Football Manager 2017: 15 Release Clause Bargains You Need To Exploit

14. Benedikt Howedes

Sports Interactive

Release Clause: £15.5m

There are only a handful of CBs who can hold a candle to Benedikt Howedes in FM 2017, and let's face it, you're not exactly going to be able to sign Sergio Ramos or Mats Hummels right off the bat. £15.5m might seem like a lot, but you're paying for one of the best defenders in the world, and a player immediately capable of playing a starring role for any side.

Aged 28, you'll get at least three or four excellent seasons from Howedes before he shows signs of decline. For anyone looking for a top quality CB who can be a lynchpin from day one, he's your man.


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