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10 Best Premier League Signings in FM23 You Must Sign!

By callum | June 14, 2023 | 26509 Views

Best Premier League Signings FM23 has to Offer!

One of the most popular leagues to manage in Football Manager is of course the Premier League. This list of the 10 best Premier League signings FM23 has to offer will give you some ideas for great players to improve your team, with a player for every budget.

Whether you’re managing a team trying to stay up, get a European place, or challenge for the title, there is a signing in this article for every Premier League save. We will tell you exactly how much you can sign this player for, and which type of team they would be an ideal signing for.

Let’s get into the top 10.

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10. Roberto Gagliardini

Roberto Gagliardini in FM23

At an absolute bargain of just £2.7 million, Roberto Gagliardini is a brilliant option to start our list of the 10 best Premier League signings FM23 has to offer. He is a top ball-winning midfielder, with excellent work-rate, stamina, and teamwork. If you’re looking for a bullish midfielder to break up the play, there isn’t much better value for money than Roberto Gagliardini.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Fighting relegation (Bournemouth)
  • Mid-table team (Brentford, Crystal Palace)

9. Khephren Thuram

Khephren Thuram in Football Manager 2023

If you have more money to spend, and are looking for a technically gifted midfielder, Khephren Thuram has to be a player to consider. At just 21 years of age, he has 17 determination, 15 passing, and 16 natural fitness.

As Thuram gets older, his attributes will develop even further, and he has the potential to be a midfielder for a top European Club. At the time of writing, he’s being linked with a move to Liverpool.

If you want to sign one of the best Premier League signings FM23 has to offer in your first season, he will cost you £20 million.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Team pushing for a European place (Aston Villa, Newcastle)
  • Top 6 (Spurs, Liverpool, Manchester United)

8. M’bala Nzola

M'bala Nzola in Football Manager 23

Next on the list of the best FM23 Premier League signings is pacey striker M’bala Nzola. As you can see he has excellent physical attributes, including 17 strength, 16 pace, and 17 natural fitness.

Nzola also has really high aggression, which makes him a fantastic option as a pressing forward. The Angolan international is a solid finisher, and is definitely ready for a move to a Premier League club. He can be signed for just £6 million, which makes him affordable for most teams in the bottom half of the Premier League.
M’bala Nzola is one of the best cheap strikers in FM23.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Fighting relegation (Leeds, Southampton)
  • Mid-table team (Everton, Crystal Palace)

7. Dani Olmo

Dani Olmo in FM23

Arguably the best player on this list of the best Premier League signings FM23 has to offer is Spanish international Dani Olmo. He’s one of the best attacking midfielders available in the first FM23 season, and can also play competently on either wing.

Olmo is world class technically, with 17 dribbling, 16 technique, and 17 flair. He’s capable of accumulating lots of goals and assists for a top Premier League side.

At a price of £46 million, Olmo is great value for money for a player of his quality.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Team pushing for a European place (Newcastle)
  • Top 6 (Any of them, he’s that good)

6. Mateo Musacchio

Mateo Musacchio in FM23

To give you an option for every budget, we’ve scoured the best free agents in FM23 and put Mateo Musacchio on the list of the best FM23 Premier League signings. He’s a solid budget option for a centre back to help you stay up in your first Premier League season.

At 31 years of age, Musacchio still has a lot to give. With 17 bravery, 16 work rate, and 15 tackling, he has the experience to his game which will hopefully help you keep some important clean sheets.

Musacchio is definitely one of the best free agents in FM23.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Fighting relegation (Bournemouth, Nottingham Forest)
  • Would also be a top signing for a Championship team looking to get promotion.

Let’s get into the top 5 of the best Premier League signings in FM23

5. Branco Van Den Boomen

Branco Van Den Boomen in FM23

Branco Van Den Boomen is likely a player you’ve not heard of before, but in the past two league seasons he has a combined 46 goal contributions!

Van Den Boomen is extremely well rounded mentally and pysically, with 15 natural fitness, 17 determination, and 15 teamwork. He’s also a fantastic set piece taker, which is likely how he has so many goals and assists.

You can sign Van Den Boomen for just £2.8 million, but he only has 1 year left on his contract. This means you could wait until January and offer him a pre-contract to join you in the summer of 2024 on a free transfer.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Fighting relegation (Bournemouth, Southampton)
  • Mid-table team (Brentford, Crystal Palace)

4. Josip Sutalo

Josip Sutalo in Football Manager 2023

Next on the list of the best Premier League signings FM23 has to offer is centre back Josip Sutalo. He’s impressive in lots of important defensive attributes, with 17 anticipation, 16 tackling, and 15 marking.

Sutalo is already capable of playing for most of the teams in the Premier League, and has the potential ability to get even better. He’s definitely one of the best players you can sign outside of the top 5 European leagues.

If you’re looking to sign Sutalo for your Premier League team in FM23, he’ll cost £19 million.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Team pushing for a European place (Newcastle, Brighton)
  • Top 6 (Spurs, or backup for any other team)

3. Gabriel Barbosa

Gabriel Barbosa in FM23

Gabriel Barbosa is 3rd on this list of the best FM23 Premier League signings because he a fantastic striker available for such a cheap price. Barbosa has  a release clause of just £28.5 million. This is ridiculous value for money when you look at his attributes.

Gabriel Barbosa has 15 attributes rated 15 or higher, including 16 technique, 15 finishing, and 20 penalty taking. He’s also wanted by some of the worlds biggest clubs at the start of your FM23 save, so you’ll need to move quickly to get his signature.

We recommended Barbosa as a signing in this Manchester United team guide.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Team pushing for a European place (Newcastle)
  • Top 6 (Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal)

2. Alex Scott

Alex Scott in Football Manager 2023

You’ve probably heard of Alex Scott by now. He’s the most popular signing on FM23 since the winter update, and for good reason! The English youngster is one of the best players in the Sky Bet Championship, and has the potential ability to become world class.

Alex Scott in 2032

Alex Scott's potential attributes in 2032

This is why Alex Scott is in demand so much by Football Manager gamers. His mental attributes are amazingly well-rounded, including 18 determination, 17 composure, and 16 vision.

At the beginning of your FM23 save, Scott can be signed for just £12 million. This is what makes him one of the best Premier League signings FM23 has to offer.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Any team in the league. He is willing to join any Premier League club.

1. Ansu Fati – Best FM23 Premier League Signing

Ansu Fati in FM23

The best Premier League Signing in FM23 you can make has to be Ansu Fati. The wonderkid is already brilliant and is still a teenager. He can play on either wing and as a striker, and he can be signed for £51 million. Wonderkids of this ability are usually signed for almost double that fee, so to be able to bring him to your Premier League club for just more than £50 million would be the best signing.

Ansu Fati in 2032

Ansu Fati's attributes in 2032

In our FM23 simulation, Fati is described as a “legendary winger” in his prime, and has 68 goals in 102 appearances for Spain! He’s also stayed at Barcelona, which is probably because they value him so highly as his attributes develop. This is why signing Fati in the first FM23 season would be immense for your Premier League team.

Would be an ideal signing for:

  • Top 6 (Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool)

Who’s the Best FM23 Premier League Signing for my team?

There’s a player on this list that would improve any Premier League team, so depending on the type of team you’re managing, make sure to come back to this list for signing ideas. If you have some money to spend at a club like Brighton or Newcastle, then Josip Sutalo or Kephren Thuram would be brilliant. Alex Scott would be ideal for any team, but would hugely benefit a club like Bournemouth or Southampton.

If you have any more signings to add to this list of the best Premier League signings FM23 has to offer, let us know and we will add them!

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