midfield player

midfield player

Player staying mostly in the central areas of the field, linking defense and offense.
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"United need to strengthen at the back with full-backs and centre-backs, they need another midfield player," Neville told Sky Sports of United's overall transfer requirements.
"They need a defensive midfield player. Fred played there, he's a ball player.
After watching him play, I believed I had seen a boy who could become the finest ever England midfield player. I had never seen such skills, impudence and artistry in one so young.
"However, I see him playing more as a central midfield player, one of the three in the middle or one of two in time.
He's developing into a midfield player, his mindset is still like a striker but he thinks in order to play midfield.
"Lucas is our best defensive midfield player we have.
WALES midfield player David Cotterill is not on Cardiff City's wanted list and will not be joining the Bluebirds this season.
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.
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.
"It has been well documented that we need a forward and probably another central midfield player. We have got players in mind, but they are probably going to be loan deals."
In contrast, McCarthy is a forward-thinking midfield player who has the energy and the inclination to link up with the strikers.