Recommended Midfielders 2008

Recommended Midfielders

[edit] Wingers

AMRLC, ST - 17 - Vasco - £210k - Brazilian
Touted as the next Ronaldinho

Andrea Gasbaronni
AMR - 26 - Palermo - £5m - Italian
Extremely pacey winger with a good eye for a cross and brilliant set-piece taker.

Andres Guardado
ML - 21 - Deportivo - £5m - Mexican
plays loads of great balls in from the left and creates goal scoring opportounity`s. in one of my seasons he got me 21 assist in the prem.

Andrey Arshavin
AMRC - 26 - Zenit St. Petersburg - £6m - Russian
Pure quality and can run riot through the best of defences, 6m is a great bargain and one of the best deals you could find.

Alireza Vahedi
AMRC - 24 - Persepolis - £1.6m - Iranian
Technically gifted and gets some much needed assists and goals. Good for any Championship side and a lower Premiership side.

Angel Di Maria
AMLC - 19 - Benfica - £4m - Argentinian
Great prospect, fast and skilled. Plays best as winger. You could get him for only about £7 million.

Arjen Robben
AMRL - 23 - Real Madrid - £23-£30m - Dutch
Very expensive but we all know what he can do, if you can afford him he would be well worth it.

AMRLC - 26 - Villarreal - 7.5m - Spanish
Quality attacking midfielder, very good technical stats and has an affordable minimum fee release clause

Damian Escudero
AMLC - 19 - Velez - £250k - Argentinian
Difficult to get a WP, but when he does he will be a class buy.

Diego Capel
AML - 19 - Sevilla - £4m - Spanish
Great young prospect and good from the start. Maybe too young a for regular starting spot but will work brilliantly in rotation.

Frantisek Rajtoral
AMR - 21 - Banik Ostrava - 275k - Czech
Great winger for a Championship or smaller Premiership club.

Georginio Wijnaldum
AMRLC - 16 - Feyenoord - £1.8m - Dutch
Great playmaker with explosive pace and chips in with lots of great goals.

Giles Barnes
AMRC - 19 - Derby - £9m - English
Bit pricey for a Derby player but in the long run it will really be worth it.

Jeremy Menez
AMRLC, FC - 20 - Monaco - £11.75m - French
Brilliant winger who gets bags of assists and always comes up with the important goals, well worth the price tag.

AMRLC - 24 - Sevilla - £2.5m - Spanish
He is good, even though he looks older than some of the others, chips in will important goals and will give something different to your side.

Jesus Navas
AMRL - 21 - Sevilla - £16m - Spanish
Quite pricey but is a great winger, will get plenty of assists.

Jorge Valdivia
AMR - 24 - Palmeiras - £11m - Chilean
Great technical player and gets interest from many major clubs, so pick him up early.

Lautaro Acosta
AMRC - 19 - Lanus - £70k - Argentinian
Very cheap and a great future prospect

Leandro Romagnoli
AMR - 26- Sporting Lisbon - £5m - Argentinian
One of the most accurate passers on the game and a dynamic winger. Brilliant crosser.

Luis Garcia
AMRLC - 29 - Atletico Madrid - £11-£15m - Spanish
Superb player with a lot of versatility, one of the best on the game.

Lucas Trecarichi
AMLC - 16 - Leganes - Compensation - Argentinian
Snap him up quickly because if he goes elsewhere his price will rocket, well worth a look.

Mark Bresciano
AMRLC - 28 - Palermo - £8m - Australian
Never lets you down and a great team player. Will always chip in with an assist and the odd goal.

Marvin Angulo
AMR - 21 - Heradiano - £300k - Costa Rican
A very unheard of player and can struggle to get a WP, but if he does he is class.

Matias Fernandez
AMLC - 20 - Villarreal - £16-£20m - Chilean
Well known and one of the best at what he does, will get lots of goals and assists and is a brilliant technical player.

Mika Aaritalo
AMRL - 20 - TPS Turku - £200k - Finnish
Becomes instantly good and brilliant for any side in the world eventually, will still score goals brining him off the bench.

Per Skjelbred
AMRLC - 21 - Rosenborg - £3.7m - Norweigan
Awesome for the price tag, great passer, technique and a good shot, perfect young midfielder

Ricardo Quaresma
AMRL - 23 - Porto - £10-£20m - Portuguese
Full of trickery, technique and pace, superb winger and a must for any top team.

Scott Sinclair
FW - 20 - Chelsea - £3-£5m - English
Great to get in on loan in the first season and from then on will score lots of goals.

Sergio Mota
AML - 18 - ??? - £2.5m - Brazilian
Great prospect but can't sign until January when he turns 18.

Thiago Neves
AMLC - 23 - Fluminense - £4-£7m - Brazilian
Wow. Rips up the Championship and would almost guarentee you promotion if you can afford him. Scores some scorchers and a great cross.

AMLC - 32 - Penarol - £200k - Colombian
Very similar to Silva, great stats and will do nicely for 2 or 3 seasons.

Wayne Routledge
AMRLC - 23 - Tottenham - £1-£2m - English
Quick with good dribbling ability, not the best but well worth what he can be bought for.

Yury Zhirkov
AML - 23 - CSKA Moscow - £7-£10m - Russian
Competent left winger full of flare and pace and can light up a game if your struggling to get hold of the ball.

