Once you become immersed in the Football Manager series it can really take over your life – the last thing you think about before bed and the first thing you want to do when you wake up.
You can suggest to yourself that you will have a quick game for an hour or so and a week later you are in your fourth season on the verge of monumental success at your chosen club.
One long-term strategy in Football Manager is finding youngsters who are going to go on and become world class players – In FM lingo they are called ‘wonderkids’.
Every club wants to have a successful academy but on Football Manager it is devilishly hard to produce your own talent, so you turn to crime and steal other clubs impressive young talents.
Often your scouts will do their best to find the prestigious 17-year-old’s in South America if you ask them to but doing it yourself may represent the only option.
In the transfer section of the game it is vital to include the relevant characteristics and attributes to find the specific young players that have what it takes to improve to such a level that they will be a top player, and usually they are extremely cheap.
Take a look at the video below which shows exactly how to find those so-called wonderkids.