Have you taken on a difficult save in Football Manager 2023 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 FM2023 as well as the free players with the highest potential in FM23. Every player on this page is uncontracted and not at a club in FM 23, so you can buy them for completely free.

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These are the best free players in Football Manager 2023 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
Sergio Ag√ľero 34 AM C, ST £0
Lieven Maesschalck 52 £0
Thomas Vermaelen 36 D C £0
Nacho Monreal 36 D LC, WB L £0
Blaise Matuidi 35 DM, M LC £29k
Daniel Alves 39 D/WB R, M RC £933k £1m
Gonzalo Higua√≠n 35 ST £377k £446k
Gareth Bale 32 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
David Zurutuza 35 M/AM C £0 30-06-2020
Aritz Aduriz 41 ST £0
Isco 30 AM RLC £0 £0
Markel Susaeta 34 M/AM R £0
Bruno 38 DM, M C £0
Max Kruse 34 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Javier Mascherano 38 D C, DM, M C £0
Karim El Ahmadi 37 DM, M C £0 £0
Mateo Musacchio 31 D C £0 £0
Saphir Ta√Įder 30 DM £0 £0
Fernando Soriano 42 £0
Amaranto Perea 43 £0
Fabian Delph 32 D L, DM, M C £0
To√Īo 32 D/WB L £0 £0 30-06-2022
Benjamin H√ľbner 33 D C £0 £0
Be√Īat 35 M/AM C £0
Giovanni Moreno 36 AM/F C £0 £0
Martin Skrtel 37 D C £0 30-06-2022
Ander Iturraspe 33 DM, M C £0 30-06-2020
Souza 33 DM £13k £27m
Recio 31 DM £0 £0
V√≠ctor S√°nchez 34 D RC, DM, M RC £0 £0 30-06-2022
Esteban Cambiasso 41 £0
Pablo Gui√Īaz√ļ 43 £0
Iv√°n Ramis 37 D C £0
BoŇôek Dońćkal 33 M/AM RC £0
Bryan Ru√≠z 36 M L, AM LC £0 £109k £10k 31-12-2022
Claudio Pizarro 43 ST £0
Rodrigo Lindoso 33 DM £0 £0
Filip Bradarińá 30 DM £0 £0
Fernandinho 29 AM RLC, F C £12k £5m £365k 30-06-2023
Henrique Dourado 32 ST £0 £0
J√©r√©my Pied 33 D/WB/M R £0 £0
Vedran ńÜorluka 36 D C £0
Carlos Tevez 38 AM C, ST £0
Mista 43 £0
Mousa Demb√©l√© 34 DM £0 £0 31-12-2022
Ahmed Elmohamady 34 D/WB/M R £0 £0
D√≠dac Vil√† 33 D/WB L £0 £0 30-06-2022
Deiber Caicedo 22 AM RL, ST £0 £0 £0 31-12-2023
Jonatan √Ālvez 34 ST £0 £0
Salif San√© 31 D C, DM £0 £0
Glenn Murray 38 ST £0
Mayer Candelo 45 £0
Gorka Iraizoz 41 GK £0
Dragan Skońćińá 53 £0
Sergio √Ālvarez 35 GK £0
Samuel Eto'o 41 £0
Maxym Kalinichenko 43 £0
J√ľrgen Locadia 28 AM L, ST £9k £2m £184k
҆ime Vrsaljko 30 D/WB R £0 £0
R√≥mulo Otero 29 AM RLC £0 £0
Senad Lulińá 36 D/WB L, M LC, AM L £0
Ragnar Klavan 36 D C £0 £0
Roberto 36 GK £0 £215k £195k
Wellington 31 DM £0 £0
Dig√£o 34 D C £0 £0
Lucho Gonz√°lez 41 M/AM C £0
C√©dric Carrasso 40 £0
Javi Fuego 38 DM, M C £0
Mo√Įne Chaabani 41 D LC £0
Petr ńĆech 40 GK £0
Wesley Lautoa 34 D C, DM £0 £0
Andr√© Almeida 31 D RL, DM £0 £0
