Midfielders are arguably the most hardworking players on a team, as they provide a vital link between attack and defense.
Like other positions on the field, there are different types of midfielders such as box-to-box, central, defensive, attacking, etc. The midfield is where games are often decided, so it is paramount that teams fighting for the title have quality personnel in this key area of the field.
Over the years, a number of talented midfielders have graced the game, delivering big title after big-money move. On that note, here’s a look at the five most expensive midfielders in the history of the game:
#5 Zinedine Zidane – €77.5 million