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The Top 10 Best Midfielders of 2019

Thu 30 January 2020 | 14:24

What follows, is a list of football best Midfielders who are represented the top 10 in 2019:

It was truly hard to choose the best 10 midfielders on the planet right, as there are lots of talented footballers in this position. 

The midfielders ruin rivals gameplan by making on-time block attempts, they manage the strategies in the center and they likewise make goalscoring chances. The midfielders additionally will, in general, do the dirty work with the purpose that their strikers can do their job. 

They control the game from the back. They keep up ownership of the ball and produce significant passes from which the best piece of the game which is scoring takes place. These players are the connection among defenders and strikers, frequently in an attempt to produce key passes and ruin rivals play when required.

In the course of the most recent year, we have seen many astounding midfielders doing their job. All the giants across the world have that special player fit for having any kind of effect at the center point of the pitch. Let us have a look at the absolute best midfielders on the planet. 

The top 10 best midfielders of 2019

Let’s countdown to the Top 10 best Midfielders in football at present

10-Thiago Alcantara

  • Name

    : Thiago Alcantara do Nascimento

  • Position

    : MF (CM)  ▪  Footed: 94% Right

  • Height

    : 172cm

  • Born

    : April 11, 1991 (Age: 28-292d) in San Pietro Vernotico, Italy

  • National Team

    : Spain, Other: Italy


Bayern Munich

The Barca dismiss has been brilliant with Bayern Munich in the


since the time he had to leave Barcelona and rejoin Pep Guardiola. 

It is maybe normal for a cosmopolitan who born in Italy to a Brazilian FIFA World Cup champion father. Thiago started football of his adolescence in Rio de Janeiro at the Anglo-American school ahead of becoming a young person in Spain to feel he's comfortable anyplace on the planet, it doesn't mind on the field. 


Bayern Munich

, everything goes through Thiago, regardless of whether it's looking after possession, managing traffic, or delivering significant passes to impel strikers.

In the event it was not for a horrifying injury record, the Spaniard could've accomplished a great deal with his previous and current team however his absence Resulted in Joshua Kimmich's improvement in that position. 

Thiago has been brilliant in the course of recent seasons for Bayern Munich. He has regularly been the connection among strikers and defenders for the Bundesliga record champions. Alcantara is extremely solid in passing, ball intercepting attempts and defensive gameplan. He additionally prefers to play long ball. In spite of the fact that he isn't quite a bit of a goalscorer, yet he has kept up 90% passing accuracy. 

Thiago's skills as a game designer just as his lovely technique makes Thiago Alcantara extraordinary compared to other midfielders in the world. Style of play blends the Brazilian enchantment with a blended game gained in the course of the most recent years in both Germany and Spain. Right now he is the boss in the midfield of

Spain national team

and Bayern Munich.


  • Name

    : Fabio Henrique Tavares

  • Position

    : DF (FB, right)  ▪  Footed: 93% Right

  • Height

    : 188cm

  • Born

    : October 23, 1993 (Age: 26-097d) in Campinas, Brazil

  • National Team

    : Brazil



It's regularly believed that the Reds' star quality is given by the strikers,

Trent Alexander Arnold

and Andy Robertson, with the midfield seen as generally active. The idea is somewhat out of line to Wijnaldum, Henderson, and specifically, Fabinho, who required a significant stretch of time to settle at Anfield, however, He is currently among the world's midfielders. 

Jurgen Klopp's fantastic strikers will normally take the most consideration, as the defensive line, yet someplace in the middle of those far edges of the field, there is an amazing playmaker making the whole functions thrive at max speed, and he is Fábio Henrique Tavares or Fabinho. 

The 26-year-old is both a moderator and an accelerator who plays defensively well when the opponents have the ball and setting the rhythm with the ball. Fabinho on the pitch works for the team just like two players at the same time. 

The Brazilian midfielder has apparently been Liverpool's best player this season and it's presently difficult to view the Reds squad without him. Additionally, in the title race, his opener against

Man City

could end up being one of the most significant goals.

8- Miralem Pjanic

  • Position

    : MF (AM)  ▪  Footed: 92% Right

  • Height

    : 180cm

  • Born

    : April 2, 1990 (Age: 29-301d) in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • National Team

    : Bosnia and Herzegovina



At Juventus,

Cristiano Ronaldo

will be the primary man for whatever length of time that he stays at the club, yet there's a contention that Pjanic is really Maurizio Sarri's most significant player. 