Ewerton 33 D C £0 £0
Sergio Pelegr√≠n 43 £0
Sebastian Giovinco 35 AM RLC, ST £0
Marvin Zeegelaar 31 D LC £0 £0
John Boye 35 D C £0 £0
Mbark Boussoufa 37 AM RLC £0 £0
Antonio Barrag√°n 35 D/WB R £0 £0 30-06-2022
Diego Perotti 33 AM RLC £0 £0
Christian Bernardi 32 AM RLC £0 £0
Anderson Carvalho 32 DM £0 £0
Marlos 34 AM RC £0 £0
Leonardo 35 AM RL £0 £0
Fabi√°n Orellana 36 AM RLC £0 £0
Jos√© Pedro Fuenzalida 37 D/WB R, AM RC £0 £0
Gaizka Toquero 37 £0
David Navarro 42 £0
Juan Pablo Ram√≠rez 43 GK £0
Paul√£o 36 D C, DM £0 £0
Elvis Mosquera 31 D/WB L £0 £0
Alberto Guiti√°n 31 D C £0 £0
H√•vard Nordtveit 32 D C, DM £0 £0
Nikola Maksimovińá 30 D C £0 £0
Johannes Flum 34 DM £0 £0
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa 33 D C £0 £0
Wilder Cartagena 27 DM £0 £0 £0 31-12-2024
Franck Tabanou 33 D/WB/AM L £0 £0
Seydouba Soumah 31 AM RLC £0 £0
Washington Aguerre 29 GK £0 £0
David Quiroz 39 £0
Othman El Kabir 31 AM L £0 £0
Renan Ribeiro 32 GK £0 £0
Fernando Monetti 33 GK £0 £0
Eg√≠dio 36 D/WB L £0 £0
Gary Cahill 36 D C £0 £0
Jefferson Farf√°n 37 M R, AM RC, ST £0 £15k £14k
Elias 37 M RC, AM C £0
Luis Delgado 41 GK £0
Felipe Baloy 41 £0
Paulo Vin√≠cius 38 D C £0
Reinhold Yabo 31 DM, M/AM C £6k
Jos√© Luis Garc√©s 41 ST £0
Jo Inge Berget 31 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Adriano 37 D/WB RL £0 £0
Sebasti√°n Torrico 42 GK £0 £91k £81k
Eliaquim Mangala 31 D C £0 £0
Elkeson 32 AM L, ST £11k £25m
Alexandre Pato 32 AM L, ST £0 £0
Lucas Orb√°n 33 D LC £0 £0
Romain M√©tanire 32 D/WB R £0 £0
Mauricio G√≥mez 28 AM LC £0 £0
Elkin Blanco 32 DM, M LC £0 £0
Reza Ghoochannejhad 34 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Rey Manaj 25 ST £0 £0
Edwin Aguilar 36 ST £0 £0
Renato Chaves 32 D C £0 £0
Jos√© Morat√≥n 42 £0
Diego Benaglio 38 GK £0
Daniel Carri√ßo 33 D C £0 £0
Joris Gnagnon 25 D C, DM £0 £0
Tarantini 38 DM, M C £0
Ariel Garc√© 42 £0
Richard Dunne 42 £0
Andr√©s Palop 48 £0
Aldo Duscher 43 £0
Fran Yeste 42 £0
Rodrigo Bra√Īa 43 £0
Sebasti√°n Leto 35 £0
Bernardo Romeo 44 £0
Lucas Bernardi 44 £0
Bressan 29 D C £10k £811k £68k
Johnathan Goiano 32 ST £0 £0
Vald√≠via 27 AM LC £0 £0
Airton 32 DM £0 £0
J√ļnior Cai√ßara 33 D/WB RL £0 £0
Claudio Yacob 34 DM £0 £0
Moussa Wagu√© 23 D/WB R £0 £0
Federico Andrada 28 AM LC, F C £0 £0
Danilo 38 D C £0 £0
Leandro Castellanos 39 GK £24k £22k
Mohamed Diam√© 35 DM £0 £0
William Vainqueur 33 DM £0 £0
Medhi Benatia 35 D C £0 £0
Manuel da Costa 36 D C £0 £0
Nicol√°s Stefanelli 28 AM RLC, F C £0 £0 £0 31-12-2024
Lewis Grabban 34 ST £0 £0
Rub√©n 38 GK £0 £0
Gonzalo Bau 36 £0
Cristian Penilla 30 AM RL £0 £0
Iv√°n Arboleda 26 GK £0 £0
James S√°nchez 34 DM £0 £0
