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The attacking midfielder then capped a superb display by blasting in his eighth goal of the season. The Sun (2016)At many clubs the pair exchanging the most passes are a full back and a central midfielder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You would need a tactically intelligent defensive midfielder and here options are imperfect. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He had such a great shot and a wonderful scoring record for an attacking midfielder. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has been tried as a holding midfielder without much success and he is not looking any better as an attacking midfielder. The Sun (2016)Otherwise you are asking him to hold off two centre-halves and a defensive midfielder! The Sun (2017) Defensive midfielder likes to stop to buy chips then runs the 10km back home! The Sun (2016)A centre half is also a priority, as is a central midfielder. Times, Sunday Times (2017)United do not have the requisite depth at centre back and they would be playing one fewer central midfielder, despite being overloaded in that position. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The attacking midfielder has been playing well and scoring goals. The Sun (2011)And the defensive midfielder hopes to fly under the radar. The Sun (2014)At his peak he was arguably the most complete midfielder in British football. The Sun (2013)He changed me from an average midfielder player to an international centre-back. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Skinny'The only surprise to me is that he has turned into such a terrific central midfielder. The Sun (2008)THE midfielder is another player with no shortage of heart or determination. The Sun (2010)I want a holding midfielder player sat in front of the defence. The Sun (2008)But as a defensive midfielder I admire his gritty determination. The Sun (2014)England showed they can play 4-3-3, with one attacking midfielder ahead of two holding. Times, Sunday Times (2007) The midfielder was named player of the year for three consecutive seasons in East London. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He arrived at the Britannia as a central midfielder who could play centre-half. The Sun (2013)When you get him further up the pitch, as an attacking midfielder, he clearly enjoys playing there. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He surely has a better chance than of changing his controversial image - or of me being the best defensive midfielder in the Bundesliga. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But as a more defensive midfielder I wasn't expecting to be a goal magnet! The Sun (2013)

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