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I have been playing the game since CM3 times but this is my first career post here. All of my saves are with AC Milan as that is the club I love with all my heart and in this new FM save, I decided to do something that I had half heartedly done in the past. A few years ago, our famous owner Berlusconi and his daughter (who was half CEO at that time) had declared that since the club did not have the money to make big market moves, they are going to develop a project using youth team players. The media called it Ital-Milan. Of course, nothing much came out of that project but I have decided to implement that philosophy in my new save, considering that when you start playing with Milan you barely have a budget. So here are the rules:- - Players in my Milan team can only be players from the Academy. - If I buy players from other teams they can only be Italian below the age of 17. - I can use current players for the first couple of years to stabilize results (and to make sure that the board don't fire me). I thought about developing my own tactic but abandoned that idea as it would be too much micro-managing. Instead I decided to go with a bunch if similar 4-3-1-2 tactics. At least I know that if things go wrong, it is not coz of the tactics. I just finished the first season and so far it has been going pretty good. Without the burden of having to deal with agents, this game is so much fun. It is also very gratifying to see the youth develop. I did have to let go of a few fan favorites (like abate, Antonelli) coz they need to make space for the talented youths and I have a lot of talented full backs. I also am not going to use Donnarumma for obvious reasons. This is how the first season go. Bought only young Italian players and as you can see, lots of clauses inserted into the deal. An example of my usual starting lineup A couple of draws against Inter and Napoli gave Juve the advantage they needed to widen the gap. We almost had it. Youth Shining! And a fantastic Coppa Italia Final, although I did play Bacca up front and Suso behind him. Really looking forward to the next couple of seasons when the players really start to show changes in attributes.