Top ten goalkeepers in Europe this season

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Different goalkeepers have their own characteristic. Some have one of the best defenders to shield them away from concerning many goals while some have to to save the day for their teams.

The goalkeepers no doubt play important roles on the football fields. Although they have been undervalued for a long time but the scenarios are changing with Alisson Becker, Ederson and many young keepers getting recognised for their effort after their big money moves.

Who makes the top ten best goalkeepers?

They are as well often critiscised for some school boy errors and their position on the field has been unde ralot of scrutiny especially the toprated ones.

So, let’s look at the contributions of these ten top goalkeepers this season.

10. Ederson (Manchester City)

Pep Guardiola had to bring in the Brazilian from Benfica to fit into his own style of playing from the back to retain possession.

This was one of the masterstroke of his tiki-taka style and the club enjoyed success in the last two season with the goalie providing assuring performances whenever he is called into action.

Ederson has 14 clean sheets in all competitions, and he has a 67.57% save percentage in the Premier League Although this was lower compared to his last season’s record, the Brazilian has contributed to his side’s attacking play, making him to remain among the very best modern ‘keepers.

9. Dean Henderson (Sheffield United)

Hendersonnhas proven to be another revelation this season in the English Premier League after joining promoted Sheffield United from Manchester United on a loan dea.

From his 33 appearance in the League, he has kept 13 claen sheets , recorded 14 wins and ten losses with the blade to keep them in the tp ten.

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The 23 year-old has saw his stock rise after making 96 saves, conceded 30 goals in the process and you can only blame him for one of them.

He is also good with his feet by contributing to the team’s possession as he made an average 25 passes per match and he also has accurate long balls, which made him one of the best this season in the English top flight.

The young goalie has an impressive save rate of 74%.

8. Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan)

The 21-year-old Gianluigi Donnarumma has been a revealtion for the Rossonerri since making his debut as 16-year-old.

this season, he has conceeded 41 goals with 73% save rates for the in-form Rossonerri. He has helped his team into the Europa League spot as AC Milan fans can’t wait to see themselves back in Europe again.

7. Wojciech Szczesny

Wojciech Szczęsny is having another successful season in the Serie A with Juventus as they chase their 9th successive title.

From a total of 40 games, the Polish ha played 3600 minutes of games for the Bianconerri has kept 16 clean sheets with a save ration of 72%.

6. Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

Former golakeeper of the year Manuel Neuer looked absolutely unplayable wghwn he is in form.

But since missing a year out of action due to a foot injury, he is yet to claim the top spot, because he’s definitely not the world-conquering stopper he used to be.

Since the restart of the game, Nuaer has been impressive with the most clean sheets in the Bundesliga (14) and an impressive save percentage of 71.03%.

5. Keylor Navas (PSG)

After the departure of Gialuigi Buffon, PSG was able to get two brilliant keepers in Keylor Navas and Sergio Rico.

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But the Costarican ot the nod and he has worth every penny fter initially signing him on loan from Real Madrid because he has addressed the goalkeepeeking problem and improve their chances of European glory.

The Costa Rican ended the French Ligue 1 season that was cancelled with ten games to go with just 18 goals whilst his save percentage is a respectable 73.13%. He further made a difference in Europe with five clean sheets to be among the best season’s Champions League goalies.

4. Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid)

The Belgian has finally settled at the Bernabeau after finding it tough during the first few weeks.

Thibaut Courtois will never forget 2018/19 concerning what Real Madrid supporters did to him as he unfortunately became a scapegoat for the club’s failings. However, with the La Liga won by the Galaticos, those days are behind him and he’s proven his worth this season.

The former Chelsea keeper recorded 12 clean sheets in La Liga this season, which is the joint second-most cleansheets in La Liga this season and his 75% save percentage is among the league’s very best return.

3. Alisson (Liverpool)

Alisson Becker, who won the first FIFA goalkeeper of the year award after enjoying his best season with Liverpool that led them to winning their sixth Champions League trophy.

Alisson Becker

In this record breaking season that saw them win the Premier League for the first time in 30 years, Alisson has been superb. His calming presence between the sticks for the Reds saw him record a save percentage of 80.36%, which is is a league-high.

The Brazilian at the end of last season in the Champions League semi-final second-leg and the final itself, made 8 saves and managed to keep a clean sheet and win in the process. Liverpool got eliminated from Europe against Athletico Madrid – a game he missed through injury.

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2. Marc-André ter Stegen (Barcelona)

Marc-André ter has been known to be a highly consistency lad and he has prove it over a long period.

Despite his patchy form earlier in the season, the German is ranked so highly because of his qualities are combination of Ederson and Alisson’s great strengths p meaning he is a maestro with the ball at his feet and he can loft gentle lobs over pressing attackers heads to team-mates by the touchline.

He is also a dominant force when 1 vs 1 against an onrushing striker. In short, he is He’s also a really nice guy to boot. Ter Stegen really do complete goalkeeper because of his abilities to also create goals, which no ‘keeper across Europe’s top five leagues has more assists (2) than him this season.

1. Jan Oblak (Atlético Madrid)

The Athletico goaltender takes the number one spot because of his goalkeeping excellence in Europe.

Jan Oblak, who joined Athletico Madrid for a measly €16m, Oblak has delivered year-upon-year of quality play after the departure of Curtois.

The Slovenian stopper has 12 clean sheets in La Liga this season and conceded 21 goals. His save percentage is very impressive as he is frankly staggering 74.71%. He showed his mettle at Anfield when he made nine immense saves to keep Liverpool out and sure Atleti knock out the reigning European champions.

Oblak has conceded just 116 goals in 182 La Liga games for Athletico and kept 100 clean sheets in the process.

He is thereofre the fastest to reach that milestone by about 40 games (aka an entire season).

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