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Top 5 Creators in Europe's top 5 Leagues this season

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2.12K   //    27 Feb 2019, 14:25 IST

Cristiano Ronaldo has been brilliant for the Old Lady this season
Cristiano Ronaldo has been brilliant for the Old Lady this season

We are well past the halfway mark of the 2018/19 season of football extravaganza and we have been entertained to some brilliant football once again. This entertainment is brought by the goals scored in every match. But, the people who don't really get the limelight are the creators of those goals.

These creative players are involved in almost every goal that their team scores. Their technical ability, their vision, their dribbling ability and their ability to carve out chances out of nothing is what makes them stand out in a team.

This year, we have seen some brilliant creative players all over Europe and in this article we discuss the very best of them.

So, without further ado, here the top 5 creators from Europe's top five leagues:

Statistics used from One Football.


#5 Memphis Depay

Memphis Depay has looked in brilliant touch this
Memphis Depay has looked in brilliant touch this season

Memphis Depay has been wonderful for Lyon in the Ligue 1 this season. Since joining Lyon from Manchester United, the 25-year-old has been nothing short of brilliant for Lyon. He has continued his rich vein of form this season as well.

This season, Depay has played everywhere in the attack from striker to number 10. But, he prefers the left wing and that's where his best performances have come from. His dribbling abilities are what make him stand out. But what struck me this season has been his ability to pick a pass. Right now, he leads the charts in Ligue 1 with 8 assists to his name and in a league that consists the likes of Angel Di Maria and Neymar, it is not pretty bad.

In terms of stats in the Ligue 1 this season, Depay has scored 5 goals and given 8 assists. He has completed 43 of his dribbles and given a total of 42 crosses with 33 percent accuracy.

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