Bruno Pascua 32 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Edu Campabadal 29 D/WB R £0 £0 30-06-2022
V√≠ctor √Ālvarez 29 D/WB L £0 £0
Washington Camacho 36 WB/AM L £0 £0
Bill Hamid 31 GK £0 £0
Simone Zaza 31 ST £0 £0
Dale Stephens 33 DM £0 £0
Ivan Radovanovińá 33 D C, DM £0 £0
Marcelo Goiano 34 D/WB R £0 £0
Jonatan Toll√•s Nation 32 D C £180k £15k
Ifeanyi Mathew 25 DM £0 £0
Ola Kamara 32 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Alexis 36 D C £0
Marcelo Oliveira 35 D LC, WB L, DM £0
Ibai G√≥mez 32 AM RL £0 £0 30-06-2023
Fran Pastor 29 AM RLC, ST £126k £11k
Mathieu Deplagne 30 D/WB R £0 £0
D√ļvier Riascos 36 ST £0 £0 31-12-2023
Harold G√≥mez 30 D/WB R £0 £0
Eddie Segura 25 D C £0 £0 £0 31-12-2023
Orlando Berr√≠o 31 AM RLC £5k £449k £38k
Yuber Asprilla 29 AM RL £0 £0
Andr√© Luis 25 AM R, ST £0 £0
Daniel Noriega 45 £0
Faouzi Aaish 37 D/WB L, DM, M LC £0
Mart√≠n Romagnoli 44 £0
Freddy Grisales 46 £0
Omar P√©rez 41 M/AM RC £0
Giampaolo Pazzini 37 ST £0
David Montoya 44 £0
John Javier Restrepo 44 £0
Giovani dos Santos 33 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Luis √Āngel Mendoza 32 AM RL £0 £0
Fernando Llorente 37 ST £0 £0 30-06-2022
Nelson Ramos 40 GK £0 £19k £2k
Ed√≠lson 35 D/WB R, DM £0 £0
L√©o 34 D C £0 £0 30-11-2022
Romain Genevois 35 D RC, WB R £7k £0

These are the best free players aged under 23 in Football Manager 2023 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
Pedro Vite 20 AM LC £0 £0 £0 31-12-2025
Han Kwang-Song 23 ST £0 £0
Martin Graiciar 23 AM R, ST £0 £0 30-11-2023
Jonathan Amon 23 AM RL £0 £0
Deiber Caicedo 22 AM RL, ST £0 £0 £0 31-12-2023
Jes√ļs Bueno 23 DM £0 £0 £0 31-12-2023
Hern√°n Luna 22 AM C £0 £0
Moussa Wagu√© 23 D/WB R £0 £0
Amar Begińá 21 AM C £0 £0
Tom√°s Romero 21 GK £0 £0 £0 31-12-2023
Keyner De Vasconcelos 22 DM £0 £0
Juan David V√©lez 23 D/WB R £0 £0
Brandon Servania 23 M C £0 £0 £0 31-12-2024
Kevin Cort√©s 21 AM C £0 £0
Andr√©s Balanta 23 DM, M C £704k £1m
Juan Lemus 23 GK £0 £0
Lorenzo Gonzalez 22 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Luke Dreher 23 DM £0 £0
Jaylin Lindsey 22 D RL £0 £0 £0 31-12-2024
Xavier 22 DM £0 £0 31-01-2023
Noble Okello 21 DM £0 £0
Marko Zivkovic 23 GK £0 £0
Jero 23 D L £0 £0
Charly 23 AM C £0 £0
Nikola Marjanovińá 21 D C £0 £0
Gabriel Majela 20 DM, AM C £0 £0
Mor Sall 21 DM £0 £0
Tunji Akinola 23 D C £0 £0
Gian Casaccio 22 D C £0 £0
Facundo Capellino 23 DM £0 £0
M√°ximo Ceratto 21 DM £0 £0
Gioacchino Galeotafiore 22 D C, DM £0 £0
Noah Powder 23 D/WB L £0 £0
Breyder Fr√≠as 23 M C £0 £0
Ahn June-Hyuk 22 AM RL £0 £0
Jonah Osabutey 23 AM L, ST £0 £0
Cristian Hinestroza 22 D/WB R £0 £0
