Football Manager 2021 Wonderkids are young players with high potential ability that are likely to become big stars in the future. Below you will find a list of the best young players in Football Manager 2021. This list contains both those players guaranteed to be a success in FM21 and who will likely cost quite a bit of money. As well as the fm21 Wonderkids whose potential is a little bit random so will be at different levels in each save game. These players are generally cheaper but will only sometimes mature into the best players in fm2021 and in other save games they won't. We recommend you take the time to let your scouts have a good look at them rather than just relying on this list, but in terms of possible fm2021 Wonderkids, this is certainly the definitive list of fm2021 Wonderkids with world class potential ability.
Name Age Position Wage Value Cost Expires Rating Potential
Kylian Mbappé 21 AM (RL), ST (C) £403k £83m £217m 30-06-2022
Erling Haaland 20 ST (C) £141k £63m £90m 30-06-2024
Matthijs de Ligt 20 D (C) £214k £39m £123m 30-06-2024
Frenkie de Jong 23 D (C), DM, M (C) £176k £50m £130m 30-06-2026
Trent Alexander-Arnold 21 D/WB (R), DM, M (C) £75k £55m £105m 30-06-2024
Lautaro Martínez 22 ST (C) £81k £39m £74m 30-06-2023
Ousmane Dembélé 23 M/AM (RL) £212k £50m £98m 30-06-2022
João Félix 20 AM (RLC), ST (C) £165k £50m £127m 30-06-2024
Mikel Oyarzábal 23 AM (RLC), ST (C) £39k £42m £69m 30-06-2024
Federico Valverde 22 DM, M (C) £70k £39m £56m 30-06-2025
Jadon Sancho 20 M/AM (RL) £160k £41m £94m 30-06-2023
Christian Pulisic 21 M (RL), AM (RLC) £150k £40m £97m 30-06-2024
Marcus Rashford 22 AM (L), ST (C) £180k £52m £104m 30-06-2023
Nicolò Barella 23 M/AM (C) £89k £32m £93m 30-06-2024
Gianluigi Donnarumma 21 GK £195k £22m £72m 30-06-2021
Gabriel Jesus 23 AM (RL), ST (C) £90k £51m £73m 30-06-2023
Rodrigo Bentancur 23 DM, M (C) £81k £32m £29m 30-06-2024
Arthur 23 DM, M/AM (C) £146k £28m £179m 30-06-2025
Martin Ødegaard 21 M (RC), AM (C) £86k £34m £76m 30-06-2023
Joe Gomez 23 D (RLC) £75k £37m £48m 30-06-2024
Rúben Dias 23 D (C) £70k £37m £145m 30-06-2026
Achraf Hakimi 21 D/WB (RL), M (R) £134k £26m £85m 30-06-2025
Kai Havertz 21 M/AM (C) £150k £40m £194m 30-06-2025
Theo Hernández 22 D/WB/M (L) £40k £24m £68m 30-06-2024
Unai Simón 23 GK £23m £116m 30-06-2025
Maxi Gómez 23 ST (C) £31m £45m 30-06-2024
Wilfred Ndidi 23 DM, M (C) £80k £36m £57m 30-06-2024
Federico Chiesa 22 WB/M/AM (RL) £60k £22m £37m 30-06-2022
Rúben Neves 23 DM, M (C) £60k £36m £74m 30-06-2023
