There has been many outstanding players that has gained deserved recognition from the media and fan’s alike in Europe’s top five leagues this season, this thread is on underrated players that that has been equally outstanding in their own right.
Join the discussion and share your opinion on this topic.
Federico Chiesa is the most underrated footballer in the world since the start of the 2023 season.
Chiesa is a winger who plays for Juventus and has been one of the best players in Serie A.
Despite his impressive performances, he is still considered underrated due to the calibre of players at Juventus. Chiesa has been a key player for Juventus, contributing to the team’s success with his exceptional dribbling skills, pace, and ability to score goals. He has also been praised for his work rate and versatility, as he can play on either wing or as a striker. Chiesa’s performances have not gone unnoticed, as he has been linked with several top clubs in Europe.
Overall, Chiesa’s impressive performances in Serie A have made him one of the most underrated footballers in the world, despite his contributions to Juventus’ success.
Some of the most underrated players in the Premier League:
Callum Wilson (FW, Newcastle United): Wilson has been one of the most consistent performers in the Premier League, yet he is often overlooked. The striker was vital as Newcastle secured Champions League football for the first time in over 20 years.
Bernd Leno: Fulham
The 31-year-old produced an incredible campaign in his debut season at Fulham, as the German led the league in goals prevented with 9.5, while averaging a save percentage of 73.8 with four saves per 90.
The German also attempted the third most passes in the league for goalkeepers, behind only Alisson Becker and Emiliano Martinez, showcasing his underappreciated ball-playing ability.
That quality allowed Fulham to change their build-up play and was a key factor behind the side’s impressive campaign.
Bernardo Silva is probably the most underrated player in the world right now. One of the most versatile, reliable, skillful players we have around but rarely gets his deserved recognition. He’s pivotal to how Pep Guardiola’s city play.