IRL]

Defenders (9)

Ekwah Elimby, Pierre Emmanuel (16) Chelsea [FRA]
Wood-Gordon, Nathan (16) Middlesbrough [ENG]
Bogarde, Melayro (16) Hoffenheim [NED]
Joel Lopez (16) Arsenal [ESP]
Hancko, David (20) Fiorentina [SVK]
van den Berg, Sepp (16) PEC Zwolle [NED]
Matheson, Luke (15) Rochdale [ENG]
Hoever, Ki-Jana (16) Liverpool [NED]
Salah-Eddine, Anass (16) Ajax [NED]
Porro, Pedro (19) Girona [ESP]

Midfielders (39)

Ruiz-Atil, Kays (15) PSG [MAR]
Will, Paul (19) Bayern [GER]
Mumba, Bali (16) Sunderland [ENG]
Matazo, Eliot (16) Monaco [BEL]
Bafounta, Kamal (16) Dortmund [FRA]
Navarro, Robert (16) Monaco [ESP]
Barreiro, Leandro (18) Mainz [LUX]
Cogalan, Ferhat (16) Lille [TUR]
Simons, Xavier (15) Barcelona [NED]
Murcko, Martin (17) Partizan Bardejov [SVK]
Greenwood, Mason (16) Manchester United [ENG]
Bearne, Jack (17) Liverpool [ENG]
Gundogan, Levent (16) Manchester United [WAL]
Alvarez, Efrain (16) LA Galaxy [MEX]
Bernabe, Adrian (17) Manchester City [ESP]
Neville, Harvey (16) Manchester United [ENG]
Nyanje, Mohamed Katana (19) ASPIRE [KEN]
Dembele, Karamoko (15) Celtic [SCO]
Kegsin, Kerem (17) Bucaspor [TUR]
Henrique Jocu (16) Benfica [POR]
Gravenberch, Ryan (16) Ajax [NED]
Mollejo, Victor (17) At. Madrid [ESP]
Doan, Ritsu (20) Groningen [JPN]
Agoume, Lucien (16) Sochaux [FRA]
Sigurdsson, Arnór (19) Norrkoping [ISL]
Navarro, Robert (16) Monaco [ESP]
Matthews, Tashreeq (17) Dortmund [RSA]
Corbeanu, Theodor (16) Wolves [ROM]
Hutchinson, Omari (14) Arsenal [ENG]
Lubamba, Paulo (16) R. Madrid [AGO]
Camará, Ronaldo (15) Benfica [POR]
Mesuria, Nyan (15) Ipswich [IND]
Coira, Angel Leonel (14) Valencia [ARG]
McCann, Charlie (16) Manchester United [ENG]
Pynadath, Joshua (16) Ajax [USA]
Elliott, Ben (15) Chelsea [ENG]
Gilsenan, Zak (15) Liverpool [IRE]
Montiel, Tòfol (18) Fiorentina [ESP]
Botos, Giannis-Fivos (17) AEK [GRE]

Forwards (21)

Moreno, Pablo (16) Juventus [ESP]
Silva, Fábio (16) Porto [POR]
Gudjohnsen, Andri Lucas (16) R. Madrid [ISL]
Braaf, Jayden (15) Manchester City [NED]
Nunn, George (16) Chelsea [ENG]
Perea, Juan Jose (18) Porto [COL]
Kubo, Takefusa (17) Hechioji Tigre [JPN]
Maulana Vikri, Egy (18) Lechia Gdansk [IDN]
Salcedo, Eddy (16) Genoa [ITA]
Mouandilmadji, Marius (20) Porto [CHAD]
Vassilakis, Christian (17) R. Madrid [ESP]
Sayyadmanesh, Allahyar (16) Saipa [IRN]
Ignatyev, Ivan (19) Krasnodar [RUS]
Reyna, Giovanni (16) New York City [USA]
Prica, Tim (16) Malmo [SWE]
Ünüvar, Naci (15) Ajax [NED]
Bakali Wawina, Jonathan (16) Monaco [FRA]
David, Jonathan (18) Gent [CAN]
Lacava, Matias (13) Lazio [VEN]
Knight, Ben (16) Manchester City [ENG]
Brobbey, Brian (16) Ajax [NED]

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Now over to you...

