There are players with exceptional skills and composure on the ball in 2022/23 season. Apart from that, some players are good goal scorers, and they can create chances for their teams.
For a player to be in the category of creating and scoring in Europe, it must have been an excellent season for such a player.
Below are the players with 10+ goals and assists in the 2022-2023 season in Europe’s top five leagues:
1. Lionel Messi
The Argentine had been in his best form for Paris Saint-Germain since returning from the World Cup. Messi has created 15 assists and scored 15 goals.
Messi has been more of a playmaker and a goal scorer. His performances had put Paris Saint-Germain on course to win another Ligue 1 title before the end of the season.
Even in the Champions League, Messi’s contribution was noted by his teammates. He has made Kylian Mbappe a better goal scorer this season.
The French striker has 23 goals this season and is on course to win the Golden Boot in Ligue 1 thanks to Messi. In addition, Messi is the player with the highest number of assists in football history.
2. Antonie Griezmann
The French attacker has played more games for Atletico Madrid since Joao Felix was loaned to Chelsea.
He has made 43 appearances so far this season, scoring 14 goals and creating 15 assists in all competitions.
In La Liga, Griezmann scored 13 goals and created 13 chances leading to goals. His newly found form had made Atletico Madrid a very difficult team to defeat.
3. Kolo Muani
The French striker, who plays for the German side Eintracht Frankfurt, has been on top of his game this season.
His performances are getting top attention from Manchester United and Bayern Munich, who are really in need of a striker.
The striker had made 41 appearances this season, with 21 goals and 15 assists in all competitions. However, in the German Bundesliga, Muani had scored 13 goals and 12 assists.
Other stats this season show he has received four yellow cards and one red card.
He has contributed heavily to the success of Eintracht Frankfurt. Also, his market price has been placed at £100 million for potential suitors for next season.
4. Neymar Jr.
The currently injured attacker Neymar, who plays for Paris Saint-Germain, has scored 13 goals and created 11 assists in Ligue 1.
Even though he has not played enough matches for Paris Saint-Germain this season, the attacker is the second-placed player with the most assists in Ligue 1.
In total this season, the attacker made 29 appearances with 18 goals and 17 assists in all competitions.
5. Bukayo Saka
Saka has shown he is up for the Premier League young player of the season award with his excellent performances for Arsenal.
His high level of consistency made Arsenal see him as a player who should be tied down to a long-term contract.
In this season’s Premier League, Saka has scored 13 goals and created 11 chances. He is the fifth player with more than ten goals and assists in Europe.
Also, he is the 44th player in the Premier League history to achieve that stat. He is the eight Arsenal player to get 10+ goals and assists in a single season.
In all competitions, Saka has only scored 14 goals and provided 11 assists. Also, he had received seven yellow cards this season.
6. Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
The creative midfielder from Georgia joined Napoli from Dinamo Batumi this season. His passion, dribbling ability, and strength had been one of the reasons why Napoli won its first Scudetto title in 33 years.
Kvaratskheila linking up with Victor Osimhen was a blessing for the Napoli side. The Georgians scored 12 goals and created 12 assists for Naples in Serie A.
However, he has made 38 appearances, scored 14 goals, and had 16 assists in all competitions. Kvaratskheila had only received a yellow card since he joined the club.
His current market value is around £85 million, with Real Madrid looming around to price him away from Napoli.
7. Jamal Musiala
The German midfielder, who was regarded as untouchable in terms of transfer by Bayern Munich, has scored 11 goals and created 10 chances in the Bundesliga.
Musiala had 43 appearances, 15 goals, and 13 assists, including two yellow cards.
Musiala may end the season with the German Bundesliga title, but his team faces strict competition from Borussia Dortmund.
8. Vinicius Jr.
He is the second Brazilian on the list with 10+ goals and assists. The creative winger is one of the top players in Europe this season.
His excellent dribbling skills and his pace made Real Madrid President Florentino Perez put a huge amount of money into his buyout clause.
The Brazilian scored 10 goals and created 10 assists in the Spanish La Liga. In all competitions, Vinicius made 49 appearances and scored 22 goals, creating 20 assists.
His on-field protests when decisions do not go his way had earned him 15 yellow cards. The combination of Vinicius and Karim Benzema will make Real Madrid a difficult team to beat in the Champions League.