Dejan Kulusevski 20 M (R), AM (RC) £81k £24m £62m
Dominic Calvert-Lewin 23 AM (RL), ST (C) £70k £36m £55m 30-06-2025
Leon Bailey 22 M/AM (RL) £70k £27m £63m 30-06-2023
Youri Tielemans 23 M/AM (C) £120k £34m £82m 30-06-2023
Richarlison 23 AM (RL), ST (C) £110k £35m £81m 30-06-2024
Diogo Jota 23 AM (RLC), ST (C) £90k £36m £115m 30-06-2025
Luka Jovic 22 ST (C) £163k £37m £90m 30-06-2025
Tammy Abraham 22 ST (C) £85k £35m £72m 30-06-2023
Carlos Soler 23 DM, M/AM (RC) £79k £24m £32m 30-06-2023
Phil Foden 20 M (C), AM (RC) £30k £35m £72m 30-06-2024
Victor Osimhen 21 ST (C) £120k £30m £246m 30-06-2025
Sergio Reguilón 23 D/WB (L) £70k £29m £78m 30-06-2025
James Maddison 23 M (LC), AM (RLC) £110k £33m £76m 30-06-2024
Nicolò Zaniolo 21 M (C), AM (RLC) £81k £20m £63m 30-06-2024
Merih Demiral 22 D (C) £59k £19m £18m 30-06-2024
Franck Kessié 23 DM, M (C) £72k £19m £41m 30-06-2022
Alexander Isak 20 ST (C) £8m £58m 30-06-2024
Ferran Torres 20 M (R), AM (RL) £60k £34m £50m 30-06-2025
Tanguy Ndombele 23 DM, M/AM (C) £120k £32m £102m 30-06-2025
Mason Mount 21 M (C), AM (LC) £77k £34m £78m 30-06-2024
David Neres 23 M/AM (RL) £46k £10m £31m 30-06-2023
Gonçalo Guedes 23 M (RL), AM (RLC), ST (C) £101k £24m £81m 30-06-2024
Aaron Wan-Bissaka 22 D/WB (R) £80k £50m £128m 30-06-2024
Ansu Fati 17 AM (RL), ST (C) £70k £54m £79m 30-06-2022
Jules Koundé 21 D (C) £73k £20m £55m 30-06-2024
Ben Chilwell 23 D/WB (L) £190k £29m £186m 30-06-2025
Éder Militão 22 D (RC), WB (R), DM £163k £22m £86m 30-06-2025
Pau Torres 23 D (C) £14k £19m £32m 30-06-2024
Luiz Felipe 23 D (C) £26k £14m £25m 30-06-2022
Donny van de Beek 23 DM, M/AM (C) £100k £31m £101m 30-06-2025
Alessandro Bastoni 21 D (C) £49k £14m £53m 30-06-2023
Gaetano Castrovilli 23 M/AM (C) £46k £12m £21m 30-06-2024
Gabriel 22 D (C) £50k £28m £97m 30-06-2025
Vinícius Júnior 20 AM (L), ST (C) £197k £19m £95m 30-06-2025
Dani Ceballos 23 M (C) £19m £77m 30-06-2023
Dani Olmo 22 M/AM (LC) £70k £19m £57m 30-06-2024
Kieran Tierney 23 D (LC), WB (L) £75k £26m £54m 30-06-2024
Ismaël Bennacer 22 DM, M (C) £49k £14m £42m 30-06-2024
Fikayo Tomori 22 D (C) £70k £23m £47m 30-06-2024
Alex Meret 23 GK £33k £10m £9m 30-06-2023
Nikola Milenkovic 22 D (RC) £26k £12m £27m 30-06-2022
Marc Cucurella 22 D/WB/M/AM (L) £15m £29m 30-06-2024
Rafael Leão 21 AM (L), ST (C) £37k £14m £54m 30-06-2024
Allan Saint-Maximin 23 M/AM (RL) £80k £29m £63m 30-06-2026
Manuel Locatelli 22 DM, M (C) £23k £13m £20m 30-06-2023
