As we enter the middle of the season in European football, it’s time to look at the Top 5 best defensive midfielders thus far.
The defensive midfielder role is one of the least appreciated in European football, which is why we want to talk about this season’s Top 5 performers so far.
There have been many big surprises and a few unexpected disappointments, which is a topic for another list later this month.
This time we’ll be looking at the best defensive midfielders in the season so far, we won’t talk about other positions because we are saving our bullets for further conversations.
We are taking all the major European leagues under consideration, as well as their performances in the UEFA Champions League.
Without further ado, we give you the Top 5 best defensive midfielders in European football this far in the season.