EA Sports FC 24 best wonderkids: The 500 best young players in Career Mode

EA Sports FC 24: 300 wonderkids set for the new Career Mode
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EA Sports FC 24 wonderkids are here for Career Mode – and we have the best young players you need in each position from around the world. 

That's right – we've plucked over 500 of the best young footballers on Earth from all over the globe, with full, up-to-date stats for the latest edition of the game. We've compiled not just their overall rating and their potential, we've included their contract, value and wage for you to see if they're gettable – plus their skill move level, weak foot and work-rate. 

This is the complete wonderkid guide, from the best teenagers on Earth that you may already know, to hidden gems that you've never heard of. Look no further than these stars when you're looking to build your next super team…

EA Sports FC 24 wonderkids: Who are the best young players I need to sign for Career Mode?

Goalkeepers

Gabriel Slonina #1 of Chicago Fire reacts against New York City FC during the second half at SeatGeek Stadium on August 21, 2022 in Bridgeview, Illinois.

Gabriel Slonina is one of the highest-rated wonderkid goalkeepers on FC 24 (Image credit: Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
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Wonderkid goalkeepers on EA Sports FC 24
PlayerClubPositionAgeOverallPotential+Value / WageContractSkill moves / Weak footWork rateFoot Height / Weight
Guillaume RestesToulouseGK18708717€3.6m / €1.1k2021 - 20261 / 3M / ML6ft 1in / 82kg
Bart VerbruggenBrighton & Hove AlbionGK20758510€10.5m / €30k2023 - 20281 / 3M / MR6ft 4in / 89kg
Maarten VandevoordtGenkGK21758510€11m / €7.6k2018 - 20241 / 3M / MR6ft 3in / 80kg
Andre GomesBenficaGK18638421€1.4m / €5002022 - 20281 / 5M / ML5ft 11in / 78kg
Dennis SeimenStuttgartGK17618423€925k / €5002023 - 20271 / 4M / ML6ft 2in / 89kg
Elia CaprileEmpoli, on loan from NapoliGK21728412€5m / €4.2k2023 - 20261 / 3M / MR6ft 3in / 73kg
James TraffordBurnleyGK20718413€4m / €13.5k2023 - 20281 / 2M / MR6ft 3in / 90kg
Lucas ChevalierLilleGK2178846€18.5m / €16.5k2018 - 20271 / 3M / MR6ft 2in / 78kg
Gavin BazunuSouthamptonGK21718312€4m / €12.5k2022 - 20271 / 2M / MR6ft 2in / 78kg
Sebastiano DesplanchesPalermoGK20688315€2.5m / €1.1k2023 - 20281 / 3M / ML6ft 2in / 80kg
Jonas UrbigGreuther Furth, on loan from KolnGK19668216€2m / €1.1k2021 - 20261 / 4M / MR6ft 2in / 83kg
Alane BedfianGirondins de BordeauxGK18628119€900k / €5002023 - 20251 / 3M / MR6ft 1in / 73kg
Aleksander BobekLodzGK19658116€1.6m / €5002020 - 20251 / 2M / MR6ft 5in / 80kg
Diego CallaiSportingGK18658116€1.6m / €5002022 - 20271 / 3M / MR6ft 2in / 88kg
Gabriel SloninaK.A.S. Eupen, on loan from ChelseaGK19668115€1.8m / €1.1k2022 - 20281 / 2M / MR6ft 3in / 89kg
Gregoire SwiderskiGirondins de BordeauxGK17598122€625k / €5002022 - 20241 / 3M / MR6ft 1in / 72kg
James BeadleOxford UnitedGK18638118€1.1m / €5002022 - 20261 / 3M / MR6ft 3in / 85kg
Kjell PeersmanPSVGK19618120€825k / €9002020 - 20261 / 3M / MR6ft 4in / 71kg
Noah AtuboluFreiburgGK21708111€3.1m / €7k2021 - 20271 / 3M / MR6ft 2in / 96kg
Rome-Jayden Owusu-OduroAZ AlkmaarGK19638118€1.1m / €7002020 - 20261 / 3M / MR6ft 2in / 82kg
Stefano TuratiFrosinone, on loan from SassuoloGK2172819€4.6m / €4.7k2019 - 20251 / 2M / MR6ft 2in / 85kg
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A young goalkeeper in Career Mode can actually work out as a long-term investment, even though keepers reach their peak later in life. Get one of these lads and you can fix the position for the next decade – maybe longer. 

