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
Luciano Ospina 29 D (C) £379k £546k
Nenê 39 M/AM (RLC), ST (C) £498k £300m
Júnior César 32 D/WB L £0 £0
Andriy Voronin 34 AM/F C £0 £0
Luis Perea 35 D RC £0 £0
Mario Bolatti 29 DM £0 £0
Benoît Assou-Ekotto 30 D/WB L £0 £0
Zvjezdan Misimovic 31 AM C £0 £0
Borges 33 ST £0 £0
Camilo Vargas 31 GK £2m £300m
Adrien Tameze 26 DM, M/AM (C) £5m £11m
John Mensah 31 D C £0 £0
Youssef Mohamad 33 D C £0 £0
Younis Mahmoud 31 ST £0 £0
Dmytro Chygrynskyi 33 D (C) £722k £794k
André Dias 35 D C £0 £0
Lucas Fernandes 22 M (C), AM (RLC) £3m £2m
Raúl Silva 30 D (C) £3m £2m
Luís Alberto 30 DM £0 £0
Dzenan Radoncic 30 ST £0 £0
Hatem Ben Arfa 33 AM (RC), ST (C) £1m £2m
Adrian Mutu 35 ST £0 £0
Paulo Baier 39 AM RC £0 £0
Lúcio 36 D C £0 £0
Lucas Lima 28 D/WB (L) £2m £6m
Luiz Felipe 26 D (C) £3m £3m
Jumar 28 D L, DM £0 £0
Cristian Tarragona 29 ST (C) £3m £8m
Fábio Simplício 34 DM, AM C £0 £0
Geisson Perea 28 D (RC) £380k £888k
Milan Borjan 32 GK £714k £300m
William Gallas 36 D C £0 £0
Carlos Alberto 29 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Heinz Müller 35 GK £0 £0
Christian Lell 29 D RC £0 £0
Mourad Meghni 30 AM RC £0 £0
Marco Antônio 29 DM, AM RLC £0 £0
Souza 32 ST £0 £0
Maxym Kalinichenko 35 AM RL £0 £0
Simão 34 AM RL £0 £0
Sergiy Nazarenko 34 AM RLC £0 £0
Nuno André Coelho 28 D C £0 £0
Romarinho 26 AM (L) £2m £3m
Mahamadou Diarra 33 DM £0 £0
Joseph Yobo 33 D C £0 £0
Paulo Vinícius 35 D (C) £52k £57k
Kempes 31 ST £0 £0
Timo Hildebrand 35 GK £0 £0
Wason Rentería 28 ST £0 £0
Júlio César 31 D/WB/M L £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
Osama Rashid 28 DM, M/AM (C) £1m £1m
Jamiro Monteiro 26 M/AM (C) £2m £3m
Roland Linz 32 ST £0 £0
Hendry Thomas 29 DM £0 £0
Juan Pablo Ángel 38 ST £0 £0
Albert Riera 32 D/WB/AM L £0 £0
Jhon Viáfara 35 D C, DM £0 £0
César Pinares 28 M/AM (LC) £1m £1m
Valeriy Bondarenko 26 D (C) £3m £2m
Rafael Miranda 29 DM £0 £0
Fáiner Torijano 31 D (C) £119k £134k
Patricio Alvarez 26 GK £0 £0
Amaury Ponce 32 D/WB R £0 £0
Abdoulaye Faye 36 D C, DM £0 £0
Sofian Chahed 31 D/WB R, DM, M R £0 £0
Alou Diarra 32 D C, DM £0 £0
Ilan 33 ST £0 £0
Anthony Gardner 33 D C £0 £0
Luiz Alberto 36 D C £0 £0
Victor Simões 33 ST £0 £0
Alessandro 32 AM/F C £0 £0
Diego Lagos 28 AM RC, F C £0 £0
Casimir Ninga 27 AM (L), ST (C) £2m £2m
Fahel 32 DM £0 £0
Lincom 30 ST £0 £0
Jorge Kalú Gastelum 26 DM £0 £0
Arled Cadavid 29 GK £76k £92k
Thomas Monconduit 29 DM, M (C) £2m £4m
Tidiane Sane 28 DM, AM C £0 £0
Danijel Aleksic 29 AM (RLC) £4m £5m
Martinez 34 DM £0 £0
Mathieu Béda 32 D C £0 £0
Ricardo Friedrich 27 GK £2m £2m
Victorien Angban 23 DM, M/AM (C) £2m £5m
Lucas Mareque 31 D/WB L £0 £0
Diego Castaño 34 DM £0 £0
Christian Tiffert 32 DM, AM RC £0 £0
Paulão 32 D C £0 £0
Kader Mangane 31 D C £0 £0
Danijel Ljuboja 35 AM/F C £0 £0
Vicente 32 AM RLC £0 £0
Carlos Marchena 34 D C, DM £0 £0
Jermaine Pennant 31 AM R £0 £0
Mikele Leigertwood 31 DM £0 £0
