By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Best German players abroad of the 2021/22 season so far

Kicker has ranked the German players abroad based on their performances in the 2021/22 season so far.
Every six months, Kicker releases a ranking of the best players in the Bundesliga as well as the best German players abroad, dividing them into a number of categories.

The German football magazine recently released their winter rankings based on the performances in the first half of the 2021/22 season.

Below, you'll find the list of German players abroad playing in the top tier in England, Spain, Italy or France.

World class:

International class:
1. Ilkay Gündogan, Manchester City
1. Antonio Rüdiger, Chelsea
2. Toni Kroos, Real Madrid

National class:
1. Kai Havertz, Chelsea
1. Marc-André ter Stegen, Barcelona
2. Kevin Volland, Monaco
3. Vitaly Janelt, Brentford

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