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The football world is constantly changing and shifting. New players are consistently getting involved and old players are retiring all the time.
Over the years, we have witnessed many magnificent players playing in all positions.
Each position is, of course, important but the powerhouse of any good team is in the midfield, as midfielders play an essential part in any team’s setup.
A good midfielder handles winning the ball back, starting the play on the pitch, as well as making up goalscoring opportunities.
In each league and in each team, there is, of course, competition among players about who is the best. Yet there are some standout players coming to our minds while thinking of midfield.
So, now let us take a look at our TOP 10 list of midfielders in 2021, which includes stars from different leagues and countries.
Club: Real Madrid
Luka Modric is the type of player who would grant space to his teammate to score as his main target is helping the team.
It is the main reason why Modric doesn’t have shining numbers when it comes to G/A contributions but people still identify his hard work on the field.
The Croatian has always been a key part of the Real Madrid squad, who is a driving force behind the team’s successes.
It’s no surprise he is one of the best central midfielders in the game.
Club: Atletico Madrid
Koke is a player that many managers should be putting at the top of their wishlist.
Reasonably skillful and talented in his job, the Spaniard could be the perfect player to thread your team together.
He’s definitely deserving to be in this list of TOP 10!
Club: Inter Milan
A young starlet to make the list, Nicolo Barella is an absolutely talented player to watch non-stop.
He has brilliant ratings for defending and work rate, but don’t let that trick you into thinking he’s just about defending, he is a classy operator in the final third too.
Before the Inter v Genoa season opener, Serie A presented Barella with the award for the league’s best midfielder in the 2020/21 season. Totally deserved!