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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    Joshua Kimmich image description Bayern DEU DM (C), D (R) 25
    96  
    2
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    Kevin De Bruyne image description Man City BEL M, AM (C) 29
    92
    3
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    Thiago Alcântara image description Liverpool ESP DM, M (C) 29
    92
    4
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    Leon Goretzka image description Bayern DEU DM, AM (C) 25
    89
    5
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    Achraf Hakimi image description Inter MAR DM, M (R) 21
    89  
    6
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    Jonas Hofmann image description M'gladbach DEU M (C), AM (R) 28
    88  
    7
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    Emre Can image description Dortmund DEU M, DM (C) 26
    87
    8
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    Geoffrey Kondogbia image description Valencia CAF M, DM (C) 27
    87
    9
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    Toni Kroos image description Real Madrid DEU M, DM (C) 30
    86
    10
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    Marco Verratti image description PSG ITA M, DM (C) 27
    86
    11
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    Rodri image description Man City ESP M, DM (C) 24
    86  
    12
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    Sergio Busquets image description Barcelona ESP M, DM (C) 32
    85  
    13
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    James Ward-Prowse image description Southampton GBR M (C) 25
    85  
    14
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    Thomas Partey image description Arsenal GHA M, DM (C) 27
    85
    15
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    Franck Kessié image description Milan CIV DM, M (C) 23
    85  
    16
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    Saul Niguez image description Atletico Madrid ESP M (CL) 25
    85
    17
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    Dani Parejo image description Villarreal ESP M, AM (C) 31
    84  
    18
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    Fabián Ruiz image description Napoli ESP M, DM (C) 24
    84
    19
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    Ilkay Gündogan image description Man City DEU M, DM (C) 30
    84  
    20
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    Fabinho image description Liverpool BRA M (C) 27
    84  
    21
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    Rodrigo de Paul image description Udinese ARG M (C) 26
    84
    22
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    David Silva image description Real Sociedad ESP M, AM (C) 34
    84
    23
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    Jordan Henderson image description Liverpool GBR M, DM (C) 30
    84  
    24
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    Ivan Rakitić image description Sevilla FC HRV M, AM (C) 32
    84  
    25
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    Koke image description Atletico Madrid ESP M (CR) 28
    84
    26
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    Axel Witsel image description Dortmund BEL DM, M (C) 31
    84  
    27
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    Declan Rice image description West Ham GBR DM, M (C) 21
    84  
    28
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    André Zambo Anguissa image description Fulham CMR M, DM (C) 24
    84  
    29
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    Luis Alberto image description Lazio ESP M (C) 28
    83  
    30
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    Casemiro image description Real Madrid BRA M, DM (C) 28
    83
    31
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    Arturo Vidal image description Inter CHL M, AM (C) 33
    83  
    32
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    Manuel Locatelli image description Sassuolo ITA DM, M (C) 22
    83  
    33
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    Luka Modrić image description Real Madrid HRV M, DM (C) 35
    83  
    34
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    Marcos Llorente image description Atletico Madrid ESP M, DM (C) 25
    83  
    35
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    Yves Bissouma image description Brighton MLI M, DM (C) 24
    83
    36
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    Phil Foden image description Man City GBR M (C), AM (R) 20
    83  
    37
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    Erick Pulgar image description Fiorentina CHL M, DM (C) 26
    83
    38
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    Pierre Emile Højbjerg image description Tottenham DNK M, DM (C) 25
    83
    39
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    Mikel Merino image description Real Sociedad ESP DM, M (C) 24
    82  
    40
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    Mario Pašalić image description Atalanta HRV DM, AM (C) 25
    82
    41
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    Dani Ceballos image description Arsenal ESP M, AM (C) 24
    82
    42
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    Rafinha image description PSG BRA M, AM (C) 27
    82  
    43
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    Adrien Rabiot image description Juventus FRA M, DM (C) 25
    82  
    44
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    Florian Neuhaus image description M'gladbach DEU DM, AM (C) 23
    82  
    45
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    Kerem Demirbay image description Leverkusen DEU DM, AM (C) 27
    82
    46
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    Ross Barkley image description Aston Villa GBR M, AM (C) 26
    82
    47
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    Frenkie de Jong image description Barcelona NLD M, DM (C) 23
    82  
    48
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    Wilfred Ndidi image description Leicester City NGA DM, M (C) 23
    82
    49
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    Idrissa Gana Guèye image description PSG SEN M, DM (C) 31
    82  
    50
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    Jorginho image description Chelsea ITA M, DM (C) 28
    82  

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