The 29-year-old is a player who manages the beat of games for the Old Lady and has been one of Europe's most steady players for a long while

Pjanic won Serie A title in all full seasons since brought in from Roma in 2016, and currently would like to include a Champions League medal to his achievements.


is definitely outstanding amongst other midfielders on the planet.

7-David Silva

  • Name

    : David Josue Jimenez Silva

  • Position

    : MF (AM-WM)  ▪  Footed: 87% Left

  • Height

    : 170cm

  • Born

    : January 8, 1986 (Age: 34-020d) in La Playa de Arguineguín, Spain

  • National Team

    : Spain


Manchester City

David Josue Jimenez Silva has been the most steady midfielder throughout the years in the

Premier League

and he has demonstrated his class again and again. through recent seasons With Kevin de Bruyne absent for the vast majority of the period due to injury, Silva needed to make it up and he alongside Bernardo Silva had done that last season. 

The Spaniard simply has been Pep Guardiola's important man similar to last season. The 34-year-old is perfect with a ball on his feet and his vision can be contrasted with the absolute best. He stays crucial for Man City regardless of his age.

The Citizens' milestone since his appearance nine years prior to now in the Premier League won his 4th Premier League trophy after another superb individual season in 2018/19. Fit for playing on the right-hand side, as an attacking midfielder or as a defensive midfielder he's been in Man City XI by Pep Guardiola, he is an ace at running a match and discovering spaces that apparently don't exist to regular players.

Silva's basic leadership is practically perfect, and his amazing technique implies he's constantly ready to execute those thoughts. He's even started to add more goal to his game over the most recent few years, turning into a much progressively adjusted player at 34 years old. 

He might be approaching to last years of career in 34 and even this might be his last season in a City shirt, yet Silva seems as though he just signed in the late spring as an incredibly skillful playmaker from


. Silva is giving no indications of easing back playing and is like a man ten years younger. Pep Guardiola will be attempting to persuade him to sign for only one more year without a doubt. 

The statistics imply that At the point when Silva and De Bruyne have been absent, City have dropped points.  

David Silva is a skillful and smart left-footed player who is one of the reasons for Man City's success over the previous decade. The Spaniard is famous for having a fantastic first touch, great dribbling, and exceptional technique, that, alongside his smart striking movements, make him able to hold the ball in tight spaces and to make space to score goals.

6-Toni Kroos

  • Position

    : MF (AM-CM)  ▪  Footed: 85% Right

  • Height

    : 182cm

  • Born

    : January 4, 1990 (Age: 30-024d) in Greifswald, West Germany

  • National Team

    : Germany


Real Madrid

Toni Kroos has been Real Madrid's pulse throughout recent years. The German sets the rhythm and makes things easy in the center of the pitch. He is skillful in terms of passing and seldom loses the ball, the previous Bayern Munich superstar is perhaps the best distributor on earth, regardless of long or short passes. 

He's an incredibly smart player as well, ready to discover space in a tight space and know precisely when to speed the game up or back it off. The 30-year-old had issues last season as Los Blancos struggled in Champions League and La Liga, however, he's been returned to his best from the beginning matches of 2019/20.

Named as one of the most steady and solid players at Real Madrid, some may challenge us at the positioning we've done in our top 10 best midfielders yet we know exclusively not only is he, in fact, skilled, yet in addition, has an incredible feeling of football that permits him to rise above others in the game.

Regardless of whether it's discovering spaces in a packed box, or realizing when to time an urgent pass, the 30-year-old is in order. 

Toni Kroos has seemingly taken his game higher than ever since the time he did the move from Bayern Munich to Madrid. Calm and confident on the ball, Kroos is the heartbeat in the midfield who directs the game for Los Blancos. He was one of the main reasons for Madrid's five trophies winning in 2017-18.

5-Georginio Wijnaldum

  • Name

    : Georginio Gregion Emile Wijnaldum

  • Position

    : MF (AM)  ▪  Footed: 87% Right

  • Height

    : 175cm

  • Born

    : November 11, 1990 (Age: 29-078d) in Gemeente Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • National Team

    : Netherlands



At the point when The Reds bought Keita and Fabinho, everybody believed that Wijnaldum would get less chance to play, yet that never occurred.


has been one of the Premier League's best midfielders this season. Rather, Jurgen Klopp has figured out how to include him inside the first-team plans, reviving the core of the Reds midfield.

