The 2019/2020 La Liga season ended and the 2020/21 Spanish La Liga season has begun in earnest . However, we cannot fail to acknowledge some outstanding performers from last season, especially midfield players. Find out our list of the the top 5 best midfielders in La Liga 2020.

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1. Nabil Fekir – Real Betis

Best Midfielders in La Liga
Nabil Fekir

The French midfielder had a very steady debut season for his club Real Betis. The 27-year old was an instant hit at the Estadio Benito Villamarin. Fekir was able to contribute 7 goals and assists from 33 matches last season. This helped his team beat the drop as the Verdiblancos finished 15th on the log. The World Cup winner will be hoping for an even better campaign this season.

2. Phillipe Coutinho – Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho
Philippe Coutinho

The Barcelona attacking midfielder has been impressive this season. The Brazilian scored crucial goals in addition to an number of assists to help propel his team. What makes Coutinho one of the best midfielders in La Liga is his ability to unlock tight defences with his skills, pace and trickery. He is also an expert at long-range shots, and possesses sublime playmaking abilities.

3. Raul Garcia – Atlético Bilbao

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Raul Garcia

The Spaniard enjoyed his most prolific campaign yet in La Liga. The attacking midfielder found the back of the net 15 times in the 2019/20 season to help his team Atletico Bilbao finish 11th on the league table. The 34-year old ended the season as the highest goal scorer for the Basque side. Garcia will be hoping for another goal-laden campaign as the new season gets into full swing.

4.  Casemiro – Real Madrid

Casemiro

The Brazilian international had another successful season with Spanish giants Real Madrid. Casemiro was a reliable, steady force for Los Blancos in the middle of the park as they powered to a record 34th La Liga triumph. Apart from his defensive midfield duties, the 28-year old was also influential in the final attacking third of the pitch. Casemiro scored 4 goals and provided 3 assists to earn a place in the 2019/20 La Liga team of the season. This season he’s hoping to carry his team to another La Liga title.

5. Sergio Canales – Real Betis

Best Midfielders in the Spanish League
Sergio Canales

The Spanish midfielder had one of his best seasons in recent times for his club Real Betis. The diminutive midfielder was in fine form for Betis last term scoring Important goals and a decent number of assists. 

 

Honorable Mentions: 

  • Frenkie De Jong – Barcelona
  • Fede Valverde – Real Madrid
  • Mikel Merino – Real Sociedad
  • Luis Milla – Granada
  • Toni Kroos – Real Madrid
  • Nolito – Celta Vigo
  • David Ferreiro – SD Huesca
  • Mikel Oyarzabal – Real Sociedad

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