The Scandinavian leagues have been a hidden treasure for most Football Manager players for a long time but many people have started to explore Scandinavia and the potential that grows there.
Starting a save with a Scandinavian team is definitely an adventure that you would like to get into in FM21. While managing a team in Scandinavia, you would be able to explore the different talent that Scandinavia contains and the great history that some of the teams have.
A challenge that most of the managers in Scandinavia need to overcome is the financial aspect, so relying on the youth academy is something that will need more focus and for managers that love to develop young talents, that is the perfect place.
In this article, we will introduce to you 4 teams that you should manage in Scandinavia in Football Manager 2021.
With 24 league titles, there is no doubt that Malmö FF is one of the best teams in Scandinavia. Managing Malmö FF will not be difficult domestically, but the real challenge will be in the continental competitions. The last time Malmö FF experienced glory in the continental stage was back in the 1978/79 season when they played in the final of the European Cup against Nottingham Forest. Malmö FF are known for their academy, top players like Zlatan Ibrahimović and Pontus Jansson are only a few names that have developed there.
Rosenborg BK finished last season in 4th place in the Eliteserien. Rosenborg BK have a great youth setup with many young high-potential players so the future will look bright if you will choose to manage them. Rosenborg BK have qualified for the Champions League numerous times with occasional Europa League qualifications as well so the continental competitions are not something unfamiliar for the Norwegian club.
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After a successful last season where Breiðablik UBK finished in 2nd place, they will aim to win the title this year and with many young prospects managing Breiðablik UBK will be a fun challenge to take on in FM21. Their facilities will be something to consider improving and with only 3000 seats in their stadium, upgrading the stadium will be essential to increase the revenue.
Winning the league title in the 2019 season led them to their first Champions League qualification in the history of the club but a loss to the Norwegian club, Molde, prevented them from making a remarkable fairytale. Starting with Kuopion Palloseura will not be easy, you will need to firstly establish dominance domestically and then try to progress to the European competition.