For many a football fan, the release of the annual instalment of the Football Manager series ranks right up there with Christmas Day.
The ultimate sports strategy simulator, Football Manager is now in its 13th year and arrives on shelves on November 4 with an abundance of new features sure to keep gamers hooked.
Developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega, the addictive game is sure to prove a hit once more with football fans and put plenty of strain on relationships the length and breadth of the country.
Ahead of the release of the game on Friday we've managed to get a sneak peak at how the Chester FC players rate this year.
Who scores what?
Craig Mahon is the player who possess the most flair according to the game (14/20) while Evan Horwood comes out on top when it comes to work rate (14/20).
Horwood features again as he and Matty Waters both lead the crossing stats with 14/20 and Waters, according to the game stats, is the best penalty taker at the club with a whopping 19/20. Move over Matt Le Tissier!
James Alabi comes out on top in the bravery category (15/20) while Kane Richards is Chester's speed merchant, topping the pace category with 14/20.
Football Manager 2017 is out November 4 on Mac, PC and Linux.