Houssem Aouar 22 M/AM (LC) £63k £29m £31m 30-06-2023
Pedro Gonçalves 22 M/AM (C) £11k £16m £26m 30-06-2025
Emiliano Buendía 23 M (R), AM (RC) £18k £25m £40m 30-06-2024
Declan Rice 21 D (C), DM, M (C) £30k £26m £65m 30-06-2024
Justin Kluivert 21 M/AM (RL) £59k £10m £25m 30-06-2023
Eljif Elmas 20 M/AM (C) £40k £10m £10m 30-06-2025
Reece James 20 D/WB (R), M (C) £60k £26m £71m 30-06-2025
Donyell Malen 21 AM (RL), ST (C) £11m £56m 30-06-2024
Marcos Antonio 20 DM, M (C) £3m £26m 01-07-2025
Marcus Edwards 21 AM (RLC) £3k £14m £17m 30-06-2023
Victor Tsygankov 22 M/AM (RL) £9m £17m 30-06-2023
Lucas Paquetá 22 M/AM (C) £44k £12m £47m 30-06-2025
Dodo 21 D/WB (R) £3m £20m 31-12-2025
Bruno Guimarães 22 DM, M (C) £35k £11m £36m 30-06-2024
Alexander Nübel 23 GK £13k £13m £22m 30-06-2025
Matheus Cunha 21 AM (RC), ST (C) £53k £9m £85m 30-06-2024
Dominik Szoboszlai 19 M (LC), AM (C) £4k £7m £43m 31-05-2022
Callum Hudson-Odoi 19 AM (RLC) £120k £26m £66m 30-06-2024
Bukayo Saka 18 WB (L), AM (RL) £30k £26m £77m 30-06-2024
Sander Berge 22 DM, M/AM (C) £40k £25m £62m 30-06-2024
Dean Henderson 23 GK £120k £23m £60m 30-06-2025
Mason Greenwood 18 AM (R), ST (C) £25k £30m £87m 30-06-2023
Dayot Upamecano 21 D (C) £42k £14m £41m 30-06-2023
Ibañez 21 D (C) £9k £8m £7m 30-06-2023
Sandro Tonali 20 DM, M (C) £35k £10m £34m 30-06-2022
Pedri 17 M (C), AM (RLC) £35k £11m £62m 30-06-2024
Samuel Chukwueze 21 M (R), AM (RL) £11m £34m 30-06-2023
Wesley Fofana 19 D (C) £55k £21m £120m 30-06-2025
Darwin Núñez 21 ST (C) £35k £16m £47m 30-06-2025
Myron Boadu 19 AM (RL), ST (C) £9m £78m 30-06-2023
Antony 20 M (R), AM (RC), ST (C) £14k £8m £44m 30-06-2025
Ben Godfrey 22 D (C), DM £65k £20m £54m 30-06-2025
Patson Daka 21 ST (C) £7k £6m £24m 31-05-2024
Boubacar Kamara 20 D (C), DM £46k £9m £62m 30-06-2022
Matteo Guendouzi 21 DM, M (C) £50k £25m £62m 30-06-2022
Marash Kumbulla 20 D (C) £7m £20m 30-06-2022
Florentino Luís 20 DM, M (C) £17k £9m £43m 30-06-2024
Ben White 22 D (C) £30k £24m £35m 30-06-2024
Rodrygo 19 AM (RL), ST (C) £141k £9m £56m 30-06-2025
Eduardo Camavinga 17 DM, M (C) £19k £20m £78m 30-06-2022
Edson Álvarez 22 D (RC), DM, M (C) £18k £6m £13m 30-06-2024
Wuilker Fariñez 22 GK £812k £1m 30-06-2023
Luca Pellegrini 21 D/WB/M (L) £36k £6m £10m 30-06-2023
Nadiem Amiri 23 M/AM (RLC) £53k £10m £33m 30-06-2024
Tariq Lamptey 19 D/WB (RL), M (R) £5k £25m £59m 30-06-2023
Eric García 19 D (C) £12k £20m £47m 30-06-2021
David Brooks 23 M (R), AM (RC) £20k £18m £29m 30-06-2023
