Have you taken on a difficult save in Football Manager 2019 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 FM2019 as well as the free players with the highest potential in FM19. Every player on this page is uncontracted and not at a club in FM 19, so you can buy them for completely free.

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These are the best free players in Football Manager 2019 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
Benoît Trémoulinas 32 D/WB L £0 £2m
Dimitar Berbatov 37 AM/F C £0 £375k
Fernando Gago 32 DM, M RC £0 £3m
Danny 34 AM RLC £0 £600k
Nilmar 33 ST £0 £140k
Javi Varas 35 GK £0 £700k
Lassana Diarra 33 DM £0 £675k
Onur Kivrak 30 GK £0 £8m
Eliseu 34 D/WB L £0 £170k
Marcos Júnior 25 AM RL, ST £0 £925k
Robbie Keane 37 ST £0 £250k
Robert Huth 33 D C £0 £425k
Leandro Pereira 26 ST £0 £6m
Douglas 36 AM C £0 £95k
Eugen Polanski 32 DM £0 £3m
Jo Inge Berget 29 M/AM (RL), ST (C) £1m £2m
Yoann Gourcuff 31 AM C £0 £950k
Luís Fabiano 37 ST £0 £25k
Gum 34 D (C) £70k £79k
Soslan Djanaev 33 GK £946k £833k
Raúl Albentosa 31 D (C) £0 £0
Éderson 32 AM RLC £0 £500k
Panagiotis Kone 30 AM C £0 £1m
Jérémy Toulalan 34 D C, DM £0 £375k
Didier Digard 31 DM £0 £425k
Younes Kaboul 32 D C £0 £1m
Leandro Desábato 39 D C £0 £0
Cédric Carrasso 36 GK £0 £140k
Abou Diaby 32 AM C £0 £0
Carlos Valencia 29 D/WB R £0 £875k
Robson Fernandes 29 AM (RL), ST (C) £2m £3m
Edwuin Cetré 22 M/AM (RL) £480k £1m
Philipp Wollscheid 29 D C £0 £2m
Aranha 37 GK £0 £35k
Leandro Desábato 28 DM £0 £1m
Fabián Vargas 38 DM £0 £8k
Oscar Ustari 34 GK £208k £216k
Patrice Evra 37 D/WB L £0 £170k
Kayke 32 ST (C) £2m £300m
Dagoberto 35 AM L, ST £0 £13k
Vladimir Gabulov 34 GK £0 £220k
Ibrahim Afellay 34 M/AM (RLC) £0 £0
Federico Nieto 34 ST £0 £60k
Leo Gamalho 34 ST (C) £362k £300m
Cirilo Saucedo 36 GK £0 £110k
Terem Moffi 21 ST (C) £3m £16m
Juan Fuentes 28 D LC £0 £1m
Eder Chaux 28 GK £230k £221k
Andreas Ivanschitz 34 AM LC £0 £85k
Hamit Altintop 35 DM £0 £180k
Halil Altintop 35 AM/F C £0 £110k
Florian Marange 32 D LC £0 £450k
Gustavo Colman 33 M C £0 £85k
Chico 31 D C £0 £3m
Henri Bedimo 34 D/WB L £0 £70k
Morgan Amalfitano 33 AM RC £0 £150k
Jamel Saihi 31 DM £0 £600k
Mehrdad Pouladi 33 D (L), DM, AM (L) £1m £1m
Raúl Rodríguez 32 D (RC) £0 £0
Mário Felgueiras 31 GK £0 £975k
