Best Center Midfielders

Top 50 Best Center Midfielders Players

This is FC's list of the Top 50 Best Center Midfielders in the world at the moment according to our algorithm. We update this list every Monday. If you want more information on how our algorithm is calculated, please click here.

Rank   Team Nationality Position Age Form
  • 1
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    Thiago Alcântara image description Bayern ESP DM, M (C) 29
    99
    2
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    Toni Kroos image description Real Madrid DEU M, AM (C) 30
    98
    3
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    Kevin De Bruyne image description Man City BEL M, AM (C) 28
    95
    4
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    Sergio Busquets image description Barcelona ESP M, DM (C) 31
    94
    5
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    Rodri image description Man City ESP M, DM (C) 23
    92
    6
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    Joshua Kimmich image description Bayern DEU DM (C), D (R) 25
    92
    7
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    Casemiro image description Real Madrid BRA M, DM (C) 28
    92
    8
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    Jordan Henderson image description Liverpool GBR M (C) 29
    91
    9
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    Marco Verratti image description PSG ITA M, DM (C) 27
    90
    10
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    Santi Cazorla image description Villarreal ESP M, AM (C) 35
    89
    11
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    Achraf Hakimi image description Dortmund MAR M, D (R) 21
    89
    12
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    Julian Brandt image description Dortmund DEU M, AM (C) 24
    88
    13
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    Jorginho image description Chelsea ITA M, DM (C) 28
    88
    14
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    Fabián Ruiz image description Napoli ESP M, DM (C) 24
    88
    15
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    David Silva image description Man City ESP M, AM (C) 34
    88
    16
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    Ilkay Gündogan image description Man City DEU M, DM (C) 29
    88
    17
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    Dani Parejo image description Valencia ESP M (C) 31
    88
    18
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    Rodrigo Bentancur image description Juventus URY M (C), DM (R) 23
    87
    19
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    Luis Alberto image description Lazio ESP M, AM (C) 27
    87
    20
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    Wilfred Ndidi image description Leicester City NGA DM (C) 23
    87
    21
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    Magomed Ozdoev image description Zenit RUS M, DM (C) 27
    86
    22
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    Axel Witsel image description Dortmund BEL DM, M (C) 31
    86
    23
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    Fred image description Man Utd BRA DM, M (C) 27
    86
    24
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    Federico Valverde image description Real Madrid URY M, AM (C) 21
    86
    25
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    Mateo Kovačić image description Chelsea HRV M, DM (C) 26
    86
    26
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    Teye Partey image description Atletico Madrid GHA M, DM (C) 26
    86
    27
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    Luka Modrić image description Real Madrid HRV M, DM (C) 34
    86
    28
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    Idrissa Gana Guèye image description PSG SEN M, DM (C) 30
    86
    29
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    Jonas Hector image description 1. FC Köln DEU DM (C), D (L) 30
    85
    30
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    Marcelo Brozović image description Inter HRV M, DM (C) 27
    85
    31
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    Ellyes Skhiri image description 1. FC Köln TUN DM, M (C) 25
    85
    32
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    José Sosa image description Trabzonspor ARG DM, AM (C) 34
    85
    33
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    Valentin Rongier image description Marseille FRA M, AM (C) 25
    85
    34
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    John McGinn image description Aston Villa SCO M, AM (C) 25
    85
    35
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    Mario Pašalić image description Atalanta HRV DM, AM (C) 25
    85
    36
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    Declan Rice image description West Ham GBR DM, M (C) 21
    84
    37
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    Fernando image description Sevilla FC BRA M, DM (C) 32
    84
    38
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    Konrad Laimer image description RB Leipzig AUT M, DM (C) 23
    84
    39
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    Corentin Tolisso image description Bayern FRA M, DM (C) 25
    84
    40
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    Denis Zakaria image description M'gladbach CHE DM, M (C) 23
    84
    41
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    Christopher Nkunku image description RB Leipzig FRA M, AM (C) 22
    83
    42
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    Éver Banega image description Sevilla FC ARG M, DM (C) 31
    83
    43
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    Pierre Emile Højbjerg image description Southampton DNK M, DM (C) 24
    83
    44
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    Saul Niguez image description Atletico Madrid ESP M (CL) 25
    83
    45
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    Ross Barkley image description Chelsea GBR M, AM (C) 26
    83
    46
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    Rafinha image description Celta BRA M, AM (C) 27
    83
    47
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    Téji Savanier image description Montpellier FRA M, DM (C) 28
    83
    48
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    Dale Stephens image description Brighton GBR M, DM (C) 30
    83
    49
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    Arthur image description Barcelona BRA M, DM (C) 23
    83
    50
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    Frenkie de Jong image description Barcelona NLD M, DM (C) 23
    82

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