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Top 5 defenders to watch in the UEFA Champions League

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Ahead of the Champions League’s Round of 16, it’s time to look at the Top 5 defenders to watch during this part of the competition. 

With the UEFA Champions League’s Round of 16 about to begin, we look at the Top 5 defenders to watch in the competition. These players are the final stand before strikers come knocking on the goalkeeper’s doors.

Out of the 16 clubs that made it this far in the tournament, we have these five defenders. Our decision was to only make a list of five names of the footballers who will make the biggest impact on the game through their defending.

We will also make the attempt to shed some light on the upcoming challenges that these defenders will have during this stage of the competition. We give you, the Top 5 defenders to watch during the UEFA Champions League’s Round of 16.