The midfielder- the heart of the team, the one who connects all players on the pitch and has to be at his best week-in-week-out.
With many midfielders often blowing hot and cold and leaving their teams with a clue at the middle of the match, some have been terrific and have made a good impression across England's top flight stadiums.
Now we will have a look at the five that have been pivotal for their teams so far this term and have been a cut above their colleagues in the middle of the pitch.
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