Lincoln 35 AM C £0 £0
Iriney 33 DM £0 £0
Branko Boskovic 33 AM LC £0 £0
Sixto Peralta 35 AM C £0 £0
Márton Fülöp 31 GK £0 £0
Fernando 33 D C, DM £0 £0
Chidi Odiah 30 D/WB/M R £0 £0
Javier Camuñas 33 AM LC £0 £0
Igor Gabilondo 35 AM L £0 £0
Andrey Karyaka 36 DM, AM C £0 £0
Héctor Enrique Gutiérrez 27 DM £0 £0
Sergio Santana 34 AM R, ST £0 £0
Timothée Atouba 32 D/WB L £0 £0
Adriano 32 ST £0 £0
George McCartney 33 D LC £0 £0
Enzo Díaz 28 ST (C) £2m £2m
Júlio César 34 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Rok Kronaveter 33 M (C), AM (LC) £118k £130k
Hugo 30 AM RC £0 £0
Marllon 28 D (C) £1m £556k
Leandro Ferreira 33 DM £0 £0
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
Igor Vinicius 23 D/WB (R) £868k £716k
Harold Gómez 28 D (RC), WB (R) £62k £56k
Nelson Barahona 32 AM (C) £274k £659k
Daniel Keita-Ruel 30 ST (C) £339k £597k
Chico 29 AM (LC) £1m £3m
Enver Alivodic 29 WB R, AM RL, ST £0 £0
Emil Gargorov 33 AM/F C £0 £0
Fabrício 34 D/WB/M L £0 £0
Paulo Arango 29 AM RC, F C £0 £0
Galatto 31 GK £0 £0
Michel Alves 33 GK £0 £0
Kalilou Traoré 26 AM RC £0 £0
Elton 30 DM, M (C) £304k £457k
Sidi Keita 29 DM £0 £0
Luis Ramírez 35 M/AM (C) £8k £7k
Javier Chevantón 33 ST £0 £0
Wendel 32 D/WB R, DM £0 £0
Álvaro Anzola 33 GK £0 £0
Marcos 34 AM/F C £0 £0
Robi Merino 32 AM RLC £0 £0
Christian Wilhelmsson 34 AM RL £0 £0
Andy Johnson 33 ST £0 £0
Renán Calle 37 D C £0 £0
Kikín Fonseca 34 AM R, ST £0 £0
Park Ji-Su 26 D (C) £6m £9m
Adama Diomande 30 AM (L), ST (C) £0 £0
Stoichkov 26 M (C), AM (LC), ST (C) £927k £1m
Ezequiel 23 AM RLC £0 £0
Alfredo González Tahuilán 34 D RC £0 £0
Hugo 33 AM LC £0 £0
Cyril Jeunechamp 38 D/WB L, DM £0 £0
Daniel Örlund 33 GK £0 £0
Matthew Etherington 32 AM L £0 £0
Rafa Jordà 30 ST £0 £0
Benoît Angbwa 32 D R £0 £0
Deyvid Sacconi 27 AM RLC £0 £0
Rivaldo 28 DM, M LC £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
Dramane Traore 31 ST £0 £0
Carmelo Valencia 36 ST (C) £15k £8k
Edinson Pinzón 33 AM LC £0 £0
Javier Arizmendi 30 AM R, ST £0 £0
César Peixoto 34 D L, AM LC £0 £0
Diego Pozo 36 GK £0 £0
Kozlinski 29 GK £213k £256k
Geraldo 28 M (RL), AM (RLC), ST (C) £2m £2m
Éder Lima 28 D C £0 £0
Juan Sánchez Sotelo 32 ST (C) £268k £300m
Wajdi Bouazzi 28 WB R, AM RL £0 £0
Jáider Romero 31 D/WB R £0 £0
Roman Potocny 29 AM (RLC), ST (C) £640k £619k
Steven Mouyokolo 27 D C £0 £0
Fabián González 27 AM (RL), ST (C) £23k £12k
Mauricio Mafla 36 GK £810 £0
James Castro 35 WB/M/AM (R) £2k £2k
Abdoulaye Diakhaté 32 DM, M (C) £322k £300m
Catalin Carp 26 DM, M (C) £771k £509k
Sean St. Ledger 29 SW, D RC, DM £0 £0
Rodrigo Possebon 25 DM £0 £0
Jermaine Jenas 31 DM, AM C £0 £0
Erjon Bogdani 37 ST £0 £0
Pablo Melo 31 D C £0 £0
Jesús Sánchez 30 D C, DM £0 £0
Alonso Sandoval 32 AM L £0 £0
Hernán Losada 32 AM RC £0 £0
Florent Sinama-Pongolle 29 AM R, ST £0 £0
Felipe 35 D (LC) £0 £0
Alberto Rodríguez 36 D (C) £7k £8k

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