Club football takes a back seat for the next two weeks as the international break comes into action.
With Europe’s top five leagues through the first quarter, PrimeNews takes a closer look at the leading top scorers and how they have performed so far.
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Forget about Neymar, 19-year-old Mbappe has been the shining light for Paris Saint Germain this season with 11 goals and 4 assists to his name so far.
FC Nantes Emiliano Sala has been in sensational form for the Western France side this season. The Argentine is the joint top scorer in Ligue One with 11 strikes to his name. Sala is however still without an assist this season.
Scoring goals has never been a problem for Neymar. The Brazilian is 3rd on the list with his impressive 10 goals and 6 assists for the season so far.
Neymar was on target for PSG on Sunday, scoring a 64th-minute penalty as they pilled more misery on Thierry Henry’s misfiring Monaco.
The Barcelona talisman is a scoring machine and there is no doubt about that, Messi has managed a decent 9 goals and 5 assists in the Spanish top flight this season.
Messi’s teammate and Luis Suarez is also on the list, having scored the same number of goals as his partner, 9 goals with 4 assist.
The 20-year-old Serb has been the driving force for Bundesliga side Frankfurt this season also with 9 goals and 2 assists this season. Frankfurt is 4th on the table thanks to his goals. He scored five times against Dusseldorf on October 19th, becoming the youngest player in Bundesliga history to do so, rocketing himself up the scoring charts in Germany.