Best Center Midfielders

Top 50

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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    Marco Verratti image description PSG ITA M, DM (C) 27
    98
    2
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    Thiago Alcântara image description Bayern ESP DM, M (C) 28
    98
    3
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    Jorginho image description Chelsea ITA M, DM (C) 28
    97
    4
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    Toni Kroos image description Real Madrid DEU M, AM (C) 29
    97
    5
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    Kevin De Bruyne image description Man City BEL M (C) 28
    96
    6
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    Rodri image description Man City ESP M, DM (C) 23
    96
    7
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    Marcelo Brozović image description Inter HRV DM, M (C) 27
    93
    8
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    Ilkay Gündogan image description Man City DEU M, DM (C) 29
    93
    9
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    Dani Parejo image description Valencia ESP M (C) 30
    93
    10
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    Idrissa Gana Guèye image description PSG SEN DM, M (C) 30
    93
    11
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    Bruno Fernandes image description Sporting CP PRT M, AM (C) 25
    92
    12
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    Casemiro image description Real Madrid BRA M, DM (C) 27
    91
    13
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    Magomed Ozdoev image description Zenit RUS M, DM (C) 27
    91
    14
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    Fabián Ruiz image description Napoli ESP M, DM (C) 23
    91
    15
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    Frenkie de Jong image description Barcelona NLD M, DM (C) 22
    91
    16
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    Wilfred Ndidi image description Leicester City NGA DM, M (C) 23
    90
    17
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    Axel Witsel image description Dortmund BEL DM, M (C) 30
    90
    18
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    Miralem Pjanić image description Juventus BIH M, DM (C) 29
    89
    19
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    Sergio Busquets image description Barcelona ESP M (C) 31
    89
    20
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    Thomas Delaney image description Dortmund DNK DM, M (C) 28
    89
    21
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    David Silva image description Man City ESP M, AM (C) 33
    88
    22
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    Erick Pulgar image description Fiorentina CHL M, DM (C) 25
    88
    23
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    Fernandinho image description Man City BRA M, D (C) 34
    87
    24
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    Luis Alberto image description Lazio ESP M, AM (C) 27
    87
    25
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    Jose Campana image description Levante ESP M, DM (C) 26
    87
    26
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    Arthur image description Barcelona BRA M, DM (C) 23
    87
    27
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    Fabinho image description Liverpool BRA M, DM (C) 26
    87
    28
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    James Rodríguez image description Real Madrid COL M, AM (C) 28
    86
    29
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    Denis Zakaria image description M'gladbach CHE M, DM (C) 23
    86
    30
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    Georginio Wijnaldum image description Liverpool NLD M, DM (C) 29
    86
    31
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    Santi Cazorla image description Villarreal ESP M, DM (C) 35
    86
    32
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    Luka Modrić image description Real Madrid HRV M, DM (C) 34
    86
    33
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    Arturo Vidal image description Barcelona CHL M, AM (C) 32
    86
    34
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    Téji Savanier image description Montpellier FRA M, DM (C) 28
    86
    35
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    Florian Grillitsch image description Hoffenheim AUT DM, M (C) 24
    86
    36
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    Stefano Sensi image description Inter ITA M, AM (C) 24
    86
    37
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    Dale Stephens image description Brighton GBR M, DM (C) 30
    85
    38
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    Declan Rice image description West Ham GBR DM, M (C) 20
    85
    39
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    Éver Banega image description Sevilla FC ARG M, DM (C) 31
    85
    40
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    Konrad Laimer image description RB Leipzig AUT M, DM (C) 22
    84
    41
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    Tomáš Souček image description Slavia Praha CZE DM, M (C) 24
    84
    42
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    Pablo Sarabia image description PSG ESP M, AM (C) 27
    84
    43
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    André Zambo Anguissa image description Villarreal CMR DM, M (C) 24
    84
    44
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    Andrei Girotto image description Nantes BRA DM, M (C) 27
    83
    45
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    Javi Martínez image description Bayern ESP DM, M (C) 31
    83
    46
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    Allan image description Napoli BRA M, DM (C) 28
    83
    47
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    Houssem Aouar image description Lyon FRA DM, M (C) 21
    83
    48
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    Ellyes Skhiri image description 1. FC Köln TUN DM, M (C) 24
    83
    49
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    Thiago Mendes image description Lyon BRA DM, M (C) 27
    83
    50
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    Giovani Lo Celso image description Tottenham ARG M, AM (C) 23
    83

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