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Top 10 Goalkeepers in Football during the 2017-18 Season

Sunaadh Sagar
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10 best goalkeepers 2017
Who is ranked #1?

We’ve seen goalscoring records tumble as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi continue to enjoy stellar seasons, but the men at the other side remain as under-appreciated as ever. It takes a certain amount of crazy to be a goalkeeper, but some pull the balancing act off with a great degree of panache.

Here are the 10 best goalkeepers of 2017:


#10 Alphonse Areola - Paris St-Germain

Celtic v Paris Saint Germain - UEFA Champions League
Celtic v Paris Saint Germain - UEFA Champions League

Kevin Trapp's status as #1 PSG custodian has been torn to shreds by Alphonse Areola in 2017. The Frenchman has been quite impressive for the Ligue 1 giants, leading to their CEO dismissing rumours of a move for a new goalkeeper.

The pressure that comes with playing for the richest club in football is something else, but 24-year-old Areola has been quite assured in his handling, leading to calls for him to replace Hugo Lloris for the French national team. Areola still has a mistake in him, but he's improved his handling this season, coupled to his already excellent reflexes.

The future can only be bright if he keeps up his form.

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