The position of defensive or holding midfielder is more and more important in the modern game.
The best proponents of the position are capable not only of breaking up an opposition's attacking movement but also of launching his sides attacks from deep.
A good defensive midfielder can make a good side great and a poor side average.
Without further ado lets take a look at the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League.
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