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Best Backroom Staff in Football Manager 2017

Backroom Staff in Football Manager 2017

Time to look at who are the best Directors of Football, Head of Youth Development, Reserve Managers and Physios in Football Manager 2017.

Having a reliable backroom staff in FM 2017 can make your life a lot easier and let you specifically concentrate on your first team. Directors of football will revenue contrast and bring new players or release the dead wood ones. Whilst head of youth development will look after your youngster.

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Best Directors of Football in Football Manager 2017

Name Age Nat Club Judge P Judge A Man
Fabio Paratici 43 Juventus 20 20 19
Eugene Krasnikov 41 - 20 20 17
Walter Sabatini 61 Roma 19 19 17
Óscar Arias 50 Sevilla 18 17 17
Pantaleo Corvino 66 Fiorentina 20 19 17
Antonio Cordón 52 AS Monaco 18 18 17
Guillermo Amor 48 Adelaide United 18 17 18
Romeo Jozak 43 - 18 17 18
Luca Nember 43 Chievo 17 17 17
Albert Benaiges 61 Cibao 19 18 17

If you require your DOF to look for players to buy then obviously Judging Player Potential and Ability is a requirement. If he is to do negotiations with transfers fees/contracts then consider the attribute of Man Management.

  • Judging Player Ability
  • Judging Player Potential
  • Man Management
  • Staff Role - Director of Football

Best Head of Youth Development in Football Manager 2017

Name Age Nat Club Mot Dis Det Man Judge A Judge P Youth Ada
Rodolfo Borrell 45 Man City 16 14 16 14 15 18 20 15
Bernhard Peters 56 Hamburg 19 20 18 19 15 18 20 14
Jorge Rodríguez de Cózar 33 Marbella 15 12 18 12 16 17 15 12
Régis Le Bris 40 FC Lorient 16 12 13 14 14 14 17 19
Francesco Palmieri 48 Sassuolo 15 13 17 16 12 14 16 15
Dario Baccin 39 Palermo 15 13 15 13 14 19 18 12
Bertrand Reuzeau 50 AS Monaco 15 13 14 15 14 16 18 15
Giancarlo Finardi 61 Atalanta 14 18 12 14 17 17 20 14
Massimo Tarantino 45 Roma 14 15 15 12 16 18 17 16
Francesco Garrubba 40 Crotone 17 16 16 16 16 18 18 12

When searching for an ideal Head of Youth Development staff, be sure to take the following attributes:

  • Determination
  • Discipline
  • Motivation
  • Working With Youngsters
  • Judging Player Potential
  • Adaptability (for foreign coaches to the country your managing in)

Reserve Managers

When searching for ideal Reserve Manager for your squad, the following attributes should have a great importance; Determination, Level of Discipline, Motivation and Man Management.

Include Tactical Knowledge in search if the first team tactics are not being used by reserve manager.

Include Working With Youngsters because the reserve manager will be helping out with youth training.

Lastly include Adaptability for foreign coaches to the country you’re managing in.

Under 18s Managers

When searching for ideal Under 18s Manager for your squad, the following attributes should have a great importance; Determination, Level of Discipline, Motivating, Judging Player Potential and Working With Youngsters.

Include Tactical Knowledge in search if the first team tactics are not being used by youth manager.

Include Adaptability for foreign coaches to the county you’re managing in.


Obviously Physiotherapy is the key attribute, but also consider Fitness, Motivation, Level of Discipline and Adaptability (if they are not from your managing nation).

Working with Youngsters is also useful when looking for under 18s physios.

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