Have you taken on a difficult save in Football Manager 2015 at a club with no money to spend? If so, you're going to need to find some cheap free players to buy. We have lists of both the best free agents in FM2015 as well as the free players with the highest potential in FM15. Every player on this page is uncontracted and not at a club in FM 15, so you can buy them for completely free.

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These are the best free players in Football Manager 2015 as rated by their current ability. If you're looking for young players with potential that you can still buy on a free, you'll want our list of Best Young Players on a free transfer below.

Name Age Position Wage Value Cost Expires Rating Potential
Leon Bailey 22 M/AM (RL) £27m £63m
Antonio Cassano 31 AM/F C £0 £0
Dani Aranzubia 34 GK £0 £0
Márcio Richardes 32 AM C £0 £0
Mehdi Taremi 28 AM (L), ST (C) £8m £11m
Júnior César 32 D/WB L £0 £0
Nenê 39 M/AM (RLC), ST (C) £498k £300m
Zvjezdan Misimovic 31 AM C £0 £0
Benoît Assou-Ekotto 30 D/WB L £0 £0
Mario Bolatti 29 DM £0 £0
Andriy Voronin 34 AM/F C £0 £0
Luis Perea 35 D RC £0 £0
Luciano Ospina 29 D (C) £379k £546k
Borges 33 ST £0 £0
Camilo Vargas 31 GK £2m £300m
John Mensah 31 D C £0 £0
Adrien Tameze 26 DM, M/AM (C) £5m £11m
Youssef Mohamad 33 D C £0 £0
Younis Mahmoud 31 ST £0 £0
André Dias 35 D C £0 £0
Dmytro Chygrynskyi 33 D (C) £722k £794k
Raúl Silva 30 D (C) £3m £2m
Lucas Fernandes 22 M (C), AM (RLC) £3m £2m
Luís Alberto 30 DM £0 £0
Adrian Mutu 35 ST £0 £0
Paulo Baier 39 AM RC £0 £0
Hatem Ben Arfa 33 AM (RC), ST (C) £1m £2m
Dzenan Radoncic 30 ST £0 £0
Lúcio 36 D C £0 £0
Jumar 28 D L, DM £0 £0
Lucas Lima 28 D/WB (L) £2m £6m
Luiz Felipe 26 D (C) £3m £3m
William Gallas 36 D C £0 £0
Carlos Alberto 29 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Christian Lell 29 D RC £0 £0
Heinz Müller 35 GK £0 £0
Cristian Tarragona 29 ST (C) £3m £8m
Geisson Perea 28 D (RC) £380k £888k
Milan Borjan 32 GK £714k £300m
Fábio Simplício 34 DM, AM C £0 £0
Souza 32 ST £0 £0
Marco Antônio 29 DM, AM RLC £0 £0
Maxym Kalinichenko 35 AM RL £0 £0
Mourad Meghni 30 AM RC £0 £0
Simão 34 AM RL £0 £0
Sergiy Nazarenko 34 AM RLC £0 £0
Joseph Yobo 33 D C £0 £0
Mahamadou Diarra 33 DM £0 £0
Nuno André Coelho 28 D C £0 £0
Romarinho 26 AM (L) £2m £3m
Paulo Vinícius 35 D (C) £52k £57k
Kempes 31 ST £0 £0
Luis Ernesto Pérez 33 DM £0 £0
Fabrício 31 DM £0 £0
Zelão 29 D C £0 £0
Matheus Ferraz 35 D (C) £202k £302k
Óscar Razo 30 D/WB L £0 £0
Timo Hildebrand 35 GK £0 £0
Júlio César 31 D/WB/M L £0 £0
