Attacking midfielders are more valuable now than they have ever been. As the game changes, so too must its players.
Soccer is becoming more about speed and less about strength. As this transition has occurred, attacking midfielders have had to adopt a set of skills that includes blistering speed, dribbling proficiency, ability to pick out teammates on runs and the ability to score frequently.
The attacking midfielder is truly a jack of all trades. It is one of the most difficult positions to play, and for that reason many attacking midfielders are considered to be the best players in the world.
The following is a list of the best attacking midfielders in the world this season.