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
Obafemi Martins 33 ST £0 £750k
Yaya Touré 35 DM, AM C £0 £800k
Lassana Diarra 33 DM £0 £675k
Onur Kivrak 30 GK £0 £8m
Javi Varas 35 GK £0 £700k
Eliseu 34 D/WB L £0 £170k
Marcos Júnior 25 AM RL, ST £0 £925k
Gum 32 D C £0 £825k
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
Raúl Albentosa 29 D C £0 £3m
Soslan Djanaev 31 GK £0 £4m
Yoann Gourcuff 31 AM C £0 £950k
Luís Fabiano 37 ST £0 £25k
Cédric Carrasso 36 GK £0 £140k
Rafael Moura 35 ST £0 £90k
Abou Diaby 32 AM C £0 £0
Carlos Valencia 29 D/WB R £0 £875k
Panagiotis Kone 30 AM C £0 £1m
Éderson 32 AM RLC £0 £500k
Younes Kaboul 32 D C £0 £1m
Didier Digard 31 DM £0 £425k
Jérémy Toulalan 34 D C, DM £0 £375k
Léo 26 D/WB R £0 £300k
Leandro Desábato 39 D C £0 £0
Emmanuel Emenike 31 ST £0 £1m
Philipp Wollscheid 29 D C £0 £2m
Bruno Fornaroli 30 ST £0 £1m
Yulián Anchico 34 WB R, AM RC £0 £5k
Aranha 37 GK £0 £35k
Leandro Desábato 28 DM £0 £1m
Lucão do Break 26 ST £0 £650k
Patrice Evra 37 D/WB L £0 £170k
Willians Santana 30 AM RLC, ST £0 £250k
Jajá Coelho 32 AM LC, F C £0 £525k
Tomas Bastos 25 AM LC £0 £600k
Fabián Vargas 38 DM £0 £8k
Dagoberto 35 AM L, ST £0 £13k
Federico Nieto 34 ST £0 £60k
Vladimir Gabulov 34 GK £0 £220k
Yonni Hinestroza 33 D/WB R £0 £3k
Victor Anichebe 30 AM L, ST £0 £2m
Cirilo Saucedo 36 GK £0 £110k
Kayke 30 ST £0 £850k
Stefan Stangl 26 D/WB L £0 £3m
Maurício 29 D C £0 £1m
Frickson Erazo 30 D C £0 £5m
Juan Fuentes 28 D LC £0 £1m
Douglas 30 D C £0 £850k
Mehrdad Pouladi 31 D L, DM, AM L £0 £275k
Johnatan Estrada 35 AM LC £0 £13k
Fabrício 31 D/WB L, M LC £0 £0
Chico 31 D C £0 £3m
Florian Marange 32 D LC £0 £450k
Gustavo Colman 33 M C £0 £85k
Andreas Ivanschitz 34 AM LC £0 £85k
Halil Altintop 35 AM/F C £0 £110k
Hamit Altintop 35 DM £0 £180k
Marcelo Scatolaro 33 DM £0 £13k
Gojko Kacar 31 D C, DM £0 £200k
Jamel Saihi 31 DM £0 £600k
Morgan Amalfitano 33 AM RC £0 £150k
Henri Bedimo 34 D/WB L £0 £70k
Raúl Rodríguez 30 D RC £0 £2m
Edis Ibargüen 26 AM R, ST £0 £250k
Jordon Mutch 26 AM C £0 £475k
Youness Mokhtar 26 AM LC £0 £1m
Assane Gnoukouri 21 DM £0 £6m
Roberto Lago 32 D/WB L £0 £230k
Fabián Monzón 31 D/WB/M L £0 £700k
Johan Djourou 31 D C £0 £475k
Miguel Morales 33 D C, DM £0 £60k
Richardson 26 DM £0 £400k
Jonathan Fabbro 36 AM LC £0 £35k
Oscar Ustari 31 GK £0 £190k
Pablo Batalla 34 AM C £0 £0
Mário Felgueiras 31 GK £0 £975k
Sebastián Leto 31 ST £0 £775k