Wason Rentería 28 ST £0 £0
Osama Rashid 28 DM, M/AM (C) £1m £1m
Jhon Viáfara 35 D C, DM £0 £0
Albert Riera 32 D/WB/AM L £0 £0
Juan Pablo Ángel 38 ST £0 £0
Hendry Thomas 29 DM £0 £0
Roland Linz 32 ST £0 £0
Jamiro Monteiro 26 M/AM (C) £2m £3m
César Pinares 28 M/AM (LC) £1m £1m
Alou Diarra 32 D C, DM £0 £0
Sofian Chahed 31 D/WB R, DM, M R £0 £0
Abdoulaye Faye 36 D C, DM £0 £0
Ilan 33 ST £0 £0
Anthony Gardner 33 D C £0 £0
Amaury Ponce 32 D/WB R £0 £0
Rafael Miranda 29 DM £0 £0
Valeriy Bondarenko 26 D (C) £3m £2m
Fáiner Torijano 31 D (C) £119k £134k
Patricio Alvarez 26 GK £0 £0
Alessandro 32 AM/F C £0 £0
Victor Simões 33 ST £0 £0
Diego Lagos 28 AM RC, F C £0 £0
Luiz Alberto 36 D C £0 £0
Fahel 32 DM £0 £0
Casimir Ninga 27 AM (L), ST (C) £2m £2m
Lincom 30 ST £0 £0
Thomas Monconduit 29 DM, M (C) £2m £4m
Jorge Kalú Gastelum 26 DM £0 £0
Arled Cadavid 29 GK £76k £92k
Sixto Peralta 35 AM C £0 £0
Branko Boskovic 33 AM LC £0 £0
Lincoln 35 AM C £0 £0
Márton Fülöp 31 GK £0 £0
Fernando 33 D C, DM £0 £0
Iriney 33 DM £0 £0
Igor Gabilondo 35 AM L £0 £0
Javier Camuñas 33 AM LC £0 £0
Christian Tiffert 32 DM, AM RC £0 £0
Lucas Mareque 31 D/WB L £0 £0
Diego Castaño 34 DM £0 £0
Kader Mangane 31 D C £0 £0
Paulão 32 D C £0 £0
Danijel Ljuboja 35 AM/F C £0 £0
Mikele Leigertwood 31 DM £0 £0
Jermaine Pennant 31 AM R £0 £0
Carlos Marchena 34 D C, DM £0 £0
Vicente 32 AM RLC £0 £0
Chidi Odiah 30 D/WB/M R £0 £0
Danijel Aleksic 29 AM (RLC) £4m £5m
Mathieu Béda 32 D C £0 £0
Martinez 34 DM £0 £0
Victorien Angban 23 DM, M/AM (C) £2m £5m
Ricardo Friedrich 27 GK £2m £2m
Tidiane Sane 28 DM, AM C £0 £0
George McCartney 33 D LC £0 £0
Andrey Karyaka 36 DM, AM C £0 £0
Adriano 32 ST £0 £0
Timothée Atouba 32 D/WB L £0 £0
Sergio Santana 34 AM R, ST £0 £0
Héctor Enrique Gutiérrez 27 DM £0 £0
Júlio César 34 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Rok Kronaveter 33 M (C), AM (LC) £118k £130k
Enzo Díaz 28 ST (C) £2m £2m
Hugo 30 AM RC £0 £0
Leandro Ferreira 33 DM £0 £0
Marllon 28 D (C) £1m £556k
Patrick Olsen 26 DM, M (C) £648k £1m
Oualid El Hajjam 29 D/WB/M (R) £448k £395k
Danko Lazovic 31 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Saúl 29 AM RC £0 £0
Javier Chevantón 33 ST £0 £0
Marcos 34 AM/F C £0 £0
Álvaro Anzola 33 GK £0 £0
Wendel 32 D/WB R, DM £0 £0
Robi Merino 32 AM RLC £0 £0
Andy Johnson 33 ST £0 £0
Christian Wilhelmsson 34 AM RL £0 £0
Renán Calle 37 D C £0 £0
Kikín Fonseca 34 AM R, ST £0 £0
Enver Alivodic 29 WB R, AM RL, ST £0 £0
Fabrício 34 D/WB/M L £0 £0
Emil Gargorov 33 AM/F C £0 £0
Sidi Keita 29 DM £0 £0