Right-backs

Ivan Fresneda of Sporting controls the ball during the Liga Portugal Betclic match between Sporting Braga and Sporting CP at Estadio Municipal de Braga on September 3, 2023 in Braga, Portugal.

Ivan Fresneda is highly rated in EA Sports FC 24 (Image credit: Pedro Loureiro/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images)
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Wonderkid right-backs on EA Sports FC 24
PlayerClubPositionAgeOverallPotential+Value / WageContractSkill moves / Weak footWork rateFootHeight / Weight
Arnau MartinezGironaRB, RWB2080877€39.5m / €21.5k2020 - 20252 / 3H / MR5ft 11in / 75kg
Rico LewisManchester CityRB, CDM18738613€7m / €19.5k2022 - 20283 / 3H / MR5ft 6in / 70kg
Ivan FresnedaSportingRB18728513€5m / €2.5k2023 - 20283 / 3M / MR6ft 0in / 74kg
Malo GustoChelseaRB2076859€15.5m / €53k2023 - 20303 / 3H / HR5ft 10in / 70kg
Max JohnstonSturm GrazRWB, RB19668418€2.1m / €2.5k2023 - 20272 / 3H / MR5ft 10in / 72kg
Tino LivramentoNewcastle UnitedRB2074839€9m / €46.5k2023 - 20282 / 4H / MR5ft 11in / 71kg
Kiliann SildilliaFreiburgRB, CB, RM21728311€5m / €12.5k2021 - 20242 / 3M / MR6ft 1in / 76kg
Amar DedicRed Bull SalzburgRB, LB20738310€6.5m / €10k2020 - 20273 / 3H / MR5ft 10in / 74kg
Devyne RenschAjaxRB, LB2075838€12m / €9.9k2019 - 20253 / 5H / MR5ft 10in / 73kg
Kyriani SabbeClub BruggeRB, LB18648319€1.4m / €1.3k2023 - 20252 / 3H / MR5ft 7in / 59kg
Conor BradleyLiverpoolRB, RWB19698314€3.2m / €18k2020 - 20242 / 3H / MR5ft 11in / 71kg
Sael KumbediOlympique LyonnaisRB, RWB18718312€4.2m / €5.3k2022 - 20272 / 3H / MR5ft 8in / 63kg
Miguel MagaVitoria GuimaraesRWB, RB20738310€6.5m / €6k2020 - 20273 / 3M / MR5ft 8in / 69kg
Agustín GiaySan LorenzoRWB, RM, CM19718312€4.3m / €4.5k2020 - 20252 / 3M / MR5ft 10in / 73kg
Sam CurtisSt Patrick's AthleticRB, CB17618221€1000k / €5002021 - 20242 / 4M / MR6ft 0in / 76kg
Elias JelertCopenhagenRB, LB20728210€4.9m / €11k2021 - 20273 / 3H / MR5ft 10in / 70kg
Nathan PattersonEvertonRB, RWB21728210€5m / €17.5k2022 - 20272 / 3H / MR6ft 0in / 80kg
Aaron HickeyBrentfordRB, RWB, LB2176826€11.5m / €31.5k2022 - 20262 / 5H / HR6ft 0in / 72kg
Michael KayodeFiorentinaRB, RWB, LB18648218€1.4m / €2.7k2023 - 20254 / 3M / MR5ft 10in / 70kg
ArthurBayer LeverkusenRWB, RM20698213€3.2m / €13k2023 - 20283 / 3H / MR5ft 8in / 70kg
Brandon SoppyTorinoRWB, RM21718211€4m / €16k2022 - 20262 / 3M / MR5ft 11in / 80kg
Tiago SantosLilleRB20718110€3.9m / €12.5k2023 - 20283 / 3H / HR5ft 8in / 71kg
Nathan SantosFamalicao, on loan from SantosRB, RWB, CB21708111€3.4m / €3.8k2023 - 20242 / 3H / MR6ft 0in / 75kg
Ze CarlosVitoria GuimaraesRWB21678114€2.4m / €2.5k2023 - 20272 / 2M / HR5ft 7in / 66kg
Calvin RamsayPreston North End, on loan from LiverpoolRWB, RB19658116€1.8m / €4.1k2022 - 20272 / 3H / MR5ft 9in / 68kg
Goncalo EstevesSportingRWB, RB19698112€3.2m / €3k2021 - 20243 / 3H / MR5ft 7in / 73kg
Adis JasicWolfsberger ACRWB, RB, CM20708111€3.3m / €5.3k2021 - 20253 / 3H / HR5ft 10in / 69kg