Who do you think could be wonderkids or potential wonderkids on Football Manager 2019?

If you spot any mistakes in names, clubs or nations or if you have suggestions of more players to add to this list, feel free to comment below.


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Discussion: Football Manager 2019 Possible New Wonderkids

21 comments have been posted so far.

  • aquero77's avatar
    Hi Stam,
    As i said 8 months ago, look into Romania U21.
    Last night they got a draw with France in Euro U21 and win the group C where they play against Croatia (win 4-1), England (4-2) and France (0-0) and they are in semifinal and at Olympic Games.
    So, for everyone who want a very good player at a low price, look into this.

    Have a nice day!
  • Danish_Dynamite's avatar
    I'd like to add a few Danish talents:

    Mohammed Daramy (16), ST/W. F.C. Copenhagen [Denmark/Sierra Leone]
    Ahmed Daghim (17), CM/RM. F.C. Copenhagen [Denmark/Palestine]
    Nikolai Baden Frederiksen (18) RW Juventus [Denmark]
    Andreas Skov Olsen (18) ST/RW F.C. Nordsjælland [Denmmark)
  • Flonne Rembert's avatar
    Sporting Kansas City Busio gets attention from the top clubs in Europe as early as summer 2018.
  • aquero77's avatar
    Hi Stam,

    I want to draw attention at Romania U21 team. This team qualified for 2019 U21 European Championship from first position in a group with Portugal, Wales, Bosnia, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
    Is a team full of very talented players and they can be bought as a bargain deal

    Viitorul Constanta (Gheorghe Hagi's Team) Romania
    Ianis Hagi 19y - MC,AMC - 88 apps - 22 goals 10 assist some people said that he is more talented than his father and one of future star of world footbal
    Denis Dragus 19 y - ST - 34 apps - 8 goals-2 assist and he played 2 games for Romania senior team
    Alexi Pitu 16 y - RW - 4 apps for Viitorul senior team capitan of Romania u17 team
    Alexandru Matan 19y - AMRL 36 apps 4 goals-3 assist for Viitorul senior team (4 in UEL) and 3 apps for Romania U21
    Tudor Baluta 19 y - DC/DMC/MC 48 apps 2 goals-1 assist for Viitorul and already played in Romania senior team against Serbia

    FCSB most famous team in Romania
    Dennis Man 20y - AMRL - 72 apps 18 goals and 11 assist, 13 apps in UEL and 2 apps in UCL qual.
    Florinel Coman 20y - AMRL-FS - 103 apps 26 goals and 21 assist, 11 apps in UEL and 2 apps in UCL qual.
    Olimpiu Morutan 19y -MC/AMC - 82 apps 6 goals and 11 assist. He is like a copy of Xavi and he played for Romania U21 and will soon join Romania senior team
    Ianis Stoica 16 y - MC/AMC - 2 apps for FCSB and he score 1 goal in Romanian cup at 15 y old

    Other Romanian players
    Jovan Markovic 17y - ST- Universitatea Craiova - 11 apps 3 assit ( but he scored like 50 goals for second team of Craiova)
    Adrian Petre 20y - ST - Esbjerg fB - 86 apps - 55 goals 6 assist
    Vlad Dragomir 19 y - MC/AMC - Perugia (former Arsenal) 59 apps 9 goals and 6 assist - He is a Box to Box Midfielder with a high intelligence

