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Best Young CM FIFA 22 Wonderkids – Best Young Central Midfielders to Sign in Career Mode

Here is our best young CM FIFA 22 guide. Rating the top 10 best wonderkid Central Midfielders to sign in FIFA 22 career mode.

The midfield is what keeps the string together in your team, so the last thing you want to do is have players that are unable to perform well in this position. Many of the managers are eager to give space and positions to prove themselves to young players, like the wonderkids of FIFA 22.

FIFA 22 Wonderkids: Best Young Central Midfielders (CM) to Sign in Career Mode

Therefore, we decided to write a guide on what are the best choices for you when it comes to midfielders from the wonderkids category. As you already know, there are several criteria that need to be fulfilled, such as the player has to have at least 83 POT, and his age shouldn’t surpass 21. So, here is our choice!

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1.) Pedri (82 OVR / 91 POT)

  • Team: FC Barcelona
  • Age: 18
  • Wage: £49.500
  • Value: £57.5 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 89 Balance, 88 Agility, 87 Vision

Pedri has been nothing short of phenomenal for Barcelona in their rebuild. He has found a decent spot in the rotation and is a starter most of the time under Xavi. The vision and the playmaking abilities this individual possesses make him a very valued asset, and he is one of the midfielders that you definitely want to have on your team!

Pedri is currently having a blooming season, and his value will most likely only go up from here. The passing, along with the ball control abilities that he possesses should be more than enough to secure him a spot in your starting XI, as he mainly plays in the CM position.

2.) Jude Bellingham (81 OVR / 90 POT)

  • Team: Borussia Dortmund
  • Age: 18
  • Wage: £20.500
  • Value: £48.5 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 84 Dribbling, 84 Aggression, 88 Stamina

Bellingham has been linked to many elite clubs, and you don’t want to miss the opportunity to sign him to your team. The high aggression, stamina, and dribbling abilities he possesses make him a very utilized individual in the CM position. He can sometimes fill the position of LM, but his skills are mostly used at the CM.

At age 18, the sky’s the limit for Bellingham, and there shouldn’t be any doubts whether he deserves a place in your rotation, even in your starting XI.

3.) Florian Wirtz (82 OVR / 90 POT)

  • Team: Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • Age: 18
  • Wage: £21.000
  • Value: £58 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 88 Ball Control, 86 Dribbling, 85 Vision

Wirtz is playing mostly in the CAM position, however, his skill set can be used in the CM position as well. Mostly known for his playmaking abilities, he can create a chance for his teammates with ease. The dribbling also allows him to create his own independent chances, so this versatile player is rating high on the list of wonderkids that play in the midfield.

He is currently linked to Barcelona, as this gigantic team is eyeing the 2023 transfer market to land this gem.

4.) Ryan Gravenberch (78 OVR / 90 POT)

  • Team: Ajax
  • Age: 19
  • Wage: £9.300
  • Value: £30 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 84 Ball Control, 81 stamina, 83 Dribbling

We all know the capability of Ajax to produce extraordinary players, as their youth school is probably the most popular one in Europe. Well, Gravenberch is a product of it, and he is absolutely shining in this club so far! The dribbling and ball control skills he possesses make him a very strong midfielder, who mostly plays in the CM position.

A deal is expected soon that should transfer this individual to Bayern Munchen, and as a manager, he should be totally on your list of young wonderkids that are available for the midfield positions.

5.) Sandro Tonali (81 OVR / 89 POT)

  • Team: Milan
  • Age: 21
  • Wage: £29.000
  • Value: £49 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 84 Stamina, 83 Ball Control, 83 Short Pass

A little bit older than his competition in the wonderkids category, Tonali is absolutely torching enemy defenses in Calcio Liga. This young individual is known for creating chances for his opponents, something that Milan has been able to utilize properly and bring themselves back in the fight for the championship.

Apart from the passing abilities he possesses, Tonali is known for his Stamina and Ball Control, making him a truly general and commander on the field. So far, he hasn’t been connected to other teams regarding transfers, as he looks to win the Scudetto with Milan.