The Netherlands international has played basically in the two defensive and attacking midfielder positions. However, Wijnaldum inclines toward the number 8 job, however, his flexible nature makes him able to play anyplace in the midfield. in this season, he is completely essential to Liverpool's opportunities of winning the Premier League. This year, his blocking and defensive attempts, tackling, strength and indefatigable running have been a feature. 

His smooth dribbling ability, passing capacity, and man-of-the-team style has made for an appealing midfield squad, the ability that makes him able to join strikers. Clear for all to find in his Champions League match against


, regardless of the fact that he was sick the earlier day. 

In reality,

James Milner

's words summarized it pleasantly: 

"We had a lot of injured and ill players in the course of recent weeks. Georginio Wijnaldum was ill yesterday and anyone saw his performance today" 

He more than anybody has combined The Reds' superb defense with their fantastic attack, and signed from Newcastle at £25 million, Fans will delight in the amount he has accomplished for them for such a cheap price.

4- Bernardo Silva

  • Name

    : Bernardo Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva

  • Position

    : FW-MF (AM)  ▪  Footed: 92% Left

  • Height

    : 173cm

  • Born

    : August 10, 1994 (Age: 25-171d) in Lisbon, Portugal

  • National Team

    : Portugal


Manchester City

The absence of Kevin de Bruyne was the ideal opportunity for Bernardo Silva to step up for the Citizens in their Belgian star's nonappearance. The


international has done the job flawlessly. Actually he has been extraordinary to such an extent that Pep Guardiola portrayed him as his first choice. 

Bernardo Silva has played generally on the right-hand side for Man City and he has been doing it by Fernandinho and David Silva last season. The 25-year-old is well known for his striking skills, however, his records of the defensive style of play are one a defender would be glad for. 

In the Premier League, the Portuguese had won 75 percent of his tackles, scored a total of 10 goals and assisted 9 times last season. The 25-year-old is full of strength and his vitality is crucial for his club.

according to numerous Man City fans, Silva was their side's fantastic player last campaign. 

Silva was signed for £43m from


was as a wide player initially, yet he's brilliant performance as an attacking midfielder in the center just as on the flank at the Etihad caught the eyes to the extent that Guardiola said in February: " I love Bernardo Silva, He can play 4 positions, He is one of the most skilled players I've at any point seen. Possibly this season he's one of the two, three greatest players in the League." 

Bernardo Silva is an indefatigable footballer who won 4th place in our top 10 best midfielders on the planet list, however by no means, does that bring down his exhibitions in the current season. 

Without a doubt, Bernardo has shown extraordinary accomplishments. He posses great stamina and awareness to consistently execute striking movements for City and is regularly at the core of such counterattacks with assists and goals the same. 

Last season, None was more so obvious than in apparently the greatest and the increasingly significant game they played against close title contenders Liverpool at home. 

With 13.7km of running added to his show, the 25-year-old got in the 54th minute to seal the three points for the Citizens, Liverpool's just only one loss of the last season, and what unavoidably cost them the title. 

However it was Silva's dangerous style of play, and assurance to pursue down everything that prompted the opportunity being curated.

3-Frenkie de Jong

  • Position

    : MF  ▪  Footed: 95% Right

  • Height

    : 180cm

  • Born

    : May 12, 1997 (Age: 22-261d) in Arkel, Netherlands

  • National Team

    : Netherlands



De Jong previously went to the consideration of a more extensive population of football fans when videos of him clearing his defensive line position and bravely dribbling the ball forward became the trend on the web. The Dutchman was before long moved into his increasingly characteristic midfield job by Ajax manager Erik ten Hag, without a moment to spare for the youth to motivate the side to Eredivisie trophy and fantastic team performance in the

UEFA Champions League

last campaign. 

De Jong's remarkable displays last season resulted in a mid-year move to Barcelona, where he's quickly made his potential. An astounding passer and a smart mover, the 22-year-old's outstanding capacity is his skill to beat the rival press with some eye-catching footwork or body movements. 

The ex-


superstar's style on the ball is one of his most shocking characteristics, as the Netherlands' international performance is calm and consistent beyond his age. 

His abilities could be improved further at Barcelona side as de Jong already proved himself as a member of


starting XI following a year in which he has won double and arrived at the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.

