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The 25 Best Defensive Midfielders in World Football – Ranked
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The 25 Best Defensive Midfielders in World Football – Ranked

In the modern game, a defensive midfielder is required to be at their very best for the full 90 minutes, running with their engine on full blast.They need to be relentless pressers, able to read every situation imaginable, but also be talented on the ball, capable of intricately stroking it around at close range or picking a long range pass. Often, it's hard to gain recognition in the best sides around the world if you play the anchor role, but every great team often has a 'number six' keeping the lights on - you know, making things tick.The fun bit, for us anyway, is the debate around who the very best in the business is, because there are inevitably differing opinions about who is top dog.So, because those kind of debates are what we thrive on, we present the 25 players who are the best...
The 25 best playmakers in world football – ranked
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The 25 best playmakers in world football – ranked

Few roles are more important in modern football than the playmaker. Managers across the globe are always looking for that special somebody who can make things happen out of nothing.More and more top playmakers have started emerging out of the woodwork in recent years, and now everywhere you look, you'll find strings being pulled and defences being unlocked by players of all different shapes and sizes...but there are a select few who can do things most mere mortals cannot.Let's take a look at the 25 best playmakers kicking about right now.Cuadrado was excellent from right-back / Nicolò Campo/Getty ImagesJuventus were all over the shop in 2020/21, but one constant was the sheer class of full-back Juan Cuadrado.Marauding forwards, the Colombian was his dominant self as he dragged Juve toward...
The 25 best goalkeepers in world football – ranked
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The 25 best goalkeepers in world football – ranked

Look, compiling a list of the 25 best players in any position is really difficult.But it's a whole lot of fun and stirs debate - and that's what football's about, right?So here's your current list of the top 25 goalkeepers on the planet at the moment, as judged by 90min. A cheeky smile / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImagesBruno Lage has overseen an impressive defensive revolution at Wolves, but he couldn't have done it without Jose Sa.Rui Patricio's abilities were waning and the Molineux club were right to shift him to Roma, as Sa has come in and proven to be among the Premier League's best goalkeepers already.Kobel has impressed for Dortmund / Stuart Franklin/GettyImagesDespite the embarrassment of riches Borussia Dortmund have boasted in attack over the years, they've never really had a...