Alejandro Domínguez 37 AM C £0 £40k
Dudu Cearense 35 DM £0 £15k
Jesús Méndez 33 DM £0 £75k
Jo Inge Berget 27 AM L, ST £0 £4m
Yann Jouffre 33 AM RC £0 £65k
Glen Johnson 33 D/WB R £0 £100k
Juan Arango 38 AM LC £0 £5k
Rafael Miranda 33 DM £0 £40k
Dioko Kaluyituka 31 AM R, ST £0 £0
Harrison Otálvaro 32 AM RC £0 £28k
Ronaldo Alves 28 D C £0 £1m
Alejandro Castro 31 D RC, DM £0 £675k
Mike Temwanjera 36 ST £0 £28k
Liban Abdi 29 AM RL £0 £550k
Lukman Haruna 27 DM, AM C £0 £1m
Ismael Díaz 21 AM L, ST £0 £1m
Hilario Navarro 37 GK £0 £50k
Yorleys Mena 26 ST £0 £160k
Isaac Arias 27 ST £0 £425k
Ricardo Villarraga 28 D/WB L £0 £350k
Pau Morer 22 AM LC, F C £0 £40k
Yorman Rueda 31 AM L £0 £80k
Julián Guillermo 28 DM £0 £75k
Mauricio Victorino 35 D C £0 £0
José María Cárdenas 33 WB/AM L £0 £500k
Rod Fanni 36 D RC £0 £85k
Boukary Dramé 32 D/WB/M L £0 £95k
Juan Eluchans 38 D/WB/AM L £0 £5k
Peter Niemeyer 34 D C, DM £0 £60k
Avimiled Rivas 33 DM £0 £8k
Luis Martínez 35 GK £0 £20k
Keirrison 29 ST £0 £450k
Facundo Monteseirín 23 D C £0 £1m
Bruno Pirri 25 D C £0 £230k
Robson Fernandes 27 AM RC, F C £0 £425k
Wescley 26 AM RL, ST £0 £180k
Hrvoje Milic 29 D/WB/M L £0 £925k
Aleksandar Tonev 28 AM RL £0 £1m
Efraín Juárez 30 D/WB R, DM £0 £1m
Patricio Araujo 30 D C, DM £0 £1m
Daniel Halfar 30 AM LC £0 £0
Marcão 27 DM £0 £70k
Cristian Nasuti 35 D C £0 £50k
Fernando Navarro 36 D LC £0 £20k
Daniel Ferreyra 36 GK £0 £0
Michael Essien 35 DM £0 £18k
Mariano Izco 35 DM £0 £110k
Miso Brecko 34 D/WB R £0 £23k
Emil Hallfreðsson 33 M C £0 £250k
Zamir Valoyes 32 AM RC, F C £0 £15k
Danílson Córdoba 31 DM £0 £13k
Dramane Traoré 36 ST £0 £6m
Sejad Salihovic 33 AM LC £0 £65k
Ramiro Arias 25 D LC £0 £450k
Patricio Vidal 26 AM RL, ST £0 £180k
Marquinhos 28 AM RLC £0 £300k
Erwin Carrillo 35 ST £0 £3k
Efraín Viáfara 37 ST £0 £600k
Yair Arrechea 37 D RC £0 £0
Chris Baird 36 D RLC, DM £0 £110k
Juan Leyton 27 GK £0 £80k
Luis Calderón 28 D C £0 £150k
Jáiber Cardona 28 GK £0 £230k
Denis Gómez 26 D/WB R, DM, M RC £0 £95k
John Valencia 36 DM £0 £20k
Hélder Guedes 31 AM L, ST £0 £0
Néstor Albiach 25 AM RL, ST £0 £675k
Pablo Velázquez 31 ST £0 £150k
Hember Valencia 28 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Herman Pulgarín 29 D/WB R £0 £95k
Fernando Cárdenas 30 AM LC, F C £0 £70k
José Andrés Ramírez 30 D C £0 £50k
Jherson Córdoba 30 DM, AM C £0 £45k
Alonso Acosta 29 D RC £0 £90k
John Varela 30 AM/F C £0 £23k