With so many different styles of full-backs nowadays, it's important to find a right-back who suits your philosophy. These are your best bets, whatever style of play you operate with. 

Centre-backs

Croatia's defender #20 Josko Gvardiol eyes the ball during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group F football match between Croatia and Canada at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on November 27, 2022.

Josko Gvardiol is one of the highest-rated wonderkids on FC 24 (Image credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images)
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Wonderkid centre-backs on EA Sports FC 24
PlayerClubPositionAgeOverallPotential+Value / WageContractSkill moves / Weak footWork rateFootHeight / Weight
Antonio SilvaBenficaCB19788810€28.5m / €7.3k2022 - 20272 / 2M / HR6ft 1in / 80kg
Josko GvardiolManchester CityCB, LB2182886€44.5m / €93k2023 - 20283 / 4H / HL6ft 0in / 80kg
Jorrel HatoAjaxCB, LB17688719€2.8m / €5002022 - 20252 / 3M / ML5ft 11in / 76kg
Giorgio ScalviniAtalantaCB19758611€11.5m / €19k2021 - 20272 / 3M / MR6ft 4in / 75kg
Piero HincapieBayer LeverkusenCB2179867€33m / €36k2021 - 20273 / 2M / ML6ft 0in / 76kg
Castello LukebaRB LeipzigCB2077858€21.5m / €30.5k2023 - 20282 / 2M / HL6ft 0in / 73kg
Jorne SpileersClub BruggeCB18698516€3.3m / €2.7k2022 - 20262 / 3M / MR6ft 2in / 70kg
Leon KingRangersCB19668519€2.1m / €6.6k2020 - 20262 / 3M / MR6ft 0in / 75kg
Ousmane DiomandeSportingCB19758510€11.5m / €6.1k2023 - 20272 / 4M / HR6ft 2in / 86kg
Abakar SyllaStrasbourgCB20708414€3.6m / €8.3k2023 - 20282 / 3L / ML6ft 2in / 80kg
Adamo NagaloNordsjaellandCB20718413€4.2m / €6.1k2021 - 20252 / 3M / HR6ft 0in / 75kg
Jarrad BranthwaiteEvertonCB21728412€5.5m / €17.5k2020 - 20252 / 5M / HL6ft 4in / 74kg
Levi ColwillChelseaCB20748410€8.5m / €46.5k2020 - 20292 / 3H / ML6ft 1in / 80kg
William PachoEintracht FrankfurtCB21748410€9m / €19.5k2023 - 20282 / 2L / ML6ft 1in / 81kg
Leandro MorgallaRed Bull SalzburgCB, RB18668418€2m / €1.4k2023 - 20282 / 3M / MR6ft 1in / 74kg
El Chadaille BitshiabuRB LeipzigCB18688315€2.6m / €4.5k2023 - 20282 / 3M / ML6ft 5in / 96kg
Fabio ChiarodiaBorussia MonchengladbachCB18628321€1.2m / €1.2k2023 - 20272 / 3M / ML6ft 1in / 78kg
Lorenzo PirolaSalernitanaCB21718312€4.3m / €12.5k2023 - 20272 / 3M / HL6ft 0in / 79kg
Radu DragusinGenoaCB21708313€3.7m / €8.7k2023 - 20272 / 3M / HR6ft 3in / 80kg
Saba SazonovTorinoCB2175838€12m / €24.5k2023 - 20272 / 3M / HR6ft 4in / 85kg
Tanguy NianzouSevillaCB21738310€6.5m / €13k2022 - 20272 / 3L / HR6ft 3in / 83kg
Taylor Harwood-BellisSouthampton, on loan from Manchester CityCB2174839€9m / €24k2019 - 20242 / 3H / MR6ft 2in / 73kg
Tomás Lemos AraújoBenficaCB21708313€3.7m / €4.8k2019 - 20282 / 2M / MR6ft 1in / 83kg
Zeno DebastAnderlechtCB19718312€4.2m / €7.3k2019 - 20252 / 4M / MR6ft 2in / 76kg
Madi MonamayBayer LeverkusenCB, CDM17608323€725k / €5002023 - 20252 / 3M / MR6ft 0in / 72kg
Callum DoyleLeicester City, on loan from Manchester CityCB, LB19718312€4.2m / €12.5k2020 - 20242 / 3M / ML6ft 2in / 85kg
Mauro PerkovicDinamo ZagrebCB, LB20678316€2.5m / €4.6k2023 - 20282 / 2M / HL6ft 0in / 78kg
Ismael DoukoureStrasbourgCB, RB19708313€3.5m / €6.1k2022 - 20262 / 2M / MR6ft 0in / 80kg
Alan MatturroGenoaCB18658217€1.7m / €1.6k2023 - 20262 / 3M / ML6ft 2in / 77kg
Armel Bella KotchapPSV on loan from SouthamptonCB2174828€9m / €10k2022 - 20262 / 5M / MR6ft 2in / 87kg