Luis Ramírez 35 M/AM (C) £8k £7k
Galatto 31 GK £0 £0
Paulo Arango 29 AM RC, F C £0 £0
Michel Alves 33 GK £0 £0
Kalilou Traoré 26 AM RC £0 £0
Elton 30 DM, M (C) £304k £457k
Chico 29 AM (LC) £1m £3m
Adama Diomande 30 AM (L), ST (C) £0 £0
Park Ji-Su 26 D (C) £6m £9m
Stoichkov 26 M (C), AM (LC), ST (C) £927k £1m
Harold Gómez 28 D (RC), WB (R) £62k £56k
Nelson Barahona 32 AM (C) £274k £659k
Daniel Keita-Ruel 30 ST (C) £339k £597k
Igor Vinicius 23 D/WB (R) £868k £716k
Matthew Etherington 32 AM L £0 £0
Daniel Örlund 33 GK £0 £0
Hugo 33 AM LC £0 £0
Cyril Jeunechamp 38 D/WB L, DM £0 £0
Rafa Jordà 30 ST £0 £0
Rivaldo 28 DM, M LC £0 £0
Deyvid Sacconi 27 AM RLC £0 £0
Benoît Angbwa 32 D R £0 £0
Alfredo González Tahuilán 34 D RC £0 £0
Diego Pozo 36 GK £0 £0
César Peixoto 34 D L, AM LC £0 £0
Javier Arizmendi 30 AM R, ST £0 £0
Dramane Traore 31 ST £0 £0
Edinson Pinzón 33 AM LC £0 £0
Carmelo Valencia 36 ST (C) £15k £8k
Jáider Romero 31 D/WB R £0 £0
Wajdi Bouazzi 28 WB R, AM RL £0 £0
Juan Sánchez Sotelo 32 ST (C) £268k £300m
Geraldo 28 M (RL), AM (RLC), ST (C) £2m £2m
Éder Lima 28 D C £0 £0
Kozlinski 29 GK £213k £256k
Roman Potocny 29 AM (RLC), ST (C) £640k £619k
Steven Mouyokolo 27 D C £0 £0
Ezequiel 23 AM RLC £0 £0
Luis Carabalí 29 M/AM (C) £14k £15k
Harold Reina 30 ST (C) £75k £83k
Alex Rambal 27 D (C), DM, M (C) £40k £44k
Óscar Cabezas 23 D (C) £490k £1m
Erjon Bogdani 37 ST £0 £0
Pablo Melo 31 D C £0 £0
Felipe 35 D (LC) £0 £0
Florent Sinama-Pongolle 29 AM R, ST £0 £0
Hernán Losada 32 AM RC £0 £0
Rodrigo Possebon 25 DM £0 £0
Jermaine Jenas 31 DM, AM C £0 £0
Sean St. Ledger 29 SW, D RC, DM £0 £0
Alberto Rodríguez 36 D (C) £7k £8k
Diego Lugano 33 D C £0 £0
Alonso Sandoval 32 AM L £0 £0
Jesús Sánchez 30 D C, DM £0 £0
Javier Barkero 35 AM LC £0 £0
Renato 29 AM/F C £0 £0
Agyemang Opoku 24 AM R, ST £0 £0
André Senghor 34 ST (C) £542k £520k

These are the best free players aged under 23 in Football Manager 2015 as rated by their potential ability. Some of these players may not be very good at the start but have the potential to grow still due to their age.

Name Age Position Wage Value Cost Expires Rating Potential
Leon Bailey 22 M/AM (RL) £27m £63m
Lucas Fernandes 22 M (C), AM (RLC) £3m £2m
Julien Ngoy 16 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Hikaru Ikeda 15 GK £0 £0
Ezequiel 23 AM RLC £0 £0
Tatsuya Kido 16 AM L, ST £0 £0
Pedro Poppe 19 ST £0 £0
Aleksi Iobashvili 22 GK £0 £0
Mustapha Azrag 21 D RC £0 £0
Hugo 19 DM, AM C £0 £0
Maxime Lofanga 20 D/WB L, DM £0 £0
Antwi Opoku 21 ST £0 £0
Duylio 22 DM £0 £0
