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Best right-backs to sign in Football Manager 2022

Fullbacks are a key factor in any successful squad, providing defensive solidity and attacking options from wide areas alike. If you're looking to build a strong backline early in your save, here are the best right-backs to sign in Football Manager 2022.
Best right-backs to sign in Football Manager 2022

Football Manager 2022 is now live and challengers are beginning their journey to glory with a new club. The title offers a range of challenges for gamers of all interests and experience levels.

Some will try to reach the highest heights and lift the Champions League trophy, while others will be content to simply gain promotion into a higher league. It's all possible in FM22 and gamers can now make their managerial dreams a reality.

Of course, building out a competent defence is always near the top of the task list, so you'll want to take every advantage you can get. This will serve as a compiled list of the best right-backs to sign in Football Manager 2022.

Football Manager 2022 best right backs
It can be difficult to find the right players to fill out your backline early in your FM22 save. (Picture: Sports Interactive)

The best right-backs in Football Manager 2022

There are many places to look when searching for players to sign to your FM22 squad. And where you look to shop is often dependant on the amount of spending power (Transfer Balance) you have.

This list will include the best youth, out of contract, as well as the top-level right-backs in FM22. So rest assured, whatever you have to spend, the list should include a player or two for your team.

The best out of contract RBs in FM22

These are players that are out of contract and won't require a transfer fee when you're looking to fill out your squad.

  • Marc Navarro - 26 - Spain
  • Iván - 27 - Spain
  • Daniel Alves - 38 - Brazil
  • Gaetano Berardi - 32 - Switzerland
  • Francis - 25 - Spain
Dani Alves FM22 player page
The long-time Barcelona man is on the market available on a free transfer when FM22 begins. (Picture: Sports Interactive)

The best young RBs in FM22

These are the wonderkids at right-back, some will be fairly cheap, others will be bank-breaking transfers, but their value should steadily increase as they gain experience.

  • Josha Vagnoman - 20 - Germany
  • Devyne Rensch - 18 - Netherlands
  • Sergiño Dest - 21 - United States
  • Alejandro Francés - 18 - Spain
  • Gonçalo Esteves - 17 - Portugal
Sergino Dest FM22
Sergiño Dest is a future superstar at right back, and he can reach his full potential with your club in FM22. (Picture: Sports Interactive)

The best RBs in FM22

The best in the world, these will be very pricey signings, both in wages and transfer fees, if you can even get them to the table.

  • Trent Alexander-Arnold - 22 - England
  • João Cancelo - 27 - Portugal
  • Kyle Walker - 31 - England
  • Dani Carvajal - 29 - Spain
  • Achraf Hakimi - 23 - Morocco
Kyle Walker FM22
An established top-level right back for years, Kyle Walker is a massive upgrade to almost any defence. (Picture: Sports Interactive)

For more Football Manager 2022 guides and top to bottom coverage, check out our dedicated page filled with best wonderkids, bargain buys, and much more.

Featured image courtesy of Sports Interactive.