Jonathan Fabbro 36 AM LC £0 £35k
Pablo Batalla 34 AM C £0 £0
Sebastián Leto 31 ST £0 £775k
Roberto Lago 32 D/WB L £0 £230k
Miguel Morales 33 D C, DM £0 £60k
Richardson 26 DM £0 £400k
Marcos Júnior 25 D/WB (R), DM, M (C) £1m £2m
Youness Mokhtar 28 M/AM (LC) £329k £247k
Assane Gnoukouri 21 DM £0 £6m
Dudu Cearense 35 DM £0 £15k
Yann Jouffre 33 AM RC £0 £65k
Alejandro Domínguez 37 AM C £0 £40k
Glen Johnson 33 D/WB R £0 £100k
Luis Estacio 40 GK £1k £1k
Juan Arango 38 AM LC £0 £5k
Mike Temwanjera 36 ST £0 £28k
Rod Fanni 38 D (RC) £49k £37k
Rafael Miranda 33 DM £0 £40k
Dioko Kaluyituka 31 AM R, ST £0 £0
Fabián Monzón 33 D/WB (L) £636k £300m
Marcão 29 DM, M (C) £863k £777k
Franck Ohandza 28 AM (RL), ST (C) £0 £0
Liban Abdi 29 AM RL £0 £550k
Lukman Haruna 29 DM, M/AM (C) £0 £0
Duvier Riascos 34 ST (C) £19k £300m
Ricardo Villarraga 28 D/WB L £0 £350k
Isaac Arias 27 ST £0 £425k
Edis Ibargüen 28 AM (R), ST (C) £146k £193k
Bruno Fornaroli 32 ST (C) £287k £276k
Ismael Díaz 23 AM (L), ST (C) £44k £55k
Joseph Baffo 27 D (RC) £209k £255k
Yaya Touré 37 DM, M/AM (C) £0 £0
Peter Niemeyer 34 D C, DM £0 £60k
Keirrison 31 ST (C) £0 £0
Avimiled Rivas 35 DM, M (C) £0 £0
Luis Martínez 35 GK £0 £20k
Rafael Moura 37 ST (C) £28k £33k
Tomas Bastos 27 AM (LC) £231k £305k
Efraín Juárez 30 D/WB R, DM £0 £1m
Julián Guillermo 30 DM, M (C) £0 £0
Yorman Rueda 31 AM L £0 £80k
Yorleys Mena 29 ST (C) £20k £18k
Fernando Navarro 36 D LC £0 £20k
Michael Essien 35 DM £0 £18k
Cristian Nasuti 35 D C £0 £50k
Daniel Ferreyra 36 GK £0 £0
Chris Baird 36 D RLC, DM £0 £110k
Erwin Carrillo 37 ST (C) £0 £0
Efraín Viáfara 37 ST £0 £600k
Yair Arrechea 37 D RC £0 £0
David Prieto 37 D (C) £0 £0
Miso Brecko 34 D/WB R £0 £23k
Dramane Traoré 36 ST £0 £6m
Sejad Salihovic 33 AM LC £0 £65k
Zamir Valoyes 34 AM (RC), ST (C) £0 £0
Danílson Córdoba 33 DM, M (C) £0 £0
Ramiro Arias 27 D (LC), WB (L) £1m £3m
Ronaldo Alves 31 D (C) £203k £201k
Wescley 28 AM (RL), ST (C) £908k £491k
Jordon Mutch 28 M/AM (C) £0 £0
Daniel Halfar 30 AM LC £0 £0
Fausto Rossi 29 DM, M/AM (C) £1m £1m
Lucão do Break 28 ST (C) £447k £537k
Néstor Albiach 27 AM (RL), ST (C) £514k £1m
John Valencia 36 DM £0 £20k
Jáiber Cardona 28 GK £0 £230k
Luis Calderón 28 D C £0 £150k
Juan Leyton 27 GK £0 £80k
Maximiliano Falcón 23 D (C) £540k £2m
Ali Ahamada 28 GK £320k £497k
