GK - 20 - CSKA Moscow - £12m - Russian
"This will be one of the best keepers in the world as good in 08 as he was in 07"
GK - 21 - Getafe - £1.5m-£2m - Argentinian
"Young and he always does great for me keeping clean sheets"
GK - 20 - Atlanta - £5m - Italian
"He's doing really well for me at Atalanta. I just got spanked 4-0 by AC Milan at home, but they had 23 shots on target and he got 10 out of 10 and man of the match!"
GK - 27 - Celtic - 2.7m - Polish
"This guy is pretty amazing even though he plays for celtic, he is by far their most consistent player and has bailed my defence out a few times"
GK - 17 - West Ham - £300k (Compensation) - Czech
"Touted to be the next Buffon, He may make fans uneasy upon signing as he has a 'You are one stepping stone on the path to fame' attitude"
GK - 20 - Gremio - £3.1m - Brazillian
Good young prospect, aerial ability needs improvement, but he should be capable backup for premier league teams, potential leading goalkeeper.
GK - 23 - Lazio - £2m-£4m - Colombian
"Quite a cheap goalkeeper but he is premiership quality and doesnt concede many"
GK - 23 - Nacional Da Madeira - £150k - Swiss
"Good solid stats, back up for top for prem teams, first team for lower-mid table teams"
GK - 20 - Corinthians - £2m - Brazilian
Worth it. ~
GK - 17 - Barcelona - £160k - Spanish
Promising Goal-Keeper and could make it to the top 4 or back-up at least.
GK - 26 - AS Roma - £8m - Brazilian
I can't believe that he's improved by SI in this game. A pretty solid goalkeeper that rarely disappoints me.
Juan Pablo Carrizo
GK - 23 - River Plate - £900k - Argentinian
A great keeper who gets better and better.
GK - 29 - Dinamo Bucharest - £2.5m - Romanian
Despite high eccentricity a very good, solid, dependable keeper, excellent in the premiership and pretty cheap.
Goalkeeper - 19 - Bristol City - £22,000k - Irish
Top quality goalkeeper for League Two clubs and is good enough for League One too
Francisco Guillermo Ochoa
GK - 22 - Americá (MEX) - £7.5m - Mexican
Has got a 10 Match Rating in the CL Final for me. On FM08 I've only seen one other 10 Rating. Definitely a match winner and his influence is good as well as he becomes Mexico captain..
GK - 30 - Arsenal - Loan Transfer - Spanish
e is a good solid goalkeeper to sign on loan for either first choice or backup for teams hard up for money. I have loaned him for every premiership team I have been so far!
GK - 26 - Club Rapid - £2.5m - Romanian
REALLY consistant, over 7.60 Every season i have him. Goes anywhere, Top Class Keeper.
GK - 27 - Fiorentina - £20m - French
A great goalkeeper makes a difference. Frey wins matches for you by saving any shot. One on ones, long range efforts, free kicks, he's your must have goalkeeper on FM2008.
GK - 25 - Levadia - £1.5m - Estonian
A great goalkeeper for Top Championship and teams who are battling relegation in the Premiership.
GK - 29 - Fiorentina - £1m - Italian
From what ive heard around here a must-buy for any club.
DLC - 21 - FC Dinamo - £2.5m - Romanian
Great defender for all teams even though he is still at a young age.
DR/WBR - 21 - Schalke - £11m - Brazilian
his right back is keeping gary neville out of my team, he is a very solid defender and also a very good backup right midfielder if you train him there.
DL/WBL - 17 - Arsenal - £4m - French
Has the potential to be as good as Leighton Baines.
D RC - 27 - CSKA Moscow - Free Transfer - Russian
The best free transfer you can get at the start of the game, is a rock at the back, loads of light blues, but you'll have to go for him quick as loads of clubs want him.
DC - 21 - Hambug SV - £10m - Belgian
A rock solid defender who never lets anybody get past him.
CB - 20 - Juventus - £4.5m - Italian
Possibly the best prospect at juventus, in my game with them he is already by far and away the best defender, apart from maybe Andrade.
DC - 20 - Racing - £15m - Argentinian
Has great defensive stats for a player so young, bound to become one of the best on the game.
CB/DMC - 21 - Sporting CP - £9m - Portuguese
He looks like a very solid player with great technical stats.
DWBL,AML - 20 - Real Madrid - £5.5m - Brazilian
Brilliant player if played left wing. Loves to take on players and beats them most of the time. Has great dribbling ability and puts in some vital crosses to assist the strikers. Also young so definitely a player for the future.
