You need a good team around you if you are to be successful in Football Manager 2023.
There are plenty of positions that need filling in your backroom staff, and if you can put the right band together, you'll find it so much easier to rise to the top of the football mountain.
Here are the best staff members to sign in FM23.
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Moving for Gerland is an obvious move. He's unemployed early on and boasts some sublime attributes that would help him fit in a number of roles.
Hermann starts the game on the books at Borussia Dortmund. The 70-year-old looks like a great candidate because of his high judgement stats.
A coach/performance analyst under Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool, Krawietz is open to moving up to an assistant manager role.
Kidd is unemployed after leaving Manchester City in 2021 and would make an excellent hiring for either assistant manager or coach
Juventus' Landucci is another excellent judge of talent and would make a valuable addition to your side.
It won't be easy to convince Linders to leave his job as Liverpool assistant but the Dutchman brings some unreal stats to the table to make it worth the effort.
More of a fitness coach by trade, Neves has the coaching attributes to help in any department.
If you don't want him as your assistant, get him in as a coach.
Manchester City assistant Borrell doesn't actually want to be an assistant but his high wages might make it hard to convince him to come back to a coaching role.
Currently the head of youth development at Hajduk, Primorac would make an excellent attacking coach.
The fitness coach of the Brazil national team, just copy and paste Mahseredjian's surname into your search bar and then sign him up.
Man City's Buenaventura is an outstanding candidate to fill the void as a fitness coach.
With a 20 for coaching fitness, Broich's credentials are obvious.
Joining Broich at Bayern, Wilhelmi excels in all the areas you want for a fitness coach.
American Piri is out of work after leaving Galatasaray so he's an easy hire.
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Tenius is about as good as they come and he's available on a free transfer. He'll even work in your youth academy if you want.
Fulham's Oliveira has some unreal stats and is an obvious pick if you need a goalkeeping coach.
Filippi is on the books at Juventus but you'll want to bring him in and make the most of his 20s across the board for goalkeeper coaching.
Another free agent, Nista brings 16s for his goalkeeper coaching and his mental attributes are superb.
A long-time servant of Bayern Munich, Tapalovic is worth the effort to lure away.
Head of youth development
Inter's youth chief has 20, 20 and 19 for the three main stats for a head of youth development. Enough said.
Blanco isn't far off perfect either. The 70-year-old has been in his role since 1984, but could it be time for a change?
Chelsea's Bath is highly regarded in his field and is believed to have been promoted in Todd Boehly's new recruitment team.
Now a scout with Inter, Bernazzani looks primed to move into a head role in the near future.
Morganti has 20, 20 and 20 for the key stats, and his low wage makes this an affordable deal to complete.
Director of football
Long regarded as one of the game's best talent spotters, Monchi has at least 18 in every key attribute for the role.
The in-demand Mitchell is another with excellent player judgement. He's currently on the books at Monaco.
Real Hispalis chief Cordon shares the same eye for a transfer and can be trusted with that responsibility if you want.
Speaking of transfer gurus, Paratici has 20s for judgement and 15 when it comes to negotiating.
Calling the shots at Stuttgart after leaving Arsenal, Mislintat is one of the most reliable directors around.
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Available on a free when you start the game, Oriali is a master negotiator who could build you an expert backroom team on his own.
Ashworth has just taken up a director role at Newcastle but he'd be a great fit for whatever position you can offer him.
Real Madrid's head of youth development, Perdomo is open to a move into the director's seat and has the attributes needed to pull it off.
Maldini has earned a lot of praise for his work with AC Milan and could be the ideal signing for your club.
McLachlan was Chelsea's chief scout for 11 years but is now on the lookout for a new job.
The veteran Pereira has a good an eye for talent as anyone on the game.
Trezeguet's judgement is almost perfect and he boasts the high adaptability needed to succeed.
With 19s in all the key stats, you know Marta can guarantee you quality.
Grobe left Bayern Munich in 2020 but is good enough to work for any club on the planet.
Real Madrid's chief scout, Calafat is credited for finding the likes of Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo in recent years.
Gagliardi is earning an affordable wage out in Turkey but is more than good enough to be part of an elite side's back room.
If you don't want Krawietz as your assistant, he'd make an excellent data analyst.
Juventus chief Scirea would make an excellent performance analyst and a half-decent recruitment chief too.
Court has a 20 for analysing data, with his specialty being recruitment.
Edwards is an excellent candidate for the director of football role but is still open to returning to his analytical roots.
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The leader of Sao Paulo's physio department, Sasaki has a perfect 20 for physiotherapy.
The ultimate copy and paste job, Maesschalck is the head physio for the Belgium national team.
Brau left Barcelona in 2021 but won't struggle to find a new job with his 20 physiotherapy.
Continuing the demolition of Bayern's staff, Erhard would b an excellent pick-up.
Formerly of PSG, Mazziotti is back in his native Brazil and using his 20 physiotherapy to help at Corinthians.
Calling the shots in Barcelona, Prina has a perfect 20 for sports science.
He'd make an excellent fitness coach but free agent Gomez is perhaps best suited for a sports science role.
Working as both a coach and a sports scientist at Mainz, Busenkell would be a valuable addition to your backroom staff.
America native Minthorne is on the books at Flamengo as their head of sports science.
Irishman Connolly spent four years with Juventus but is now looking for a new challenge.