Tosin Adarabioyo 22 D (C) £30k £17m £42m 30-06-2023
Max Aarons 20 D/WB (R) £18k £15m £42m 30-06-2023
Reiss Nelson 20 M/AM (RL) £40k £19m £81m 30-06-2022
Dwight McNeil 20 M/AM (RL), ST (C) £45k £19m £68m 30-06-2024
Evanilson 20 AM (L), ST (C) £18k £7m £10m 30-06-2025
Gabriel Martinelli 19 AM (RLC), ST (C) £35k £19m £56m 30-06-2024
Jean-Clair Todibo 20 D (C), DM £22k £7m £61m 30-06-2023
Dušan Vlahovic 20 ST (C) £26k £6m £19m 30-06-2023
Jens Petter Hauge 20 AM (RL) £27k £6m £17m 30-06-2025
Lisandro Martínez 22 D (LC), DM, M (C) £18k £5m £16m 30-06-2023
Nuno Mendes 18 D/WB (L) £4k £6m £33m 30-06-2025
Takehiro Tomiyasu 21 D (RC) £16k £5m £23m 30-06-2023
Aaron Ramsdale 22 GK £40k £14m £41m 30-06-2024
Nehuén Pérez 20 D (C) £6m £24m 30-06-2024
Josip Brekalo 22 M/AM (RL) £32k £4m £34m 30-06-2023
William Saliba 19 D (C) £40k £12m £63m 30-06-2024
Manuel Ugarte 19 DM, M (C) £1m £1m 31-07-2021
Brenner 20 ST (C) £4m £14m 12-09-2022
Lewis Cook 23 DM, M (C) £35k £11m £30m 30-06-2022
Riqui Puig 20 M/AM (C) £6k £4m £62m 30-06-2021
Owen Wijndal 20 D/WB/M (L) £3m £59m 30-06-2023
Amadou Haidara 22 DM, M (C) £53k £3m £45m 30-06-2023
Jota 21 AM (RL) £7k £3m £25m 30-06-2024
Arne Maier 21 DM, M/AM (C) £18k £4m £71m 30-06-2023
Filip Benković 23 D (C) £30k £8m £33m 30-06-2023
Jude Bellingham 17 M/AM (RLC) £52k £3m £61m 30-06-2025
Ryan Sessegnon 20 D/WB/M/AM (L) £55k £19m £66m 30-06-2024
José Juan Macías 20 AM (L), ST (C) £2m £10m 31-12-2023
Chris Mepham 22 D (C) £12k £7m £28m 30-06-2023
Anel Ahmedhodzic 21 D (C) £2k £1m £4m 31-12-2023
Mickaël Cuisance 20 DM, M/AM (C) £44k £3m £14m 30-06-2024
Paulinho 20 M (RL), AM (RLC) £26k £3m £55m 30-06-2023
Karim Adeyemi 18 AM (R), ST (C) £7k £3m £41m 30-06-2024
Zinho Vanheusden 20 D (C) £24k £9m £32m 30-06-2023
Mikkel Damsgaard 20 M/AM (RLC), ST (C) £3k £3m £20m 30-06-2024
Mohammed Kudus 19 M/AM (C) £6m £32m 30-06-2025
Jamal Musiala 17 AM (RLC), ST (C) £789 £176k £23m 30-06-2022
João Pedro 18 AM (RL), ST (C) £20k £6m £21m 30-06-2024
Reinier 18 AM (C) £1m £60m 30-06-2026
Amine Gouiri 20 AM (L), ST (C) £4m £17m
Ryan Gravenberch 18 DM, M (C), AM (LC) £5m £24m 30-06-2023
Joshua Zirkzee 19 ST (C) £14k £3m £62m 30-06-2023
Diego Laínez 20 AM (RL) £3m £19m 30-06-2024
Vítor Ferreira 20 DM, M (C) £2k £2m £26m 30-06-2024
Rayan Aït-Nouri 19 D (L) £3m £51m 30-06-2023
Manor Solomon 21 AM (RC) £7k £4m £13m 31-12-2023
Troy Parrott 18 ST (C) £10k £5m £60m 30-06-2023
Eduardo Quaresma 18 D (C) £5k £1m £24m 30-06-2025
Josha Vagnoman 19 D/WB (RL) £7k £546k £18m 30-06-2024
