10 – Ben Chilwell (Chelsea)
Injury has robbed Chelsea of a talented left-back. Despite missing most of the time with a hamstring injury, Ben Chilwell still contributed two goals and three assists in 15 games this season. FourFour Two has ranked Chilwell in the list of 10 best left-backs in the world today.
9 – Nuno Mendes (PSG)
Mendes is a bright young talent in the colors of the club and the national team. The strong acceleration situations from the Portuguese player bring an effective attacking solution for the home team.
“I still have a long way to go. I still have a lot of time to grow. I want to win every game I attend,” the 2002 defender shared.
8 – Jordi Alba (Barcelona)
Alba has lost some of its top form over the past few seasons. However, most experts see Alba as one of the top-class left-backs. Speed, composure, seasoned combat experience, the ability to finish in the 33-year-old star are always useful to Xavi Hernandez’s army.
7 – Ferland Mendy (Real Madrid)
Mendy does not possess an impressive technical background like his elder brother Marcelo. However, the French defender made up for it with excellent defense and physical strength.
Fast pace, good reading of the game is another strong point of the Real Madrid star. FourFourTwo newspaper ranked Mendy 7th in the list of 10 best left-backs in the world.
6 – Nathan Ake (Manchester City)
Ake is a versatile card in the hands of Pep Guardiola. The Dutch player has the ability to play prominently in the position of left-sided centre-back, left-back in the Man City squad. One-on-one skill, situation reading, good footwork are Ake’s characteristics.
5 – Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich)
The Canadian defender contributed eight assists in all competitions for Bayern Munich. His tearing speed, one-on-one ability, and good attacking support turned Davies into a powerful left-wing whirlwind in the hands of coach Julian Nagelsmann.
4 – Andy Robertson (Liverpool)
Robertson has been one of Liverpool’s rare consistent players this season. The Scotland player brings endless energy, fighting spirit to the left corridor of Liverpool. Robertson is one of the defenders with the most assists in the Premier League.
3 – Theo Hernandez (AC Milan)
Hernandez plays a pivotal role in the Milan shirt. The French defender is distinguished by his ability to hold the ball, climb the border, and support the attack. At the national team level, Hernandez had an impressive performance on the journey for France to reach the final of the 2022 World Cup. He combined with Kylian Mbappe to form a pair of Les Bleus’ powerful cards.
2 – Luke Shaw (Manchester United)
Shaw changed flesh during the reign of Erik ten Hag. Impressive performance helped Shaw knock rookie Tyrell Malacia to the bench. The connection between Shaw and Marcus Rashford creates a damaging drill for Man United.
1 – Oleksandr Zinchenko (Arsenal)
Zinchenko contributed significantly to Arsenal’s journey to No. 1 in the Premier League table this season. Sharp tactical vision, impressive pressing escape passes make Zinchenko a powerful weapon in the hands of Mikel Arteta.
Mr. Nguyen | 12:36 March 18, 2023