Top 5 Best Midfielders in La Liga 2022

The Spanish La Liga this season is almost over and it has been an interesting season to watch.  It is amazing to see that the winner of the la Liga tournament this season is still not decided as thee gap difference of points is still tight up between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.

5 Best Midfielders in the Spanish La Liga 2022

Stick on to your reading and discover the 5 best players of the La Liga of the la Liga 2021. 

1. Casemiro (7.31)- Real Madrid 

Casemiro, a Brazilian midfielder, has established himself as one of the best defensive midfielders in the world for both club and country. In his time at Real Madrid, the 29-year-old has played a key role in each of the club's victories.

Casemiro has made 20 league appearances this season and has three assists to his name. The Brazilian primarily works on his team's half of the field, stifling opposition forays forward.

He has attempted 68 tackles and has won 49 of them. He also has 38 interceptions and an 86 percent passing accuracy. Despite the number of tackles he has attempted, Casemiro has only received seven cautions

Top 5 Best Midfielders in La Liga 2022

Casemiro works in tandem with Kroos and Modric, both of whom he has played with regularly since 2015. The Brazilian is vital to Real Madrid's set-up and title pursuit this season.

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2. Toni Kroos (7.25) - Real Madrid 

Germany and Real Madrid ace Toni Kroos is easily one of the best midfielders in world football, so seeing him on this list is no surprise. A UEFA Champions League and FIFA World Cup winner, Kroos has been brilliant for Real Madrid this season, as always.

Kroos has played 15 times this season in La Liga and has a goal and three assists to his name. The 32-year-old midfielder has created six big chances this season, and averages 2.4 key passes per 90 in the league.

Kroos is an extremely efficient passer of the ball, with his 91.9% success rate a good indication of this fact. He has won 13 of 22 tackles and made 14 interceptions this season.

Kroos' contribution is a very big part of why Real Madrid are cruising in La Liga at present, as his presence in midfield gives his side an instant edge. The German will look to continue in this manner and lead Los Blancos to another league title this season.

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Brazilian midfielder Casemiro has established himself as one of the best midfielders in Spain. 

Top 5 Best Midfielders in La Liga 2022

3. Dani Parejo (7.20) - Villareal 

Villarreal struck gold when they signed Dani Parejo, a top midfielder with La Liga experience, from rivals Valencia in 2020 for just €6 million. The midfielder was Valencia's captain until a club crisis forced him to leave. Parejo has immediately raised the level of the team since his arrival at the Estadio de La Ceramica.

Parejo has made 18 La Liga appearances for Villarreal this season, recording one goal and six assists. For the Yellow Submarines, the mercurial 32-year-old has created eight big chances and averages 2.2 key passes per game. He has a pass accuracy rate of 83 percent and has won 18 of his 27 attempted tackles. This season, Parejo has 20 interceptions in La Liga.

Parejo will be looking to keep up his quality performances so far and help Villarreal achieve their goals in the league this season. The side are currently in seventh place in the league and will be looking to finish in European places.

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4. Mikel Merino (7.19) - Real Sociedad

Mikel Merino joined Real Sociedad from Newcastle United in 2018 and has since established himself as a stalwart in the middle of the park. The all-action midfielder has been important for Real Sociedad this season as they pursue European football.

Merino has made 17 appearances in La Liga for Real Sociedad, and has two goals and an assist to his name for them. The 25-year-old has a 78.2% pass completion ratio and has created two big chances this season. He has won 30 of his 43 attempted tackles and made 22 interceptions this season.

Merino has matured greatly since his short spell in the Premier League. He has gone on to become a full Spain international and a key player for his club.

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5. Luka Modric (7.06)- Real Madrid 

The winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or Luka Modric is one of the game's best midfielders in the twenty-first century. Despite his age, the 36-year-old remains at the top of his game. Since joining Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in 2012, the Croatian midfielder has helped the club win two league titles.

Modric is a world-class midfielder who is astute both on and off the ball. As his athleticism has waned with age, the midfielder has relied on his brilliant game reading to extend his career.

Other Honored midfielders in La Liga 

Sergio Busquet- Barcelona 

Dani Parejo - Villareal 

Fede Valverde- Real Madrid 

Ivan Rakitic- Sevilla 

Frequently Asked questions 

1. Who is Best midfielder in La Liga 2021? based on our ranking above this crown goes to Casemiro of Real Madrid due to his top performances and consitency. 

2. Five best midfielders in La Liga this season