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Man. United (MUFC) - Team Guide + Discussion


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Manchester United Football Club (MUFC) – for FM Mobile 2023 (FMM23) - based on initial release data (Nov. 2022)
 

Intro
Are you thinking of starting a new save as Man. United ?!

  • Elite – manage one of the world’s biggest (but not best?!) clubs
  • Make big decisions – on the futures of star players like Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Key tactical choices – on how to best use your creative talents like Bruno Fernandes.
  • Guidance – this guide will NOT give you all the answers, but highlights your key decisions!

Feel free to also use this to DISCUSS – sharing your Man. United saves + progress in this thread.

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Game Style
There are many ways you can play FMM. For example - you could play ‘all wonderkids’, or ‘English/British only’, or ‘no transfers in/out’, or sell the players you don’t like in real life.

This guide explains a lot, but it depends on your game style – how you use this is up to you!

 

Contents:
This guide is split into different parts / posts:

  • 1st Post - Club (see below) 
  • 2nd Post - Players
  • 3rd Post - Tactics

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Part A: CLUB

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#01. Board Expectations
Interesting news - you are expected to qualify for European Champions League (ECL) in season 1. That means either finishing in the league's top 4, or winning the Europa league. Attainable, but not easy.

You still have a HUGE £103m transfer budget (even after the club’s summer purchases) - and a total ~£4.7m/week wage budget (~£200k/week wages remaining) at the start of the game. That is massive.

Spoiler

I definitely recommend accepting these 'qualify for the ECL' expectations. Why ... ?

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Interestingly, if you accept increased season expectations (to win the English Premier League):

  • you only get an extra £5m transfer budget,
  • and an extra ~£230k/week wages (giving a total of +£400k/week wages remaining)

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#02. Facilities
As one of football’s biggest clubs, unsurprisingly Man. United have very good facilities, but they are NOT the best in the world + can be improved.

Spoiler

While your youth facilities are ranked at 4.5 stars (out of 5) - unfortunately your training facilities have decreased from last year - now only ranked at 4 stars 🔻

Also Man. United have the largest stadium capacity in England with almost 75,000 seats - but with no affiliate clubs 🔻 which you'll want to improve on. 

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So what can be improved on your 1st day … ?
(I created 5 new saves, to test how consistent the Board's responses were)

  • Stadium Expansion -   requests rejected (in all 5 saves)

  • Training Facilities - ⁉️ mixed - most rejected, sometimes accepted - more testing needed.
  • Youth Facilities -  request accepted - it costs only £4.3m (from your transfer budget), giving 5 star youth facilities!
  • Affiliate -  request accepted - the Board gives some options a few days later in your inbox.

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Affiliate Options
<coming soon>


#03. Staff
Great news - ALL your staff members are ‘gold’ with ‘natural’ aptitude. However with a new aspect added to the game, there may be areas you can improve on …

Spoiler

You have the max. amount of staff possible ... 

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Interestingly, you have TWO Assistant Mangers - just like in real life at the time of the game's release. 

  • Decision - do you want to fire a coach (e.g. the GK coach), to hire a new fitness coach?!

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You'll notice there is a new 'ability' rating for each staff member. Some of the other Assistant Managers are 4.5 stars (at Man. City, Liverpool, Dortmund), which is a full star better than Man. United's two 3.5 star Assistants. This may affect your coach report's star ratings on each players ability and potential?!

  • Decision - can you bring in a better (higher ability) Assistant Manager?

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#04. Squad Dynamics
This season is a big improvement compared with the Man. United squad last year. However there are still two areas to be improved ...

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The good news is that THREE areas have an 'A' grade - which positively influences your squad...

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However the squad's work rate is only a 'C' grade (though improved from last year).

  • 🔻 Ronaldo + De Gea both negatively influence the squad with their low work-rates.
  • ✔️ Thankfully new signings Eriksen + Casemiro are positive influencers - with their high work rate.

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Even worse is the squad's loyalty - an 'F' grade (the worst rating).

