8. Ricardo Rodriguez

WhoScored Rating: 8.01

Wolfsburg full-back Ricardo Rodriguez is far and away the best defender in our top 100 countdown, providing a surprise goal threat alongside an assured presence on the left-hand side.

Rodriguez will surely be coveted by some of Europe's biggest clubs in the long-term, but for now the 21-year-old has a bright future in the Bundesliga, thriving with consistent first-team football at an elite level.

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