Jelle Van Damme
D/RLC - 21 - Anderlecht - £3m - Belgian
Good back-up defender to have. Very handy squad player and is cheap.
Anthony Vanden Borre
DRC,WBR,DM - 19 - Anderlecht - £2.5m - Belgian
Great performer, is a very versitile player. In my opinion I believe he is better suited to attacking rather than defending, he can be trained either way though.
DL - 18 - Tottenham Hotspurs - £10m - Welsh
He is very young and got bags of potential also he is a great defender.
CB - 27 - Hibernian - £800k - English
Great player for any championship teams or struggling premiership teams.
D/WB/M RL - 25 - Shakhtar Donetsk - £4m - Croatian
World class utility player and great all-rounder. Every thing you can expect from a wide player - crossing, pace, technique and an incredible free kick.
DC,DM - 20 - MTK Hungaria - £20k - Hungarian
A cheap bargain for teams in League One and below, he possess a great defensive talent and is a key player who will develop greatly.
CB - 17 - Sau Paulo - £2.5m - Brazilian
Amazing young defender, can't leave Brazil until Jan 08, but by the second season he is ready for the Premiership.
DLC - 26 - Monaco - £4m - French
Good solid DLC, drafted him into my villa side to cover DC and start at DL, rarely makes defensive errors.
D/WB/MR - 21 - Wigan - £5m - English
Potential star and quite solid already, good utility value, as he plays both fullback and wing.
CB - 18 - Liverpool - £475,000k - English
Young defender with a lot of potential. Could become next John Terry or Rio Ferdinand.
CB - 26 - Chelsea - £25m - English
Best defender on the game. Solid at the back and a great tackler.
CB- 23 - Caen - £4m - Sweedish
Bought to replace Yobo at Everton, been amazing since joining.
SW,DC - 21 - Racing Club - Cost - Argentinian
Can be signed on a free at the start as his contract runs out in Dec., good stats for mid table prem side.
Cb - 20 - Udinese - £6.75m - Colombian
ust look at this defender-pricelessness.
DRC/WBR - 18 - Lyon - £300k - French
Good young prospect for attacking RB. Needs training up but pace to burn.
CB - 20 - Benfica - Uknown - Brazilian
He's just awesome. He is shortlisted for world player of the year etc all the time. Leading Star anywhere in the world.
RB - 25 - Palermo - £9m - Italian
Best right back on the game.
CB - 27 - Watford - £1.9m - Nigerian
A good Central defender for the championship and will sign if you can offer him 25k a week.(this was with a L1 side).
RB - 22 - Rangers - £2.8m - Scottish
A good solid Right Back, doesnt cost too much, he is young. Id recommend him for a side out of the EPL top 4.
Park Jae Hong
LB - 28 - N/A - £230k - South Korean
South Korea international. Fantasticly consistant full back with great stats for lower league teams. Will sign for League 1 and above. Probably one of my best signings on FM08.
CB - 22 - Seoul - £350k - South Korean
Great Centre back for championship or even lower premiership clubs.
DRLC - 23 - Wisla - £570k - Polish
Superb for league one, Great for championship, but being versatile is his strong point.
LB - 24 - Toulouse - £8m - French
Mr Dependable, never lets you down. A very consistent performer and can cover many different positions.
D RC - 23 - Blackburn - £1m - DR of Congo
Has great defensive stats, plus scores loads from corners, got 15 goals in the Premiership for me.
DLC - 27 - Carlisle - £100k - English
Fantastiv buy for any league 1 side as his stats are simply brilliant. Can play for championship teams aswell. Plays best as a DC but can fill in at left back. Increadibly cheap.
CB - 20 - Newcastle United - £7m - English
Can't believe he hasn't already been listed, reliable, consistent, rarely injured, can get booked quite often though. But he is young at start of the game and IMO is one of the best defenders in the game.
DLC - 17 - PSG - Free (Compensation) - French
Approach to sign straight away, becomes an amazing defender and only 16/17 at the start.
LB/CB - 18 - Botafogo - £800k - Brazilian
Very cheap in the first season, and can lay in many positions. I am in 2009 and i am constantly receiving 15 million pound offers for him.
DL - 21 - C.A.I. de Chubut - £975k - Argentinian
Has everything a Championship/League One fullback needs. Good tackling, stamina and decent crossing. Provded me with many assists and proved a very good acquisition.
DRC - 23 - Dijon - £500k - French
Signed this guy for £500k for my Crystal Palace team. Got 20 goals in his first season using the corner tactic. His value has rocketed up to £2.7 Million. I reccomend this guy has he is a consistent performer through out.
