The English Premier League is regarded as one of Europe’s most competitive domestic football leagues and is known to be home to some of the world’s best clubs and players.
In this article, we’ll be ranking the top 10 world-class midfielders who play in the English top-flight professional domestic football league.
1. Bruno Fernandes
The Portuguese 26-year-old professional footballer plays as a midfielder for the English Premier League club Manchester United and Portugal’s national football team.
No midfielder has scored more goals than Bruno since Man United signed him from the Portuguese football club Sporting CP. During his time at Old Trafford, Fernandes has scored 44 goals in just 84 appearances. No other EPL midfielder has a better appearance to goal conversion ratio than him.
2. Kevin De Bruyne
Over the years the 30-year-old Belgian football star has gained the reputation of being one of the best footballers in Europe.
Kevin De Bruyne plays for Manchester City and Belgium’s national football team. During his time at Etihad Stadium, the Belgian star has impressively scored 68 goals in 272 appearances.
3. Paul Pogba
The 28-year-old world cup winner is widely considered to be one of the best complete midfielders in the world. He plays for Man United and the French national football team.
4. N’Golo Kante
Also a world cup winner, N’Golo Kante is widely regarded as one of the best defensive midfielders in Europe. He plays for Chelsea FC and the French national football team.
During his time at Stamford Bridge, Kante has scored 11 goals in 231 appearances. He has also won the UEFA Champions League and Premier League title with The Blues.
5. Jorginho Frello
The 29-year-old Italian professional footballer has established himself as one of the most important players in Chelsea’s squad since the club signed on a permanent transfer deal from Napoli.
Jorginho performed impressively last season which saw him win the Euros with the Italian national football team and the UCL title with Chelsea FC. He was also honored as the UEFA best player of the year.
6. Mason Mount
Despite his young age, Chelsea’s 22-year-old Mason Mount has established himself as one of the world’s best attacking midfielders.
He was the player who provided the assist to Chelsea’s UEFA Champions League-winning goal, in a 1-0 victory against Manchester City.
7. Saul Niguez
The 29-year-old Spanish professional footballer Saul Niguez is widely regarded as one of the best active midfielders to have played in La Liga and currently plays for Chelsea and Spain’s national football team.
During his time at his old club Atletico Madrid, Saul Niguez impressively scored 43 goals in 345 match appearances.
8. Jack Grealish
Jack Grealish is famous for being one of the most expensive English footballers, following the 100 million pounds transfer fees City paid to Aston Villa for his services.
He scored 32 goals in 213 appearances during his time at Aston Villa and is famous for being one of the most versatile players in the league.
9. Bernardo Silva
Bernardo Silva has been one of the English Premier League’s best midfielders since Man City signed him from the French Ligue 1 Club Monaco.
The Portuguese Midfielder has made a lot of contributions to Man City’s development since his arrival, scoring 37 in 213 appearances.
10. Wilfred Ndidi
The 24-year-old Nigerian footballer plays as a defensive midfielder for Leicester City and the Nigerian national football club.
Since he arrived from the Belgian football club Genk FC, Ndidi has established himself as one of the club’s most important players making 182 appearances and scoring 9 goals. He is also regarded as one of the league’s best defensive midfielders.