The modern game often demands more of players and the defensive midfield role is no different. These are the top 25 defensive midfielders in possession. Think you know the final 25 now?

Possession Score

PlayerClubRankingPossession Score
Thiago MottaPSG 193.6
Sergio BusquetsBarcelona293.6
JorginhoNapoli386.1
Julian WeiglDortmund484.0
Daniele de RossiAS Roma583.7
Maxime GonalonsAS Roma683.4
Gary MedelBeşiktaş783.3
Michael CarrickManchester United881.2
Morgan SchneiderlinEverton979.9
William VainqueurMarseille1079.4
Nemanja MatićManchester United1179.1
Ki Sung-YeungSwansea City1278.3
FernandoGalatasaray1378.2
Luis GustavoMarseille1477.8
CasemiroReal Madrid1577.7
FernandinhoManchester City1677.4
Lucas BigliaAC Milan1777.0
Steven N'ZonziSevilla1876.5
Milan BadeljFiorentina1976.5
Bruno SorianoVillarreal2075.7
Lucas LeivaLazio2175.6
Asier Illaramendi Real Sociedad 2274.5
Tiémoué BakayokoChelsea 2374.3
Idrissa GueyeEverton 2474.3
Oriol RomeuSouthampton2574.1