CB - 22 - Sao Paulo - £5m - Brazilian
Big, strong, solid CB. Takes a while to settle but looks class and with great potential.
D/WBL - 25 - Fiorentina - £6m - Italian
Very cheap for a player of his quality he can easily play for any team in the world
AMC - 23 - Termana - £2m - Chilean
Great young player with high stats in dribbling, first touch, technique, passing and most mental stats
MC - 20 - Arsenal - 15m-20m - Spanish
In my eyes he is the best central midfielder on the game.
DM - 19 - Boca Juniors - £2.5m-£3m - Argentinian
Really good solid DM will rarely lets a man past him will turn into a world class player.
MC - 21 - Anderlecht - £3.5m - Argentinian
Immense, very creative player.
MC - 26 - Juventus - £5.25m- Argentinian
Good reliable central midfielder, comes in to his own when played alongside Zanetti for juventus, bagging a couple of goals and assists here and there.
ML - 21 - Deportivo - £5m - Mexican
plays loads of great balls in from the left and creates goal scoring opportounity`s. in one of my seasons he got me 21 assist in the prem.
DM - 26 - Liverpool - £15m - Spanish
A fantastic player, he has such good passing ability, and played in the right position can cause damaging effects to the opposition, he is a defensive midfielder but he pops up with a few belters every now and then.Must for every top club.
AMC - 19 - Estudiantes - £85k - Nationality
Great young talent for any team.
23 - 23 - Liverpool - £12m - Malian
Always been a consistent performer and puts in 100% every game.
Rafael Van der Vaart
AMLC - 23 - HSV - £12m - Dutch
This guy is a legend, if used right he will bang goals in for fun. Great vision to slot the perfect through ball in and not a bad price too. VERY NICE!!!
DM - 24 - Marseille - £8.75m - Argentinian
Cana is a great defensive midfielder with amazing mental stats. Keeps working for a full ninety minutes and giving your attackers every opportunity to do whatever they want. Cana will be there to do the dirty jobs.
MC - 24 - B. Jerusalem - £700k - Ghanian
very nice at the price, good, creative MC who should slot into any non-top 4 midfield in the premier league, insanely popular at the start (up to 30 clubs want him
DM - 22 - Real Zaragoza - £7m - Spanish
Solid defensive midfielder with good work rate and stamina, sits back and allows attacking players to advance but nips in with the odd match winner too. Not bad for a 7 million release clause.
AMC - 25 - Manchester City - £16m - Brazilian
Great attacking midfielder.Scores a lot of goals and just top class.
DM - 27 - Sevilla - £7m - Danish
supporter spokesmen said that his signing looks to be a marvellous piece of business
M RLC - 21 - Turun Palloseura - £20k - Finnish
For lower league teams he's a good performer. An excellent set-piece taker, and can contribute a few goals to the team.
DM - 27 - Yverdon - £10k - Portugese
Bargain at 10k could play well in any level bellow prem
AMC - 28 - N/A - Free Angent - English
A must buy for any League 1 and bellow club he plays best with a AMC role in a 4-5-1 Tactic
AM/FC - 20 - Drava - £70k - Slovenian
Outstanding for any club but will sign for LL Teams.
AMC - 17 - Corinthians - £2.5m - Brazilian
Immense. Worth £17.25m in 2015
AMC - 20 - Juventus - £10m+ - Italian
no comments, just look for yourself
MC/DM - 20 - Man City - £10m - Swiss
2nd season in jus found him his stats are de sum of de best iv seen compare him mikel or diaby, hes a definite buy.v
MC - 18 - Steaua - £700k - Romanian
Superb young midfielder, great finisher. After a few seasons he will be banging in the goals.
MC - 30 - N/A - N/A - Dutch
Solid premiership standard midfielder willing to play in League One, top quality in Eredivisie and Bundesliga as well.
MC - 18 - £1.1m - £1.1m - Portuguese
Has been immense considering his age. Became a wonderkid in 2008-2009
CM/AMC - 19 - Standard - £3.5m - Belgian
Great young player who can become a starter in probably any team, can also be sold for a huge profit. e.g £30m.
MC - 24 - Lyon - £25m - French
Was a great asset to my United squad and turned out to be better than Paul Scholes. Scores a fair amount of goals too.
MRC - 15 - Barcelona - Free - Brazilian
absolutely brilliant player - only 19 and already a man u regular!
DM - 30 - AC Milan - £6.2m - Italian
Very solid, rarely injured and very reliable. Not much gets past him
MC - 19 - Cruzerio - £500k - Brazilian
Good quality youngster, started getting starts second season for me with Rangers. Scores a good number as well from central midfield. So far 6 in 10 games.
