The Top 5 German Wonderkids in Football Manager 2022

21 February 2022

5 April 2022

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The German national squad, one of the largely well-known names on the international stage, is a famous superpower in world football, having won four World Cups plus three European Championships.

Each year, they persist in producing world-class players, and in FM22, we're glaring at the next generation of young talent from Germany with the highest prospective ability.

Choosing the best young German players on FM22

Only the top wonderkids from Germany are featured on this page, with Karim Adeyemi, Nico Mantl, and Youssoufa Moukoko among the brightest stars in FM22.

These German wonderkids have to have great potential, be under the age of 21, and have Germany identified as their footballing country.

1. Jamal Musiala

Jamal Musiala, the wonderkid of Bayern Munich, could play for some of the finest clubs in the world at the age of 18. The sky's the limit for this German teenager. Musiala, who is 18 years old, presently plays for Bayern Munich, a Bundesliga powerhouse that he joined as a young talent of England Chelsea in 2019.

2. Youssoufa Moukoko

Despite his youth, the left-footed wonderkid has become a capable striker. In the final third, his 15 finishing, 16 skill, and 15 dribblings sealed his triumph. Moukoko is a tremendously athletic forward with 16 agility, 16 acceleration, and 15 paces, indicating that he can easily develop into a speedy as he grows.

Since leaving St. Pauli's junior system in 2016, Borussia Dortmund's crown jewel, Moukoko, has been a great prospect of the Bundesliga giant's academy. Moukoko debuted his Bundesliga debut in November of last season, appearing 15 times and scoring three goals while missing 14 games due to injuries, which have plagued him throughout the 21/22 season.

3. Karim Adeyemi

The lightning-fast response Karim Adeyemi is another of the game's best wonderkids; his £11.5 million price tag just adds to his allure.

Adeyemi's major weapon is his lightning-quick reflexes. With 16 pace, 17 acceleration and 15 off the ball, he has the potential to cause all sorts of issues in the future.

With 13 techniques and 14 finishing, the 19-year-old also displays himself as a devastating finisher. At RB Salzburg, Adeyemi is in good hands, with the Austrian club gaining a reputation for sustaining young players.

4. Nico Mantl

Nico Mantl's is on the brink of bending out as the first-choice goalkeeper for most major teams, and his modest wage and transfer value raise him to a top pick. Mantl's physical traits, in addition to his ability, are highly outstanding, with his enormous jumping reach 15 balance and 14 strength all being important facets of life as a goalkeeper.

5. Nico Schlotterbeck

Nico Schlotterbeck, a 21-year-old defender in the making, is someone to keep a close eye on if you need to strengthen up your defense.

The ball-playing defender thrives in high-pressure circumstances. With his 14 tackling, 15 calmness, and 14 decisions, he can easily take down opponents before firing counter-attacks using his 13 vision and 14 passing. Schlotterbeck's 15 jumping reach, 14 boldness, and 13 headings give him a platform for developing into a commanding aerial presence at 6'3"

If you're gazing for the successive Müller or Beckenbauer in FM22, go no further than the list above!

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