Establishing a Scouting Network for Your Youth Academy in EA Sports FC 24 Career Mode

The key to keeping your teams fresh 2 seasons into your manager career is making sure you shore up your Youth Academy. Here is how to use the Youth Scouting Networks in EA Sports FC 24 Career Mode

Establishing a Scouting Network for Your Youth Academy in EA Sports FC 24 Career Mode

Youth Players can be some of the best hidden gems you can find in EA Sports FC 24 Career Mode.

Young players with extremely high potential that you can train and grow into the best players in the world to help your team climb up to the very top or make their career by helping them play for the biggest clubs in the world like Real Madrid or Manchester City.

Take note that the Youth Scouting Network is different from your man Scouting Network that allows you to scout for prospects playing Senior Football across the world, so make sure you don't mix them up.

Setting up a Youth Scouting Network requires 3 things:

  • Hiring the right Scouts
  • Deciding what kind of players you want in your academy
  • Setting up Networks in different parts of the world

Remember, setting up Scouting Networks and Hiring Scouts takes funds, so make sure you allocate your budget for this widely as you won't be seeing a return on these players for at least a few seasons.

When you select a country, you are shown all the Domestic Leagues available for your Scout to look for young players from in order to get the best potential stars for your team.


Essential Tips for Youth Academy Scouting in EA Sports FC 24 Career Mode?

Here are the essential tips you need to know for getting the best out of your Youth Scouting networks in EA Sports FC 24 Career Mode:

  • Get Scouts with a good balance between Experience and Judgement but give preference to Judgement
  • Actively check on the Development of your Youth Players, adjust it to their needs
  • Make sure to check your squad and scout Youth Players that fit the Coaching Staff you have
  • Search in different continents and leagues for different player profiles, for example search for Physical Defenders in Europe, seatch for Technically Gifted players in South America, etc.
  • Don't use too much of your budget in the Youth Academy if your First Team needs work, remember you don't get good Youth Players for a few seasons after you scout them

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