Football Manager Live

Stalk the touchline to find out what's in store online

But there’s a catch. Y’see unlike in Football Manager, you have no control over a player’s earnings, as each one has a designated wage demand. This means that rather than mindlessly buying up everyone, you’ll have to operate thriftily if you’re to balance your expenditure with your initially paltry income. Overstretch yourself and you’ll soon find administrators kicking down your door and putting all of your assets up for sale.

Newly purchased players become contracted to you for four weeks, after which you can decide whether or not to extend their deals, or whether to jettison the useless bastards in favor of a new batch of wannabes. It really is as simple as buying that three-speed blender you’ve always wanted on eBay, just without the worry of whether it’ll get to you in one piece.

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