Alexandre Nabor 23 D LC £0 £0
Ignacio Perrotta 22 D C £0 £0
Daniel-Edward Daniliuc 22 GK £0 £0
Oliver Ottesen 23 GK £0 £0 30-06-2021
Mauro Fern√°ndez 22 GK £0 £0
Robbie Burton 22 DM £0 £0
Rayan Djedje 20 DM £0 £0
Andr√©s Alarc√≥n 21 D C £0 £0
Thompson Ishaka 17 AM R £0 £0
Marwan Salah 18 GK £0 £0
Kennedy 18 AM/F C £0 £0
Frank Ondoa 17 AM R £0 £0
Jo√£o Neto 19 ST £0 £0
Tolga Topalońülu 20 D C, DM £0 £0
Brian Gyan 19 D C, DM £0 £0 30-06-2021
Vinicius Mello 19 AM R, ST £0 £0 £0 31-12-2025
Abdoul-Halimou Sama 19 D C £0 £0
Caio Dantas 19 AM C £0 £0
Luke Musikiri 18 AM R, ST £0 £0
Stephen Seun 23 D R £0 £0
Emin Djurovic 17 GK £0 £0
Bruno Bianconi 19 D C £0 £0
Oshwin Andries 20 DM, M C £109k £184k
Zakaria Maknoun 22 AM C £0 £0
Princewill Ehibhatiomhan 16 ST £0 £0
Siyabonga Mndebele 17 D C £0 £0
Yanis Beghdadi 17 AM L £0 £0
Santiago Hoyos 20 ST £0 £0
Keven 19 AM RLC £0 £0
Juan David Torres 21 D C £0 £0
Wesley 19 ST £0 £0
Ilias Bounassir-Roida 17 DM £0 £0
Ilann Petrisot 17 ST £0 £0
Baba Ciss√© 23 D C, DM £0 £0
Albert Lottin 20 DM £0 £0
Morrison Palma 22 AM RC £0 £0 30-06-2023
Adilson Malanda 20 D C, DM £0 £0 £0 31-12-2025
Labinot Kabashi 22 AM RLC £0 £0
Abel Bustos 23 DM £0 £0
Mohammed Gadafi 21 D L £0 £0
Isaac Tshibangu 19 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Hadji Dram√© 21 AM R, ST £0 £0
Lukman Zakari 23 D C £0 £0
Bandiougou Diallo 18 ST £0 £0
Juan √Āngel Vera 23 D C, DM £0 £0
Logan Ndenbe 22 D/WB/M L £0 £0 £0 31-12-2024
Eug√™nio 23 GK £0 £0 31-12-2021
Anthony Fontana 22 AM C £0 £0
Lucas Belezi 19 D C £0 £0
Matheus Pagliarini 21 AM C £0 £0
Mario Guerrero 22 DM £0 £0
Nikolay Arahangelov 18 AM C £0 £0
Pedro Acorsi 23 DM, M C £0
Wellington Tim 21 D LC £0 £0
Marinos Tzionis 20 AM LC £0 £0 £0 31-12-2024
Ntazana Mayembe 19 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Oliver Bosworth 20 GK £0 £0
Basit Umar 22 AM R, ST £0 £0
Nya Kirby 22 DM £0 £0
Adam Bruce 22 GK £0 £0
S√∂lvi Sn√¶r Gu√įbjargarson 20 AM RC £0 £0
Jeison Gamboa 21 D C £0 £0
Mayer Zambrano 22 M C £0 £0
Hugo Blondel 19 D RC £0 £0
Jairo Fuentes 21 D/WB/AM L £0 £0
Hollman Mccormick 16 ST £0 £0
Cole Bassett 20 AM C £0 £0 £0 31-12-2024
Iv√°n Iseda 23 AM C £0 £0
Franklin Navarro 23 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Jos√© Luis Gamboa 22 AM LC £0 £0
Juan Silgado 23 D/WB L £0 £0
Diego Santander 23 AM C £0 £0
Kevin Salazar 23 AM L £0 £0
Junior Zindoga 23 AM R, ST £0 £0
Camilo Charria 23 ST £0 £0
Yeisson Mosquera 22 ST £0 £0
Junior Nare 20 ST £0 £0
Sanele Zwane 19 AM R £0 £0
Daniel Trivi√Īo 23 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Cristian Becerra 21 M C £0 £0
Josy P√©rez 22 AM RL £0 £0
