6. Luka Modric
Luka Modric is like a wine, only getting better with age. In an injury-hit season, Modric played 35 games for Real Madrid in La Liga and was exceptional throughout the season. The Croatian takes the role of a deep-lying playmaker for Real Madrid and Croatia and sets the tempo for the team. His ball control and long range passing skills are second to none. In the 2020-21 season, Luka Modric had an 88% pass completion rate and with 6 assists across La Liga and UEFA Champions League.
5. Joshua Kimmich
A player like Joshua Kimmich is nothing but a golden ticket for every manager. He is one of the few players who can play at different positions with the same quality. He can play as a right-back and whenever the team wants him, he charges into the midfield as well. His inch-perfect passing has helped the team score a lot of goals. In the 2020-21 season, he recorded 10 assists in the league. He is one of the most technically gifted players you would ever find in world football. His pass completion rate in the 2020-21 season was 88.3% which shows how accurate he has been in the season. He is one of the best passers in world football right now.
4. Trent Alexander-Arnold
Trent Alexander-Arnold plays a key role in Liverpool scoring goals for fun. Jurgen Klopp uses his full-backs to create chances and he couldn’t have asked for a better right-back to get the job done. There’s no doubt that Trent Alexander-Arnold is the best attacking right back in the world and his contributions helped Liverpool win the Champions League in the 2018-19 season. Not only is he excellent with the ball in his feet, but also he is sensational with the set-pieces. In the 2020-21 season, the Englishman recorded nine assists in all competitions while finding the back of the net twice. These are impeccable numbers for a right-back.