Robert Burbano 25 M (R), AM (RC) £178k £196k
Marat Izmailov 35 AM RC £0 £40k
Jesús Gámez 33 D/WB RL £0 £210k
Severo Meza 31 D RC, DM £0 £400k
Júlio César 36 D/WB/M L £0 £5k
Carlos Valdés 33 D C £0 £18k
Víctor Zapata 32 AM/F C £0 £50k
Facundo Monteseirín 25 D (C) £1m £3m
Ernandes 32 D/WB/M (L) £164k £257k
Maurício 31 D (C) £92k £300m
Xavier Báez 33 DM, M (RC) £813k £300m
Marco Tagbajumi 29 AM L, ST £0 £80k
Cristian Fernándes 28 AM R, ST £0 £40k
Eisner Loboa 33 M/AM (R) £78k £188k
John Varela 32 AM (C), ST (C) £11k £14k
Alonso Acosta 29 D RC £0 £90k
Jherson Córdoba 32 DM, M/AM (C) £0 £0
Carlos Palacio 32 M (C) £17k £19k
Fernando Cárdenas 30 AM LC, F C £0 £70k
Herman Pulgarín 29 D/WB R £0 £95k
Franco Torgnascioli 29 GK £131k £135k
Marios Nikolaou 34 DM £0 £110k
Felipe Chará 37 DM £0 £425k
Gastón Losa 40 GK £0 £8k
Pablo Santillo 38 GK £0 £0
Marcelo Carrusca 34 AM LC £0 £23k
Mario Bolatti 33 DM £0 £65k
Jonathan Spector 32 D RC, DM, M RC £0 £475k
Bruno Rodrigo 33 D C £0 £50k
Ernesto Farías 38 ST £0 £45k
Lionard Pajoy 39 AM (R), ST (C) £3k £300m
Julián Mesa 36 GK £0 £3k
Eugene Cheberyachko 35 D C, DM £0 £15k
Tomas Berger 32 AM RL £0 £160k
Édgar Dueñas 35 D C £0 £15k
Juan Carlos Núñez 35 D/WB R, DM £0 £15k
Dragan Mrdja 34 ST £0 £13k
Boukary Dramé 35 D/WB/M (L) £0 £0
Ilja Maximov 31 AM C £0 £250k
Edwin Valencia 33 DM £0 £120k
Jajá Coelho 34 AM (LC), ST (C) £71k £170k
Radhouane Felhi 34 D RC, DM £0 £23k
Christian Ortiz 27 AM (C) £105k £688k
Patricio Vidal 28 AM (RL), ST (C) £0 £0
Anderson Conceição 30 D (C) £56k £75k
Gustavo Campanharo 28 DM, M/AM (C) £2m £2m
Bruno Mendes 23 ST £0 £240k
Maguinho 26 D/WB R, DM £0 £170k
Léonard Kweuke 30 ST £0 £475k
Ramin Rezaeian 30 D/WB/M (R) £2m £3m
Tobias Levels 31 D/WB R £0 £275k
Félix Araujo 37 D (C) £0 £0
Abraham Stringel 30 D/WB R £0 £60k
Mathis Bolly 29 M/AM (RL), ST (C) £976k £537k
José Manuel Casado 31 D/WB L £0 £150k
Daniel Pavlovic 30 D/WB/M L £0 £525k
Juan Esteban Ortiz 32 DM, M (C) £0 £0
Giovanny Martínez 31 DM, M (C) £45k £41k
Carlos de Pena 28 M/AM (L) £5m £2m
Renato Cajá 35 M (C), AM (LC) £20k £27k
Wílmer Díaz 40 D C £0 £3k
Marco Donadel 35 DM £0 £0
Michel Bastos 34 AM RLC £0 £45k
Hassan Yebda 34 DM £0 £25k
Geoffrey Jourdren 32 GK £0 £250k
Darío Conca 35 AM RLC £0 £300k
Franco Cángele 36 AM (RLC), ST (C) £0 £0
