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Best attacking midfielders to sign in Football Manager 2022

Creative attacking midfielders can be the key to unlocking an organized defence. If you're searching for players to build out a dangerous squad in the attacking third for your FM22 save, here are the best attacking midfielders to sign in Football Manager 2022.
Best attacking midfielders to sign in Football Manager 2022

Players are setting out in their quest for glory in Football Manager 2022 as the long-running franchise continues to provide endless fun. The current football landscape provides a range of challenges for players of all different experience levels.

For players who are experienced in Football Manager, there are loads of clubs to be taken to the ultimate heights of dominance. And for those playing FM for the first time, you'll enjoy a more simple challenge to get your bearings, like holding a club in a top-flight league or acheiving promotion.

Whether you're an expert or complete FM novice, a creative number ten can provide the spark that your side needs. Here are the best attacking midfielders to sign in Football Manager 2022.

Football Manager 2022 Best Attacking Midfielders to sign
Creative attacking midfielders can link the play to set up goal-scoring chances for your team. (Picture: Sports Interactive)

The best attacking midfielders in Football Manager 2022

Players will have multiple options of where to shop when looking for attacking midfielders to sign to your FM22 squad. Though transfer budget will likely play a major factor in the strategy you use to buy.

To aid your process, here are some of the best youth, out of contract, as well as the world-class attacking midfielders in FM22. Regardless of your club's spending power, this list should have a player or two that fits the mold of your club.

Best out of contract CAMs in FM22

These are attacking midfielders now out of a contract. They are eligible sign for your club without a transfer fee when you're searching for players to fill out the squad.

  • Callum Gribbin - 22 - England
  • Óscar Romero - 29 - Paraguay
  • Iago Falqué - 31 - Spain
  • Carlos Tevez - 37 - Argentina
  • Jorge Valdivia - 37 - Chile
Football Manager 2022 Gribbin player attacking midfielder
Gribbin is a free-kick specialist and could be a vital weapon for any Championship or League 1 level side. (Picture: Sports Interactive)

Best young CAMs in FM22

The next generation of players in the number ten spot, some of these players will come somewhat fairly priced, while others will require massive transfer fees. Either way, their overall value should continue to increase as they gain more experience.

  • Phil Foden - 21 - Manchester City
  • Kai Havertz - 22 - Chelsea
  • Mason Mount - 22 - Chelsea
  • João Félix - 22 - Atlético Madrid
  • Pedri - 18 - Barcelona
Phil Foden Football Manager 2022 best young attacking midfielders
Phil Foden is already one of the best attacking midfielders in the Premier League, and at such a young age his potential is limitless. (Picture: Sports Interactive)

Best CAMs in FM22

The very best CAMs in all of world football, these players will all be come with big transfer fees, but can make a game-breaking difference for your side.

  • Kevin De Bruyne - 30 - Manchester City
  • Paulo Dybala - 27 - Juventus
  • Bernardo Silva - 26 - Manchester City
  • Marco Reus - 32 - Borussia Dortmund
  • Bruno Fernandes - 26 - Manchester United
Kevin De Bruyne Football Manager 2022 best attacking midfielders
Not only is Kevin De Bruyne one of the best attacking mids in FM22, he's one of the best out and out players in all of world football. (Picture: Sports Interactive)


For more Football Manager 2022 content, including player guides and bargain buys, check out our dedicated FM22 page filled with the best information to help build out your team.

Featured image courtesy of Sports Interactive.