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Top 5 wingers in the world right now

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Paris Saint-Germain v Liverpool - UEFA Champions League Group C
Paris Saint-Germain v Liverpool - UEFA Champions League Group C

In the modern game of football, out of eleven positions, one or two positions are reserved for wingers. The winger is the one who moves wide on either of the flanks and constitutes a teams attack line up along with the a striker.

Wingers have always had a very popular and dominant role in the sport during this modern era as they can make or break an entire match. Wingers are responsible for supporting the striker and providing him with lots of opportunities.

Europe is the home of the finest wingers in the world at the moment, with many of them making the fans go crazy with their amazing skill set, using their darting runs on the sidelines and cutting back inside, pace, knack for goals, crossing abilities, vision, linkup play abilities and intelligence.

There are many world class wingers in the world currently, and some are big names, such as Angel Di Maria, Gareth Bale, Sadio Mane, Willian, Riyad Mahrez, Bernardo Silva, Leroy Sane and many more.

Here we take a look at the top 5 wingers in the world currently.


#5. Mohamed Salah

Watford FC v Liverpool FC - Premier League
Watford FC v Liverpool FC - Premier League

The Egyptian sensation had a season to remember last year. Ever since his move to Liverpool from AS Roma last summer, Mo Salah has been phenomenal for his current side.

The 26 year old has not started the season in the same fashion when compared to last season but his performances this season still have been top class.

Salah picked himself up after a slow start to the season but now has scored 7 goals in the Premier League and 2 in the UEFA Champions League. He has also provided 3 assists in the Premier League for Liverpool this season. Liverpool are still unbeaten in the league and a major part of it may be due to Mo Salah. 

The Egyptian has some pace to burn and has a knack for beating defenders one after another and scoring goals for fun. Mo Salah is a technically gifted footballer, with a great first touch and brilliant ball control. Salah, along with Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, make up one of the best attack lines in the world.

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