Football Manager 2023: The 25 best teams to play as in FM23

Football Manager 2023: The 25 best teams to play as in FM23
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You know the drill: you load up Football Manager 2023 and then spend an hour or two just picking a team. Don't worry, we're here to help.

There are all kinds of careers to follow in FM, from keeping an established giant at the top of the tree to starting out unemployed and latching onto which club offers you work. But have you considered taking charge of these teams?

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.