6.) Eduardo Camavinga (78 OVR / 89 POT)

  • Team: Real Madrid
  • Age: 18
  • Wage: £39.000
  • Value: £26.5 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 81 Ball Control, 80 Stamina, 80 Agility

Camavinga has been one of the loudest and most popular signings in 2021. He has adapted quickly to the royal club, and that can be proved by the amazing performance of this young individual in the second game against Manchester City, where he was a pivotal piece in turning the game over. Apart from the CM position, Camavinga also plays in the CDM position, however with less success.

At age 18, you can only imagine what the future holds for this unbruised gem. So, no need to think twice when it comes to signing Eduardo for your team!

7.) Gavi (76 OVR / 88 POT)

  • Team: FC Barcelona
  • Age: 17
  • Wage: £12.000
  • Value: £15.5 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 89 Balance, 86 Agility, 82 Aggression

Gavi has been one of the crucial parts in the process of Barcelona’s rebuild, along with Pedri. Although not utilized as him, Gavi can provide really stable gameplay in the midfield with his playmaking abilities, creating chances with ease for his colleagues. His overall score is not as high as other wonderkids, but the potential he possesses makes him really a crucial piece for a team that is currently going through a rebuilding phase.

The high points he has in Balance, Agility, and Aggression make Gavi a high-prioritized pick for your team as a manager. So, there is certainly a space for a young gem like him in your rotation.

8.) Nicolo Rovella (72 OVR / 87 POT)

  • Team: Genoa
  • Age: 19
  • Wage: £6.300
  • Value: £5 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 81 Stamina, 76 Agility, 76 Short Pass

Rovella is a cheap signing that can bring some fresh blood to your team. As a manager, you should always pay attention to these kinds of players, because for a small investment you are receiving a midfielder, who can also be utilized in the CDM position, that is ready to prove himself and bring valuable minutes to your rotation.

Due to his OVR rating and the low scores in finishing, dribbling, and other offensive skillsets, he may not be the first choice for your starting XI. However, his playmaking abilities and his passing skills can be very much utilized if you know how to blend him properly.

9.) Boubacar Kamara (80 OVR / 86 POT)

  • Team: Olympique de Marseille
  • Age: 21
  • Wage: £27.000
  • Value: £34.5 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 84 Aggression, 83 Interceptions, 82 Stamina

Kamara is one midfielder that can make the enemies question their gameplay abilities. Known for his high interception skills and the high aggression and anticipation on every play, Kamara can turn defense into offense really easily and swiftly. At 21 years old, he has no limits for the progression and he’s really proving this for Marseille, so as a good scout and manager, you should have him on your list!

10.) Maxence Caqueret (79 OVR / 85 POT)

  • Team: Olympique Lyonnais
  • Age: 21
  • Wage: £38.500
  • Value: £23.5 million
  • Biggest Strengths: 86 Stamina, 87 Agility, 85 Balance

Caqueret can endure duels when faced with enemy strikers and midfielders, an ability that is much needed for his position at CDM. This is why he is wanted in teams that lack the presence of a midfielder more defensively, to back up the last line of defense before the goalkeeper. If you need a young wonderkid in this position, then rest assured that Caqueret is the right choice, as he’s backing up his “talk” with the high scores in Stamina, Balance, and Agility.

FIFA 22 Wonderkids: Best Young Central Midfielders (CM) to Sign in Career Mode

This is a complete list of all young Central Midfielders with 83 potential or more.

