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.
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.
|Player||Overall||Potential||Main Position||Age||Club||GROW||Total Stats|
|Aurelien Tchouameni||81||88||CM||21||AS Monaco||7||2,007|
|Jude Bellingham||81||90||CM||18||Borussia Dortmund||9||2,008|
|Eduardo Camavinga||78||89||CM||18||Real Madrid||11||1,964|
|Conor Gallagher||77||84||CM||21||Crystal Palace||7||1,854|
|Yacine Adli||76||83||CM||21||Girondins de Bordeaux||7||1,866|
|Unai Vencedor||76||84||CM||20||Athletic Club de Bilbao||8||1,928|
|Khephren Thuram||76||84||CM||20||OGC Nice||8||1,936|
|Albert Sambi Lokonga||75||84||CM||21||Arsenal||9||1,844|
|Nico Gonzalez||75||85||CM||19||FC Barcelona||10||1,830|
|Vitor Ferreira||75||86||CM||21||FC Porto||11||1,839|
|Enzo Fernandez||75||85||CM||20||River Plate||10||1,941|
|Kouadio Manu Kone||74||84||CM||20||Borussia M'gladbach||10||1,857|
|Manuel Ugarte||74||84||CM||20||Sporting CP||10||1,729|
|Ilaix Moriba||73||84||CM||18||Valencia CF||11||1,725|
|Nicolas Seiwald||73||83||CM||20||RB Salzburg||10||1,856|
|Enzo Le Fee||73||83||CM||21||FC Lorient||10||1,716|
|Ivan Ilic||73||85||CM||20||Hellas Verona||12||1,775|
|Marcos Antonio||73||83||CM||21||Shakhtar Donetsk||10||1,732|
|Aster Vranckx||72||84||CM||18||VfL Wolfsburg||12||1,797|
|Eliot Matazo||72||83||CM||19||AS Monaco||11||1,779|
|Billy Gilmour||72||84||CM||20||Norwich City||12||1,726|
|Jacob Ramsey||71||85||CM||20||Aston Villa||14||1,685|
|Santiago Simon||71||85||CM||19||River Plate||14||1,821|
|Marko Bulat||69||83||CM||19||Dinamo Zagreb||14||1,823|
|Martin Baturina||66||84||CM||18||Dinamo Zagreb||18||1,672|
|Zidan Sertdemir||62||85||CM||16||Bayer 04 Leverkusen||23||1,542|
|Boubacar Kamara||80||86||CDM||21||Olympique de Marseille||6||1,865|
|Maxence Caqueret||79||85||CDM||21||Olympique Lyonnais||6||1,866|
|Oliver Skipp||77||84||CDM||20||Tottenham Hotspur||7||1,728|
|Mohamed Camara||76||84||CDM||21||RB Salzburg||8||1,870|
|Daniel Samek||72||83||CDM||17||Slavia Praha||11||1,827|
|Amadou Onana||72||84||CDM||20||LOSC Lille||12||1,716|
|Alan Varela||69||83||CDM||20||Boca Juniors||14||1,646|
|David Ayala||68||84||CDM||19||Portland Timbers||16||1,603|
|Lewis Bate||63||83||CDM||18||Leeds United||20||1,580|
|Jamal Musiala||78||89||LM||18||Bayern München||11||1,666|
|Adam Karabec||72||85||CAM||18||Sparta Praha||13||1,666|
|Hamed Junior Traore||74||85||CAM||21||Sassuolo||11||1,863|
|Alex Scott||66||84||CAM||18||Bristol City||18||1,616|
|Hannibal Mejbri||64||84||CAM||18||Manchester United||20||1,569|
|Carney Chukwuemeka||64||84||CAM||17||Aston Villa||20||1,528|
|Alfie Devine||58||83||CAM||17||Tottenham Hotspur||25||1,476|
|Caden Clark||66||83||CAM||18||New York Red Bulls||17||1,575|
|Luka Sucic||70||83||CAM||18||RB Salzburg||13||1,721|
|Anouar Ait El Hadj||69||83||CAM||19||Anderlecht||14||1,666|
|Jesus Ferreira||72||83||CAM||20||FC Dallas||11||1,746|
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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