FC Bayern's Thiago (r.) and RB Leipzig's Naby Keita (l.) have collected plenty of points in the Official Fantasy Bundesliga this season. - © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA
FC Bayern's Thiago (r.) and RB Leipzig's Naby Keita (l.) have collected plenty of points in the Official Fantasy Bundesliga this season. - © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA
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Official Fantasy Bundesliga: top five midfielders

As it does for the 18 Bundesliga head coaches, the winter break offers Official Fantasy Bundesliga players a chance to reassess and fine-tune their teams as they go on the hunt for exclusive prizes.

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But who has impressed most in the opening 16 games of the 2016/17 campaign and who has racked up the most points in their respective position? bundesliga.com breaks down the numbers of the stand-out midfielders...

Watch: The Top 5 Official Fantasy Bundesliga players of the season so far:

1)Thiago Alcantara(FC Bayern München, 142pts)

Although expensive at 14.1M, the Spanish midfielder is worth every cent. Thiago has impressed in the tackle: 66 of his 142 points have come from challenges won. Three goals and three assists have also contributed to the 25-year-old's impressive points return, as has the fact that he has started 14 of Bayern's 16 games so far this season.

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