Ashley PhillipsTottenham HotspurCB18608222€750k / €2.7k2023 - 20282 / 3M / HR6ft 3in / 74kg
Caleb OkoliFrosinone, on loan from AtalantaCB21728210€4.9m / €6.4k2021 - 20262 / 2L / HR6ft 3in / 91kg
Alejandro FrancesReal ZaragozaCB2073829€6m / €6k2019 - 20252 / 4M / HR5ft 10in / 70kg
Isaak ToureLorient, on loan from Olympique MarseilleCB20708212€3.6m / €8.3k2023 - 20282 / 3M / ML6ft 9in / 98kg
Leonidas StergiouStuttgart, on loan from St. GallenCB21708212€3.7m / €8.6k2019 - 20242 / 3L / MR5ft 10in / 75kg
Leopold QuerfeldRapid ViennaCB19678215€2.3m / €3.5k2021 - 20252 / 3L / HR6ft 2in / 83kg
Mamadou SarrOlympique LyonnaisCB17668216€2m / €5002022 - 20272 / 3M / MR6ft 4in / 80kg
Maxime EsteveMontpellierCB2174828€9m / €13.5k2021 - 20252 / 3M / ML6ft 3in / 87kg
Nathan ZezeNantesCB18648218€1.4m / €1.4k2022 - 20262 / 3M / ML6ft 2in / 76kg
Nnamdi CollinsEintracht FrankfurtCB19638219€1.2m / €3.3k2023 - 20282 / 3M / MR6ft 3in / 84kg
Sepp van den BergMainz 05, on loan from LiverpoolCB21728210€4.9m / €12.5k2019 - 20242 / 3M / MR6ft 3in / 87kg
Serdar SaatciBragaCB20688214€2.7m / €3.8k2022 - 20272 / 2M / MR6ft 2in / 90kg
Wisdom AmeyBolognaCB17618221€975k / €5002021 - 20252 / 3M / MR6ft 1in / 75kg
Wouter GoesAZ AlkmaarCB19658217€1.7m / €1.4k2020 - 20262 / 3M / MR6ft 1in / 75kg
Leny YoroLilleCB, CDM17718211€3.6m / €8502022 - 20252 / 3M / MR6ft 2in / 73kg
Joao MunizSportingCB, LB18668216€2m / €1k2023 - 20282 / 2M / HL6ft 1in / 73kg
Linus GechterHertha BerlinCB, LB19688214€2.7m / €2.9k2020 - 20252 / 3M / HR6ft 3in / 81kg
Christian Mawissa ElebiToulouseCB, LB, RB18648218€1.4m / €1.4k2022 - 20262 / 3M / ML6ft 0in / 77kg
Cristhian MosqueraValenciaCB, RB19688214€2.7m / €5.9k2021 - 20252 / 3M / MR6ft 2in / 79kg
Ameen Al-DakhilBurnleyCB2172819€4.9m / €20.5k2023 - 20262 / 3M / HR6ft 1in / 70kg
Andrew OmobamideleNottingham ForestCB21708111€3.3m / €20k2023 - 20282 / 3M / HR6ft 2in / 78kg
Charlie CresswellLeeds UnitedCB20708111€3.3m / €15k2019 - 20272 / 3M / MR6ft 3in / 77kg
Diogo MonteiroLeeds UnitedCB18608121€750k / €1.7k2023 - 20262 / 3M / MR6ft 0in / 73kg
Han Beom LeeMidtjyllandCB21708111€3.3m / €9.7k2023 - 20272 / 3L / HR6ft 2in / 84kg
Illia ZabarnyiBournemouthCB2073818€6m / €23k2023 - 20282 / 2M / MR6ft 1in / 81kg
Thomas KristensenUdineseCB21688113€2.8m / €4.5k2023 - 20282 / 3M / MR6ft 5in / 85kg
Luke MbeteDen Bosch, on loan from Manchester CityCB19628119€975k / €7.9k2020 - 20272 / 3M / HL6ft 0in / 78kg
Mattia VitiSassuolo, on loan from NiceCB2172819€4.9m / €8.1k2022 - 20272 / 3M / ML6ft 2in / 82kg
Ravil TagirWesterloCB20688113€2.7m / €3.4k2020 - 20252 / 3M / ML5ft 11in / 72kg
Tarek BuchmannBayern MunichCB18608121€750k / €1.9k2023 - 20262 / 3M / MR6ft 2in / 79kg
Alessandro FontanarosaCosenza on loan from Inter MilanCB, LB20678114€2.3m / €9502022 - 20252 / 3M / HL6ft 0in / 71kg
Alex MurphyNewcastle United CB, LB19638118€1.2m / €7.9k2022 - 20242 / 4H / ML6ft 2in / 76kg
Ilias KostisAtletico MadridCB, LB20678114€2.3m / €9.5k2022 - 20272 / 3M / ML6ft 3in / 83kg
Flavien-Enzo BoyomoReal ValladolidCB, RB21698112€3.2m / €3.7k2023 - 20272 / 2L / MR5ft 10in / 76kg
Koni De WinterGenoa, on loan from JuventusCB, RB21668115€2m / €4.5k2021 - 20262 / 3M / MR6ft 3in / 75kg
Martin VitikSparta PragueCB, RB2073818€6m / €12k2019 - 20262 / 3M / MR6ft 3in / 83kg
Santiago MourinoReal ZaragozaCB, RB21688113€2.8m / €2.9k2023 - 20282 / 3M / MR6ft 1in / 76kg
Becir OmeragicMontpellierCB, RB, LM21688113€2.8m / €5.9k2023 - 20282 / 3H / HR6ft 1in / 74kg