Eddie Salcedo 18 AM (LC), ST (C) £6k £2m £17m 30-06-2024
Rabbi Matondo 19 M/AM (RL) £18k £3m £36m 30-06-2023
Ilaix Moriba 17 DM, M/AM (C) £12k £2m £68m 30-06-2022
Charles De Ketelaere 19 M (LC), AM (C) £8k £3m £25m 30-06-2023
Andriy Lunin 21 GK £1m £42m 30-06-2024
Denys Popov 21 D (C) £2m £12m 30-06-2025
Jérémy Doku 18 AM (RL), ST (C) £14k £5m £90m 30-06-2025
Harvey Elliott 17 AM (RL), ST (C) £12k £5m £59m 30-06-2023
Tanguy Nianzou 18 D (C), DM £34k £2m £40m 30-06-2024
Josko Gvardiol 18 D (LC) £2m £28m 30-06-2025
Emanuel Vignato 19 AM (RC) £10k £1m £13m 30-06-2024
Youssouph Badji 18 ST (C) £3k £4m £18m 30-06-2024
Matteo Lovato 20 D (C) £3k £1m £9m 30-06-2024
Antonio Blanco 20 DM, M (C) £812k £69m 30-06-2021
Lucas Lourenço 19 AM (C) £686k £14m 31-12-2024
Armel Bella-Kotchap 18 D (C) £4k £59k £5m 01-07-2024
Yusuf Demir 17 AM (RC), ST (C) £631 £1m £22m 30-06-2022
Fábio Silva 18 ST (C) £35k £2m £124m 30-06-2025
Bryan Gil 19 AM (RLC) £933k £15m 30-06-2022
Tomás Esteves 18 D/WB (R) £3k £504k £23m 30-06-2024
Alan Velasco 18 AM (RLC), ST (C) £2k £743k £7m 30-06-2022
Samson Tijani 18 D (C), DM £2k £602k £6m 31-05-2025
Moisés Caicedo 18 DM, M (C) £103k £1m 31-12-2024
Amad Diallo 18 M (R), AM (RL), ST (C) £594k £23m 30-06-2022
Santi Ramos Mingo 18 D (C) £2k £150k £36m 30-06-2022
Jakub Kamiński 18 WB (R), AM (RL) £408 £90k £3m 30-06-2024
Francisco Conceição 17 AM (RL) £2k £429k £22m 30-06-2023
Rayan Cherki 16 AM (RLC), ST (C) £9k £597k £17m 30-06-2023
Lucien Agoume 18 DM, M/AM (C) £7k £392k £9m 30-06-2023
Jesús Vázquez 17 D/WB/M (L) £213k £15m 30-06-2022
Stefan Bajic 18 GK £234k £9m 30-06-2022
Franco Tongya 18 M (C), AM (RC) £237k £9m 30-06-2022
Naci Ünüvar 17 M (C), AM (LC), ST (C) £331k £10m 30-06-2023
Nico Serrano 17 M/AM (RL), ST (C) £208k £11m 30-06-2024
Hannibal 17 M/AM (C) £5k £217k £40m 30-06-2023
Ernest Poku 16 AM (RL), ST (C) £135k £14m 30-06-2023
Pierre Dwomoh 16 M (C), AM (RC), ST (C) £1k £276k £15m 30-06-2024
Jamie Bynoe-Gittens 15 AM (RL) £133 £48k £89m 30-06-2024
Luis Carbonell 17 ST (C) £16k £1m 30-06-2023
Mory Bamba 18 AM (RL) £62k £2m 30-06-2022
Diogo Nascimento 17 AM (C) £3k £26k £13m 30-06-2022
Pipi 16 M/AM (C) £118k £21m
Óscar Aranda 18 AM (L), ST (C) £56k £19m
Layton Stewart 17 ST (C) £769 £35k £771k 30-06-2022
Gabriel Brás 16 D (C) £1k £450 £6m 30-06-2023
Comments
Jens-Uwe Jochem
1 year ago
1 day ago
1
Premium
Is there an option to download the wonderkids shortlist and import in FM2021?
I did not find this option so far.