  • 🔻 Ronaldo continues to be a bad influence here, alongside surprisingly un-loyal Eriksen.
  • ✔️ Some regulars have small positive influence on loyalty - including Bruno Fernandes, Rashford and Maguire.

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One other worry is that 3 squad players are 'outside' of the club's social groups:

  • New signings Martinez and Malacia may not be an issue - this can be resolved over time.
  • However regular attacker Martial isn't part of a social group - and so is unlikely to join one anytime soon - could this be an issue?

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#05. Squad Leadership
Who do you want as Captain + Vice-Captain? You will need to make an early decision (before the season starts!) - especially as Maguire is currently club captain.

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You'll need to make 5 picks (in-case your first 2 choices are unavailable for a match) - so who do you have?

Step 1: these are your EIGHT most influential players - SEVEN are team leaders, plus new signing Casemiro is just influential.

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Step 2: of these - FIVE also have high leadership attributes (14 or more, out of max. 20)

  • 🔻 while Eriksen, Rashford, and De Gea are team leaders, they have low leadership skills - not ideal.
  • ✔️ backup keeper Heaton should be added to the very bottom of the Captain's list - in case you're playing a backup side without any of your main players, then he's a decent backup Captain (e.g. for a cup match)

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Step 3: These are the players who are most popular in the dresssing room - look at who is top ... !

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So (obviously) Fernandes should be Captain

Why? He's already Vice-Captain, he think's he would be a better Captain than Maguire, and he's a great influence on the squad.

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So now you have to pick your other Vice-Captains (and backup Captains) ... 

  • Bruno = Captain 
  • Maguire = if he will be in your first team, then he's a good Vice-Captain, but maybe a bad choice if you want to sell him.
  • Ronaldo = maybe not a great choice, as has a strongly negative influence on the squad's work rate and loyalty.
  • Casemiro = a great choice, with a positive impact on the squad - except he doesn't speak English?!
  • McTominay = another great choice, with a positive impact on the squad - but he's not that popular, and not a star player.
  • Heaton = put the backup keeper at the bottom of your Captaincy list.

Who will YOU pick?!
 


#06. Tactical Style
What do these ex-Managers have in common – Moyes, van Gaal, Mourinho, Solskjaer, Rangnick and ten Hag … ?

Unfortunately, from a tactical perspective ‘not much’. You will need to pick what tactical style the team will play. Your Assistant recommends these styles - but you’ll need to pick which you prefer. Here are some of your options:

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Your Assistant recommends three styles: gengenpress (e.g. Ten Hag style - to dictate the play), and two types of counter attacks (e.g. Solskjaer style - due to the team's pace)

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However these may not be the best for your squad ...

... we will investigate other options in part 3 of this guide!
 


#07. The Season Ahead
Your 1st season as Manager will be different to all those before - with huge fixture congestion. How can you best manage it?

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You will often play two games a week - competing in the league, two domestic cups and the Europa League. Plus the schedule is shortened due to the mid-season World Cup - which many of your players will play in.

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Thankfully you can use 5 subs in league matches (note: this is 5 subs at up to 3 occasions / times during the game).

So you'll still need a bigger squad to cope.

  • Perhaps a 1st team (for the league),
  • Plus a 2nd team (for cups + weaker league opponents)
  • PLUS some extra squad players / loans / subs … ?!
     


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Next
Part 2 contains the PLAYERS - feel free to discuss below.
 

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Part B: PLAYERS

⚠️ This part is the best section of the guide ⚠️

Man. United have a massive squad - with too many players of relatively average quality. What are the decisions you need to make? And how can you best use their star players?!


Goalkeepers
:star::star::star::half:  3.5 Stars (out of 5)

You have great quality for season 1 – however you’ll need to make a huge decision on your main keeper for season 2 onwards…

Spoiler

STAR:
From the start, your best keeper is Spanish international 31 year old De Gea – whose made over 500 appearances for the club in real life. As a 3.5 star player, he is a good keeper, but not a good sweeper keeper and his (extremely expensive) contract expires at the end of this first season.

