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Could anybody put together a top five list of the best DMs in the world 23 and under?

Mascherano, Fabregas, De Rossi, etc. anything else?
 

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And another thread for you to provide minimal football discussion, Arianna.

Either help me out, or be gone.
 

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I've seen Mascherano few times and he looks pretty damn solid..(actually the only time i saw him going mad was against Kakà in the Argentina-Brazil match of few months ago)

De Rossi : i've seen him many times and calling him DM is an understatement..he can broke and build up, and pace, dribbling, vision and scores like a mad.definitely the most complete mid since many years in Italy
 

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Pedretti (Marseilles): if you haven't heard about him yet, you will soon...
 

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FigoIsGod said:
And another thread for you to provide minimal football discussion, Arianna.

Either help me out, or be gone.
She's right you know. :irritate:
 

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GioCurvaSud said:
is he supposed to be a playmaker? maybe i can be wrong, but for what i've seen he doesn't look a Dm properly
He is a DM. When recuperating the ball, his crossings allows good counter-attacks.
 

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cesc and most of the above are not defensive midfielders. Macherano is probably the best in this character, but if you are asking simply who is the best yonug midfielder, i think it would be fabregas
 

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Joey Barton has got the better of Patrick Vieira on every occasion he has played against him. His performance against Portsmouth was masterful. He is almost a clone of Gerrard, and only slightly less talented. He should be in the England squad, as he is superior to Butt, who is an embarassment.

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The Green One said:
Joey Barton has got the better of Patrick Vieira on every occasion he has played against him. His performance against Portsmouth was masterful. He is almost a clone of Gerrard, and only slightly less talented. He should be in the England squad, as he is superior to Butt, who is an embarassment.

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lol :wallbang:
 

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Hasuni said:
I'm not too shore about Sneijder as a DM...
Indeed more of attacking/controling midfielder than a defensive one.
 
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