Date: 15th October 2018 at 7:30pm
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When you consider the best central midfielders in the Premier League, most fans would perhaps think of N’Golo Kante, or Paul Pogba, or perhaps someone more creative like Kevin De Bruyne.

But us at Goodison Park? There’s one man that is always on the edge of our tongues – Idrissa Gueye. The defensive midfielder is our answer to N’Golo Kante, and this season, it seems obvious that he’s been up there with Kante with regards to his importance to the team – and a recent Instagram image posted by the Blues highlights that perfectly.

As the post, which can be seen below, indicates, nobody in the Premier League has made more tackles than Gueye this season, with the midfield leading the way with a whopping 37.

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Leading the way. ???? • • • #efc #everton #coyb #idrissagueye #pl #premierleague #senegal

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That works out at roughly 5 tackles per game, and that just shows how important he is for us. Seen everywhere and anywhere in the midfield, the Senegalese ace will be crucial as Marco Silva looks to build a solid run of form in the Premier League.

N’Golo Kante might get all the plaudits, but we think that Gueye is every bit as good.