2-N'Golo Kante

  • Position

    : MF (CM)  ▪  Footed: 86% Right

  • Height

    : 169cm

  • Born

    : March 29, 1991 (Age: 28-305d) in Paris, France

  • National Team

    : France



As Maurizio Sarri inclined toward Jorginho as the defensive midfielder, N'Golo Kante played the vast majority of this season in the right-hand side of the midfield position. Notwithstanding being off position, the Frenchman was completely flawless for Chelsea. While Jorginho was struggling in his favored position, Kante has been managing everything for the Blues.

In 2018/2019, Kante had balanced his game superbly and netted 4 goals and produced 4 assists, which was great for a defensive midfielder. On the off chance that Sarri would have played Kante in his natural position, he may have an even better record, yet Sarri plainly did not see Kante as a defensive midfielder.

The 28-year-old is a special kind of footballer comparing to the most players recorded here, yet he's without a doubt one of the world's top midfielders if not the best. A double Premier League winner and World Cup champion, the


international is well known for his brilliant ability to intercept the ball since 2015/16 at the point when he assumed an important role in


's Premier League trophy-winning. 

fast, steady and smart, Kante is far beyond a normal


who monitors a small zone of the pitch. He was relied upon with a further developed job by Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea and has proceeded in that position under Frank Lampard, demonstrating other aspects of his potential.

N'golo Kante has without a doubt been one of the greatest midfielders in the Premier League over the past couple of seasons winning the PFA Player of the Year in 2017. He is solid in handling the ball, defending and blocking attempts. With a change in team management, it is likely he improve his style of play progressively.

Kante does not care if he plays as a defensive or attacking midfielder either in the center or flanks, there isn't any position that the Frenchman can't adjust to. 

His full potential mixing speed, strength, interception and tireless running beside positioning well in the midfield effectively makes him one of the most troublesome players to play against. 

To such an extent, that even Arsene Wenger couldn't resist commending him and remarked: "Kante is one of the most effective footballers I have ever seen in football. He always makes easy decisions and never overcomplicates football.". 

For sure, the manner he monitors and protects his side is just amazing. He doesn't allow you to have an inch space to be a danger. However, he has likewise demonstrated that he is additionally a goal scorer too.

1-Kevin De Bruyne

  • Position

    : MF (AM-WM)  ▪  Footed: 88% Right

  • Height

    : 181cm

  • Born

    : June 28, 1991 (Age: 28-214d) in Ghent, Belgium

  • National Team

    : Belgium


Manchester City

The Premier League has been blessed by a list of remarkable midfielders throughout the years. Amazing footballers like passing expert Paul Scholes or a leader like Steven Gerrard, In any case, these recent seasons are ruled by De Bruyne. His magic in the center of the field and near the opponent's box is unrivaled. This season, the total midfielder's exhibitions have moved him to another level.

Some may argue that De Bruyne is not the best player on the planet, however, he's ostensibly the most complete footballer. Innovative, incredible, skillful and dynamic, the Belgian can do anything with either foot like of passing, dribbling, tackling, crossing and shooting.

He can press rivals strongly and furthermore effectively break up the press from the rivals. Splendid situating and pushing back defenders to either produce assists or score a goal is another characteristic of the Belgian genius which has especially demonstrated in the current season.

De Bruyne's awareness of football and readiness joined with his tranquility and self-control on the ball permits him to play in any place either as an attacking or a defensive midfielder. What's most significant is that when hard times arise for City, he begins the show his magic to find a space from nowhere to do the job.

De Bruyne was injured for the majority of the games in the last campaign. However, whenever he got an opportunity, he demonstrated why he is the best midfielder in the world at present.

The 28-year-old contributes in each period of the match and there is a special feature in him rarely found in the football world that he has the specialized capacity of a luxury player without being in any way similar to them. He's the significant player among the Citizens superstars, as shown by an astounding come back of injury with 16 assists and 7 goals out of 23 Premier League matches up until this point of the current season. 

Not just has De Bruyne been a standout amongst other midfielders this season, he has apparently been

the best player

. The Belgium international has essentially been on another level these previous months, showing a natural connection between mind and ball. 

Despite the fact that Manchester City had the option to win the Premier League with De Bruyne uninvolved for a long period of time last campaign, his presence is fundamental if the ex-champions are to close the enlarging distance to Liverpool. 




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