Job Sadovnik 21 D/WB L, DM £0 £0
Juan Zapata 23 D C £0 £0
Alejandro Mosquera 23 D/WB L £0 £0
Abraham Bahachille 21 D C, DM £0 £0
Giorgi Kokhreidze 23 AM LC, F C £0 £0
Josh Tobin 18 D C, DM £0 £0 30-06-2023
Ebenezer Simons de Fanti 18 AM R, ST £0 £0
Hugo Weckmann 18 ST £0 £0
Kerwin Vargas 20 AM RL, ST £0 £0 £0 31-12-2024
Diego Torres 19 M LC £0 £0
Yannick Brugger 21 D C £0 £0
Bryan Figueroa 23 AM RLC £0 £0
Mayer Vidal 22 AM RLC, F C £0 £0
Juan Diego Lobo 23 M C £0 £0
Sascha H√§rtel 23 D/WB L £0 £0
Tob√≠as Macies 21 M RC £0 £0
Enzo Gil 20 GK £0 £0
Jules Goudiaby 21 D C £0 £0
√Āngel Alonzo 22 GK £0 £0
Yaya Kon√© 23 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Rodrigo Sar 22 D C £0 £0
Diego Abella 23 ST £0 £0
Tavio d'Almeida 21 DM £0 £0
Helder 21 D C £0 £0 31-12-2022
Cleuber 23 D/WB R £0 £0
Diego Riechelmann 23 GK £0
Alisson 22 DM £0 £0
Edimundo 23 D/WB R £0 £0 30-08-2022
Luca Everink 21 D/WB/M R £0 £0
Caolan Boyd-Munce 22 DM, AM LC £0 £0
Fredy Valencia 20 DM £0 £0
Jhonatan Urrutia 22 ST £0 £0
Hilary Gong 23 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Joe Adams 21 AM RLC £0 £0
Lukas Fahrnberger 21 AM C £0 £0
Cristian Gamboa 21 AM/F C £0 £0
Joaqu√≠n Leites 21 D C, DM £0 £0
Mat√≠as Nu√Īez 23 D C £0 £0
Andr√©s Dussan 21 GK £0 £0
Juan Jos√© Forero 22 D C £0 £0
Emre Aslan 22 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Rom√°n Laur√≠a 22 D L £0 £0
Cameron Evans 21 D C £0 £0
Matheus Bueno 23 DM, AM C £0 £0
Vitor Hugo 20 D/WB L £0 £0
Marcos Paulo 22 DM £0 £0
Eduardo Kau 23 D C, DM £0 £0
Jo√£o Pedro Ribeiro 22 D/WB R £0 £0
Gabriel Biteco 23 AM C £0 £0 30-11-2022
Matheus Vieira 21 D C £0 £0
Faysal Bettache 22 DM £0 £0
Stephane Nwatsock Aboue 22 D C £0 £0 31-12-2022
Alexis Sosa 22 D C £0 £0
Adamu Alhassan 21 DM £0 £0
Mohammed Aminu 21 AM RL, ST £0 £0
Mirko Pagani 20 GK £0 £0
Maroine Mihoubi 22 D C, DM £0 £0
Anthony Ikedi 23 DM £0 £0
Rapha√ęl Nya 22 D RC £0 £0
Mohamed Bahlouli 22 AM LC £0 £0
Lars Markmanrud 21 D RC, DM £0 £0
Tobias Svendsen 23 M/AM LC £10k £629k £578k
Elber Evora 22 GK £0 £0
Sebasti√°n Ruiz 21 GK £0 £0
Ebenezer Tawiah 23 D RC £0 £0
Jos√© Hern√°ndez 21 D C £0 £0
Eli√°n Matamba 22 D/WB R £0 £0
Juan Jos√© V√°squez 23 D/WB/AM L £0 £0
Mateo Ram√≠rez 22 DM £0 £0
Luciano Mi√Īo 20 AM C £0 £0
Luis L√≥pez 23 D C £0 £0
Jes√ļs Silva 21 DM £0 £0
Enzo Espinoza 21 D L £0 £0
Justin McMaster 23 AM R, ST £0 £0
Juan Gabriel V√°squez 22 GK £0 £0
√Āngel Hern√°ndez 22 DM £0 £0
Wanderley Wandurraga 22 AM C £0 £0
Alexander Sn√§cke 23 D C £0
Eduardo Demiquel 22 D C £0 £0
Nuno Pina 23 DM, M RC £0 £0
Kevin Rodeblad Lowe 21 D LC £0 £0
Aldair Paz 23 M RC £0 £0

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