The defensive midfielders (CDMs)are the unsung heroes of any football match and are a bridge from attack to defense. A good defensive midfielder is able to face the music when the attack breaks down as well as dictate play from the center of the park.
We here at fifaup.com have got the perfect players to ensure that you are never caught on a break and punished again.
Here is a list of the best fifa 18 CDMs having a rating of 85 and above and a possibility of reaching 90 as the career mode progresses
5. Blaise Matuidi(Juventus)
Matuidi is the perfect player to have in your side. He has an overall pace of 78 in Fifa which is excellent for a defensive midfielder and his physicality of 84 ensures that he is a brick wall in front of defense.
Starting in a powerpacketed RM lineup and producing jaw dropping performances at a tender age of 24 winning the CL in the process has earned Casemiro a solid 85 in this year’s FiFA game.
Busquets is the one we are going to see every year in this list for the simple fact that he is magnificent at what he does. He has a defensive rating of 82 which is great for a defender let alone a CDM.
2.Auturo Vidal(Bayern Munich)
Vidal has been instrumental to Bayern’s success for a couple of years now. The box to box midfielder is a true assest to have in your side due to his outstanding defensive as well as attacking abilities.
It is to noones surprise that Kante took the top spot. It is evident because he won the best PL player from the CDM position which is very unusual.He racks up a total pace of 81 which is an extraordinary number for his position.
Honorable Mentions:Lucas Biglia(AC Milan) OR:83, Morgan Schneiderlin(Everton) OR:83,Nemanja Matic(Manchester United) OR:83