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SQUAD:
Otherwise, 25 year old Henderson is a good 3 star keeper and is loaned out to Nottingham Forest for the season. His agility, handling, reflexes, positioning and aerial ability are all lower than De Gea’s, so unless he develops significantly, Henderson may not reach De Gea’s level.

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OTHERS:
Loaned in Dubravka (a decent keeper from Newcastle) and 36 year old Heaton (who will decline quickly) are your backup keepers, both of whose contracts with Man. United expire at the season’s end. Outside of De Gea, all your backup keepers are relatively slow, with poor decision making, so may struggle in a Sweeper Keeper role.

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YOUTH:
You only really have Czech 18 year old Vitek as a young GK with decent potential. Alongside extending his soon-to-expire contract pretty quickly, you’ll either want to loan him out for first team football, or get him mentored, probably by De Gea. Alternatively you could buy in a new wonderkid keeper instead?!
 

⚠️ KEY DECISION ⚠️
31 year old De Gea’s £375k/week contract expires at the end of the season 1. You’ll need to decide who will be your first choice keeper for the season 2 onwards. Who will you pick?

  1. De Gea? Then you’ll need to extend his contract. He's typically not interested in negotiating a new deal on your first day, so you'll have to wait until later in the pre-season / later in the season - hopefully on reduced wages.
  2. Henderson? As it'll be difficult to sell De Gea immediately - perhaps either rotate De Gea and Henderson in your first season (before Henderson takes over fully in season 2), or let De Gea leave on a free when his contract expires (and keep Henderson on loan until then).
  3. New Signing? You can buy a new young keeper, either immediately (and rotate them with De Gea in the first season), or wait until the start of season 2 (for a new transfer budget). Perhaps young Portuguese keeper Costa ?!
     


Center Backs
:star::star::star::half:  3.5 Stars (out of 5)

At center back, you have one ‘star’ defender, but everyone else is only ‘decent’. So you need to decide - who to pick to partner him?! 

Spoiler

STAR:
29 year old Varane is a world cup winner. He’s fast (16 pace out of 20), great at defending (14-19 for most attributes) and one of the better DCs in the league. Varane is a decent ball playing defender (BPD), but not great, with 14-15 for passing, technique and decisions. He also may be injury prone (to be confirmed).

As he’s on £350k/week until June 2025 (end season 3), so you may consider selling him later on to fund a younger replacement, but right now he’s your best center back.

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SQUAD:
As partner center back options, you have Maguire, Lindelof + new signing Martinez. All have three star ability. All are only decent on the ball (12-15 for passing, technique and decisions). All are relatively slow (with 11-13 pace). So a high defensive line could be dangerous.

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Unsurprisingly, Maguire is the best in the air (17 aerial / strength) and currently is your Captain, but he is slow (11 pace) + is on £200k/week. If needed, midfielder McTominay is a suitable backup DC, especially as he’s good in the air, unlike Lindelof + Martinez.

OTHERS:
You have an additional three DCs at the start of the game – but Bailly is out on loan – so you have Tuanzebe (who can improve) and injury-prone Phil Jones (who won’t improve) as backups. Both of their contracts expire at the end of season 1. As you have so many center backs - its likely you can sell / release a few of them. 

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YOUTH:
With a couple of good prospects, the best is probably 20 year old Mengi – but with only 3 star potential. While he’s fast (15 pace), he’s not ready for the Premier League with average defensive attributes of only 10-13. Send Mengi out on loan or have him mentored by Maguire or McTominay.
 

⚠️ KEY DECISION ⚠️
Assuming your star DC stays fit, who do you partner alongside Varane?! It’ll be a key tactical decision for you:

  1. Maguire – allows your Captain to lead the team and is aerially dominant. Good for a low/mid block. However he’s slow, so may struggle in a high defensive line and lots of Man. United fans don’t rate him.
  2. Martinez – perhaps more suitable for a high press + short passing game as is better on the ball. However he’ll struggle in the air with only 13-14 for aerial / strength.
  3. McTominay – naturally is a midfielder, however with decent pace (13), aerial (17) + strength (15) – so he’s actually also a decent center back. However his weaker positioning (12) lets him down.
  4. New Signing – ideally you’d bring in someone new to partner Varane. The question is who can you afford right now … ?!
  5. Back Three – in the short term, perhaps a back three gives more solidity, especially if the wide DCs are allowed drive forward as ball playing defenders?!
     


