Centre-back: Mehdi Benatia | AS Roma

Mehdi Benatia has hit the ground running since completing his summer move from Udinese - and is one of the reasons why AS Roma have conceded just one goal in their opening nine Serie A matches.

The Morocco international is currently one of the most underrated defenders in Europe, but don't expect that to last much longer.

Rating: 7.8

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