Article number 4 in this series as we are close in completing the back four in the Football Manager 2017 Team of the Season. After Gianluigi Donnarumma, Felix Passlack and Jose Gaya were selected in the team, we went on towards the heart of defense. The first of three picks were Lucas from Atletico Madrid, Hoffenheims Niklas Sule and Sporting Gijon defender Jorge Mere. In this article you will be finding out which of these centre-backs will be selected in the team! We would like to thank all for voting again and we hope to see you in our next votings as well! And if you want to take part in the voting, make sure to join us on either Facebook or Twitter.



  • 20%

Niklas Sule


  • 55%

Jorge Mere


  • 25%


There have been a total of 554 votes and almost 300 votes were for Niklas Sule! The young German defender is seen as the most impressive centre-back of the three nominees and will be added to the team of the season! The 20-year-old Sule is one of the best young defenders in FM17 and if you are playing the game on the standard database, he can be picked up for a 35M fee. In later databases he will be joining the ranks of FC Bayern after the first season. This transfer was completed in January 2017 and was updated in the official 17.3 database. Sule has been given 55% of the votes, with Jorge Mere and Lucas ending on 25% and 20%.

Next pick will be the 4th and final defender. We will be completing the heart of defense! So, who will be joining Niklas Sule? Make sure to check our social media accounts and start voting!

Football Manager 2017 Team of the Season

Are you interested to see which other positions are filled? Make sure to check our overall page for the Football Manager 2017 Team of the Season.