CM: Yaya Toure
Average passes-per-game: 82.6
The focus of the modern game is very much on the battle for midfield and possession - and that's an area where Yaya Toure excels.
He averages almost 83 passes in an average Premier League game - five more than the next best player, Michael Carrick.
He also has an impressive 91% completion rate which puts him in the top 10 in the league.