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Best Bundesliga centre-backs of the 2023/24 season so far

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Here are the best Bundesliga centre-backs of the 2023/24 season so far, according to Kicker.

Every six months, Kicker publishes a ranking of the best players in the Bundesliga, as well as the best German players abroad, divided into a number of categories.


The German football magazine recently released its winter rankings based on performances in the first half of the 2023/24 season.

Below you'll find the centre-back rankings.

World Class:
None.

International Class:
1. Odilon Kossounou, Leverkusen
2. Jonathan Tah, Leverkusen
3. Dayot Upamecano, Bayern
4. Edmond Tapsoba, Leverkusen


National class:
5. Mohamed Simakan, RB Leipzig
6. Waldemar Anton, Stuttgart
7. Mats Hummels, Dortmund
8. Robin Koch, Frankfurt
9. Willian Pacho, Frankfurt
10. Lukas Klostermann, RB Leipzig
11. Min-jae Kim, Bayern
12. Dan-Axel Zagadou, Stuttgart
13. Keven Schlotterbeck, Bochum
14. Matthias Ginter, Freiburg
15. Kevin Vogt, Hoffenheim
16. Castello Lukeba, RB Leipzig


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