PlayerOverallPotentialMain PositionAgeClubGROWTotal Stats
Pedri 8291CM18FC Barcelona91,942
Aurelien Tchouameni 8188CM21AS Monaco72,007
Jude Bellingham 8190CM18Borussia Dortmund92,008
Ryan Gravenberch 7890CM19Ajax121,955
Eduardo Camavinga 7889CM18Real Madrid111,964
Orkun Kokcu 7885CM20Feyenoord71,931
Conor Gallagher 7784CM21Crystal Palace71,854
Yacine Adli 7683CM21Girondins de Bordeaux71,866
Gavi 7688CM17FC Barcelona121,822
Eljif Elmas 7685CM21Napoli91,859
Unai Vencedor 7684CM20Athletic Club de Bilbao81,928
Khephren Thuram 7684CM20OGC Nice81,936
Albert Sambi Lokonga 7584CM21Arsenal91,844
Curtis Jones 7586CM20Liverpool111,816
Nico Gonzalez 7585CM19FC Barcelona101,830
Vitor Ferreira 7586CM21FC Porto111,839
Enzo Fernandez 7585CM20River Plate101,941
Kouadio Manu Kone 7484CM20Borussia M'gladbach101,857
Manuel Ugarte 7484CM20Sporting CP101,729
Ilaix Moriba 7384CM18Valencia CF111,725
Nicolas Seiwald 7383CM20RB Salzburg101,856
Enzo Le Fee 7383CM21FC Lorient101,716
Ivan Ilic 7385CM20Hellas Verona121,775
Marcos Antonio 7383CM21Shakhtar Donetsk101,732
Aster Vranckx 7284CM18VfL Wolfsburg121,797
Eliot Matazo 7283CM19AS Monaco111,779
Billy Gilmour 7284CM20Norwich City121,726
Nicolo Rovella 7287CM19Genoa151,743
Samuele Ricci 7186CM20Torino151,779
Jacob Ramsey 7185CM20Aston Villa141,685
Santiago Simon 7185CM19River Plate141,821
Gianluca Busio 7185CM19Venezia141,788
Blanco 7183CM21Real Madrid121,629
Afonso Sousa 7083CM21Belenenses131,697
Kenneth Taylor 6983CM19Ajax141,783
Marko Bulat 6983CM19Dinamo Zagreb141,823
Martin Baturina 6684CM18Dinamo Zagreb181,672
Charlie Patino 6485CM17Arsenal211,583
Zidan Sertdemir 6285CM16Bayer 04 Leverkusen231,542
Sandro Tonali 8189CDM21Milan82,048
Boubacar Kamara 8086CDM21Olympique de Marseille61,865
Maxence Caqueret 7985CDM21Olympique Lyonnais61,866
Oliver Skipp 7784CDM20Tottenham Hotspur71,728
Mohamed Camara 7684CDM21RB Salzburg81,870
Guillamon 7583CDM21Valencia CF81,661
Daniel Samek 7283CDM17Slavia Praha111,827
Amadou Onana 7284CDM20LOSC Lille121,716
Alhassan Yusuf 7184CDM21Antwerp131,732
Alan Varela 6983CDM20Boca Juniors141,646
David Ayala 6884CDM19Portland Timbers161,603
Lewis Bate 6383CDM18Leeds United201,580
Jamal Musiala 7889LM18Bayern München111,666
Harvey Elliott 7387CAM18Liverpool141,574
Fabio Carvalho 7186CAM19Fulham151,604
Arda Guler 6285CAM16Fenerbahçe231,502
Pierre Dwomoh 6285CAM17Antwerp231,535
Adam Karabec 7285CAM18Sparta Praha131,666
Hamed Junior Traore 7485CAM21Sassuolo111,863
Alex Scott 6684CAM18Bristol City181,616
Hannibal Mejbri 6484CAM18Manchester United201,569
Carney Chukwuemeka 6484CAM17Aston Villa201,528
Mohammed Kudus 7684CAM21Ajax81,898
Mohamed Ihattaren 7484CAM19Ajax101,746
Paulo Bernardo 6883CAM19Benfica151,662
Alfie Devine 5883CAM17Tottenham Hotspur251,476
Caden Clark 6683CAM18New York Red Bulls171,575
Luka Sucic 7083CAM18RB Salzburg131,721
Anouar Ait El Hadj 6983CAM19Anderlecht141,666
Jesus Ferreira 7283CAM20FC Dallas111,746

We hope that some of these wonderkids can be a perfect match for your team. Of course, you need to study them thoroughly and find out which one of them can be blended with the rest of the team, as one football game cannot be won by individuals only. Therefore, we hope that this guide has found you well and you have learned more about the future of midfield space in football.

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