Premier League is one of the most physical league in the world because of his none stop pace and consistent Arial balls. Gone are the days of Vieira of Arsenal, John Obi Mikel, Makalele, Paul Scholes and other defensive midfielders who ruled the English premier league with thier physical strength and long range passes.
Let's take a look at the current Top 10 defensive midfielders in the English premier league.
Ngolo Kante (1st)
Chelsea star Ngolo Kante is currently the best midfielder in the world. The French international won the UEFA best midfielder award after an impressive performance in last season UEFA Champions League.
Kante have won several trophies like the World cup, Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Super Cup and the Europa league cup. His performance for Chelsea made him one of the best defensive midfielders in the history of the club.
Liverpool star Fabinho ranked the second best defensive midfielders in the English premier league. The talented Brazilian have been impressive for Liverpool after helping the club to win the UCL, English premier league, Super cup and World club cup.
Declan Rice (3rd)
West Ham United player is one of the best in the world right now. The England International can play as a central defender and also a defensive midfielder. Rice was impressive for England National team in the Euros 2020 competition.
Manchester City star Rodri is ranked the 4th best defensive midfielder in in the English premier league. Rodri have been outstanding ever since he join Manchester City from Atlectico Madrid few years ago.
Kelvin Phillips (5th)
Leeds United star Kelvin Phillips is one of the best defensive midfielder in the English premier league right now. The highly rated star won England player of the year award after an impressive performance in the Euros competition.
Hojberg have been outstanding ever since he joined Tottenham Hotspurs few years ago the talented star was impressive for Denmark in the Euros competition and his performance earn him Euros team of the year.
Yves Bissouma (7th)
Brighton Albion star Bissouma is rated the number 7th best defensive midfielder in the English premier league. The talented player was linked to Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United in the summer transfer window.
Wilfred Ndidi (8th)
Ndidi rated as the 8th best defensive midfielder in the English premier league. The Nigerian International helped Leicester City to win the FA cup and the community shield cup this year.
Ruben Neves (9)
Wolvermpton star Ruben Neves is the 9th best defensive midfielder in the English premier league. The Portuguese international was impressive for his country in the Euros competition.
Allan was impressive under Carlo Ancelotti for Everton last season. The talented star continued from where he stopped this season with a brilliant performance for Everton.
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