Felipe Napolitano 18 ST £0 £0
Batis Candé 19 ST £0 £0
Papa Kone 21 WB R, AM RL £0 £0
Moisés 20 D C £0 £0
Gabriel Novaes 18 D C £0 £0
Matheus Silva 18 DM £0 £0
Diego Cisternas 22 AM C £0 £0
Henry Justiniano 19 ST £0 £0
Carlos Naranjos 18 AM L £0 £0
Óscar Cabezas 23 D (C) £490k £1m
Igor Vinicius 23 D/WB (R) £868k £716k
Edvan 22 D C £0 £0
Abdul Nassuf 20 AM R £0 £0
Francisco Nazareno 20 AM C £0 £0
Federico Malvestiti 22 M C £0 £0
Danilo 22 D/WB/M R £0 £0
Kauê 21 ST £0 £0
Marcone 21 AM RC, F C £0 £0
Kalil 19 D C £0 £0
Alfie Kilgour 22 D (RC) £150k £2m
Iván Franco 18 ST £0 £0
Nicolas Bernard-Moulin 20 D/WB R £0 £0
Omar Diop 21 D R, DM £0 £0
Victorien Angban 23 DM, M/AM (C) £2m £5m
Mateus Caitano 21 DM £0 £0
Ruggieri Edinger 21 D C £0 £0
Stefan Jerome 21 ST £0 £0
Egide Kabanza 19 D/WB L £0 £0
Joao Felipe 22 D/WB R £0 £0
Luiz Otávio 22 ST £0 £0
Wellington 21 ST £0 £0
Diego Testa 20 ST £0 £0
Jéferson 19 DM £0 £0
Marcelo Augusto 19 AM RC £0 £0
Alan Sánchez 21 ST £0 £0
Néstor Díaz 23 DM £0 £0
Pedro Torrado 19 D C, DM £0 £0
Denys Tokar 19 D C £0 £0
Hakim Ouro-Sama 22 D (C) £212k £80k
Hakim Jebali 23 ST £0 £0
Alemão 22 D C £0 £0
Alan Júnior 22 ST £0 £0
Élvis Gabriell 22 GK £0 £0
Mailton 21 D/WB L £0 £0
Yago 21 D/WB R £0 £0
China 21 AM C £0 £0
David 22 GK £0 £0
Epitácio 19 ST £0 £0
Carlos Alexandre 21 D/WB L £0 £0
Frances 20 D/WB L £0 £0
Gerardo Sena 22 AM C £0 £0
Alejandro Barrera 22 DM £0 £0
Pedrinho 19 AM R £0 £0
Igor Gilmanov 23 M C £0 £0
Svyatoslav Dyakiv 22 ST £0 £0
Vitaliy Kanibolotskyi 21 GK £0 £0
Maxym Tsvyk 20 ST £0 £0
Roman Lazarovych 19 WB L, AM LC £0 £0
Eugene Shevchenko 18 ST £0 £0
Adam Nkusu 20 ST £0 £0
Carlos Cedeño 23 M C £0 £0
Jean Patric 23 AM (RLC) £458k £330k
Mauro Muñoz 21 AM C £0 £0
Gabriel 23 D/WB L £0 £0
Juan Danieri 22 D C £0 £0
Breno 22 AM/F C £0 £0
Geraldo 20 AM C £0 £0
Iván Mondragón 21 D RL £0 £0
Pierre Saintot 21 ST £0 £0
Jairinho 22 D/WB R £0 £0
Luiz Eduardo 23 D C £0 £0
Reinaldo 19 GK £0 £0
Ivanílson 19 D C £0 £0
Igor 21 AM C £0 £0
Irvin López 23 WB L £0 £0
Emmanuel Morales 23 D C, DM £0 £0
Diego Calderón 21 AM L £0 £0
Jerson Benavides 21 D RC £0 £0
William Aho Abou 21 AM RC £0 £0
Ryôsuke Nagai 16 D C £0 £0
Darlan 22 ST £0 £0
Alemão 21 D/WB R £0 £0
Dejair 19 DM £0 £0
Thiago Goncalves 18 DM £0 £0
Lico 17 D/WB/AM R £0 £0
Romário 19 D/WB R, AM RC £0 £0
Flavien Tamou 21 ST £0 £0
Bryan Gigan 19 AM RL £0 £0
Junior Bangura 18 DM, AM C £0 £0
Evgeniy Zdonyuk 20 AM RC, F C £0 £0
Bregalda 23 D C £0 £0
Bruninho 23 AM LC £0 £0
Vítor Salmaso 21 D C £0 £0
Maurício 23 AM LC £0 £0
Diego Volpini 23 DM £0 £0
