Manchester City ace also makes up the Premier League contingent.
With the top leagues in Europe about two thirds of the way through, fanatix thought it was about time to check out who have been the best central midfielders this season.
Statistics courtesy of WhoScored.
10. Kevin Strootman, AS Roma – rating 7.59
The Italians secured the highly coveted Netherlands international in the summer and have a great buy on their hands, with the 23-year-old scoring five goals and providing six assists in Serie A so far.