In every club available in Football Manager 2020 you will find at least a few appropriately trained staff to whom you will be able to entrust several duties. If you are a novice player, it is worth taking advantage of this opportunity. The plethora of options, tables, charts, reports and charts available in FM 20 can be a bit too much which can lead to a situation in which you miss some contract or fail to prepare the team for a League match. The vast majority of assistants perform their tasks well, so you can focus on the more important aspects of team management. For convenience, below we detail a few tasks can be delegated to an assistant and those that are definitely worth doing yourself.
- Hiring employees
- Motivational conversations
- Extending contracts
- Managing trainings
Think about whether you want to control which specialists get into your club. If hiring staff will be the responsibility of one of Your assistants you will not have to worry about the right number of staff members. On the other hand, it is necessary to reckon with the fact that you will not be able to negotiate their contracts. Hiring new employees can be left in the hands of an assistant.
Planning sparring matches on your own has several important advantages: better preparation of the team for incoming matches and the ability to gain additional money for bringing a famous team to your stadium. On the other hand, your assistants usually perform these duties well, so you can safely entrust them with this duty.
In most cases, your assistants are good at motivational conversations. On the other hand, there may be a situation where they make a mistake and the players are not properly tuned into the game. If you want to make sure your players' morale remains high, have motivational conversations personally.
Giving an assistant control over extending contracts means that you won't have control over negotiations - sometimes, it may turn out that a salary of a relatively cheap footballer has suddenly increased. Moreover, if the assistant negotiating does not come to an agreement with the player, the contract expires and You can lose a valuable player. Contract renewal is a duty that should be performed by you.
At the beginning of your adventure with a football manager such as FM 20, managing trainings should be left to your assistants. This way you will never run into a situation where you overdo the intensity of training and overtrain your footballers. At a later time, when you gain some experience, you can take on that responsibility so that you influence the skills your players train. Here, it should be mentioned that when an assistant has a training schedule ready, you can apply your own changes to it.
Transfers are another duty that you should deal with personally. Thanks to taking over control of transfers, there will never be a situation in which the club is joined by completely random players who doesn't match your playstyle. To make matters worse, the assistant may bring such players for monstrously high amounts of money, or sell one of your players for an unsatisfactory price and without your supervision.