FIFA 22 wonderkids: the best young players to sign in Career Mode

Looking for some new blood to help your team out? Here are the best FIFA 22 wonderkids to get signing in Career Mode

FIFA 22 wonderkids: Haaland stands proud in a yellow jersey

A good football scout does two things: keep an eye on both the established names and on the youngsters making waves in academies or smaller leagues around the world. In FIFA 22, you’ll need to keep tabs on those young names as you work your way through the Career Mode, especially if you’re looking to sign some pretty exceptional FIFA 22 wonderkids.

As any good manager will know, signing the highest rated player with the top FIFA 22 Career Mode potential will make a pretty hefty dent in your transfer budget for the season, so opting for a relatively unknown youngster is a good tactic. If you find the right one who knows? You might have the new Ansu Fati on your hands.

However, without effective scouting, searching for the best young players in FIFA 22 can be pretty tricky. That’s why we’ve gone through the database to bring you the best FIFA 22 wonderkids your transfer budget can buy.

FIFA 22 wonderkids

Wonderkids these days are considered to be under the age of 22. That means the wonderkids for this year feature some pretty high profiled names, all of whom have pretty good potential. You can find a full list of the highest rated FIFA 22 Career Mode potential players here.

Here are the top ten FIFA 22 wonderkids:

Player Age Position Rating Potential
Kylian Mbappe 22 ST 91 95
Erling Haaland 21 ST 88 93
Gianluigi Donnarumma 22 GK 89 93
Phil Foden 21 CAM 89 93
Kai Havertz 22 CAM 84 92
Trent Alexander-Arnold 22 RB 84 92
Pedri 18 CM 81 91
Joao Felix 21 CF 83 91
Jadon Sancho 21 RM 87 91
Ryan Gravenberch 19 CM 78 90

FIFA 22 best young players

If you can’t afford some of the wonderkids on the list above, don’t worry – there’s still lots of untapped talent in Career Mode. Here are the best young players in FIFA 22 sorted by position.

FIFA 22 best young goalkeepers

Player Age Position Rating Potential
Maarten Vandevoordt 19 GK 71 87
Lautaro Morales 21 GK 72 85
Illan Meslier 21 GK 77 85
Diogo Costa 21 GK 73 85
Charis Chatzigavriel 17 GK 58 84
Giorgi Mamardashvili 20 GK 75 83
Joan Garcia 20 GK 67 83
Bart Verbruggen 19 GK 65 83
Dogan Alemdar 18 GK 68 83
Konstantinos Tzolakis 18 GK 67 83

FIFA 22 best young defenders

Player Age Position Rating Potential
Alphonso Davies 20 LB 82 89
Nuno Mendes 19 LWB 78 88
Josko Gvardiol 19 CB 75 87
Pedro Porro 21 RWB 80 87
Goncalo Inacio 20 CB 76 86
Jurrien Timber 20 CB 75 86
Maxence Lacroix 21 CB 79 86
Leonidas Stergiou 19 CB 67 86
Wesley Fofana 20 CB 78 86
Sandro Tonali 21 CDM 77 86

FIFA 22 best young midfielders

Player Age Position Rating Potential
Phil Foden 21 CAM 84 92
Pedri 18 CM 81 91
Jadon Sancho 21 RM 87 91
Ryan Gravenbach 19 CM 78 90
Florian Witz 18 CAM 78 89
Jude Bellingham 18 CM 79 89
Eduardo Camavinga 18 CM 78 89
Mason Greenwood 19 RM 78 89
Jamal Musiala 18 LM 76 88
Noni Madueke 19 RM 77 88
Gabriel Martinelli 20 LM 76 88

FIFA 22 best young wingers

Player Age Position Rating Potential
Ansu Fati 18 LW 76 90
Vinicius Jr. 21 LW 80 90
Ferran Torres 21 RW 82 90
Dejan Kulusevski 21 RW 81 89
Rayan Cherki 18 RW 73 88
Jeremy Doku 19 RW 77 88
Antony 21 RW 79 88
Rodrygo 20 RW 79 88
Kayku 18 RW 66 87
Harvey Elliott 18 RW 73 87

FIFA 22 best young attackers

Player Age Position Rating Potential
Erling Haaland 21 ST 88 93
Jaoe Felix 21 CF 83 91
Giacomo Raspadori 21 ST 74 88
Adam Hlozek 19 ST 76 87
Moise Kean 21 ST 79 87
Dane Scarlett 17 ST 63 86
Benjamin Sesko 18 ST 68 86
Goncalo Ramos 20 CF 72 86
Santiago Gimenez 20 ST 71 86
Jonathan David 21 ST 78 86

That’s our list of the best FIFA 22 wonderkids you can find in the game. Make sure you snap some of these names up next time you boot your Career Mode save up.

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