What is a ball winning midfielder in Football?
A ball winning midfielder in real life football or in Football Manager 2017 is a player who aims to recover the ball in midfield, with the aim of cutting the opponent’s moves. As soon as he disarms opponents and is in possession of the ball, the next goal it is to pass the ball immediately to the advanced playmaker.
Due to this it is practically mandatory that this type of player has at his side a teammate who can build play from central midfield area.
You can also use the ball winning midfielder to mark individually the opponents in midfield.
His offensive role is nonexistent. Because of this he will rarely score goals.
This type of player is often used especially in counter-attack tactics.
What are the most important attributes for a ball winning midfielder in FM17?
Players for this role do not need good technical or offensive attributes. They are pure warriors in midfield and so they need to be strong mentally and physically.
Most important attributes for this role are: Tackling, Marking, Aggression, Bravery, Determination, Positioning, Teamwork, Work Rate, Acceleration, Stamina and Strenght.
Who is the best FM 2017 ball winning midfielder?
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