Karim Benzema surpasses Mo Salah to become Europe’s top performer

French striker Karim Benzema tops the list with Egyptian King Mohammed Salah occupies the second spot and Erling Haaland is in third place in Europe’s best player rankings this season.


The football world has completed just two months of its campaign this year, as all the leagues started in the month of August itself. All the top clubs in Europe are definitely putting a tough fight to their oppositions until their last breath and are depending on their best players to outperform them this season. The underdog with the inclusion of Erling Haaland has caught everyone’s attention as he is the youngest player in the list to feature in the top 5 of the best players in the world currently. Today we will have a look at the top 5 players across Europe’s top leagues this season who have caught our eyes and attention.

1) Karim Benzema- Real Madrid

The World Cup winner and Real Madrid Superstar topped the charts this year with his exceptional performance. He has been Real Madrid’s standout player since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo from the club. This season he has taken his performance to another level of dominance all over Europe. He tops the list currently with 9 goals and is above Liverpool’s forward Mohamed Salah.

2) Mohamed Salah- Liverpool

Liverpool’s fortune has turned into a gold gem, with the arrival of the Egyptian King in the red colors. Jurgen Klopp has described him as the best player in the world. Salah has started the season strongly as he leads the golden boot ahead of many players. He currently has scored 6 goals and will look to take the first spot.

3) Erling Haaland- Borrusia Dortmund

Europe always had a list of sensational football players and comprised of the most fearsome strikers. Erling Haaland has not only made his sensational debut but also caught everyone’s eyes as he kept on breaking records day after day. He is one of the best-talented players, the fans can ever see. He is currently leading the Bundesliga golden boot race. He has only scored 5 goals and given 4 assists in the first five games, making him undoubtedly the best striker in the world.

4) Robert Lewandowski- Bayern Munich

This sharpshooter has been the king of scoring the end number of goals in the European competition. He has scored in every match he has featured in the Bundesliga and also is a contender for this year’s  Ballon d’Or. This year, he scored the most number goals so far with 50 goals in his pocket with more than half of the season to go. He is a total package of every ability, with strength and a prolific finisher.

5) Kylian Mbappe- Paris Saint Germain

He has headlined the football news since his arrival and completely dominated the football world with his eye-watering dribbling and sensational goals. He also becomes the youngest player to win a World Cup. Paris Saint Germain has also made him the most expensive player in the history of football with a whopping $227 million dollar deal. He is the most prolific striker alongside Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr now together. His attempt to join Real Madrid didn’t work out well despite his attempt to leave PSG this season.

Other players who make it to the top 10 list of Europe’s best players are:-

6) Edin Dzeko- Inter Milan

7) Achraf Hakimi- Paris Saint Germain

8) Teji Savanier – Montpellier

9) Florian Wirtz- Bayer Luverkusen

10) Dimitri Payet- Marseille