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Ranked: 10 Best Left-Wingers in Football Right Now

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Jack Grealish is one of the best left-wingers in the world right now
Jack Grealish is one of the best left-wingers in the world right now / Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
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We've seen the emergence of several top-rated left-wingers of late, with the Euro 2020 final pitting two of the finest - Raheem Sterling and Lorenzo Insigne up against each other.

The pair were just two of the world-class talents on display throughout the competition, with Eden Hazard and Jack Grealish among others who have lit up football with their skills.

Here are the top 10 left wingers in the world today, according to WhoScored.


10. Eden Hazard

Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard / Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

7 appearances

0 goals

1 assist

0.5 key passes per game

1 dribbles per game

Hazard has had a tough time since making the switch to Real Madrid from Chelsea, but he showed glimpses of his best self during Euro 2020. There has been much speculation over his future at the Santiago Bernabeu, but for now, the 30-year-old looks set to stay with the LaLiga giants.

9. Lucas Ocampos

Lucas Ocampos
Lucas Ocampos / Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

30 appearances

5 goals

4 assists

1 key passes per game

2 dribbles per game

Ocampos contributed to 26% of Sevilla's goals in 2019/20, scoring 14 of those himself. Last season, he played on the left in 24 games, where he scored all five of his goals and made all of his assists - and 11 on the right (10 as a forward, one as a defender).

8. Kingsley Coman

Kingsley Coman
Kingsley Coman / Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

23 appearances

5 goals

10 assists

1.6 key passes per game

1.9 dribbles per game

Koman was joint sixth in assists last season in the Bundesliga, and contributed with five goals in 23 appearances across competitions. Coman has played at PSG, Juventus, and Bayern, and has won a league title every season since becoming a professional.

7. Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish
Jack Grealish / Markus Gilliar/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

24 appearances

6 goals

10 assists

3.1 key passes per game

2.5 dribbles per game

Grealish was one of the key players in England's squad at Euro 2020, especially in the round of 16 clash against Germany, where he was involved in both goals. Only Kevin De Bruyne made more key passes than Grealish in the Premier League in 2020/21.

6. Phil Foden

Phil Foden
Phil Foden / Andy Rain - Pool/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

17 appearances

9 goals

5 assists

1.3 key passes per game

1.4 dribbles per game

Foden created 75 chances for City last season, and in April this year, became the second player under the age of 21 after Kylian Mbappe in 2017 to score in both legs of a Champions League quarter-final.

5. Yannick Carrasco

Yannick Carrasco
Yannick Carrasco / Evgenia Novozhenina - Pool/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

25 appearances

6 goals

10 assists

1.6 key passes per game

2.2 dribbles per game

Carrasco propelled Belgium forward on the way to a 3-0 win in their Euro 2020 opener, and completed the sixth most dribbles in LaLiga, and finished 10th in key passes ahead of the likes of Mikel Oyarzabal, Luka Modric and David Silva.

4. Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane
Sadio Mane / Gareth Copley/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

31 appearances

11 goals

7 assists

1.7 key passes per game

2.3 dribbles per game

Mane averaged 2.7 shots per game (which was sixth in the Premier League) last season, and was a vital cog in Jurgen Klopp's side, contributing with 11 goals and seven assists. Mane has made 75 appearances and scored 23 goals for Senegal.

3. Neymar

Neymar Jr.
Neymar / Buda Mendes/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

15 appearances

9 goals

5 assists

3.3 key passes per game

4.8 dribbles per game

Neymar is the sixth highest-earning athlete in the world, but saw his 2020-21 season hampered by injuries, restricting him to just 1,417 minutes of Ligue 1 action. He still scored nine goals and provided five assists, but was unable to inspire PSG to the league title.

2. Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling
Raheem Sterling / Carl Recine - Pool/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

28 appearances

10 goals

7 assists

1.3 key passes per game

2.1 dribbles per game

The Manchester City winger scored England's opening three goals at Euro 2020 and helped lead Gareth Southgate's side to a historic final at Wembley. He may have had a frustrating season for City, scoring just 10 goals and contributing with seven assists, but Sterling stole the show at the summer's European Championship.

1. Lorenzo Insigne

Lorenzo Insigne
Lorenzo Insigne / GES-Sportfoto/Getty Images

2020/21 Season Stats:

33 appearances

19 goals

7 assists

1.8 key passes per game

1.9 dribbles per game

Napoli's captain was the primary inspiration for Roberto Mancini's Azzuri side at Euro 2020. He led Napoli in scoring, key passes and dribbles, and no other player was more proactive than him at getting into the opposition penalty area at Euro 2020.

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