The TOP FIVE Highest Paid Defensive Midfielders In The Premier League

The TOP FIVE Highest Paid Defensive Midfielders In The Premier League

Following on from our post on the best paid left-backs in English football last week, we will now focus on defensive midfielders.

A few decades ago, the holding midfield position did not really exist, but the popularisation of the 4-3-3 system led to the role becoming pretty common throughout Europe.

As you will see on our list today, defensive midfielders can earn just as much as strikers due to their importance to the team.



Press the next page as we name the highest earning holding midfield players in the Premier League (based on data from Capology.com).