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Football Manager 2018 wonderkids: Under £3.5m

Perr Schuurs

Available for: £2.5m

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Need to know: Schuurs made his Fortuna Sittard debut at 16, and was club captain by the age of 17. At this rate, the young Dutchman could become something seriously impressive if the last year is any indication. One thing seems reasonable to predict: he probably won’t remain at Fortuna for much longer. Liverpool are among those who have shown interest, and they won’t be the last.

Gaspar Campos-Anso

Available for: £2.9m

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Need to know: This one’s a deep cut for all but the most ardent of La Liga fans. Despite receiving “important offers” from top clubs, according to the Sporting Gijon website, his feet have remained firmly grounded in taking his youth side to the top of their division.

Taylor Moore

Available for: £3.2m

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Need to know: Moore has been on quite a journey already in his career. Having moved to France from a young age, he eventually prospered at Lens – with the club even rejecting a an eight-figure bid from Lyon. His career has taken a downturn since then, but Bristol City clearly have faith having forked out £1.5m for his services.

Willem Geubbels

Available for: £2.9m (compensation)

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Need to know: One of the biggest bargains in FM 2018. Little is known about the 15-year-old French striker (who turns 16 in-game in August) other than his brief appearance for Lyon this season. He’s wanted by Bayern Munich and Chelsea – and his stats reflect that. Is this another Messi-style spot for the FM team or a Tonton Zola Moukoko? Only time will tell.

Timothy Weah

Available for: £3.4m

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Need to know: While he’s unlikely to hit the heights of others on this list, Timothy Weah – son of George – isn’t at PSG because of who is dad is. The New York-born youngster recently made headlines with a stunning hat-trick at the U17 World Cup. Like father, like son?

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The 95 best Football Manager 2018 wonderkids… sorted by budget