Full Backs
:star::star::star:  3 Stars (out of 5)

In the full back positions, there are multiple ‘decent’ choices, but no-one who has above 3 stars in ability right now. An area which needs improvement.

Spoiler

STAR:
This is debatable - but perhaps 26 year old England international Luke Shaw is the best of the bunch – a three star left wing-back, who can also be a backup central defender.

Shaw seems to have a slight downgrade compared to FMM 2022’s winter update, he may be a little injury prone (to be confirmed), and his contract expires at the end-season. A solid (but not world-class) player.

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SQUAD:
On the other flank, 23 year old Dalot is also is a 3 star player. Naturally right-footed, he can play on both flanks all the way from DR/L up to MR/L positions – however is another player whose contract will expire in a year’s time.

As squad rotation players, you have Wan-Bissaka on the right – who is a great tackler (17), but with poor positioning (only 9) + limited going forward. Plus on the left you also have 22 year old new signing Malacia – who has surprisingly low technical attributes (a lot of 12-13’s).

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You also have some interesting alternatives:

  • if you want a more attacking options, then 29 year old left wing back Telles can be recalled from loan (15 crossing, but only 8 positioning!) ...
  • ... or if you want an alternative inverted wing-back, then center-back Lindelof could be a surprisingly competent right sided IWB (with good passing, defending, and aerial).

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YOUTH:
No-one special here. You have three relatively young full-backs in the squad - 21 year old Brandon Williams can play on both flanks as a backup full back, 20 year old Laird also plays on both flanks (and whose contract expires at the end-season), and lastly left-back Fernandez (who seems to have had a downgrade from last year?). The latter two are both loaned out for the season, plus both are unpopular in the squad - not good for their long-term futures.

At some point, you may want to consider selling a few full-backs (Wan-Bissaka? Telles? Laird?) and bringing in a new star full-backs (e.g. Aarons? Lamptey? Livramento? Pavard?!).
 

⚠️ KEY DECISION ⚠️
While your full back options are ‘doable’ – you’ll need to decide how to improve on this going forward …

  1. Existing Players – keep who you have + instead invest / improve in other positions
  2. New Signings – upgrade either one or both full back positions with stars / wonderkids.
  3. Eliminate – potentially move to a back three formation, which doesn’t need wing backs?!
     


Central Midfield
:star::star::star::star:  4 Stars (out of 5)

Although Pogba left at the end of last season – this is an area with two new summer signings alongside the club’s star player and playmaker …

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STAR:
Undoubtable the team’s star player, 27 year old Bruno Fernandes is your key playmaker. With high passing, technique and creativity (17-18 out of 20), he should be one of the first names on your teamsheet. Plus he has four years left on his contract. Good news.

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SQUAD:
The next best two central midfielders are the club’s two 30 year old summer signings:

  • Eriksen – with great passing and decisions, who is a natural in all three central midfield positions (DMC, MC, AMC), you’ll need to decide whether to use him as a backup for Fernandes (e.g. as an AMC/AP), or in the first team as a deeper pivot (e.g. as a DLP). Note he is weak defensively and is relatively slow.
  • Casemiro – this Brazilian international is a natural in only the DMC and MC positions. Almost the opposite of Eriksen, Casemiro is good defensively, strong and aggressive, though also is relatively slow. Would be a good Anchor, DM, MC or BWM. Is on a huge £300k/week, four-year contract.

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OTHER:
As supporting squad players – you also have a couple of solid three star midfielders.

  • McTominay is a solid defensive midfielder and probably the best of the three (physically tall and strong).
  • Fred is a decent box-to-box midfielder (relatively high stamina and teamwork)
  • van de Beek is more of an attacking midfielder (with decent passing and technique).

Considering the fixture congestion in the first season, you may want extra squad depth here - even if center-back Martinez could also play as a DMC/MC.

