9. Lars Bender: Germany and Bayer Leverkusen
The 27 year-old German excels in tackling, interceptions, defensive markers and overall consistency. Lars offers a lot more going forward and creates plenty of chances for his teammates.
The Bayer Leverkusen skipper has been plagued by injuries for almost a year now and unfortunately been ruled out for the remaining season due to ankle injury. But he has the potential to be a world class midfielder in years to come if he remains more consistent.
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