Ultimate FM14 Wonderkids Shorlist – A Football Manager 2014 Player Recommendations
Welcome to our massive shortlist of best Football Manager 2014 Wonderkids. Here you will find some amazing wonderkids of FM14, those young talents who can make your mediocre team world class, or become future world class talents like Marco Reus.
This is the second year publishing our famous Football Manager wonderkids shortlist. This year we opt to make it even more massive and even more comprehensive than last year! Here you will be able to discover the top talents of FM14 aged 20 or younger. Buying a cheap FM14 wonderkid might both give you some extra cash if sold at the right moment, or lead your club to glory with some amazing performances?
Former Football Manager Wonderkids such as Erik Lamela, Neymar and Marc-Andre ter Stegen have become too old, but have been replaced with some new amazing talents worth scouting. With over 660 wonderkids (latest update) it may be hard to find the best ones for your managing club. All players must be scouted since potential ability can vary from save to save. To help you further have we put up a list of the best ones. This list of wonderkids recommendation will make it easier to pick out your preferred transfer targets as we have published their player profile so you can see their FM14 player attributes.
This shortlist of the best Football Manager 2014 Wonderkids can be downloaded and imported into your own game! Published: 18.10.2013
When creating this shortlist have we trusted the scout reports, the in-game player information such as mental attributes and skills according to their position and their player roles. All the FM 2014 wonderkids have been found by thoroughly scouting in different saves, by using the best FM14 scouts, scouting them a number of times. We have NOT, and never will use the editor or other cheating tools to create or update our shortlist.
Our FM14 Wonderkids shortlist is an advanced scouting tool consisting of around 600 players under the age of 20. The shortlist can be downloaded and imported into your own save whenever you wish. It consists of wonder kids from all over the world, from Russia to Chile, from Brazil to Denmark and Russia to Argentina!
It will be “work in progress” until the release of Football Manager 2015, and we look to continuously update it for your benefit in order to help you discover new and amazing talents!
Definition of a Football Manager Wonderkids – How to find them?
A Football Manager wonderkid is a term often used to describe the best talents of Football Manager 2014. These young talents under the age of 20, have all in common that they possess excellent potential ability, good current ability and equal chance to develop to world class players.
A players level of ability is determined through a rating between 0 to 200, where 200 is “out of this world” in order to show you through a star rating how good the player is in the moment (current ability) and how good the player can become in the future by training, tutoring and match experience (potential ability). Normally is the current ability absolute (static current ability) while the potential ability is relative – can differ from save to save.
A Football Manager wonderkid is exclusive and unique, not every player can become a wonder kid. When starting a new Football Manager save, you will perhaps notice that the wonderkid you bought in one save might not be as good in the new. This is because a players potential ability can change within a pre-determined scale. His actual potential ability can only be discovered within the editor or other cheating tools. The relative PA scale ranges from -1 to 10 where higher number equals better ability. Normally will the best Football Manager wonderkids have a potential ability labelled as -10 or -9, where -10 is on a scale close to the 200 mark.
We are not allowed to reveal each players current or potential ability level, so you will be forced to scout them all in each save in order to get some hints about their potential ability in your save. I guess you wonder how you can find the best wonderkids in your save. There are some important areas to look at:
- scout report and player description – Golden Star rating and Wonderkid description - scout report of player attributes; determination, work rate and level of mental attributes - scout report of current ability according to age; 4 to 5 star silver star rating or 1 to 2 golden stars - a players personality and potential to progress based on your clubs youth facility level
These are some of the elements you can look at in order to find promising talents with the potential to become wonderkids. Just remember that you don’t get solely blind by star rating as it depends on your scouts level of determination and accuracy, and also the squad depth of your managing team. A club with few (or none) world class players will make you able to spot more 5-star wonderkids than if managing Barcelona, where the PA star rating will perhaps be fairly good.
You might experience that some of the players in our shortlist is very close to become wonderkids. This means that how you train your talents will be one of the tools in order to develop them into wonder kids. Some of the best wonderkids are already good enough to get important playing time for the first team of any club, or can become world class players quickly either by transferring to a club with better youth facilities, to a manager who favours youth development and trust him with match experience, or simply because of the pre-determined CA and PA level provided by the researchers of Sports Interactive. No matter the level of players potential ability, they will also require a little luck in order to become wonderkids by staying injured free.
Their development will also be influenced by your coaching staff team, their professionalism and mentalities in coaching. Finding the best Football Manager coaches and having a 5-star coaching team is always important.
Our ultimate list of best Football Manager 2014 Wonderkids makes you able to spot the new Lionel Messi, the next Marco Reus or players who can become similar to Robin van Persie within the official Football Manager 2014 database. Our comprehensive shortlist is filtered by position, age and star rating sorted from world class player potential to national. By providing screenshots of player profiles, their best player role and more information about the player can you find FM14 Wonderkids and talents which suit your playing style and tactics.
Below is a brief collection of some of the best Football Manager 2014 wonderkids (at the age of 20 and under) within the FM14 database. This list is unique and the most in-depth ever published, which makes it the best list of wonderkids ever created for Football Manager!
New this year, is our very own player recommendation and star rating for each wonderkid. Our recommendation is based on our review of the player such as their potential scouted by the excellent chief scout assigned, player attributes and potential for progress, his personality and his playing club and its facilities.
The star rating goes from half star to 5 star, but only the best players will make it on our list (from 3,5 star and above). To make it easier to understand here is how we will describe the players based on our player recommendation in star rating:
World Class Potential – 5 Star: 4,5 Star: International Star Potential – 4 Star: 3,5 Star: National Potential – 3 Star:
If you have any objections to our player recommendations, please use the comment field. Please also upload screenshots of the FM 2014 wonderkids you’ve found.
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