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YOUTH:
All your youth players have 2 star current ability (or less), but 19 year old Hannibal is probably the best of the bunch who you can use now, even if he has only 3 star potential. With a decent ability to create, attack and run/press, he could develop into a decent squad player. However - Hannibal is unpopular with the squad, and Fred thinks he won't make it.
 

⚠️ KEY DECISION ⚠️
With the winter world cup, your first season has significant fixture congestion, often with two games each week. You only have six central midfielders in your first team squad, probably to fill three positions. Do you need more depth?

  1. No more – no need for anyone new, just use youth in the Europa league and try to manage with what we have in the Premier League.
  2. Buy Stars – use most of your initial transfer budget to find star / wonderkid central midfielders - Bellingham for example!
  3. Loans / Cheap Deals – use your larger wage budget to bring in young midfielders on loan, or search the transfer market to find cheaper, experienced squad player to help you through your first season.
     


Attackers
:star::star::star::star:  4 Stars (out of 5)

How will you score goals? There are some HUGE decisions to make here, given that you have one legendary (but elderly) forward and a variety of younger speedy attackers to select between ... 

Spoiler

STAR:
What to do with Ronaldo? He’s your best finisher (17 out of 20), plus he’s your only striker who is strong in the air (17 aerial, 15 strength). However he is your highest earner (£475k/week!), he’s 37 years old, and his contract expires at the season’s end.

As a note – in test saves, I struggled to sell Ronaldo. However I did manage to loan him out, with the other club paying 50% of his wages (using this process: demote to reserves, criticise him privately, put on loan & transfer list, offer him out a few times, he rejects the first offer, then accepts a later offer). 

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SQUAD:
Otherwise you have five speedy attackers in Rashford, Martial, Sancho, new signing Antony and Elanga, all are aged between 20 to 26, and all can be trained to play on either wing and upfront (AMR/L, STC).

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Sancho is the highest rated, with four star potential, and is more of a creator than the others (16 passing + 14 creativity. However there are some insights about your five speedy attackers:

  • Finishing – none are natural goal-scorers at Ronaldo’s level, with low finishing attributes of only 12-16 (Antony is the worst, Martial is the best), plus all your attackers have relatively poor decisions (10-14).
  • Opportunities – while they may not finish off opportunities, instead they should get good plenty of chances: with higher dribbling (15-17), good pace (15-18) and decent movement (13-15) – plus all five should improve.
  • Creating – while Sancho and to a lesser extent Rashford are decent creative wide playmaker (even in W, IF, or IW roles), the other speedy attackers are not great creators - with have just ‘decent’ passing (12-15), decent creativity (10-13) and decision making (12-14).
  • Pressing – don’t expect Ronaldo to press (6 teamwork!), plus your five speedy attackers also aren’t great at pressing (only 11-13 teamwork).

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YOUTH:
Your only wonderkid is 17 year old Garnacho, with 4 star potential. He should be a good attacker, with 14-16 for dribbling, technique, and pace - though his finishing, movement and decision making are all lower (12's). A future star?!

For your youth players - you may want one or two as squad players (as subs and cup games), but the others can be loaned out for first team football.
 

⚠️ KEY DECISION ⚠️
Who do you play up-front?

  1. Ronaldo – your best finisher. Is particularly suitable if you intend to provide crosses into the box, or against a team who ‘parks the bus’. However at 37 years old, he’s not a long term solution.
  2. Martial or Rashford – both are fast, have decent attacking attributes, and will improve. Is more suited to an intense press, or fast / direct tactical style. Though they’ll struggle in the air and (like real life) may waste good chances as they are not world-class finishers (yet).
  3. New Signing – who can you afford right now + wants to join you?! You could go for a very young wonderkid (Brazilian 15 year old Endrick?!) or a more established first team young striker (Calvert-Lewin? Osimhen? Vlahovic? Leao? FLA’s Pedro? Sesko?! Fati?!) or another ‘experienced’ short-term solution (32 year old Immobile? 31 year old Zapata? 28 year old AM/FRC Dybala has a tiny 17.25m release clause?!).
  4. Strikerless – depending on how you want to setup tactically, a strikerless solution would allow you to play plenty of midfielders and pacy wide attackers – without needing a target man up front. Then you could substitute Ronaldo on when you’re chasing a goal. Controversial!
     


