midfield player

midfield player

Player staying mostly in the central areas of the field, linking defense and offense.
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Lucas is our best defensive midfield player we have.
ONES TO WATCH Cardiff City: Stuart O'Keefe - The central midfield player finished last season in a rich vein of form and is likely to line-up alongside Aron Gunnarsson against the Dons.
Cardiff manager Russell Slade made a double swoop for Ameobi and Hull central midfield player Stephen Quinn, who, it seems, has opted to sign for Championship rivals Reading.
In the first game I thought it was better because he had (Raheem) Sterling behind (Daniel) Sturridge, and that gave us three because Sterling is more of a natural midfield player, certainly than (Wayne) Rooney.
The Arsenal manager wants to bring France international midfield player Maxime Gonalons to the Emirates.
Zidane (below), regarded by many as the best midfield player of his generation, played with Beckham at Real Madrid.
Frank Lampard is a great midfield player and scorer of goals but I think Steven has the edge on him - then you start to compare him with strikers.
It has been well documented that we need a forward and probably another central midfield player.
In contrast, McCarthy is a forward-thinking midfield player who has the energy and the inclination to link up with the strikers.
He brings all aspects of the modern midfield player - he's mobile, he's strong, he passes the ball well.
The midfield player had his club-imposed suspension lifted this week and has returned to training.
For all his talent and experience, the former Czech Republic international midfield player has never been able to fulfil his potential.