Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo pursuit over Mertens
Where Dries Mertens six weeks back is still the most valuableplayer of European leagues was, there is the Belgian wing of PSV been overtaken by Barcelona star Lionel Messi. The top scorer in La Liga with fourteen league matches and five assistsleader in the combined ranking based on figures fromInternational Football.
With its direct involvement in nineteen league goals does MessiMertens (11 goals, 7 assists) and Real Madrid's top scorerCristiano Ronaldo (13 goals, 5 assists), but narrowly behind.Behind the toptrio is however a gap to the number four MarioGomez, who represented Bayern Munich already had a part in fifteen Bundesliga goals.
The first Dutchman is seen on a tie for fifth spot. With eleven hitsand three assists, Robin van Persie the MVP of the PremierLeague. Van Persie also owes its high ranking in his last gamelast Saturday, when he was the opening goal itself accounted forand in the 2-0 and 3-0 was the principal. Claudio Pizarro cameon behalf of Werder Bremen to the exact same numbers.
Of the fifteen most valuable football players is only Marc Jankobut Mertens (FC) from the Premier League. The Austrian sharespace with seven Edin Dzeko (Manchester City), Lukas Podolski(1. FC Köln) and Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund). The attackers were all involved in thirteen goals.
Noteworthy is that Angel Di Maria Real Madrid for ten silvercrosses delivered, compared to just one goal. The Argentinelightweight shares with it the eleventh teammate Gonzalo Higuainand the Premier League strikers Wayne Rooney (ManchesterUnited) and Sergio Aguero to Manchester City.
Most valuable players in the league this season
source: Voetbal International