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Best German players abroad of the 2020/21 season so far

By Rune Gjerulff

Kicker has ranked the German players abroad based on their performances in the 2020/21 season so far.

Ilkay Gündogan (right).
Ilkay Gündogan (right).Photo: Steffen Prößdorf, 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 a number of categories.


This week, the German sports magazine released their winter rankings based on the performances in the first half of the 2020/21 season.

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

World Class:
Ilkay Gündogan, Manchester City

International Class:
Marc-André ter Stegen, Barcelona
Robin Gosens, Atalanta
Toni Kroos, Real Madrid
Kevin Volland, Monaco

National class:
Bernd Leno, Arsenal
Robin Koch, Leeds
Timo Werner, Chelsea


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

Kicker's Bundesliga rankings:
Goalkeepers

Centre-backs

Full-backs

Defensive midfielders

Attacking midfielders

Wingers

Strikers

Germans abroad


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