Eisner Loboa 31 AM R £0 £95k
Marco Tagbajumi 29 AM L, ST £0 £80k
Cristian Fernándes 28 AM R, ST £0 £40k
Xavier Báez 30 DM, M RC £0 £850k
Lionard Pajoy 37 AM R, ST £0 £0
Jesús Gámez 33 D/WB RL £0 £210k
Gilberto Macena 34 AM LC, F C £0 £30k
Severo Meza 31 D RC, DM £0 £400k
Renato Cajá 33 AM LC £0 £23k
Diego Pave 33 GK £0 £220k
Marat Izmailov 35 AM RC £0 £40k
Ernandes 30 D/WB/M L £0 £300k
Carlos Valdés 33 D C £0 £18k
Víctor Zapata 32 AM/F C £0 £50k
Júlio César 36 D/WB/M L £0 £5k
Pedro Morales 33 AM C £0 £35k
Carlos Luque 25 AM L £0 £180k
Franck Ohandza 26 AM RL, ST £3m £1m
El-Hadji Kané 23 D C £0 £500k
Léonard Kweuke 30 ST £0 £475k
Ramin Rezaeian 28 D/WB/M R £0 £675k
Félix Araujo 35 D C £0 £80k
Edgar Ivan Pacheco 28 AM C £0 £875k
Abraham Stringel 30 D/WB R £0 £60k
Florian Martin 28 AM LC £0 £1m
Moustapha Bayal 32 D C, DM £0 £70k
Tobias Levels 31 D/WB R £0 £275k
Giorgi Chanturia 25 AM R £0 £375k
José Manuel Casado 31 D/WB L £0 £150k
Daniel Pavlovic 30 D/WB/M L £0 £525k
Volkan Şen 30 AM RL £0 £160k
Giovanny Martínez 28 DM £0 £110k
Juan Esteban Ortiz 30 DM £0 £28k
Ivo Chaves 24 D/WB/AM R £0 £425k
Luciano Balbi 29 D LC £0 £400k
Christian Ortiz 25 AM C £0 £130k
Juan Carlos Núñez 35 D/WB R, DM £0 £15k
Édgar Dueñas 35 D C £0 £15k
Tomas Berger 32 AM RL £0 £160k

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 19 ST £0 £0
Assane Gnoukouri 21 DM £0 £6m
Mak Varesanovic 19 DM, AM C £0 £1m
Ajdin Hasic 17 AM RC £68k £500k
Diego Poyet 23 DM £0 £650k
Vyacheslav Lukhtanov 23 D RC £0 £50k
Bilal Kandoussi El Khallak 18 AM LC £0 £525k
José Luis Rodríguez 21 D R £0 £875k
Douglas 22 ST £0 £20k
Salomón Wbias 22 D C £0 £0
Pau Morer 22 AM LC, F C £0 £40k
Jéferson 23 DM £0 £13k
Ervin Jusufovic 23 D C, DM £0 £0
Juan Ignacio Brunet 20 AM C £0 £45k
Wellington Bueno 22 AM C £0 £8k
Harold Isaza 22 AM C £0 £325k
Daniel Martínez 21 D L £0 £130k
Mateus Bastos 19 AM L, ST £0 £160k
Douglas 19 AM L, ST £0 £3k
Marcos Júnior 23 D/WB R, DM £0 £15k
Mauricio Baldivieso 21 M RC £0 £0
Laércio 19 ST £0 £0
Matías Cóccaro 20 ST £0 £0
Dejair 23 DM £0 £13k
Junior Kemajou Dimabi 22 ST £0 £0
Paulo Lima 20 DM £0 £23k
Jackson 23 ST £0 £30k
Ismael Díaz 21 AM L, ST £0 £1m
Eduardo Barzola 21 M L £0 £0
Guilherme Beirão 18 AM C £0 £10k
Roberto López 19 M RC £0 £0
Jonathan Triviño 22 D/WB L £0 £0
Aldry Torres 22 M R £0 £0
Jesús Cabezas 23 D/M L £0 £0
Joao Rodríguez 22 AM RLC, F C £0 £375k
Oleg Kozhushko 20 AM L, ST £0 £0
