20 top creative midfielders of world football.
20) Kevin Strootman (Roma)
A top class deep-lying playmaker, Kevin Strootman has impressed tremendously since joining Roma last summer. Still only 24, the intelligent Dutch midfield maestro can surely go on to become one of the modern greats in the game if he continues his remarkable progress. Currently out injured, Roma fans will be eagerly awaiting his return to first-team action as they look to challenge for the Serie A title next season as well as compete in the Champions League.