Euro 2016's Top 50 Players: Number 18 Sergio Busquets

Barcelona's Sergio Busquets holds the King's Cup

The pendulum in Barcelona and Spain's grand timepiece.

Barcelona's Sergio Busquets holds the King's Cup

Sergio Busquets - Spain - Will face Czech Republic, Turkey, and Croatia

HITC Sport writers have compiled a list of the top 50 players at Euro 2016, assessing players from across the 24 countries taking part at this summer's tournament.

Coming in at number 18 is Spain and Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets, the unsung hero of both teams who would be perfect for Manchester City.

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International record: Caps 83, 2 Goals, 1x FIFA World Cup, 1x UEFA European Championship

2015/16: The 27-year-old has had yet another quietly consistent season in the heart of Barcelona’s midfield.

The conductor has been fantastic at breaking down opposing attacks and starting Barca’s own all season and will hope to do the same for Spain.

Spain's Sergio Busquets celebrates after scoring during the penalty shoot out

Spain’s key man?

Spain have plenty of talented players but many will suggest Busquets is key. He gives the rest of the team the freedom to wonder and also adds much needed height to the team when defending set-pieces.

Premier League move?

There is no doubt Pep Guardiola would love to have Busquets at Manchester City next season.

The pair know each other well but the midfield master has been with Barca since 2005 and a deal looks unlikely.

No matter how much money Manchester City might throw at it.

Barcelona's Sergio Busquets celebrates his goal

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