Bayern Munich's ruthless demolition of Arsenal last night was based primarily on a midfield unit that passed the ball with alarming efficiency, controlling possession thanks to an embarrassment of riches at Pep Guardiola's disposal.
The reigning treble winners have the likes of Thiago Alcantara, Mario Gotze and Toni Kroos in a frighteningly efficient midfield unit, but is Bayern's midfield truly the very best in Europe on current form?
GMS has looked at each and every midfield unit across the continent before brigning you a top 10 countdown of the boldest and brightest, with offensive productivity, tactical awareness and potential for improvement all key factors.
Click ahead to see a countdown jaw packed full of the very best midfielders on the planet.
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