This article profiles the top 10 central defenders in World Football based on form. That means that this piece will consider the players only on their performances during the course of the season so far, rather than their reputation and status.
As Europe’s major leagues begin to gather pace and canter forth, we are in a position to analyse the statistics, considering the games that have gone before, and make a judgement on the quality of a player’s contributions.
Numerous players were considered for this list, but in the end we have narrowed it down to the final ten. Do comment below and let us know what you think of this collection.