European football is going through a major transition. For the last two decades, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated every major headline linked to success and awards. We have new stars like Kylian Mbappe, Jadon Sancho, Leroy Sane, and Marcus Rashford slowly taking over. They are the future and top clubs are scrambling to secure their services. Today, we want to look at seven leading goal scorers in Europe five best leagues so far.
6. Messi, Ronaldo & Hazard- 7 Goals & 5 Assists
Lionel Messi leads this group with seven goals and 5 assists for Barcelona in La Liga. The Argentine is out recovering from an elbow injury suffered two weeks ago against Sevilla. Luis Suarez has also netted 7 times and assisted 4 more.
Messi scores again and we are 2-0 in front against Sevilla in the 12th minute of the day. pic.twitter.com/iEx1kGads9
— Kian Nematian (@Kian37374383) October 21, 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo has netted 7 goals for his new team Juventus. He has also assisted 4 more goals in Serie A alone. Premier League best scorer so far is Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard with 7 goals and 3 assists. Other players with 7 goals include Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sevilla forward Andre Silva and Dortmund attacker Paco Alcácer among few others.
5. Nicolas Pepe- 7 Goals & 7 Assists
— LOSC Lille EN (@LOSC_EN) October 21, 2018
LOSC Lille is the only team looking like they can keep up with PSG in Ligue 1 at the moment. They are second on the table with 25 points, 8 behind the unbeaten leaders. Nicolas Pepe is part of the reason why they are doing so well. The 23-year-old right winger has netted 7 goals and assisted 7 more so far this season. In fact, no other player has been involved in more goals than him in Europe so far.
4. Stuani, Aspas & Emiliano – 8 Goals
He spent the night on the maternity ward.
But it didn't stop Iago Aspas from hitting a hat trick for Celta Vigo.
— Adeoye Kehinde David (@DavidDavidic) October 28, 2018
Girona forward Cristhian Stuani, Celta Vigo striker Iago Aspas and Nantes Emiliano Sala have all scored 8 goals so far with zero assists. The three take position four on the list.