Christian Lucatero 21 AM RC £0 £425k
André Simões 19 ST £0 £0
Jai Quitongo 20 AM R, ST £0 £80k
Patrick Luan 19 ST £0 £45k
Kyllan Ramé 20 DM £0 £220k
Thomas Gaydu 19 ST £0 £25k
Óliver Jiménez 23 D C £0 £0
François Gamys 18 M C £43k £93k
Oleg Karnaukh 20 GK £0 £0
Andriy Kapelyan 21 ST £0 £45k
Luthando Mateza 20 AM C £0 £0
Dmytro Steflyuk 22 ST £0 £0
Artur Kuznetsov 23 D C £0 £400k
Mykyta Vetrov 23 ST £0 £0
Dmytro Lukanov 23 ST £0 £75k
Yiğitali Bayrak 22 M C £0 £0
Raúl Ramos 23 WB/AM R £0 £0
Lionel Enguene 22 M C £0 £240k
Illya Ichuaidze 22 D L £0 £13k
Alvaro Fernández 20 D R £0 £0
Luca Giovanella 18 AM C £0 £0
Guti 19 AM LC £0 £240k
Thibaut Cillard 22 D C £0 £675k
Lukman Zakari 19 D C £0 £600k
Saïra Issambet Gassama 20 ST £0 £0
Paul de Vries-Asare 22 AM C £0 £0
Bruno Mendes 23 ST £0 £240k
Nicolás Francese 22 GK £0 £0
Raúl Barros 21 AM R £0 £0
Tobechukwu Ibe 20 D C £0 £0
Lucas Grecco 20 D/WB R £0 £0
Souleymane Diaby 18 D LC, M L £0 £80k
Facundo Escalante 22 AM L, ST £0 £0
Ezequiel Rodríguez 22 ST £0 £300k
Umaru Samura 19 AM/F C £0 £50k
Gastón Vázquez 19 M C £0 £0
Jorge Cuéllar 21 AM RL, ST £0 £0
León Piergiácomi 20 AM RL £0 £0
Rodrigo Súarez 20 AM RL, ST £0 £33m
Cassian Thomas 19 M C £0 £10k
Venâncio Monteiro 18 AM RL £0 £350k
El-Hadji Kané 23 D C £0 £500k
Jiri Januska 20 M C £0 £275k
Kaylen Hinds 20 AM LC, F C £0 £2m
Ondrej Stursa 18 AM LC £0 £0
Remie Streete 23 D C £0 £250k
Adams Barry 20 D C £0 £35k
Adrián Cerda 20 ST £0 £0
Stefan Dafovski 18 GK £0 £25k
Pedro Acorsi 18 DM £0 £375k
Amar Burovic 22 AM RL, ST £0 £5k
Dimitar Sheytanov 19 GK £0 £0
Minel Doljancic 21 D R £0 £0
Patrick Sales 19 ST £0 £65k
Ameen Bokhari 21 GK £0 £0
Nicolás Ruscio 20 AM C £0 £2m
Isak Ssewankambo 22 D/WB R, DM £0 £300k
Iván Varga 23 D/WB R £0 £3k
Matías Pesallaccia 21 GK £0 £3k
Vinícius 23 D C £0 £28k
Abonima 23 D C, DM £0 £0
Danylo 23 D R £0 £35k
Felipe Santa 23 AM C £0 £0
Maximiliano Falcón 21 D C £0 £0
Aldayr Hernández 22 D C £0 £65k
Leandro Otormín 21 AM R, ST £0 £0
Robert Burbano 23 AM RC £0 £150k
José Luis López 23 GK £0 £0
Luka Koberidze 23 DM £0 £775k
Islam Feruz 22 AM RC, F C £0 £70k
Matías Zacarías 23 D C £0 £0
Dener 23 DM £0 £50k
Fernando Dinis 21 D C £0 £8k
Raul 21 D/WB R £0 £300k
Merveille Goblet 23 GK £0 £220k
Ita 22 D C £0 £8k
Gabriel Leite 22 AM C £0 £8k
Sinan Keskin 23 AM C £0 £0
Erikson Llanes 23 AM C £0 £0
Daniel Vázquez 23 D R, DM £0 £80k
Cristian de Santiago 21 D C £0 £0
