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Top defensive midfielders in the Premier League at the moment.

In the Premier League, the quality of defensive midfielders has never been questioned. Defense-minded midfielders of the highest caliber are still plentiful in the league. Without further ado, here are some of the best players presently competing in England's top flight:


N'Golo Kante (Chelsea)

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In the Premier League, there are just a few players that are adored by nearly every club's supporters. One of them is without a doubt N'Golo Kante. On and off the field, the Frenchman has maintained an upbeat demeanor.


On the pitch, we seldom see players who are as dedicated as Kante. With Leicester City and Chelsea, he has won the Premier League. In addition to the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup, and FIFA World Cup, he has also won the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup, and FIFA World Cup.

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Kante has developed into a colossal midfielder in recent years. He is a hard worker with exceptional positional knowledge, tactical awareness, and game reading skills.

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If you have Kante on your squad, it's like if you had an extra player on the field. The 2018 World Cup champion has made 618 tackles in 198 Premier League games, with a 63 percent success rate. Without a question, the Chelsea player is the finest defensive midfielder in England's top flight at the moment.


Fabinho (Liverpool)

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Fabinho is undoubtedly one of the Premier League's most versatile midfielders. Given how he has gone about his business well without making a fuss, Fabinho has been an underestimated player for the Reds.

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When it comes to his midfield play, the Liverpool midfielder is the genuine deal. Fabinho has the ability to retrieve the ball and assist in possession recycling. More often than not, his sharp and quick analysis of the game aids in limiting the opponent.

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Fabinho has been a joy to watch in the Premier League because to his experience and technical ability. He has been a significant player for the Merseyside club this season, and he remains a vital component of their goal to win silverware.


Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City)

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Ndidi has been a fascinating character to follow. Although the 24-year-old takes part in the attack, his natural style focuses around defending the back four.

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He enjoys assisting his defenders and disrupting the opposition's game plan. In the Premier League, Ndidi's tackles and interceptions have been quite successful. The Foxes' midfielder has made 591 tackles in 152 league matches, with a 62 percent success rate. The young Nigerian might garner interest from large clubs sooner rather than later thanks to his midfield abilities.


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