AMC - 15 - Crystal Palace - Free - English
Great young English potential, could be very good with the right training.
AMLC - 19 - Maribor - £250k - Slovenian
Great young investment.[
AMRLC, ST - 17 - Vasco - 210k - Brazilian
Touted as the next Ronaldinho
AMRLC - 26 - Villarreal - 7.5m - Spanish
Quality attacking midfielder, very good technical stats and has an affordable minimum fee release clause
AMR - 24 - Palmeiras - 11m - Chilean
Great technical player and gets interest from many major clubs, so pick him up early.
AML - 18 - ??? - 2.5m - Brazilian
Great prospect but can't sign until January when he turns 18.
AMRLC - 21 - Rosenborg - 3.7m - Norweigan
Awesome for the price tag, great passer, technique and a good shot, perfect young midfielder
AMLC - 17 - Paris SG - Compensation - French
Brilliant technical stats and well worth a buy for a mid-tabled club.
AMRLC - 24 - Sevilla - 2.5m - Spanish
He is good, even though he looks older than some of the others, chips in will important goals and will give something different to your side.
AML - 23 - CSKA Moscow - 7-10m - Russian
Competent left winger full of flare and pace and can light up a game if your struggling to get hold of the ball.
AML - 19 - Sevilla - 4m - Spanish
Great young prospect and good from the start. Maybe too young a for regular starting spot but will work brilliantly in rotation.
AMRL - 23 - Porto - 10-20m - Portuguese
Full of trickery, technique and pace, superb winger and a must for any top team.
AMRC - 19 - Derby - 9m - English
Bit pricey for a Derby player but in the long run it will really be worth it.
AMLC - 16 - Leganes - Compensation - Argentinian
Snap him up quickly because if he goes elsewhere his price will rocket, well worth a look.
AMLC - 20 - Villarreal - 16-20m - Chilean
Well known and one of the best at what he does, will get lots of goals and assists and is a brilliant technical player.
AMRC - 19 - Lanus - 70k - Argentinian
Very cheap and a great future prospect
AMLC - 32 - Penarol - 200k - Colombian
Very similar to Silva, great stats and will do nicely for 2 or 3 seasons.
AMRL - 20 - TPS Turku - 200k - Finnish
Becomes instantly good and brilliant for any side in the world eventually, will still score goals brining him off the bench.
FW - 20 - Chelsea - 3-5m - English
Great to get in on loan in the first season and from then on will score lots of goals.
AMRLC - 16 - Feyenoord - 1.8m - Dutch
Great playmaker with explosive pace and chips in with lots of great goals.
AMRLC, FC - 20 - Monaco - 11.75m - French
Brilliant winger who gets bags of assists and always comes up with the important goals, well worth the price tag.
AMRLC - 29 - Atletico Madrid - 11-15m - Spanish
Superb player with a lot of versatility, one of the best on the game.
AMRC - 26 - Zenit St. Petersburg - 6m - Russian
Pure quality and can run riot through the best of defences, 6m is a great bargain and one of the best deals you could find.
AMR - 21 - Heradiano - 300k - Costa Rican
A very unheard of player and can struggle to get a WP, but if he does he is class.
AMRLC - 23 - Tottenham - 1-2m - English
Quick with good dribbling ability, not the best but well worth what he can be bought for.
AMR - 21 - Banik Ostrava - 275k - Czech
Great winger for a Championship or smaller Premiership club.
AMRL - 23 - Real Madrid - 23-30m - Dutch
Very expensive but we all know what he can do, if you can afford him he would be well worth it.
AMLC - 19 - Velez - 250k - Argentinian
Difficult to get a WP, but when he does he will be a class buy.
AMRL - 21 - Sevilla - 16m - Spanish
Quite pricey but is a great winger, will get plenty of assists.
AMRLC - 28 - Palermo - 8m - Australian
Never lets you down and a great team player. Will always chip in with an assist and the odd goal.
AMR - 26 - Sporting Lisbon - 5m - Argentinian
One of the most accurate passers on the game and a dynamic winger. Brilliant crosser.
AMLC - 23 - Fluminense - 4-7m - Brazilian
Wow. Rips up the Championship and would almost guarentee you promotion if you can afford him. Scores some scorchers and a great cross.
AMRC - 24 - Persepolis - 1.6m - Iranian
Technically gifted and gets some much needed assists and goals. Good for any Championship side and a lower Premiership side.
AMR - 26 - Palermo - 5m - Italian
Extremely pacey winger with a good eye for a cross and brilliant set-piece taker.