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TOP 10 Midfielders In The World 2021

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7. Ilkay Gundogan

Club: Manchester City

Country: Germany

Age: 31


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Ilkay Gundogan has been transformed into one of the Premier League’s best goalscoring midfielders by Pep Guardiola.

The Germany international scored 17 times in all competitions for Manchester City, leading their goalscorers in the PL with 13 goals as they won the title last season.

Gundogan is master at occupying spaces where he could move into advanced positions and score when Cityzens play without a recognized striker.

6. N’Golo Kante

Club: Chelsea

Country: France

Age: 30


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When talking about the best central defending midfielders, it’s difficult to avoid mentioning N’Golo Kante.

The Frenchman was the Player of the Match during the last Champions League final, and his last season was nothing but phenomenal.

The 30-year-old is undoubtedly the best ball-winner in football world, who has put on consecutive man-of-the-match performances in the semi-finals and final against Real Madrid and Manchester City, respectively.

A big-game player, Kante has always performed brilliantly on the biggest stages.

5. Bruno Fernandes

Club: Manchester United

Country: Portugal

Age: 27

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Bruno Fernandes has written his name into Premier League history book with his performances.

The Portuguese playmaker joined Manchester United in January 2020 and has contributed more goals than any other PL player in this period.

Fernandes has scored 44 goals and provided 34 assists in only 99 appearances for the Red Devils from midfield.

No one can deny his essential role as United reached the final of the UEFA Europa League before losing to Villarreal.

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