Ryo Fujii 22 M C £1k £470
Enrique Soto 22 AM RLC £0 £90k
Daniel Ramírez 22 D C £0 £0
Miguel Ángel Martínez 23 GK £0 £0
Christian Rubio Sivodedov 20 DM, AM C £0 £275k
Eghan Shadrach 23 AM C £0 £300k
Augusto 23 AM/F C £0 £0
Connor Chapman 23 DM £0 £210k
Leonel Demelchori 23 ST £0 £0
Ezequiel Dos Santos 23 M RC £0 £5k
Fábio 21 ST £0 £8k
Erick Otieno 21 D L £0 £3k
Shadreck Chimanya 21 AM L £0 £0
Facundo Monteseirín 23 D C £0 £1m
Lee Jae-Gun 21 ST £0 £210k
César Silva 21 AM C £0 £35k
Eric Jerez 23 D/WB L £0 £220k
Adrián Castruccio 23 D/WB RL £0 £0
César Morais 21 D/WB L £0 £3k
Mauro Fernández 23 M RC £0 £0
George Dorrington 21 GK £0 £50k
Pantelis Konomis 22 D C, DM £0 £10k
Pabos Aristotelous 23 AM RC £0 £200k
Jean 21 AM RLC £0 £8k
Zé Carlos 23 GK £0 £3k
Vitor 22 AM C £0 £5k
Alexis Barreiro 20 D C £0 £0
Salvatore Marseglia 22 D/WB/M L £0 £15k
Dennis Olsson 23 D/WB L £0 £325k
Marko Nikolic 20 ST £0 £0
Santiago Castaño 23 GK £0 £0
Mateo Zapata 22 AM RLC £0 £0
Jefferson Tarifa 21 ST £0 £13k
Otto Franco 23 DM £0 £0
Paul Iakob 21 GK £0 £10k
Nhlakanipho Ntuli 22 AM RC £0 £5k
Ivan Komlev 23 D C £0 £0
Andriy Savchenko 23 D/WB R, DM £0 £0
Jorge Zelaya 23 GK £0 £0
Sergio Tagua 21 AM C £0 £0
Alexey Kozlov 19 GK £0 £0
Ibrahima Sory 20 DM £0 £0
Hugo Cisneros 23 DM £0 £0
Daniel Johnson 22 AM RLC £0 £400k
Richie Laryea 23 AM C £0 £120k
Dainer Mera 23 D C £0 £0
Dante 22 D C £0 £5k
Dejan Danza 22 M C £0 £130k
Gastón Del Castillo 21 AM RLC, F C £0 £425k
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
Reece Mitchell 22 AM RLC £0 £10k
Santarém 19 AM RLC, F C £0 £25k
Luan 20 AM LC £0 £0
Alisson Augusto 18 D/WB L £0 £55k
Jackson Farmer 23 D RC £0 £0
Guilherme 21 DM £0 £13k
Vitor 20 ST £0 £120k
Lucas Soares 20 D/WB R £0 £100k
Foguete 22 D/WB/M R £0 £110k
Agustín Alberione 21 D RC £0 £4m
Tomás Carreño 22 GK £0 £0
Gabriel Leiva 23 AM C £0 £0
Gabriel Morbeck 20 AM L, ST £0 £25k
Axel Galo 21 AM R £0 £0
Paolino Bertaccini 20 AM RL £0 £220k
Christian Bulla 22 AM C £0 £50k
Jhoaho Hinestroza 22 AM RL, ST £0 £110k
Claudio Namoc 21 DM £0 £150k
Facundo Mallo 23 D C £0 £75k
Juan Pablo Fassi 23 DM £0 £80k
Manuel Zamora 22 GK £0 £0
Håkon Lorentzen 20 ST £0 £250k
Pape Gassama 21 DM £0 £0
Shalton González 22 AM L £0 £0
Til Mavretic 20 M C £0 £35k
Joan Campins 23 D/WB/M R £0 £180k
Eugene Nemtinov 22 AM RL £0 £275k
Darko Lazic 23 D C £0 £30k
Milan Vusurovic 23 AM/F C £0 £0
Samuel Lechuga 20 GK £0 £0