FC Porto | Youth Development #3 | Mar 2017 | Football Manager 2017

17th March 2017: Regen day!

Porto fans across the world await news on any promising youngsters to have come through the Porto academy. Several fans have wondered if there will be another Ruben Neves this year. Indeed, for our series to be a success we need to be able to produce decent regens in order to ensure our first-team can progress in the years to come.

Let’s get straight into it, how good were our regens of 2017?

The Regens


In line with the requirements of our homegrown challenge we have released four trialists who did not meet our homegrown criteria.

We are left with an assortment of regens, and just two of which look good enough to progress in this series.

  • Gil Ferraz


Gil Ferraz is a left-footed winger with good potential. He has scope to become a very pacey winger with good pace already for his age. He’ll need to be tutored due to his average determination.

  • Hugo Assunção


Hugo Assuncao is the second player we will look at in this part. He is a striker with the preferred role of target man and at the age of 16 he is already 193cm tall. He, too, will require tutoring to improve his determination.

Here’s more Youth Development that you may enjoy

Under 19’s

under 19 league.jpg

Our Under 19’s are leading the way in their league. 16 year old Leandro Campos is leading our goalscoring charts with 13 goals, while Miguel Magalhaes has the most assists (13) and 11 goals to his name.



Our B-team trail Portimonense by one point in the Second division of Portugal. Striker Rui Pedro is tied for top goalscorer with Ruben Macedo, both on 10. Macedo is likely to be moving up to the first team soon due to his impressive performances in the B-team.


First Team


In the Primeira Division we’ve resigned ourselves to a battle for third place. Both Sporting and Benfica are too far ahead of us at this stage and we have been too inconsistent.

Vit. Setubal are performing very well in the league and are providing a stern test for us.

We have been knocked out of the Europa League against Ajax, despite an impressive performance against Inter Milan in the round before.

Take a look at our Social Networks | Follow our Twitter or Like our Facebook Page

Thanks for reading our third Youth Development post with FC Porto. Our next post will be out in June of this season and we will be looking at our season. It will also be our annual review of the development of our youngsters. One not to miss!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.