There are a number of top quality centre-backs in the Championship and they can, at times be the difference in big games – and can ultimately ply their trade in the Premier League.
Sides chasing promotion to the Premier League need at least one quality centre-back in their team, if they hope to be genuine contenders.
While strikers score goals, defenders are just as important as they need to be organised in to see out games and win games.
While some defenders in this list have experience in the top flight, they all certainly deserve an opportunity to impress against the giants of English football.
The centre-backs in this list are some of the best in the division and they are crucial players for their respective sides.
Here are the FIVE Championship central defenders who should be in the Premier League….
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