The best German players abroad in the 2018/19 season so far
Kicker has ranked the best German players who are playing outside of Germany.
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'.
Recently, the German sports magazine has named and ranked the best German players abroad (who are playing in England, Spain, Italy and France) in the second half of 2018.
According to Kicker, FC Barcelona's Marc-André ter Stegen has been the best goalkeeper while Manchester City winger Leroy Sané has been the best outfield player.
Here are the rankings:
Marc-André ter Stegen, FC Barcelona
Leroy Sané, Manchester City
In the Wider Circle:
Bernd Leno, Arsenal
Antonio Rüdiger, Chelsea
Thilo Kehrer, Paris Saint-Germain
Shkodran Mustafi, Arsenal
Toni Kroos, Real Madrid
Ilkay Gündogan, Manchester City
André Schürrle, Fulham
Field of Vision:
Robin Gosens, Atalanta
Julian Draxler, Paris Saint-Germain
Pascal Gross, Brighton & Hove Albion
Mesut Özil, Arsenal
Click here to see Kicker's rankings from the first half of 2018.
Kicker's Bundesliga rankings - winter 2019:
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
The Bundesliga's best offensive midfielders in the 2018/19 season so far
The Bundesliga's best wingers and strikers in the 2018/19 season so far