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Sebastian Rode has received most of the plaudits for some imperious midfield performances.
But what about Pirmin Schwegler?
He leads Eintracht Frankfurt in tackles and interceptions per league game.
Schwegler, a 26-year-old Swiss international, would be perfect in a 4-4-2 as a box-to-box midfielder.
Alas, the large majority of teams play a 4-2-3-1, meaning he is limited in a defensive midfield role where his positional discipline is lacking.
He constantly leaves his back four exposed either trying to score or make a flashy interception.
With Eintracht still in position to qualify for the UEFA Champions League, the club (in theory) will be able to hold on to the core of their squad.