Ronaldo, Messi out of top 10 in list of 25 players with most goals and assists combined in Europe so far this season

Ronaldo, Messi out of top 10 in list of 25 players with most goals and assists combined in Europe so far this season

- Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the top marksmen in the top five league in Europe this season

- The Portuguese striker has scored 16 goals in the English topflight division in the current campaign

- However, there are several players in the Bundesliga and the Premier League that have more goals and assist than Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the leading scorer in Serie A with 16 goals and at the age of 36, the Juventus striker does not look like slowing down.

However, CR7's remarkable form this season has been bettered by several players scattered across Europe and three of them play in the English Premier League.

Here are the players with the most goals and assists in the top five leagues in Europe this season with Ronaldo only good for the tenth spot.

3 Premier League stars move ahead of Ronaldo in top players with goals and assist
Fernandes, Kane, Son are EPL stars ahead of Ronaldo in top in goals and assists this season. Photo by Jonathan Moscrop, Chloe Knott and Marc Atkins
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25. Luis Muriel (Atalanta) - 16

Goals: 12

Assists: 4

24. Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim) - 16

Goals: 13

Assists: 3

=22. Pedro Goncalves (Sporting Lisbon) - 16

Goals: 14

Assists: 2

=22. Wout Weghorst (Wolfsburg) - 16

Goals: 14

Assists: 2

3 Premier League stars move ahead of Ronaldo in top players with goals and assists
Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski is Europe's leading scorer and assists combined. Photo by M. Donato
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21. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (AS Roma) - 17

Goals: 9

Assists: 8

=19. Karl Toko Ekambi (Lyon) - 17

Goals: 11

Assists: 6

=19. Andrea Belotti (Torino) - 17

Goals: 11

Assists: 6

18. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) - 17

Goals: 13

Assists: 4

=16. Ciro Immobile (Lazio) - 17

Goals: 14

Assists: 3

=16. Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan) - 17

Goals: 14

Assists: 3

15. Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) - 18

Goals: 6

Assists: 12

3 Premier League stars move ahead of Ronaldo in top players with goals and assists
Heung-Min Son is among the top 10 stars with goals and assists in Europe this season. Photo by Clive Brunskill
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14. Patrick Bamford (Leeds United) - 18

Goals: 12

Assists: 6

13. Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund) - 18

Goals: 14

Assists: 4

12. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) - 18

Goals: 15

Assists: 3

=10. Luis Suarez (Atletico Madrid) - 18

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Goals: 16

Assists: 2

=10. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) - 18

Goals: 16

Assists: 2

=8. Memphis Depay (Lyon) - 19

Goals: 13

Assists: 6

=8. Heung-min Son (Tottenham) - 19

Goals: 13

Assists: 6

7. Kevin Volland (AS Monaco) - 20

Goals: 12

Assists: 8

6. Andre Silva (Eintracht Frankfurt) - 20

Goals: 17

Assists: 3

5. Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich) - 21

Goals: 10

Assists: 11

4. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) - 22

Goals: 16

Assists: 6

3. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) - 23

Goals: 13

Assists: 10

2. Harry Kane (Tottenham) - 24

Goals: 13

Assists: 11

1. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) - 30

Goals: 24

Assists: 6

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Lionel Messi took his free-kick haul to 55 following Barcelona's 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao in the past weekend, The Sun.

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But despite his impressive number of goals from direct free-kicks, Messi is still behind several players in the list of top ten players who have scored directly from a set-piece.

The Barcelona captain ranks higher than his fiercest rival Cristiano Ronaldo in this department. The 33-year-old is ranked 11th among the best free-kick takers in the world.

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