Thank you
mcmurphy100
Daniel84
4 years ago
1 month ago
2
Premium
Is there an option to download the wonderkids shortlist and import in FM2021?
I did not find this option so far.

Thank you
mcmurphy100


Yep, importable list would be awesome
ryandormer
11 years ago
2 days ago
6
Premium
Yep, importable list would be awesome


I agree, it would be great to be able to download it as a shortlist. Will that be possible?
Footygamer
14 years ago
21 hours ago
13,080
There is now a download link at the top 🙂
ryandormer
11 years ago
2 days ago
6
Premium
There is now a download link at the top 🙂


Outstanding work! Thank you!
majesa
8 years ago
17 hours ago
7
Premium
buenas tardes en que carpeta se instala el archivo? Gracias
dedyp79
11 months ago
3 weeks ago
1
Premium
Hi, how to install that file to fm21?
celalcem
7 years ago
4 weeks ago
2
super work. but the link doesnt work
enick3312
8 years ago
3 weeks ago
4
Link seems to not work for me, but gj anyway
kingrobbo
11 years ago
1 hour ago
7,687
super work. but the link doesnt work


working fine now
the springboks
9 years ago
1 month ago
2
This Link like the one to the config file of Backgrounds doesn't work. Check both PLS
PequenoGenio
9 years ago
7 hours ago
55
Only for premium members?
Footygamer
14 years ago
21 hours ago
13,080
The link only being for premium members was a bug of the site and not intentional. It should be fixed now 🙂
namiaZ
1 month ago
22 hours ago
1
question... before you guys used to put the current ability and potential ability as numbers. so like numerical rating. 83.54 or something. why is it only stars now 😢 you guys were doing amazing with that, and im sure a lot of people loved it. any idea when that feature will be back?
smrk15
6 years ago
3 days ago
3
Premium
Hi, where should I this file copy? thanks
iamcrazyves
7 years ago
1 month ago
1
Premium
Hi guys how are you doing?

So, to install this it's pretty easy.
- Open the game and load your save
- Click on scouting and select shortlist
- you will have the default shortlist open
- create a new shortlist
- create a new one an import the file
(you don't need to copy and paste the file somewhere just import it)
lholsy
2 months ago
1 month ago
1
Premium
How do I download this on Mac?
palois64
8 years ago
5 days ago
1
Hi guys how are you doing?

So, to install this it's pretty easy.
- Open the game and load your save
- Click on scouting and select shortlist
- you will have the default shortlist open
- create a new shortlist
- create a new one an import the file
(you don't need to copy and paste the file somewhere just import it)


Would it be possible to have a copy ofScreen please ??? TY
Bartosz Zając
1 month ago
1 month ago
1
Hi, type of file shouldn't be .fmf? Your file has type of .slf, so maybe this is the problem for most of people?
brhdodds
2 years ago
1 day ago
1
Premium
question... before you guys used to put the current ability and potential ability as numbers. so like numerical rating. 83.54 or something. why is it only stars now 😢 you guys were doing amazing with that, and im sure a lot of people loved it. any idea when that feature will be back?


+1, why has this changed? Was so much better before
lukaszbier
8 years ago
1 week ago
1
Premium
Hi, type of file shouldn't be .fmf? Your file has type of .slf, so maybe this is the problem for most of people?


For ".fmf" files - use option "LOAD SHORTLIST"
For ".slf" files - use option "IMPORT SHORTLIST"
Lars Edvard Mathisen
8 years ago
2 days ago
13
Premium
Is it possible to to make a pdf of the list or print it on my printer?
Brain Gönyeli
1 month ago
1 week ago
117
For ".fmf" files - use option "LOAD SHORTLIST"
For ".slf" files - use option "IMPORT SHORTLIST"


i can't import in files .slf ?
Luciano Martins Dos Santos
8 months ago
6 days ago
1
É possível importar a lista dentro do jogo?
Greg Brooking
7 years ago
5 days ago
30
Premium
How do you open slf files?

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