Nicolás Cabrera 34 WB/AM R £0 £30k
Ariel Agüero 38 D C £0 £23k
Diego Manicero 35 M (R), AM (RC) £1k £1k

These are the best free players aged under 23 in Football Manager 2019 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
Terem Moffi 21 ST (C) £3m £16m
Assane Gnoukouri 21 DM £0 £6m
Ajdin Hasic 18 AM (RC) £671k £8m
Bilal Kandoussi El Khallak 20 M (L), AM (LC) £17k £101k
Edwuin Cetré 22 M/AM (RL) £480k £1m
Diego Poyet 23 DM £0 £650k
José Luis Rodríguez 23 D (R) £201k £906k
Umaru Samura 21 AM (C), ST (C) £0 £0
Venâncio Monteiro 20 M/AM (RL) £0 £0
Kaylen Hinds 22 AM (LC), ST (C) £0 £0
Adam Phillips 22 DM, M/AM (C) £245k £799k
Jéferson 23 DM £0 £13k
Ervin Jusufovic 23 D C, DM £0 £0
Souleymane Diaby 20 D (LC), WB/M (L) £140k £187k
Wellington Bueno 22 AM C £0 £8k
Juan Ignacio Brunet 22 M/AM (C) £45k £337k
Luka Šimunović 23 D (RC), DM £498k £869k
Jiri Januska 22 M (C) £54k £259k
Artem Kozak 22 M (C) £268k £1m
Harold Isaza 22 AM C £0 £325k
Mateo Puerta 23 D/WB (R) £150k £388k
Arbri Beqaj 21 AM (C) £11k £89k
Lucas Grecco 22 D/WB (R) £0 £0
Emmanuel Sosa 23 AM (C), ST (C) £0 £0
Daniel Martínez 21 D L £0 £130k
Mateus Bastos 21 AM (L), ST (C) £3k £7k
Douglas 21 AM (L), ST (C) £8k £7k
Victor Olatunji 20 ST (C) £86k £383k
Robertino Lanziani 22 GK £179k £1m
Dejair 23 DM £0 £13k
Matías Cóccaro 22 ST (C) £58k £229k
Laércio 21 AM (R), ST (C) £72k £295k
Naisir Carmona 21 AM (R), ST (C) £0 £0
Paulo Lima 20 DM £0 £23k
Lukman Zakari 21 D (C) £59k £65k
Nicolás Francese 22 GK £0 £0
Gastón Vázquez 19 M C £0 £0
Jorge Cuéllar 21 AM RL, ST £0 £0
León Piergiácomi 20 AM RL £0 £0
Bruno Mendes 23 ST £0 £240k
Pedro Acorsi 21 DM, M (C) £9k £51k
Amar Burovic 22 AM RL, ST £0 £5k
Ameen Bokhari 21 GK £0 £0
Remie Streete 23 D C £0 £250k
Cassian Thomas 19 M C £0 £10k
Adams Barry 20 D C £0 £35k
Thomas Gaydu 19 ST £0 £25k
François Gamys 18 M C £43k £93k
Óliver Jiménez 23 D C £0 £0
Luthando Mateza 22 M/AM (C) £21k £40k
Luca Giovanella 18 AM C £0 £0
Dmytro Lukanov 23 ST £0 £75k
Dmytro Steflyuk 22 ST £0 £0
Daniel Arcos 23 D (LC) £14k £292k
Marlon Tinoco 23 ST (C) £0 £0
André Simões 19 ST £0 £0
Guilherme Beirão 18 AM C £0 £10k
Aldry Torres 22 M R £0 £0
Jesús Cabezas 23 D/M L £0 £0
Roberto López 19 M RC £0 £0
Patrick Luan 21 ST (C) £73k £119k
Matías Pesallaccia 23 GK £0 £0
Danylo 23 D R £0 £35k
Abonima 23 D C, DM £0 £0
