There have been several attacking trio that have wreaked havoc on opposition defenses across the years in football delivering breathtaking performances. Likewise this campaign, both Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain have a front trio that can be said to be monstrous this season.
But which would you pick between the two?
Well, we would leave that choice to you after reeling out to you their names with their impressive numbers in attack alongside their strengths and achievements this season.
For Paris Saint-Germain, Neymar has thirteen goals this campaign, same with Lionel Messi and six goals behind Kylian Mbappe who is on nineteen goals currently.
Total goals scored by the attacking trio of PSG
The total goals scored by the PSG attacking trio is 45 goals and they have truly been menacing. This front trio is guiding Paris Saint Germain to another league title although they have crashed out of the Coupe De France and also the UEFA Champions League.
Let’s give a short analysis on the attackers one by one:
Neymar signed a five-year contract at the Parc Des Princes in 2017 in a deal that is the highest transfer fee in the history of football.
He put pen-to-paper on a deal worth £222 million signing from Barcelona and he has scored 118 goals in 173 games for the French side.
Mbappe arrived from A.S Monaco on loan before a permanent switch to PSG. He signed an initial four year contract with the side before signing a two year extension last summer with the option of a further year.
It is understood that PSG made a transfer payment fee within the region of £166 million for the Frenchman. Mbappe has scored over 200 goals for PSG since joining the Parisians.
Messi signed for Paris Saint Germain in the summer of 2022 after spending over 15 years at Barcelona. He signed on a free transfer following the expiration of his contract with the Spanish club.
The Argentine has scored 29 goals in 65 appearances for PSG since he signed for the club.
Arsenal’s attacking trio
The attacking trident of Arsenal
Now, it is time to sail to North London to look at the Arsenal attacking trio of Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard and Gabriel Martinelli.
Arsenal winger, Bukayo Saka has scored 10 goals this season while Martin Odegaard has scored 10 goals, and Gabriel Martinelli has scored 12 goals in all competitions so far this season. That cumulatively takes the number of goals scored by this front trio to 32.
Saka graduated from the Arsenal academy and the young Englishman has scored 34 goals in 167 appearances since his graduation from the junior teams of the club.
Arsenal initially loaned Odegaard from Real Madrid then signed him afterwards in the summer. The North London side forked out £30 million to get his signature.
Martin Odegaard has scored 17 goals in 73 matches played for Arsenal since his permanent arrival.
Martinelli signed for Arsenal from Brazilian side Ituano in 2019. The then teenager completed a £6 million deal to join the North London side and has scored 30 goals in 120 appearances so far since his arrival.
Which attacking trio is your favorite between that of Arsenal and that of Paris Saint Germain?