Every would-be coach who picks up a copy of Football Manager 16 will head right to the transfer list and seek out the best available free agents on the game.
These are the players without a club or a contract, and are this available to snap up for no initial fee.
Often—and this is the voice of experience—these guys are desperate and will often sign for your club for a risible fee, making them cheap short-term fixes to a particular problem area.
They can have a transformative effect on your team, and as they’re often particularly cost-effective options, there’s no bad feeling if—eventually—things don’t work out.
Ten toughest tackers in 2015/16: Liverpool duo and Chelsea bruiser combine to keep clean sheets
Remember when Chelsea were good? Ranking their 15 biggest Premier League legends
The 20 best strikers on Football Manager 2016: Chelsea flop ousts on fire Robert Lewandowski
In this feature, we’ve focused on the strikers, and present the 10 best Football Manager 16 free agents—the strikers.