Vinicius Lansade 20 AM (C) £594k £784k
Felipe Santa 23 AM C £0 £0
Ever Valencia 23 M/AM (RC) £136k £776k
Maximiliano Falcón 23 D (C) £540k £2m
Falcão 20 AM (RL), ST (C) £37k £37k
José Luis López 23 GK £0 £0
Andriy Kapelyan 23 ST (C) £0 £0
Oleg Kozhushko 22 AM (RL), ST (C) £113k £981k
Mykhaylo Mazun 21 M (C) £24k £29k
Leandro Otormín 23 AM (R), ST (C) £47k £160k
Aboubacar Kouyaté 21 D (C) £0 £0
Fernando Dinis 21 D C £0 £8k
Raul 23 D/WB (R) £11k £19k
Ita 22 D C £0 £8k
Gabriel Leite 22 AM C £0 £8k
Mak Varesanovic 21 DM, M/AM (C) £50k £28k
Simone Auriletto 21 D (RC) £19k £174k
Arlex Hurtado 21 AM (RC), ST (C) £4k £10k
Illya Shevtsov 20 AM (C), ST (C) £69k £1m
Augusto 23 AM/F C £0 £0
Eghan Shadrach 23 AM C £0 £300k
Cristian de Santiago 23 D (C) £0 £0
Dejan Angov 22 M (C) £65k £387k
Ryo Fujii 22 M C £1k £470
Daniel Ramírez 22 D C £0 £0
Ismael Díaz 23 AM (L), ST (C) £44k £55k
Emre Aslan 20 M (L), AM (RL), ST (C) £32k £65k
Christian Rubio Sivodedov 22 DM, M/AM (C) £91k £142k
Shadreck Chimanya 21 AM L £0 £0
Erick Otieno 23 D/WB/M (L) £307k £276k
Adrián Castruccio 23 D/WB RL £0 £0
Eric Jerez 23 D/WB L £0 £220k
Mauro Fernández 23 M RC £0 £0
César Silva 23 AM (C) £0 £0
Gregorio Guerra 20 D (C) £0 £0
Lee Jae-Gun 23 ST (C) £36k £100k
César Morais 23 D/WB (L) £7k £6k
Fábio 23 ST (C) £0 £0
Vitor 22 AM C £0 £5k
Alexis Barreiro 23 D (C) £0 £0
André Luiz 20 GK £337 £48k
Jean 23 AM (RLC) £3k £7k
Raúl Medeiros 21 AM (C), ST (C) £49k £100k
Pantelis Konomis 22 D C, DM £0 £10k
Nathan Moore 20 D (R) £0 £0
George Dorrington 23 GK £0 £0
Fredrik Lassas 23 M/AM (LC) £0 £0
Omran Haydary 22 AM (RLC), ST (C) £91k £339k
Pape-Alioune N'Diaye 22 D (C), DM £121k £728k
Paul Iakob 23 GK £0 £0
Alexey Kozlov 21 GK £1k £52k
Turan Manafov 21 DM, M/AM (C) £107k £107k
Ibrahima Sory 22 DM, M (C) £23k £255k
Erdinç Mergen 20 ST (C) £7k £391k
Santiago Castaño 23 GK £0 £0
Jefferson Tarifa 21 ST £0 £13k
Anas Al-Aji 21 M (L), AM (RL) £6k £6k
Jorge Zelaya 23 GK £0 £0
Sergio Tagua 23 M/AM (C) £0 £0
Marko Nikolic 22 M/AM (C), ST (C) £30k £28k
Basit Umar 20 AM (R), ST (C) £331k £729k
Moïse N'Guessan 20 AM (C) £0 £0
Lansana Touré 21 ST (C) £0 £0
Gastón Del Castillo 23 AM (RLC), ST (C) £107k £240k
Franco Sinches 23 AM RC £0 £0
Santiago Peralta 23 D C, DM £0 £0
Victor Matheus 23 D C £0 £3k
Janouk Charbonneau 23 D R £0 £0
