Here are the best Bundesliga full-backs of the 2019/20 season so far, according to Kicker.
|Achraf Hakimi (left) and Marcel Halstenberg (right).||Photo: GEPA Pictures/Roger Petzsche|
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 second part of the rankings based on the performances in the first half of the 2019/20 season. Below, you'll find the full-back rankings.
In the Wider Circle:
1. Marcel Halstenberg, RB Leipzig
2. Stefan Lainer, Borussia Mönchengladbach
3. Achraf Hakimi, Borussia Dortmund
4. Lukas Klostermann, RB Leipzig
5. Lars Bender, Bayer Leverkusen
6. Christian Günter, Freiburg
7. Ramy Bensebaini, Borussia Mönchengladbach
8. Nordi Mukiele, RB Leipzig
9. Philipp Max, Augsburg
10. Alphonso Davies, Bayern München
Field of vision (ranked alphabetically):
Danny da Costa, Eintracht Frankfurt
Raphael Guerreiro, Borussia Dortmund
Jonjoe Kenny, Schalke 04
Benjamin Pavard, Bayern München
Jonathan Schmid, Freiburg
Christopher Trimmel, Union Berlin
Click here to see how Kicker ranked the Bundesliga's full-backs last summer.
Kicker's January rankings at other positions: