Having taken a short break after Euro 2020 and Copa America 2021, the Premier League kicked off last week. And not a single game ended in a draw. And fans are overjoyed about being able to see their favorite clubs once again.
A few massive names are arriving in England this year to try their luck in the Premier League, while the midfielders have caught the attention of many fans. Overall, the outcome of the Premier League season seems much more promising.
Even though the Premier League is highly competitive, England's midfielders often rank among the best in Europe. This season is no exception.
The 2021-22 season has seen an array of multitalented midfielders. Here are five of the league's most valuable midfielders right now.
In a short time, the Spaniard has gone from being considered a misfit by Atletico to becoming Manchester City's then most expensive signing (2019). Renowned for his defensive abilities and work ethic, Rodri became a regular in Pep Guardiola's XI.
Atletico Madrid offered him a comeback despite Rodri's growth, so they couldn't ignore his potential. In the end, Rodri decided to join Los Rojiblancos from Villareal.
The player spent one season with La Liga champions Real Madrid and then moved to the Etihad. Priced at €67.04m, Rodri comes in fifth.
Number 4 Declan Rice - West Ham United (€67.04m)
The only player not associated with any of the 'big six' of the Premier League is Declan Rice.
Rice was one of the most talked-about players during the winter transfer window. However, he remained with the Hammers and opened his new season with a bang. Rice's performance against Newcastle United proved he is indeed destined for something greater.
Manchester United and Chelsea are pursuing Rice, who has consistently performed at a high level. It won't be long before the England international switches to a larger side.
Number 3 Mason Mount - Chelsea (€71.87m)
Thomas Tuchel and the Blues are on the top right now. After winning the Champions League, they will be able to boost their squad even more to win the Premier League.
Having signed Romelu Lukaku, they hope to hone their attacking spearhead. However, they already have an abundance of talent on their side, and Mason Mount is among their most talented players.
The club's Player of the Year 2020-21 is expected to help the Pensioners win the title. The 22-year-old has also proven himself in England's jersey and helped England finish second in Euro 2020.
Number 2 Bruno Fernandes - Manchester United (€86.25m)
With Bruno Fernandes arriving from Sporting CP, a new culture has been cultivated within Manchester United a win is a win. Fernandes is at the heart of Manchester United's success.
Bruno Fernandes was impressed in his first full season with United and also in the Premier League. He also won four Premier League Player of the Month awards and earned a place on the PFA Premier League Team of the Year 2020–21.
Manchester United's first Premier League match of the season also saw him score a hat-trick against Leeds United. The Portuguese international continues to show the same form.
Number 1 Kevin De Bruyne - Manchester City (€95.79m)
In the top spot on the list, he is not just the top player in the Premier League, but also the best in the world. De Bruyne is regarded as one of the most talented midfielders of all time. His passing ability is unmatched.
Belgium's international is one of the favorites to win the Ballon d'Or this year. Few players can create as many chances as the Belgium international. He created more chances (104) than any other player in the top five leagues in Europe this season.
The Citizens best player is expected to be Kevin De Bruyne once again. Even though he is priced at €95.79m, few clubs will shy away from signing one of the greatest playmakers in history.
What is your favorite on our list? Let us know what you think in the comments section!
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