    So, go and study Romania U21 players and Romania league cause in Romania league is a rule that a U21 player must be on field at all time of
    the match and that makes you fing good youth players with experience at best pice.
  • fm12OneLove's avatar
    Some russian players can join to this list:
    Igor Diveev, FC Ufa, D(C), 19
    Magomed-Shapi Suleymanov, AM (RL), FC Krasnodar, 18
    Daniil Utkin, DM/MC, FC Krasnodar, 19
  • Libis Arenas's avatar
    Maybe Harvey Elliott, the 15 year old who debuted recently with Fulham's first team?
  • AlbionDaz's avatar
    Louie Barry a 15 year old that plays for West Brom,he has dual Nationality because of his irish grand parents.
    In May he scored 10 goals for England in a Tournament in Italy,playing in only 5 games,beating the previous record of 3 goals,he also turned out for the Republic of Ireland,scoring 2 goals in a 4-2 win against Bulgaria.
    Very highly rated in a very good Academy.
  • Sunstridr's avatar
    Karim Adeyemi, FC Liefering/RB Salzburg, ST/LW, German/Nigerian, 16

    Mohammed Ihattaren, PSV Eindhoven, AM/CM, Dutch/Morrocan, 16

    Lassina Franck Traore, Ajax Cape Town, ST/LW, Burkina Faso, 17 (Brother of Bertrand Traore)

    Technically Lassina Franck Traore is in the game in fm18 however he doesn't have any (and i mean any) stats.
    Also Melayro Bogarde is at Hoffenheim not Feyenoord.
  • rakanova's avatar
    @stam: PHAM XUAN MANH 21 GK
    Nguyen Quang Hai 21 Midfielder
  • Stam's avatar
    Last Updated: October 3rd
    Added more players on the list after doing some more research and checking upon your suggestions as well. The list is now expanded to over 70 possible wonderkids.

    @AleiShoW @bigborrow: All of the players you listed already exist in FM18. The point of this article is to unveil brand new talents.
  • AleiShoW's avatar
    Some suggestions:

    Goalkeeper: Mile Svilar, 19, Benfica [BEL]
    Luis Maximiano, 19, Sporting CP [POR]
    Celton Biai, 18, Benfica [POR]

    Defenders: Tiago Djaló. 18, Sporting CP [POR]
    Daniel Martins, 17, Benfica [POR]

    Midfielders: Daniel Bragança, 19, Sporting CP [POR]
    Miguel Luís, 18, Sporting CP [POR]

    Forwards: Francisco Trincão, 18, Sporting Clube de Braga [POR]
    Jota, 19, Benfica [POR]
    João Félix,18, Benfica [POR]
    Elves Baldé, 19, Sporting [POR]
  • Stam's avatar
    I'll be updating this list during the week. Thanks for your suggestions guys! :)

    @rakanova: Could you be more specific please?
    @zeus: Trincao is already wonderkid material on FM18.
  • rakanova's avatar
    I hope there will be one or two Vietnamese players on the list from the u23 team who almost won the u23 Asian cup
  • bigborrow's avatar
    Cengiz Ünder, Çağlar Söyüncü, Emre Mor, Golovin,Berke Özer
  • Sunstridr's avatar
    Brian Brobbey, Ajax, St, Dutch/Ghanian, 16

    Anass Salah-Eddine, Ajax, LB/LWB, Dutch/Moroccan, 16

    Kenzo Goudmijn, AZ Alkmaar, CM/CAM, Dutch/Suriname, 16
  • zeus1921's avatar
    Trincao, Braga
  • Niltio's avatar
    Titouan Thomas, M(C) Lyon France 16
    Rayan Cherki, AM Lyon France 15
    Florent Da Silva M(C) Lyon France 15
  • Valverde's avatar
    Ben Knight, Manchester City, AM(C) / ST, 16 years old
  • Stam's avatar
    @Skky: Added.

    @xekmat1893: Did Esteves play in any games with the A team of Porto last season? Or was his name involved in a transfer rumor with a top profile club? Being on the U19 national team is not a definite reason for classifying him as a possible wonderkid.
  • Skky's avatar
    Naci Unuvar, Ajax, AM(C) / ST, 15 years old
  • xekmat1893's avatar
    Tomás Esteves, Porto, RB, 16 years old
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