The wait is over because World best club competition UEFA Champions League will be back tonight for one last time in 2018. Arsenal and Chelsea fans can also smile too because Europa League final group games will be played on Thursday. The two tournaments will take a winter break until February when the knockout stage will kickoff. Today, we want to look at Premier League best tacklers after 16 matches on the log.

5.Philip Billing- 49 Clean Tackles

Denmark playmaker Cristian Eriksen might be overthrown soon by new star Philip Billing. The 22-year-old box-to-box midfielder has so far completed 49 clean tackles for Huddersfield Town. The youngster is the next Makelele according to some pundits.

4.Wilfred Ndidi- 51 Clean Tackles

Nigeria International Wilfred Ndidi is the fourth-best tackler in English Premier League with 51 tackles so far. The Leicester City box-to-box midfielder is now facing competition from his new teammate Ricardo Pereira. However, the numbers might change as the season progress.

3. Ricardo Pereira- 52 Clean Tackles

Leicester City must be the strongest team, especially in midfield in English football right now. The Foxes first eleven has 3rd and 4th best tacklers in Premier League so far this season. Portuguese midfielder Ricardo Pereira leads with 52 clean tackles, one ahead of his teammate Wilfred Ndidi.

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