This shortlist is a part of the susie world scouting tour where we embark on a journey to find the best and cheapest Football Manager players from the top nations in the game. For each nation we're picking out the best players, the wonderkids, the bargains and the free transfers.

This shortlist comrpises all the best players from France. Of course the fact that they're the best means they're likely to be very expensive, if you're looking for someone cheaper then check out our other shortlists. But if you want to know who the best of the best is, then list of the best players from France in Football Manager 2014 is the place to be.

This fm shortlist can be easily downloaded using the big download on the right, ready for easy import into your existing Football Manager Career.
Name Age Position Wage Value Cost Expires Rating Potential
Karim Benzema 32 ST (C) £172k £46m £300m 29-06-2015
Antoine Griezmann 29 AM (RLC), ST (C) £16k £67m £131m 29-06-2016
Paul Pogba 27 M/AM (C) £29k £60m £80m 29-06-2016
Raphaël Varane 27 D (C) £24k £52m £63m 29-06-2017
Blaise Matuidi 33 DM, M (LC) £47k £2m £300m 29-06-2014
Hugo Lloris 33 GK £80k £22m £300m 29-06-2016
Dimitri Payet 33 AM (RLC) £39k £8m £300m 29-06-2017
Franck Ribéry 37 AM (L), ST (C) £162k £2m £2m 29-06-2017
Olivier Giroud 33 ST (C) £50k £7m £5m 29-06-2016
Kevin Gameiro 33 ST (C) £14k £5m £5m 29-06-2018
Bafétimbi Gomis 34 ST (C) £57k £383k £459k 29-06-2014
Laurent Koscielny 34 D (C) £60k £1m £300m 29-06-2017
Mamadou Sakho 30 D (C) £60k £16m £13m 29-06-2018
Etienne Capoue 32 DM, M (C) £45k £12m £11m 29-06-2017
Maxime Gonalons 31 DM, M (C) £21k £7m £300m 29-06-2016
Eliaquim Mangala 29 D (C) £21k £6m £6m 29-06-2016
Mathieu Valbuena 35 M (RL), AM (RLC) £58k £420k £462k 29-06-2016
Morgan Schneiderlin 30 DM, M (C) £35k £7m £8m 29-06-2017
Yann M'Vila 30 DM, M (C) £63k £3m £11m 29-06-2017
Mathieu Debuchy 34 D/WB (R) £40k £305k £305k 29-06-2018
Hatem Ben Arfa 33 AM (RC), ST (C) £40k £1m £2m 29-06-2015
Daniel Congré 35 D (C) £15k £302k £332k 29-06-2016
Yohan Cabaye 34 DM, M/AM (C) £89k £0 £0 29-06-2017
Gaël Clichy 35 D/WB (L) £90k £0 £0 29-06-2017
Samir Nasri 33 M/AM (RLC) £140k £0 £0 29-06-2015
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa 31 D (C) £40k £0 £0 29-06-2018
Adil Rami 34 D (C) £33k £83k £300m 29-06-2015
Bacary Sagna 37 D (RC), WB (R) £40k £0 £0 29-06-2014
Marvin Martin 32 M/AM (C) £39k £214k £300m 29-06-2017
Steed Malbranque 40 M (C) £25k £4k £10k 29-06-2014
Eric Abidal 33 D LC £20k £385k £546k 29-06-2014
Sébastien Puygrenier 31 D C £4k £386k £197k 29-06-2015
Younes Kaboul 27 D C £30k £13m £33m 29-06-2014
Jérémy Toulalan 29 DM £68k £4m £10m 29-06-2015
Lassana Diarra 28 DM £80k £12m £20m 29-06-2016
Rio Mavuba 29 DM £35k £4m £7m 29-06-2015
Franck Béria 30 D RLC £19k £3m £4m 29-06-2016
Mathieu Flamini 29 DM £50k £4m £6m 29-06-2016
Abdoulay Konko 29 D/WB/M R £37k £3m £5m 29-06-2016
Patrice Evra 32 D/WB L £90k £3m £8m 29-06-2014
Philippe Mexès 31 SW, D C £114k £3m £4m 29-06-2015
Sylvain Distin 35 D C £45k £511k £770k 29-06-2015
Florent Balmont 33 DM £19k £522k £782k 29-06-2015
Anthony Réveillère 33 D/WB R £10k £162k £225k 29-06-2014
Yoann Gourcuff 26 AM LC £78k £5m £7m 29-06-2015
William Gallas 35 D C £9k £104k £57k 30-05-2014

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