[edit] Central Midfielders

MC - 18 - Sporting - £1.1m - Portuguese
Has been immense considering his age. Became a wonderkid in 2008-2009

MC - 19 - Cruzerio - £500k - Brazilian
Good quality youngster, started getting starts second season for me with Rangers. Scores a good number as well from central midfield. So far 6 in 10 games.

Cesc Fabregas
MC - 20 - Arsenal - £15m-£20m - Spanish
In my eyes he is the best central midfielder on the game.

Derek Boateng
MC - 24 - B. Jerusalem - £700k - Ghanaian
very nice at the price, good, creative MC who should slot into any non-top 4 midfield in the premier league, insanely popular at the start (up to 30 clubs want him

Eric Bicfalvi
MC - 18 - Steaua - £700k - Romanian
Superb young midfielder, great finisher. After a few seasons he will be banging in the goals.

Jeremy Toulalan
MC - 24 - Lyon - £25m - French
Was a great asset to my United squad and turned out to be better than Paul Scholes. Scores a fair amount of goals too.

Lucas Biglia
MC - 21 - Anderlecht - £3.5m - Argentinian
Immense, very creative player.

Ronnie Pander
MC - 30 - N/A - N/A - Dutch
Solid premiership standard midfielder willing to play in League One, top quality in Eredivisie and Bundesliga as well.

Sergio Almiron
MC - 26 - Juventus - £5.25m - Argentinian
Good reliable central midfielder, comes in to his own when played alongside Zanetti for juventus, bagging a couple of goals and assists here and there.

MRC - 15 - Barcelona - Free - Brazilian
absolutely brilliant player - only 19 and already a man u regular!

[edit] Attacking Midfielders

AMC - 25 - Manchester City - £16m - Brazilian
Great attacking midfielder.Scores a lot of goals and just top class.

Jody Morris
AMC - 28 - N/A - Free Agent - English
A must buy for any League 1 and bellow club he plays best with a AMC role in a 4-5-1 Tactic

John Bostock
AMC - 15 - Crystal Palace - Free - English
Great young English potential, could be very good with the right training.

Luis Jimenez
AMC - 23 - Termana - £2m - Chilean
Great young player with high stats in dribbling, first touch, technique, passing and most mental stats

AMC - 17 - Corinthians - £2.5m - Brazilian
Immense. Worth £17.25m in 2015

Pablo Piatti
AMC - 19 - Estudiantes - £85k - Argentinian
Great young talent for any team.

Rafael Van der Vaart
AMLC - 23 - HSV - £12m - Dutch
This guy is a legend, if used right he will bang goals in for fun. Great vision to slot the perfect through ball in and not a bad price too. VERY NICE!!!

Rene Mihelic
AMLC - 19 - Maribor - £250k - Slovenian
Great young investment.

Rok Kronaveter
AM/FC - 20 - Drava - £70k - Slovenian
Outstanding for any club but will sign for LL Teams.

Sebastian Giovinco
AMC - 20 - Juventus - £10m - Italian
no comments, just look for yourself

Steven Defour
CM/AMC - 19 - Standard - £3.5m - Belgian
Great young player who can become a starter in probably any team, can also be sold for a huge profit. e.g £30m.

[edit] Defensive Midfielders

Alberto Zapater
DM - 22 - Real Zaragoza - £7m - Spanish
Solid defensive midfielder with good work rate and stamina, sits back and allows attacking players to advance but nips in with the odd match winner too. Not bad for a 7 million release clause.

Christian Poulsen
DM - 27 - Sevilla - £7m - Danish
supporter spokesmen said that his signing looks to be a marvellous piece of business

Ever Banega
DM - 19 - Boca Juniors - £2.5m-£3m - Argentinian
Really good solid DM will rarely lets a man past him will turn into a world class player.

Gelson Fernandes
MC/DM - 20 - Manchester City - £10m - Swiss
2nd season in jus found him his stats are de sum of de best iv seen compare him mikel or diaby, hes a definite buy.

Lorik Cana
DM - 24 - Marseille - £8.75m - Argentinian
Cana is a great defensive midfielder with amazing mental stats. Keeps working for a full ninety minutes and giving your attackers every opportunity to do whatever they want. Cana will be there to do the dirty jobs.

Massimo Ambrosini
DM - 30 - AC Milan - £6.2m - Italian
Very solid, rarely injured and very reliable. Not much gets past him

Miguel Veloso
CB/DMC - 21 - Sporting CP - £9m - Portuguese
He looks like a very solid player with great technical stats.

Mohammed Sissoko
DMC - 23 - Liverpool - £12m - Malian
Always been a consistent performer and puts in 100% every game.

Vagner Gomes
DM - 27 - Yverdon - £10k - Portugese
Bargain at 10k could play well in any level bellow prem

Xabi Alonso
DM - 26 - Liverpool - £15m - Spanish
A fantastic player, he has such good passing ability, and played in the right position can cause damaging effects to the opposition, he is a defensive midfielder but he pops up with a few belters every now and then.Must for every top club.

Younousse Sankhare
DMC - 17 - Paris SG - Compensation - French
Brilliant technical stats and well worth a buy for a mid-tabled club.

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