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I just looked a few teams in the Premier League on my 2017 save and I can't see how some of them have anywhere near enough homegrown players to make their teams up. Arsenal for example only have 4 homegrown players in their "squad" .... Do they cheat?
 
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How many of their squad are U21?

I have 2 HG players in my team, and about 10 in my 1st team who are U21 and will become homegrown.
 
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Does the AI cheat?

Yes, yes it does.
 
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Rebel.

Fight back.

Use FMRTE. XD

I'd guess the AI just does what we would do, and leaves empty spaces...
 
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Probably U21. You'd have to show us. I'd be extremely surprised if Arsenal really only had 4 HG players.
 
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Most of those players are 27 years old plus and been at Arsenal/in England for years. Would that make a difference?
 
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Most of those players are 27 years old plus and been at Arsenal/in England for years. Would that make a difference?
Home-grown requires you to have trained in the country for 3 years (I think) before the age of 21 in that country.
 
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that picture just shows the first team and doesn't take into account their reserves or U18s, the reserve team will have **** youngsters too old for U18s that are homegrown but don't play in the first team - some of these will be registered - simple
 
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I got it .. they have 3 players in their first team that aren't registered (by the look of it). Attached show "League Stats". My bad :)
 
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