Ranking the 10 best forwards in the world this season
Though a game of football is won or lost by every player on that pitch, forwards always tend to get a lot of attention. They score a lot of goals, make marauding runs, gets creative, and show eye-catching skills with the ball at their feet.
The 2018/19 season is no different. In fact, this campaign is witnessing quite a few young strikers showcasing their skills with the likes of Sebastian Haller, Krzysztof Piatek, Nicolas Pepe, and Luka Jovic reigning supreme in their respective leagues.
Honorable Mentions: Sadio Mane, Harry Kane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Eden Hazard, Luis Suarez, Marco Reus, Krzysztof Piatek, Fabio Quagliarella, and Nicolas Pepe.
Without much ado, let's rank the 10 best forwards in the world this season.
#10 Luka Jovic, Eintracht Frankfurt
Eintracht Frankfurt are one of the top scoring sides in Bundesliga this season and only behind Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund in terms of goals scored in the league. One player who deserves a lot of credit for it is the Serbian striker, Luka Jovic.
The 21-year-old has scored 15 goals in the league and seven goals in the UEFA Europa League. He also has six assists to his name this season. The youngster is already under the radar of top European clubs,
#9 Mo Salah, Liverpool
Here comes the Premier League sensation, Mo Salah. Though he is struggling for goals at the moment, the 26-year-old is definitely one of the best finishers in world football right now. The Egyptian international led Liverpool to UEFA Champions League finals last season and won the PFA Players' Player of the Year award.
The Liverpool star has scored 17 goals in the Premier League and three in the UEFA Champions League this season. Regarded a lot for his speed, finishing, dribbling, and ball control, Salah has every chance to lead Liverpool to both domestic and European success this season.