Over the year we have seen some of the greatest midfielders all over the world, but most of all the English Premier League is graced with some of the best midfielders of all time.
Midfielders plays an important role in the playmaking of the game. They build the team around them; they are the engine of a team. From crucial passes to useful tackles, good midfielders are must in a team.
Here, we are going to list top 10 midfielders of all time ever played in that League
10) Yaya Toure
We are opening the list with Manchester City legend Yaya Toure. In his career he appeared 230 times in the Premier League and scored 62 goals. He is also one of the best players ever played in this competition.
9) Ryan Giggs
A players with 13 premier league titles, most by any player, and also appeared more than 600 times which is again the most except Gareth Barry. He is known for his insane dribbling skills and pace which makes him the 9th best midfielder in EPL of all time.
8) Kevin De Bruyne
I know this is the list for the best of all time, but what this players has done in such a short period of time is simply crazy. The Belgian star’s vision is so great which makes the best passer of the PL in recent times.
7) Cesc Fabregas
Cesc Fabregas, a former captain of Arsenal, has been among the Premier League’s most reliable players. The Spaniard spent eight great years with Arsenal before transferring to Barcelona, the team where he was born. Later he returned to PL and joined Chelsea and also won the premier league title that season.
6) Xabi Alonso
Often regarded as a complete and versatile midfielder, Xabi is one of the best midfielders of his generation. He is a gifted footballer, who enhanced himself with constant hardwork.
5) Patrick Vieira
I don’t think i need to explain how good he was on field defensively. The Frenchman is a player like whose tackling, passing, and tenacity qualities made him a natural fit for the league and a player whom Arsenal supporters could easily root for.
4) Roy Keane
When he was at his prime, Keane was a strong, commanding, reliable, and fiercely competitive midfielder. He was renowned for his work ethic, mobility, energy, toughness, and hard-tackling style of play, which helped him establish himself as one of the finest players in the world at his position.
3) Frank Lampard
Played for 3 premier league teams, Lampard is best known for his time at Stamford Bridge. Playing for Chelsea, the Englishman named himself in the list of the best players ever played in Premier League. He was also the top scorer for Chelsea of that time with 211 goals.
2) Steven Gerrard
Truly the one of the best ever, Gerrard stick to Liverpool throughout his career. Gerrard, who only plays for one team, is a creative midfielder with boundless enthusiasm who was known for being a big-game performer.
1) Paul Scholes
Paul Scholes had an incredible career, while playing for Manchester United he won 11 premier league titles and honored with 2 UEFA Champions League trophies. He is a very intelligent player with insane set of skills which makes him one of the best midfielders in the world.