Defence proves just as important as attack on regular occasions in the Championship with many teams basing their rise to the top on defensive solidarity such as Middlesbrough’s rise last year and Burnley’s promotion a year previous.
This raises the question who are the six best centre backs in the Championship, FLW reporter Michael Hasan has selected FIVE of the best central defenders in the second tier.
Your defence can either make or break your season, and having a leaky defence that has no structure or organisation can ultimately lead to teams getting relegated.
Do you agree with the selections? Or would you add someone different to our list? Well, you can have your say in the comments section below!
PRESS THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE THE FIVE CENTRE-BACKS