Football Manager 2022: The 30 Best Left Backs to Sign

Football Manager 2022

Football Manager 2022 has an abundance of quality players so we have listed the 30 best left-backs for you to sign on your sim!

Sports Interactive has done an incredible job of building a living, breathing football world in which you can live out the dreams of your club.

Or, of course, you can embark on a journeyman save up the leagues.

But we’ve taken a look at the very best left-backs on FM22 for your save, although you might need a fair chunk of change to sign some of these guys!

Take a look at our list below.

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The 30 best left-backs in Football Manager 2022

30. Mario Rui – Napoli – 143/200

Mario Rui

A veteran at Napoli, Mario Rui is an experienced option for mid-level clubs.

29. Alex Grimaldo – Benfica – 143/200

Grimaldo is surely destined to make a big move within Europe before his career is out; will you be snapping him up?

28. Alex Telles – Manchester United – 143/200

The back-up to Luke Shaw at United, if his game time dwindles, he may well become available.

27. Douglas Santos – Zenit St Petersburg – 144/200

A Brazil international approaching his peak, mid-level clubs could do a lot worse than snapping Santos up.

26. Yuri – Athletic Bilbao – 145/200

Yuri is a reliable hand at left-back and could well be snaffled away from Bilbao, provided you ask nicely.

25. Nacho Monreal – Real San Sebastian – 145/200

Nacho Monreal

Another veteran, the ex-Arsenal man is thriving in Spain, where he has become the first-choice left-back at Sociedad.

24. Philipp Max – PSV Eindhoven – 146/200

More than signable, the Eredivisie is a league that struggles to say no to reasonable bids, so you could definitely snap Max up.

23. Sergio Reguilon – Tottenham – 146/200

Quick, tricky and strong on and off the ball, Reguilon has had a good start to life at Spurs and seems likely to improve too.

22. Elseid Hysaj – Lazio – 147/200

A good target for clubs who are aiming to take the next step and potentially qualify for Europe, Hysaj has bags of experience, and wouldn’t cost the earth.

21. Renan Lodi – Atletico Madrid – 147/200

The first-choice left-back at the Spanish champions, Lodi is developing into a truly superb left-back.

20. Nuno Mendes – Sporting Lisbon – 149/200

Nuno Mendes

A proper wonderkid, Mendes is currently on loan at PSG from Sporting, and is almost certain to stay there. Hard luck.

19. Angelino – RB Leipzig – 149/200

Formerly of Manchester City, Angelino has a real engine and can sprint up and down that left flank all day long.

18. Juan Bernat – PSG – 149/200

Bernat may well be surpassed by Mendes eventually on your save, so keep a close eye on his availability.

17. Marcos Acuna – Sevilla – 150/200

A diminutive full-back with real strength and pace, Acuna is an excellent option at left-back.

16. Lucas Digne – Everton – 150/200

Everton’s best defender, Digne seems like the kind of player who would get into any team in the Premier League.

15. Nicolas Tagliafico – Ajax – 150/200

Nicolas Tagliafico

Tagliafico is an expensive option but he’s excellent, as he has been indoctrinated into the Ajax style.

14. Lucas Hernandez – Bayern Munich – 153/200

Hernandez is strong, quick, and good on the ball, but Bayern have no need to sell. Good luck signing him.

13. Leonardo Spinazzola – AS Roma – 153/200

Spinazzola is at his peak and is entering the best years of his career; you might just be able to pinch him.

12. Ben Chilwell – Chelsea – 154/200

Chilwell has gone from strength to strength since joining Chelsea from Leicester, but there’s next to no chance they’ll sell him.

11. Raphael Guerreiro – Borussia Dortmund – 154/200

If you’re managing a top club, Guerreiro has to be an option at left-back, such is his speed, dribbling ability and knack of delivering pinpoint crosses.

10. Robin Gosens – Atalanta – 154/200

Robin Gosens

Gosens was central to Germany’s form at Euro 2020 and is also one of the best left-backs in Serie A.

9. Ferland Mendy – Real Madrid – 154/200

Mendy is an unbelievable player, such is his bundle of athletic attributes, and he is establishing himself as one of the best left-backs in the world.

8. Kieran Tierney – Arsenal – 155/200

A superb signing for Arsenal, the Gunners have snapped up one of the best young defenders in world football in Tierney.

7. Luke Shaw – Manchester United – 155/200

Shaw finally seemed to deliver on his potential in the summer, as England reached the Euro 2020 final, powered somewhat by his dynamic left-back displays. A superb operator.

6. Alex Sandro – Juventus – 155/200

Still one of the best left-backs on the planet, Sandro is 30 now, but if you’re managing a truly elite club, he’ll still have a few years left in him.

5. Jordi Alba – Barcelona – 156/200

Jordi Alba

Alba has won absolutely everything and has been one of the first names on the team sheet for both Barcelona and Spain.

4. Theo Hernandez – AC Milan – 159/200

What a signing for Milan. Hernandez is built like an ox and has an absolutely incredible turn of pace. A world-class left-back.

3. Jose Gaya – Valencia – 159/200

Gaya has long seemed destined for a big move away from Valencia but it hasn’t happened yet; are you going to be the one to snap him up?

2. Alphonso Davies – Bayern Munich – 160/200

The Canada international is almost certain to become the best left-back in the world and he’s available for around £50m; what are you waiting for?

1. David Alaba – Real Madrid – 164/200

David Alaba

Alaba is a footballing freak of nature, such is his ability to play across the backline and in midfield. An absolutely world-class footballer, and the best left-back on Football Manager 2022.

There are more than a few options available to you here.

Regardless of your budget, if you’re managing in a top league, there are acquirable options on this list.

Make sure you’ve noted them down before you start your next save!

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