There are a lot of top midfielders around the World in top clubs, but there are only few World Class midfield talents in World football. We’ve ranked 5 of the best midfield players in the World currently.

Marco Veratti 

Ranking the Top 5 midfielders in the world

Marco Verratti is one of the top 5 best midfielders in the World. His ability to manicure the ball Even in difficult situations and under the most intense pressure sets him apart. Verratti is not a midfielder whose success is solely dependent on his extraordinary technical ability. The Italian is a tough tackler who enjoys getting involved in the midfield battles. 


Ranking the Top 5 midfielders in the world

The Manchester City midfielder has established himself as one of the World’s finest midfielders. He has become a cornerstone of the City midfield, regularly breaking up attacks and setting the tempo for his team.  He has settled in nicely in Manchester, and he has continued to improve every season.  Rodri has replaced the City legend Fernandinho with ease, and he has become untouchable in Pep Guardiola’s starting XI. 

Luka Modric 

Ranking the Top 5 midfielders in the world

Modric continues to defy nature by excelling consistently at 37 years old. His ability to break the lines and regularly supply excellent passes remain sharper than ever. He is still the heartbeat of the Real Madrid midfield and was again the star player for Croatia at the World Cup in Qatar.  He won the Ballon d’or in 2018 and has remained a fantastic performer as he nears the end of his career. 


Manchester United finally look like a team capable of challenging, and a lot of that is due to the signing of Casemiro. The former Real Madrid midfielder has brought a level of confidence and protection to the United backline that was lacking in previous seasons and he has shown why he is among the top 5 midfielders in the world.

Ranking the Top 5 midfielders in the world

With several European and domestic trophies under his belt, Casemiro is no stranger to winning. He combines his combative skills with an elite mentality to drive United forward. Erik ten Hag will be thankful the Brazilian chose to swap Madrid for Manchester. 

Kevin de Bruyne 

The Manchester City midfielder remains the World’s finest performing midfielder on his day. One of the most complete footballers on the planet, he has ability beyond most other players in his position.

He combines an eye for goal with elite-level passing and accurate crosses into the box. His link-up with Erling Haaland has been a highlight of Manchester City’s season, and he sits atop of the Premier League assists chart with 9. 

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