Central Midfielders act as a link between the defenders and the attackers. They are responsible for moving the ball from the defenders to the forward players to score.
Phil Foden is the most valuable central midfielder in the world. The Manchester City midfielder has a market value of €90 Million. He scored 9 goals and gave 5 assists in the English Premier League 2021/2022 season.
Jude Bellingham and Pedri each have a market value of €80 Million. Bellingham plays for Borussia Dortmund while Pedri plays for Barcelona. Bellingham scored 6 goals and gave 14 assists in the 2021/2022 season.
Federico Valverde of Real Madrid, Nico Barella of Inter Milan and Lazio Central midfielder Milinkovic- Savic each have a market value of €70 Million.
Leon Goretzka is the seventh most valuable central midfielder in the world. The Bayern Munich midfielder has a market value of €65 Million. He scored 3 goals and gave 3 assists in Bundesliga 2021/2022 season.