Here are my top 5 picks which I will categorize as hidden gems after the Jan transfer update on Football Manager 2020. Please note that these players will transfer to most clubs and will not break your bank for you to sign them.
1. Mohamed Daramy
The young Sierra Leonean forward is currently contracted to FC Kobenhavn and is valued at just £525k. His stats are very well rounded for a 17-year-old. He has especially strong physical attributes and is supremely versatile able to play in multiple positions. You can acquire his services for most midtable clubs for just a few million pounds and he will turn out to be an excellent investment for most sides.
2. Jonathan Gonzalez
The 20-year-old is a relatively unknown name in the game and is contracted to Monterrey. The Mexican defensive midfielder is valued at a very measly £800k and provides excellent value for his price. He has supremely good physical and technical stats. He will be available to sign for most clubs for a relatively low price.
The 18-year-old Spanish Winger is contracted to Real Hispalis/Real Betis and is valued at just £45k. You can acquire his services for under 1m in the game and he will be a valued addition at most mid-tier clubs. He has especially strong mental stats and almost always reaches his potential in most saves.
4. Erik Botheim
The 19-year-old Norwegian striker valued at just £21.5k is contracted to Rosenborg. He has very well rounded stats in the game and will be an excellent addition to most mid-tier sides in the game. He is also extremely versatile, which enables him to play in multiple positions and various roles.
5. Jonas Wind
The Danish striker is contracted to FC Kobenhavn and is valued at a good £1.3m but represents excellent value for his cost. He is well-rounded abilities in all 3 departments and with a high determination score, he is bound to reach his potential. Being versatile and able to play in a couple of positions in multiple roles is an added bonus for the player and should be an ideal addition for most mid-table sides.
While most players on this list are relatively unknown names in the game, what they have in common is that they represent excellent value for their cost. They are also easily transferable to most mid/lower-tiered clubs and can be sold for a profit in the future or held on to as future stars for the clubs.