Who Was Europe’s Best Central Defender in 2015?
Strikers and midfielders attract the lion’s share of attention, but the success of the most successful European teams is built on their solid defence. Yalla looks back over the last year, and rates the stand out back line performers.
Chris Smalling – Manchester United
Jerome Boating – Bayern Munich
Joao Miranda – Inter Millan
Shkordan Mustafi – Valencia
Tiago Silva – Paris Saint-Germain
Ezequiel Garay – Zenit Saint Petersburg
David Luiz – Paris Saint-Germain
Diego Godin – Atletico Madrid
Toby Alderweireld – Tottenham
Naldo – Wolfsburg