Gaming

Football Manager 2012 Top Tips

Anyone worth their football gaming salt has rushed out this morning to buy the latest instalment in the Football Manager series (Football Manager 2012 since you ask).

Because we’re nice like that, we grabbed a quick five minutes with Miles Jacobson, studio director at Sports Interactive developers of the Football Manager series, and asked him for some top tips.

This is what he told us.

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If you manage a top Premier League team and want a wonderkid...

Mario Gotze – 19 year old Dortmund attacking midfielder

Andre Ayew – 21 year old Marseille left sided midfielder

Ganso – 21 year old Santos midfielder

Yann M’Villa – 21 year old Stade Rennais defensive midfielder

Leandro Damiao – 21 year old Internacional striker

If you’re at a top Prem team and want someone for the future...

Mateo Kovacic – GNK Dinamo – 17 year old midfielder

Zakaria Labyad – PSV – 18 year old midfielder

Emre Can – Bayern Munich – 17 year old defender

Miguel Medine – 18 year old Udinese striker

Yaya Sanogo – 18 year old Auxerre striker

If you’re in the Championship/League One and need some players...

Stephen Jordan – left back on a free transfer

Stuart Parnaby – right back on a free transfer

David Kasnick – NK Olimija, Slovenian central defender

Brian Montenegro – Tacuary FBC. 18 year old Paraguay striker

Filip Kiss – Slovakian midfielder

(Image: Rex Features)