Deep-lying playmaker example: Xavi, Strootman
Advanced playmaker example: Iniesta, Pjanic, Tielemans
Inside forward example: Neymar, Iturbe
False Nine example: Totti, Messi, Van Persie, Gabriel Barbosa
Tried this tactic with Roma as well. Won Serie A 3 times during my 4 years with them. Never won champions league with them, reached finals 1 time, semi-finals 1 time, quarter-finals 2 times.
Make sure you use opposition instructions. You can get a good assistant manager and apply his advice.