Useful Notes
#1. Expiring Contracts? - why do Man. United have so many player contracts expiring at the end of season 1? Here is why…

Spoiler

You will notice multiple players have contracts expiring in mid-2023 (the end-season 1) – De Gea, Ronaldo, Rashford, Fred, Shaw, Dalot, Tuanzebe and fan favourite (?!) … Phil Jones.

If real life (and full fat FM), these players have a ‘optional 1 year contract extension by club’ clause. In FMM (Mobile) this clause doesn’t exist, which means you’ll need to decide whether to agree new contracts with all these players during your first season at the club.


#2. Inaccurate Ratings? - Some of Man. United’s players may not be rated in FMM23 as high/low as fans would expect. Why?

Spoiler

Background – Most of FM’s ability and potential ratings (CA/PA behind the scenes) are created over the summer. For new signings, usually they follow the guidance of the past club’s researchers, and don’t adjust much based on how they’ve started the season with their new club.

Impact – this means some of Man. United’s players may be rated better or worse than fans would expect.

  • Under-rated?! New signings Martinez, Malacia, and Antony may be under-rated compared to how fans have seen their real-life performances in the early 2022/23 season –
  • Over-rated?! Existing players Maguire, Sancho and Rashford may be over-rated compared to their real-life performances in this real-life season’s first few months.
  • Future – however expect these to be corrected in FMM23’s winter release – after researchers have had a few more months to judge performances.

Quotes – here is an explanation on the Sports Interactive forums from the game’s researcher (or one of the researchers) for the Man. United youth players / team.

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#3. Inaccurate 'Stars'? - Some of you know that Assistant reports on the stars (current + potential ability) can be inaccurate. Why include them?

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The ‘stars’ showing a player’s current ability (CA) and potential ability (PA) are just guidance, based on your Assistant Manager’s evaluations. They are not absolute facts, and could be wrong. Theoretically, the better your Assistant Manager, the more accurate the stars should be!

Ideally we would use each players’ hardcoded CA and PA values behind the scenes, but that information is not normally / easily available to FMM players (and some people don't want to know!), so we’ll rate players by a mix of stars + attributes.


Next 
Will add part 3 - TACTICS - probably in a few days / weeks time. 
 

What do YOU think + what player decisions did YOU make? Share below!
 

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Really love the depth you've gone into these.

the lay out is amazing too unbelievable effort keep it up bro. 

 

Will you be doing all teams or just Manchester United?

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1 hour ago, Charlielfc24 said:

Really love the depth you've gone into these.

the lay out is amazing too unbelievable effort keep it up bro. 

Will you be doing all teams or just Manchester United?

Thanks 👍 if you think that’s good, then part 2 (the PLAYERS) is even better 🔥🔥🔥 just need some time to format + post it

All teams? Can you imagine how long that would take 😂 it’s a great question - I’ll do this one (Man. United) … then maybe shorter ones for Man. City + the English national team (for my fun) … maybe.

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21 hours ago, Legend288 said:

Its unreal to sell ronaldo or de gea. In last fm22 newcastle was buying de gea but now i cannot sell him in this save.

To be fair - they are both on HUGE wages. Other teams can’t afford them + they are both available at the end-season in a free (probably with reduced wages).

Plus in real life there were no recent offers for either player, so it seems realistic.

  • I even tried transfer listing them both, offering them out for £1k / £1m, then seeing if any ‘interested’ clubs would include them in a part exchange. Nothing.
  • If you REALLY want to get rid of them, you can “release” Ronaldo (!) - it’ll only cost you ~£25m (ALL of his remaining contract) shock -  definitely not worth it! 😮

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21 hours ago, Legend288 said:

Its unreal to sell ronaldo or de gea. In last fm22 newcastle was buying de gea but now i cannot sell him in this save.

SUCCESS!

