Kicker has ranked the best offensive midfielders in the Bundesliga in the first half of the 2018/19 season.
|Marco Reus.||Photo: Granada, CC-by-SA 4.0|
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 four categories: 'World Class', 'International Class', 'In the Wider Circle' and 'Field of Vision'.
Today, the German sports magazine has released their evaluation of the Bundesliga's best offensive midfielders based on their performances in the first half of the 2018/19 season.
According to Kicker's evaluation, Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus tops the list in front of Bayer Leverkusen starlet Kai Havertz.
Here are the rankings:
1. Marco Reus, Borussia Dortmund
2. Kai Havertz, Bayer Leverkusen
3. Andrej Kramaric, Hoffenheim
In the Wider Circle:
4. Kerem Demirbay, Hoffenheim
5. Jonas Hofmann, Gladbach
6. Florian Neuhaus, Gladbach
7. Maximilian Eggestein, Werder Bremen
8. Emil Forsberg, RB Leipzig
9. Thomas Müller, Bayern München
10. Kevin Kampl, RB Leipzig
11. Ihlas Bebou, Hannover 96
12. Davy Klaassen, Werder Bremen
Field of vision (ranked alphabetically):
Ondrej Duda, Hertha BSC
Yannick Gerhardt, VfL Wolfsburg
Leon Goretzka, Bayern München
Michael Gregoritsch, FC Augsburg
Admir Mehmedi, VfL Wolfsburg
Marcel Sabitzer, RB Leipzig
Denis Zakaria, Gladbach
Click here to see how Kicker ranked the Bundesliga's offensive midfielders last summer.
Kicker's winter rankings at other positions:
The Bundesliga's best goalkeepers and centre-backs in the 2018/19 season so far
The Bundesliga's best full-backs and defensive midfielders in the 2018/19 season so far