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Best German players abroad of 2020 so far

By Rune Gjerulff

Kicker has ranked the German players abroad based on their performances in 2020 so far.

Marc-André ter Stegen.
Marc-André ter Stegen.Photo: Real Valladolid, 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 football magazine has released the fourth and last part of the rankings based on the performances in the second half of the 2019/20 season.

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

World Class:
None.

International Class:
Marc-André ter Stegen, FC Barcelona
Robin Gosens, Atalanta
Toni Kroos, Real Madrid
Ilkay Gündogan, Manchester City

In the Wider Circle:
Bernd Leno, Arsenal
Antonio Rüdiger, Chelsea
Thilo Kehrer, PSG


Field of vision (ranked alphabetically):
Shkodran Mustafi, Arsenal
Diego Demme, Napoli


Click here to see how Kicker ranked the German players abroad after the first half of the 2019/20 season.

Kicker's Bundesliga rankings:
Goalkeepers

Centre-backs

Full-backs

Defensive midfielders

Attacking midfielders

Wingers

Strikers


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