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Top Five Attacking Mid Fielders To Look Out In The 2018 World Cup

Sports by Published on Updated on 11 May, 2018

5. Thomas Lemar

CAPTION: Thomas Lemar SOURCE: India Today

French midfielder, Thomas Lemar plays for Ligue 1 club AS Monaco and France national team. Started his senior career in 2016 against Ivory Coast, he has represented the nation at every level from U17 to U21.

Full name

Thomas Lemar

Date of birth

12 November 1995 (age 22)

Place of birth

Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe

Height

1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)

Playing position

Midfielder

Current Market Value

€65 million

Current team

Monaco

 

4. Mesut Özil

CAPTION: Mesut Ozil SOURCE: Taking Baws

Mesut Özil, a German professional, plays for English club Arsenal and the Germany national team. He mostly plays as an attacking midfielder and can also be deployed as a winger. He has played 86 international games for the Germany national team, scoring 22 goals.

Full name

Mesut Özil

Date of birth

15 October 1988 (age 29)

Place of birth

Gelsenkirchen, West Germany

Height

1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)

Playing position

Attacking midfielder

Current Market Value

€50 million

Current team

Arsenal

 

3. Philippe Coutinho

CAPTION: Philippe Coutinho SOURCE: correio24horas.com.br

Philippe Coutinho is a Brazilian professional who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Spanish club Barcelona and the Brazilian national team.

Full name

Philippe Coutinho Correia

Date of birth

12 June 1992 (age 25)

Place of birth

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Height

1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)

Playing position

Attacking midfielder / Winger

Current Market Value

€100 million

Current team

Barcelona

 

2. Isco

CAPTION: Isco SOURCE: CNN International

Spanish professional, Isco plays as an attacking midfielder for Real Madrid and Spain national team. He is often described as one of the best-attacking midfielders in the world.

Full name

Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez

Date of birth

21 April 1992 (age 26)

Place of birth

Benalmádena, Spain

Height

1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)

Playing position

Attacking midfielder

Current Market Value

€75 million

Current team

Real Madrid

 

1. James Rodríguez

CAPTION: James Rodriguez SOURCE: Pinterest

Captain of the Colombian national team, James Rodríguez plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for German club Bayern Munich on loan from Real Madrid. He won Golden Boot as the top scorer in the 2014 World Cup.

Full name

James David Rodríguez Rubio

Date of birth

12 July 1991 (age 26)

Place of birth

Cúcuta, Colombia

Height

1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)

Playing position

Attacking midfielder/winger

Current Market Value

€65 million

Current team

Bayern Munich (on loan from Real Madrid)