Football Manager 2019: The most expensive Portsmouth players revealed

Football Manager makes its hotly awaited return on November 2, with revamped tactics, training and the introduction of VAR among the new headline features introduced to the game.

Monday, 29th October 2018, 11:12 am
Updated Monday, 29th October 2018, 12:20 pm
At 2.6m Andre Green is Portsmouth's most highly valued player (Photo: Joe Pepler

The game's creators Sports Interactive boast a network of scouts around the world who help to create its remarkably sophisticated player database.

We got our hands on a Beta version of the game ahead of its release and ran the rule over Kenny Jackett's squad.

Here's the most expensive and most highly rated Pompey players in Football Manager 2019.

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Andre Green, £2.6m

Loanee Andre Green is listed as Portsmouth's most valuable player on Football Manager 2019.

The Aston Villa player's dribbling, pace and acceleration all rank in the mid-teens.

Joe Mason, £2.2m

Attacking midfielder Joe Mason is valued over £2m at the start of Football Manager 2019.

The Irishman's off the ball and decisions stats are both rated 14.

Matt Clarke, £1.5m

Central defender Matt Clarke boasts a decent set of physical stats, with his jumping and strength both ranked in the mid-teens.

Tom Naylor, £1.3m

Defensive midfielder Tom Naylor also possesses impressive physical stats, as well as strong mental stats with teamwork, anticipation and composure all in the teens.

Jamal Lowe, £850k

Jamal Lowe is valued just shy of the £1m mark and holds some impressive physical stats.

The 23-year-old is among the fastest players in Portsmouth's side with 14 acceleration and 15 pace.

Jack Whatmough, £625k

Best employed as a ball playing central defender, Whatmough possesses decent passing, tackling and marking stats. His standout stat is his determination which is rated 16.

Brett Pitman, £600k

Veteran striker Pitman's finishing and composure stats are unsurprisingly high, both ranked 14.

David Wheeler, £600k

The QPR loanee boasts several impressive stats, including heading, flair and determination, which all rank in the mid to high teens.

Ben Thompson, £600k

Ben Thompson's mental stats make him an asset for managers who select Portsmouth as their team in Football Manager 2019.

The 22-year-old's work rate, teamwork, bravery and aggression all rank in the high teens.

Nathan Thompson, £575k

Highly rated strength, tackling and bravery make Nathan Thompson a formidable force at right back and in defensive midfield.

Craig MacGillivary, £500k

Craig MacGillivary's goalkeeping stats nearly all rank between 12 and 14 making him a solid option between the sticks.

His passing, reflexes and command of area are all ranked 14.

Ronan Curtis, £450k

Due to his solid dribbling, flair and off the ball stats, Curtis is best employed as an inside forward.

Christian Burgess, £425k

With jumping, strength, heading and marking all in the teens, Christian Burgess is a rock in defence.

Luke McGee, £325k

Luke McGee boasts better positioning and reflexes stats than fellow goalkeeper Craig MacGillivary.

Lee Brown, £325k

With crossing, natural fitness and stamina all in the teens, Lee Brown can be relied on to play both as a full-back or a wing-back.

Ollie Hawkins, £325k

A jumping stat of 16 and a height of 6 feet 4 mean Ollie Hawkins can be played effectively as both a striker and a centre back.

Anton Walkes, £275k

Anton Walkes' marking, tackling, composure and strength are all rated 13 meaning that he is a solid option at full-back.

Gareth Evans, £250k

Gareth Evans is a great squad player due to his ability to play in seven positions from attacking midfield to right back.

Ben Close, £250k

Valued at £250k, Ben Close holds solid mental stats, with teamwork, work rate, decisions, determination and composure all ranking highly.

Dion Donohue, £205k

Dion Donohue's standout stat is his workrate, rated 13 out of 20.

Danny Rose, £165k

With stamina and natural fitness in the mid teens, Danny Rose can be played as a box-to-box midfielder in Football Manager 2019.

Brandon Haunstrup, £165k

14-rated pace sees full-back Brandon Haunstrup listed as one of the fastest players in Portsmouth's side.

Adam May, £130k

Despite being listed as Portsmouth cheapest player, Adam May still holds some impressive stats, including; 15 determination, 13 work rate, 12 heading and 12 tackling.