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
    94
    2
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    Kevin De Bruyne image description Man City BEL M, AM (C) 29
    93
    3
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    Joshua Kimmich image description Bayern DEU DM (C), D (R) 25
    93
    4
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    Toni Kroos image description Real Madrid DEU M, AM (C) 30
    89
    5
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    Saul Niguez image description Atletico Madrid ESP M (CL) 25
    88
    6
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    Sergio Busquets image description Barcelona ESP M, DM (C) 32
    88
    7
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    Marco Verratti image description PSG ITA M, DM (C) 27
    88
    8
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    David Silva image description Man City ESP M, AM (C) 34
    88
    9
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    Rodrigo de Paul image description Udinese ARG M, AM (C) 26
    87
    10
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    Jordan Henderson image description Liverpool GBR M (C) 30
    87
    11
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    Achraf Hakimi image description Real Madrid MAR M, DM (R) 21
    87
    12
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    Rodri image description Man City ESP M, DM (C) 24
    87
    13
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    Geoffrey Kondogbia image description Valencia CAF M, DM (C) 27
    86
    14
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    Julian Brandt image description Dortmund DEU M, AM (C) 24
    86
    15
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    Rafinha image description Barcelona BRA M, AM (C) 27
    85
    16
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    Leon Goretzka image description Bayern DEU DM, AM (C) 25
    85
    17
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    Ilkay Gündogan image description Man City DEU M, DM (C) 29
    85
    18
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    Erick Pulgar image description Fiorentina CHL M, DM (C) 26
    85
    19
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    Fabián Ruiz image description Napoli ESP M (C) 24
    85
    20
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    Teye Partey image description Atletico Madrid GHA M, DM (C) 27
    85
    21
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    Casemiro image description Real Madrid BRA M, DM (C) 28
    85
    22
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    Fernando image description Sevilla FC BRA M, DM (C) 33
    85
    23
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    Axel Witsel image description Dortmund BEL DM, M (C) 31
    85
    24
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    Naby Keïta image description Liverpool GIN M (C) 25
    84
    25
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    Wilfred Ndidi image description Leicester City NGA DM, M (C) 23
    84
    26
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    Rúben Neves image description Wolves PRT M (C) 23
    84
    27
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    Ellyes Skhiri image description 1. FC Köln TUN DM, M (C) 25
    84
    28
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    Jorginho image description Chelsea ITA M, DM (C) 28
    84
    29
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    Dani Parejo image description Valencia ESP M (C) 31
    84
    30
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    Nemanja Matić image description Man Utd SRB DM, M (C) 32
    83
    31
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    Luis Alberto image description Lazio ESP M (C) 27
    83
    32
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    Ismael Bennacer image description Milan DZA DM, M (C) 22
    83
    33
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    Fred image description Man Utd BRA DM, M (C) 27
    83
    34
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    Manuel Locatelli image description Sassuolo ITA DM, M (C) 22
    83
    35
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    Declan Rice image description West Ham GBR DM, M (C) 21
    83
    36
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    Ivan Rakitić image description Barcelona HRV M, AM (C) 32
    83
    37
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    Luka Modrić image description Real Madrid HRV M, DM (C) 34
    83
    38
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    Kerem Demirbay image description Leverkusen DEU DM, M (C) 27
    82
    39
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    Valentin Rongier image description Marseille FRA M, AM (C) 25
    82
    40
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    Phil Foden image description Man City GBR M (C), AM (R) 20
    82
    41
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    James Ward-Prowse image description Southampton GBR M (C) 25
    82
    42
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    Idrissa Gana Guèye image description PSG SEN M, DM (C) 30
    82
    43
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    Jonas Hofmann image description M'gladbach DEU M, DM (C) 28
    82
    44
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    Pierre Emile Højbjerg image description Southampton DNK M, DM (C) 25
    82
    45
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    Christopher Nkunku image description RB Leipzig FRA M, F (C) 22
    82
    46
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    Rodrigo Bentancur image description Juventus URY M (C), DM (R) 23
    82
    47
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    Marcelo Brozović image description Inter HRV M, DM (C) 27
    81
    48
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    Florian Grillitsch image description Hoffenheim AUT DM, M (C) 25
    81
    49
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    Franck Kessié image description Milan CIV M, DM (C) 23
    81
    50
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    Ross Barkley image description Chelsea GBR M (C) 26
    81

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