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) 28
    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
    93
    6
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    Casemiro image description Real Madrid BRA M, DM (C) 28
    92
    7
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    Jordan Henderson image description Liverpool GBR M (C) 29
    91
    8
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    Marco Verratti image description PSG ITA M, DM (C) 27
    91
    9
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    Joshua Kimmich image description Bayern DEU DM (C), D (R) 25
    91
    10
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    David Silva image description Man City ESP M, AM (C) 34
    90
    11
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    Santi Cazorla image description Villarreal ESP M, AM (C) 35
    90
    12
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    Magomed Ozdoev image description Zenit RUS M, DM (C) 27
    89
    13
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    Wilfred Ndidi image description Leicester City NGA DM (C) 23
    89
    14
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    Fabián Ruiz image description Napoli ESP M, DM (C) 23
    88
    15
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    Jorginho image description Chelsea ITA M, DM (C) 28
    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) 30
    88
    18
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    Rodrigo Bentancur image description Juventus URY M (C), DM (R) 22
    87
    19
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    Luis Alberto image description Lazio ESP M, AM (C) 27
    87
    20
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    John McGinn image description Aston Villa SCO M, AM (C) 25
    87
    21
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    Julian Brandt image description Dortmund DEU M, AM (C) 23
    87
    22
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    Jonas Hector image description 1. FC Köln DEU DM (C), D (L) 29
    87
    23
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    José Sosa image description Trabzonspor ARG DM, AM (C) 34
    86
    24
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    Federico Valverde image description Real Madrid URY M, AM (C) 21
    86
    25
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    Luka Modrić image description Real Madrid HRV M, DM (C) 34
    86
    26
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    Idrissa Gana Guèye image description PSG SEN M, DM (C) 30
    86
    27
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    Fred image description Man Utd BRA DM, M (C) 27
    86
    28
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    Axel Witsel image description Dortmund BEL DM, M (C) 31
    86
    29
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    Mateo Kovačić image description Chelsea HRV M, DM (C) 25
    86
    30
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    Teye Partey image description Atletico Madrid GHA M, DM (C) 26
    86
    31
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    Corentin Tolisso image description Bayern FRA M, DM (C) 25
    86
    32
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    Dale Stephens image description Brighton GBR M, DM (C) 30
    85
    33
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    Marcelo Brozović image description Inter HRV M, DM (C) 27
    85
    34
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    Valentin Rongier image description Marseille FRA M, AM (C) 25
    85
    35
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    Ross Barkley image description Chelsea GBR M, AM (C) 26
    85
    36
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    Naby Keïta image description Liverpool GIN M, AM (C) 25
    85
    37
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    Mario Pašalić image description Atalanta HRV DM, AM (C) 25
    85
    38
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    Fernando image description Sevilla FC BRA M, DM (C) 32
    85
    39
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    Arthur image description Barcelona BRA M, DM (C) 23
    85
    40
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    Thomas Delaney image description Dortmund DNK DM, M (C) 28
    84
    41
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    Rafinha image description Celta BRA M, AM (C) 27
    84
    42
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    Éver Banega image description Sevilla FC ARG M, DM (C) 31
    84
    43
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    Javi Martínez image description Bayern ESP DM, M (C) 31
    84
    44
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    Ignacio Fernández image description River Plate ARG M (C), AM (R) 30
    84
    45
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    Declan Rice image description West Ham GBR DM, M (C) 21
    84
    46
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    Denis Zakaria image description M'gladbach CHE DM, M (C) 23
    84
    47
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    Geoffrey Kondogbia image description Valencia CAF M, DM (C) 27
    84
    48
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    Konrad Laimer image description RB Leipzig AUT M, DM (C) 22
    84
    49
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    Ellyes Skhiri image description 1. FC Köln TUN DM, M (C) 24
    84
    50
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    Christopher Nkunku image description RB Leipzig FRA M, AM (C) 22
    84

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