By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

The best German players abroad in 2019 so far

Kicker has ranked the German players abroad based on their performances in the second half of the 2018/19 season
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 the third part of the rankings which are based on the performances in the second half of the 2018/19 season.

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

World Class:

International Class:
Marc-André ter Stegen, FC Barcelona
Antonio Rüdiger, Chelsea
Ilkay Gündogan, Manchester City
Leroy Sané, Manchester City

In the Wider Circle:
Bernd Leno, Arsenal
Emre Can, Juventus
Pascal Gross, Brighton & Hove Albion

Field of vision:
Thilo Kehrer, Paris Saint-Germain
Shkodran Mustafi, Arsenal
Christopher Schindler, Huddersfield Town
Robin Gosens, Atalanta
Toni Kroos, Real Madrid
Julian Draxler, Paris Saint-Germain

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