Young defenders need a lot of training to get up to an elite level – in real life and in FC 24. Most of the young defenders that you sign will be specialists in a specific position: work with them to improve and you could have a top-level baller in no time. 

Left-backs

Tottenham Hotspur new signing Destiny Udogie poses for a photo at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on August 15, 2022 in Enfield, England.

 Destiny Udogie is one of the highest-rated young full-backs in the world (Image credit: Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images)
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Wonderkid left-backs on EA Sports FC 24
PlayerClubPositionAgeOverallPotential+Value / WageContractSkill moves / Weak footWork rateFootHeight / Weight
Alex BaldeBarcelonaLB, RB1981898€53m / €70k2021 - 20243 / 4H / ML5ft 8in / 69kg
Nuno MendesParis Saint-GermainLB, LWB2182875€43.5m / €62k2021 - 20263 / 4H / ML5ft 9in / 70kg
Destiny UdogieTottenham HotspurLB, LM2077869€22m / €46k2022 - 20273 / 3H / HL6ft 1in / 73kg
Milos KerkezBournemouthLB19758510€11.5m / €20k2023 - 20273 / 3H / ML5ft 9in / 71kg
Patrick DorguLecceLB18648521€1.8m / €1k2022 - 20272 / 2H / ML5ft 8in / 67kg
Bjorn MeijerClub BruggeLB, LM, LWB20738512€7m / €12k2022 - 20263 / 2H / ML6ft 3in / 89kg
Valentín BarcoBoca JuniorsLB, LM, LWB18718413€4.2m / €3.1k2020 - 2025