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  1. Tajerio

    FM18 Tutoring: Under 23 model pro

    I had a similar experience with the "Born Leader" personality--I had a player with 20 for Determination and Leadership when he was 21, but he was described as "Driven" until he hit 23.
  2. I'm happy to trust that the categories train the attributes they include with more emphasis, and leave it at that. We already know far too much in FM as it is.
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    The Circle of Fitness Activists

    Bit surprising to see both Juventus and PSG in there.
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    [FM18] Sven Adzic - European Journeyman

    Is Williams a German dual national? He might be the first American--excluding Pulisic--I've seen get the "elite" tag.
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    [FM18] Sven Adzic - European Journeyman

    Oh that's just dire. I don't know that I could play Slaoui for my team again.
  6. I'd sell. One good striker isn't going to improve Rangers that much. And you haven't really had any trouble beating up the other Scottish sides--bar Celtic--in any case. Plus that 4.5 million is by itself more than your existing cash on hand, isn't it?
  7. I'd like to back up this point, because I see it in the fora of every game I play and it's massively annoying. You can't just trade "news feed" for "better player dynamics," because development resources aren't fungible. If you took the person who coded in the "player comes out as gay" news item, and said, "Hey, I need you to make player dynamics better," you would end up with no news item and player dynamics wouldn't be any better anyway, because that's not what that person working on the news feed does. Not to mention that given the relative scale of the projects involved, even if development resources were fungible, the marginal impact on the dynamics module of reassigning the "player comes out" news item hours would be minimal.
  8. Just want to second this part. Like a few other modules, it's a good idea that isn't sharply executed. Here's a particularly egregious example: I bought a French newgen striker in a Rangers career when he was 18. He became the club's record goalscorer after only nine seasons, won a Ballon d'Or (that was a shocker), and scored bunches of goals against Celtic. But all that didn't make him a club legend. He only finally popped onto the list when we rode a streak of lucky draws to a Champions League trophy in his thirteenth season with the club. That, to me, does not make a whole lot of sense.
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    Jumping reach

    It depends on what you mean by significantly. I had a newgen come through once who was everything you'd want in a CB, except that his jumping reach was 10. But by the time he was 21, he'd brought it up to 14. He did become a world class player, though, so he clearly had a lot of potential to use.
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    Release clauses

    I'm sure I do still have the save--but it's only on my desktop and I'm away for six months for PhD research. So unfortunately I've made all the contribution I can make!
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    Release clauses

    This may have changed in FM18, but without altering anything I've had transfer budgets of nearly a billion pounds in multiple different saves in FM17. Years of going deep in Europe, domestic success, good wage control, and buying low while selling high can see you entrusted with massive sums by the club. This is particularly the case if you build up a world-class starting XI, because then you aren't doing a lot in the transfer market, and so the club's profits are even higher.
  12. I notice you've got both Retain Possession and Pass into Space on. My understanding was that Retain Possession tells players, in part, not to play through balls, while Pass into Space tells players to play those through balls. But you obviously know what you're doing--so what effect are you achieving by using the two instructions together?
  13. Great lineup of youth there--but I didn't see Ze Gomes anywhere. I don't have FM18 but on 17 he was a pretty well-rounded young striker with bags of potential, and I'm sure he was on Benfica's books. Have I just missed him somehow?
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    [FM18] Sven Adzic - European Journeyman

    Park is an incredible player. 20 for OTB and Anticipation? I'd wager he finds space a lot. I don't know exactly how you've set up the team, but I'd think he'd be a more lethal first option than Pellegri.
  15. Good luck as it goes to the wire!