Jordan Corke 20 D (RC) £0 £0
Dejan Danza 22 M C £0 £130k
Kyllan Ramé 23 DM, M (C) £653 £2k
Hugo Cisneros 23 DM £0 £0
Oleg Ostapenko 23 AM (C) £0 £0
Vladyslav Schetinin 22 D (RC) £0 £0
Yaroslav Deda 21 ST (C) £7k £208k
Dainer Mera 23 D C £0 £0
Agustín Pittinari 23 M (RLC), AM (RL) £0 £0
Luciano Guarracino 21 GK £127k £964k
Agustín Alberione 23 D (RC) £99k £1m
Axel Galo 23 M/AM (R) £0 £0
Paolino Bertaccini 22 AM (RL) £203k £577k
Ken Van Den Berghe 21 DM £4k £8k
Gabriel Morbeck 22 AM (L), ST (C) £21k £38k
Santarém 22 AM (RLC), ST (C) £0 £0
Luan 22 AM (LC) £1k £3k
Alisson Augusto 20 D/WB (L) £0 £0
Vitor 22 ST (C) £0 £0
Lucas Soares 22 D/WB (R) £59k £106k
Guilherme 23 DM £4k £5k
Zhao Zaiping 22 AM (C), ST (C) £0 £0
Denilson Carvalho 21 AM (RLC) £0 £0
Til Mavretic 22 M (C) £43k £232k
Gennaro Esposito 19 DM, M (C) £0 £0
Pape Gassama 23 DM, M (C) £0 £0
Håkon Lorentzen 22 ST (C) £148k £130k
Branko Bajic 22 D/WB/M (L) £0 £0
Miguel Sayar 20 AM (RLC), ST (C) £0 £0
Víctor Arboleda 23 AM (R), ST (C) £22k £224k
Juan Pablo Vacca 22 D (C) £12k £57k
Claudio Namoc 21 DM £0 £150k
Seb Bradshaw 21 DM, M (C) £0 £0
Alexis Domínguez 23 ST (C) £775k £1m
Matías Aguirre 23 ST (C) £0 £0
Bruno Michel 21 AM (RC) £12k £12k
Mayco Felix 22 M/AM (R) £44k £52k
Dedé 22 D (C) £0 £0
Shpat Vokshi 22 M (RC) £0 £0
Williams Alarcón 23 D (C) £0 £0
Samuel Lechuga 22 GK £0 £0
Estevan Vázquez 23 GK £0 £0
Kevin Mérida 23 ST £0 £0
Brian Carbajal 23 ST £0 £0
Ivan Franjic 22 M (C), AM (RC), ST (C) £0 £0
Simon Marklund 20 M (C), AM (RLC) £24k £184k
Ismael Guizzardi 23 D (RC), WB (R), DM £0 £0
Gabiga 22 D (RL), WB (L) £6k £12k
Handerson 22 D (C) £5k £13k
Lucas Sebastian 21 M (C), AM (LC) £119k £287k
Matheus Jaques 21 D/WB (R) £0 £0
Kennedy 22 AM (C) £8k £7k
Patrick Teles 22 DM, M (C) £214 £0
Brandon Onkony 22 D (RC) £5k £44k
Mohammed Waed Abdulwahhab 20 M/AM (RC) £0 £0
Charlie Ball 20 ST (C) £0 £0
Zakaria Hamadi 22 M/AM (RL) £77k £39k
Carlos Utrilla 23 D C £0 £0
Héctor Sandoval 22 D (C) £4k £10k
Joe Gallardo 22 AM (LC), ST (C) £503k £695k
Krsto Ljubanovic 20 GK £62k £452k
José Carlos Sánchez 21 M/AM (C) £8k £77k
Vladyslav Sydorenko 22 DM, M (C) £50k £315k
Bennett Sneddon 23 GK £0 £0
Sergio Cassiani 23 GK £0 £0
Santiago Osorio 22 D C £0 £0
Julián Grueso 21 D (C), DM £13k £180k
Henry Torrico 22 D C £0 £0