2018 Top Performing Players in Europe (100 – 76)
Top Performing Players in Europe: Rank 100 – 76
We count down the top 100 performers in Europe’s leading leagues so far this season. What do you think about the rankings, drop your comments below about the Top Performing Players in Europe.
100 – Alex Sandro, Juventus
After being linked with Manchester United in the summer, left-back Alex Sandro has gone on to be a key figure once more for undefeated Serie A leaders Juventus, helping them to the best defensive record in the division as well as chipping in with two assists.
99 – Damien Le Tallec, Montpellier
Montpellier central midfielder Damien Le Tallec has been at the heart of the club’s strong start to Ligue 1. The summer signing has scored twice during their run of fine form which has taken them to third in the table.
98 – Jacob Bruun Larsen, Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund have a host of fine young players in their squad right now, including Denmark’s Jacob Bruun Larsen. The left-sided attacking midfielder has a couple of goals and an assist so far this season for the Bundesliga leaders.
97 – Josh King, Bournemouth
Four goals and an assist in nine Premier League appearances underline the fine start Josh King has made to the campaign. The Norwegian has played a key role in Bournemouth’s fast start and tops their dribbling stats.
96 – Moussa Dembele, Lyon
Former Celtic ace, Moussa Dembele has three goals and two assists for Lyon this season; the 22-year-old has made an encouraging start to life in Ligue 1.
95 – Ximo Navarro, Alaves
La Liga surprise package Alaves have conceded fewer goals than Barcelona and Real Madrid so far this season and Ximo Navarro, who has switched between centre-back and right-back has played an important role, also contributing a goal and an assist.
94 – Gaetan Laborde, Montpellier
After swapping Bordeaux for Montpellier, Gaetan Laborde has fired his new club up the table with six goals in 12 appearances.
93 – Angel Correa, Atletico Madrid
Angel Correa was handed a long-term contract with Atletico Madrid in September and continues to be an important attacking option for Diego Simeone. He’s found the net twice and set up another goal in La Liga this term but has also been Atletico’s top dribbler.
92 – Alex Berenguer, Torino
Promising young left-back Alex Berenguer has made a solid start to the Serie A campaign with Torino, notching a goal and an assist from five starts and five substitute appearances, while also ranking third among his team-mates for tackles and chances created per game.
91 – Willi Orban, RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig are the only Bundesliga side yet to concede double figures in the league so far this season, conceding just nine times in 11 outings. Willi Orban has been at the heart of their defence for seven of those games, averaging a team-high six clearances per match.
90 – Felipe Anderson, West Ham
West Ham record signing Felipe Anderson has proved to be a hit with the clubs supporters and has delivered four goals and an assist in his first 12 Premier League appearances, getting off the mark with a back-heel goal in the win over Manchester United.
89 – Lebo Mothiba, Strasbourg
Despite switching from Lille to Strasbourg mid-season, Lebo Mothiba has hit the ground running at his new club. The 22-year-old South African striker has scored six goals from six starts and four substitute appearances.
88 – Bernardo Silva, Man City
Manchester City have made a stunning start to the Premier League season and Bernardo Silva has been one of the stars. He has three goals and three assists, while only David Silva has created more chances for the league leaders. Silva will hope to carry his form onto the international stage on Saturday when he faces Italy with Portugal in the Nations league
87 – Allan, Napoli
Brazilian Allan was a key cog in the Maurizio Sarri machine at Napoli but he has continued to shine despite the manager’s departure, averaging more tackles and dribbles than any of his team-mates in Serie A this term.
86 – Miralem Pjanic, Juventus
At the heart of Juventus’ unbeaten start to the Serie A season is Miralem Pjanic. Whether he is passing the ball or dribbling with it, he is one of the chief catalysts for the team’s attacking play, averaging team-high figures for pass completion (92.3 per cent) and successful dribbles (one per game).
85 – Robin Gosens, Atalanta
Playing on the left flank for Atalanta, Robin Gosens has won more aerial battles than any of his team-mates this season – but his all-round play, which includes two goals and an assist, have helped him to 85th in our list.
84 – Thomas Meunier, PSG
Paris Saint-Germain have dominated their opposition in the opening months of the Ligue 1 campaign, with defender Thomas Meunier able to enjoy plenty of time on the front foot. He has two goals, two assists. Watch Meunier in action for Belgium when they face Switzerland
83 – Ambroise Oyongo, Montpellier
Montpellier have made a strong start to the season and left midfielder Ambroise has contributed at both ends of the field, scoring twice and ranking second for tackles and interceptions.
82 – Jordan Veretout, Fiorentina
Former Aston Villa midfielder Jordan Veretout has three goals and an assist for Fiorentina in Serie A so far this season. He is averaging more key passes per game than any of his team-mates but also chipping in with a team-high 2.7 tackles per match too..
81 – Andre Silva, Sevilla
Portugal’s Andre Silva has made a stunning start to the season for Sevilla, smashing seven goals in 11 appearances for the Spanish club.
80 – Youcef Attal, Nice
The 22-year-old right-back, Youcef Attal, has had a good start to the campaign for Patrick Vieira’s improving Nice. He ranks in the top three among his team-mates for tackles, interceptions and dribbles per game.
79 – Alphonse Areola, PSG
While it is PSG’s attackers taking all the headlines, Alphonse Areola has conceded just three times in seven appearances in Ligue 1 this season, making 18 saves for the table toppers.
78 – Aaron Ramsey, Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey has not been an automatic choice under new Arsenal boss Unai Emery but when he has been on the pitch he has made his mark, scoring one and setting up four more goals from his 557 minutes of action. On Friday night, he is expected to start for Wales when they face Denmark in the Nations League
77 – Leonardo Pavoletti, Cagliari
Six goals from 11 appearances this season for Cagliari represents a fine start to the campaign for striker Leonardo Pavoletti.
76 – Walter Benitez, Nice
Walter Benitez goes into the international break on the back of three clean sheets in a row for Vieira’s Nice and has picked up man of the match prizes for his efforts in goal for the Ligue 1 side this season.
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