World Cup 2018: Mbappe, Neymar & Hazard feature in top 5 wide forwards

The 2018 World Cup is now in full debrief mode, but for all the glorious games and goals, which five wide forwards stood out in Russia?

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Although modern football has perhaps altered the role of the winger, the sight of a pacy, skilful player taking on a fullback will never grow old.

In today’s game, however, modern formations and setups don’t allow for as much attacking fluidity for wider players than in years gone by, but there was nonetheless a plethora of talent on offer in Russia.

But who makes our top five?