Alex Caruaru 21 ST £0 £0
Joris Luijten 19 AM L £0 £0
Aurélien Chuchla 20 ST £0 £0
Loïc Gravina 19 D C £0 £0
Pablo Espinoza 23 D C £0 £0
Rodamel Gutiérrez 20 AM C £0 £0
Mamadou Doucouré 21 ST £0 £0
Baba Tchagouni 23 GK £0 £0
Kontiwa Togaba 23 ST £0 £0
Shadreck Chimany 17 AM L £0 £0
Eduardo Leguiza 20 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Gabriel Alleoni 21 ST £0 £0
Johnathan 22 ST £0 £0
Andrey 22 ST £0 £0
Andrade 22 D/WB L £0 £0
Esiel 22 AM/F C £0 £0
Roni 22 D C £0 £0
Iris 23 DM £0 £0
Feliphe 22 ST £0 £0
Fransuar 21 D C £0 £0
Paulo Miranda 21 D/WB R £0 £0
Negritinho 21 DM £0 £0
Yakubu Alfa 23 ST £0 £0
Nathaniel Virayié 23 DM £0 £0
Aleksejs Tarasovs 20 D R £0 £0
Luis Javier Alanís 23 D C £0 £0
Octavio Aceves 23 DM £0 £0
Carlos Alberto Treviño 21 DM £0 £0
Gerardo Victoria 21 ST £0 £0
Oliver 21 ST £0 £0
Artem Tetenko 23 GK £0 £0
Olexandr Markovets 20 DM £0 £0
Olexandr Slobodyak 20 AM C £0 £0
Dmytro Romanchuk 19 D R £0 £0
Mykhaylo Budz 21 ST £0 £0
Juan Camilo Guzmán 22 AM (C), ST (C) £15k £50k
Miguel Benítez 22 D (L) £178k £589k
Christ Ntangu 21 D/WB L £0 £0
Yacine Djilali 19 AM R £0 £0
David Faupala 23 ST (C) £0 £0
Junior Velasco 22 GK £0 £0
Gustavo Carías 22 AM C £0 £0
Edgar Saucedo 21 AM LC £0 £0
Lucas Taglialatela 23 DM £0 £0
Eliabe 22 AM/F C £0 £0
Ueverton 22 ST £0 £0
Thiago 22 SW, D C £0 £0
Anderson Melo 23 AM RC, F C £0 £0
Igor Guilherme 21 M C £0 £0
Hugo Valente 21 D/WB R £0 £0
Chico 20 D/WB R £0 £0
Abdoulaye Gueye 22 ST £0 £0
César Arturo Vázquez 21 D C £0 £0
Aldair Santana 21 AM C £0 £0
Audis Pérez 22 D C £0 £0
Erick Sánchez 20 M C £0 £0
Valentín Cedillo 23 ST £0 £0
Borges 23 GK £0 £0
Paulo 22 DM £0 £0
Francinei 22 AM LC £0 £0
Carlos Roberto 22 ST £0 £0
Luiz Henrique 21 ST £0 £0
Cayo 20 DM £0 £0
Dassayev 21 DM £0 £0
Kasper Hansen 23 DM £0 £0
Esteban Lopez 18 AM RL £0 £0
Bryan Quirarte 22 D/WB L £0 £0
Ricardo Hernández 21 D C £0 £0
Timur Kalizhanov 21 AM RL £0 £0
Dmytro Lytvyn 23 D (C) £0 £0
Telmo Limachi 21 ST £0 £0
Akira Morisaki 16 D C £0 £0
Sami Ben Aoun 21 ST £0 £0
Davi 23 D C £0 £0
Lucas 22 AM/F C £0 £0
Lázaro 23 D/WB RL £0 £0
Fellipe Bertoldo 23 AM/F C £0 £0
Carlos Thiago 23 M RLC £0 £0
Diego Barreto 21 ST £0 £0
Manchinha 20 DM £0 £0
Valson 20 ST £0 £0
Jonas Mac Larsen 16 M C £0 £0
Víctor Manuel Santiago 22 AM RL £0 £0
Jonathan Muñoz 21 M C £0 £0
Mauricio Lozano 20 D C £0 £0
David García 22 GK £0 £0
Jair Alejandro Alcántar 20 D C £0 £0
Faider Burbano 21 ST £0 £0
Julio Cafferata 21 ST £0 £0
Victor Nocente 20 D C £0 £0
Christian Boyeka 19 ST £0 £0
Álvaro Barroso 17 GK £0 £0