Mo Salah, Liverpool
21 December 2018
The all-time record for goals in a Premier League season; a starring role as Liverpool reached the Champions League final. In 2018, Salah has been the man with the Midas touch
Eden Hazard, Chelsea
21 December 2018
The second-best player of the World Cup has shone for Chelsea regardless of his team's form, and is thriving with the shackles off under Maurizio Sarri. And those Real Madrid links won't go away....
Neymar, PSG
21 December 2018
The Brazilian missed the last three months of 2017/18 before proving powerless to avoid a disappointing World Cup exit with Brazil. It hasn't been a year to remember for Neymar – but if anyone can turn it around in 2019, it's him
Jan Oblak, Atletico Madrid
21 December 2018
Best goalkeeper in the world? We think so. The Slovenian is La Liga's dominant shot-stopper; a pillar of reliability season upon season for the world's meanest team
Harry Kane
21 December 2018
Bettering his Premier League goal tally for the fourth season running prefaced a Golden Boot-winning World Cup where England reached the semi-finals. Another year, greater heights for the Spurs talisman
David Silva, Manchester City
20 December 2018
Silva fought on as his son Mateo was born prematurely a year ago, helping Manchester City to their record-breaking title. Somehow, he looks even better so far in 2018/19
Sergio Aguero, Manchester City
20 December 2018
His ludicrous goalscoring is taken for granted, but what shouldn't is the way Manchester City's Argentine ace has adapted his game for the greater good in 2018
N'Golo Kante, Chelsea
20 December 2018
There was no third straight Premier League title to cheer, so football's most loveable enforcer simply went and won the World Cup instead. What's next?
Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City
20 December 2018
For the first half of the year he was the best player in England's best team – then followed it up with a fine World Cup. Behold, the Premier League's most glorious playmaker
Luis Suarez, Barcelona
20 December 2018
A Clasico hat-trick and stunning assist in the World Cup last 16 were yet more evidence of the Barça tyro's prevailing class on the biggest occasions. He's still going alright...

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