While I could not ‘sell’ them - I succeeded in loaning out both De Gea + Ronaldo.

  • The other club paid 50% of their wages (perhaps you could negotiate more, I just suggested 50% and they accepted!) in sone new test saves.
  • However I needed to (a) demote both in the reserves, (b) criticize them to reduce their morale, (c) loan list + transfer list them, then (d) offer them out for a season-long loan.
  • Both typically reject the first loan offer, but later accept one
  • So no transfer fees in - but you’ve saved 5=% of their wages. 

See screenshots in spoiler …

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De Gea went to Atlanta in one save 

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… then to Villa in the next save …

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While Ronaldo went to Bournemouth!

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Thoughts? 🙂 

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⚠️ Part B - PLAYERS - has been added into the 2nd post above ⚠️

It's a beautiful post. Just open one of the position's spoilers + look at all that detail / analysis ❤️ Feel free to share your Man. United thoughts + player suggestions below in this thread ... 

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5 hours ago, iskbog said:

hi stupid question but how do u see 'Standing' in the squad screen?

It’s a good question 🙂 View > Detailed > Happiness

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18 hours ago, Chris said:

Just leaving this here...

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I really hope they get relegated 😆 

Ouch! They’ve conceded 31 in 11 games (!) - did De Gea get injured + they’re using Heaton?!

I’m sure you can all do better than 19th … right … right?!

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Hey, could you give some recommendations for the striker (CF/PF)? Because I'm kinda stuck searching strikers. I'm in my 2nd season with Man. Utd, still in pre-season. I was planning to sign Sesko, but I forgot that Leipzig had already signed him in summer. I already loan Moukoko from Dortmund, but he is too young.

 

Last season I was able to lead the team to 3rd place, runner-up in Carabao Cup, semi-finalists in FA Cup (Liverpool beats me) and round of 16 Europa League (suddenly Real Madrid went to UEL and I have to face them).

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1 hour ago, Pamungkas said:

Hey, could you give some recommendations for the striker (CF/PF)? Because I'm kinda stuck searching strikers.

Depends on what kind of striker you want … ?!

Do you want a top STAR … or (for example) do you want a passer, a presser, or an aerial threat ?!

Personally I’m a big fan of Rashford, but it depends what YOU want 🙂 

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3 hours ago, DanEnglish said:

Depends on what kind of striker you want … ?!

Do you want a top STAR … or (for example) do you want a passer, a presser, or an aerial threat ?!

Personally I’m a big fan of Rashford, but it depends what YOU want 🙂 

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Thanks for giving me some names, man👍. I probably going to sign Lautaro, although he's quite expensive. 

Rashford didn't go well last season. I tried to renew his contract but I couldn't renew his contract until he's become a free agent (just like De Gea, Ronaldo, and some other players, don't know this is a bug or not). I think for a long time deciding to renew his contract or not, then Brighton took him out.

Now it's decided that Rashford's position is definitely Gakpo's. In my first season, I signed him and he's quite good for the price. I often played him in striker, but this season I set the objection to gain all trophies if I can, and the striker position is what my team lack of.

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14 hours ago, Pamungkas said:

Thanks for giving me some names, man👍. I probably going to sign Lautaro, although he's quite expensive. 

Rashford didn't go well last season. I tried to renew his contract but I couldn't renew his contract until he's become a free agent (just like De Gea, Ronaldo, and some other players, don't know this is a bug or not). I think for a long time deciding to renew his contract or not, then Brighton took him out.

Now it's decided that Rashford's position is definitely Gakpo's. In my first season, I signed him and he's quite good for the price. I often played him in striker, but this season I set the objection to gain all trophies if I can, and the striker position is what my team lack of.

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You can also try Ivan Toney a good complete forward from Brentford as he is cheaper than many strikers and also has Premier league experience.

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I have no interest in managing Man United but I just wanted to comment on this fantastic team guide. The amount of detail is amazing. Brilliant mate, well done. 

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Great work. Thanks.

I like to keep my senior players if they don't have bad influence or will retire soon. Might use them as backup in their final years.

Does work rate/ professionalism change over time?

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