Scoring goals is the ultimate task in football. At the end of the day, it is about which team scores the most goals. While most players are not the best at it, there are an elite few that are kings of it, who not only score but also provide assists.
And here are the top 10 players in Europe’s top 5 leagues plus the Champions League with the most goal involvement…
#10 25 – Luis Suárez – (32 games)
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The first player on this list is Barcelona’s Luis Suarez. He might be in his 30s but he is still a great player in the final third. He has been involved in 25 goals, of which 17 have been scored by him while 8 were assists.
#9 26 – Neymar Jr – (19 games)
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Next up is Luis Suarez’s former team-mate Neymar. The Brazilian has been out injured for a while now and that’s why his tally is so impressive. In just 19 matches, he has been involved in 26 goals in the league and Champions League. He has scored 18 goals and has provided 8 assists.
#8 27 – Harry Kane – (33 games)
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England captain Harry Kane is at number 8 with 27 goal involvements from 33 games. The Tottenham man has scored 22 goals in the league and in Europe and has also provided five assists.
#7 28 – Mohamed Salah – (38 games)
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Ever since moving to Liverpool from Roma, the Egyptian has been in stunning touch. He has scored 20 goals and has also provided 8 assists to contribute directly to 28 goals in 38 games.
#6 29 – Raheem Sterling – (35 games)
Raheem Sterling is perhaps the best English attacker in the world. And his stats reflect just that. He has scored 18 goals and has provided 11 assists in 35 games in the league and in Europe.
#5 29 – Sergio Agüero – (31 games)
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Raheem’s Sterling’s team-mate Sergio Aguero has contributed to the same number of goals but is a place above him due to the fact that he has played four games less. Aguero has scored 23 goals and has provided 6 assists to his team-mates in the Champions League and the Premier League so far this season.
#4 32 – Robert Lewandowski – (32 games)
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At number four is Bayern Munich star, Robert Lewandowski. His team are out of the Champions League but not before the Pole scored 8 goals in the competition. In the league, he has 17 goals and 7 assists, taking his total to 32 from 32 games.
#3 33 – Cristiano Ronaldo – (33 games)
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Cristiano Ronaldo is the oldest player on this list at 34 years of age – and even then, he is better than almost everyone but two. The Portuguese has 23 goals to his name in the league and in Europe and has also provided 10 assists to his team-mates.
#2 40 – Kylian Mbappé – (30 games)
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From the oldest to the youngest, Kylian Mbappe is second on this list with 40 goal involvements from just 30 games. He might just be 20 but he is an absolute phenomenon. He has scored 29 goals and has also assisted 11 times for PSG so far this season.
#1 49 – Lionel Messi – (31 games)
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Class never dies and Lionel Messi is the living proof of it. He is still a cut above the rest as he has been involved in 49 goals from just 31 league and Champions League matches. He has scored 34 goals and has provided an extra 15. If Messi continues this way, Barca could win a treble.