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Marianna Sargsyan

31-12-2021 | 15:25 Football
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TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues

  It has been another wonderful year in football, with our favourite game once again providing fans all over the world with plenty of excitement. Football's top forwards from Europe's big 5 leagues have been hitting the back of the net with frightening regularity. Eight players have scored more than 30 goals during the calendar year, while two of them have averaged over a goal per appearance. We’ve taken a look at the top 10 goalscorers in Europe’s big five leagues since January (statistics include league, national cups, Champions League and Europa League).

Who are the TOP Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues?

10. Wissam Ben Yedder

  • 29 goals in 54 games
Club: AS Monaco Country: France Wissam Ben Yedder: TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images Ben Yedder has been a standout for Monaco last season, helping them to third in the league plenty of goals and assists. The France international has managed to prove several doubters wrong following overwhelming spells at the French club.

9. Gerard Moreno

  • 30 goals in 42 games
Club: Villarreal Country: Spain Gerard Moreno: TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images

Moreno ended 2021 with 30 goals in 42 appearances and with a last 16 tie against Bayern in the Champions League to look forward to.

He has scored 6 times after 9 match days in the season 2021/2022. This makes him the number 13 scorer in the La Liga so far.

 

8. Cristiano Ronaldo

  • 34 goals in 51 games
Club: Manchester United Country: Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo: TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images Despite approaching his 37th birthday, Ronaldo remains one of the most spell-binding goalscorers in world football. The Manchester United star bagged 33 goals in 49 appearances this year for Juventus, United and Portugal national tram.

7. Lionel Messi

  • 34 goals in 45 games
Club: PSG Country: Argentina Leo Messi: TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images Messi hasn’t quite been at his brilliant goalscoring state during 2021, but he has still ended the year with 34 goals in 45 appearances for Barcelona, PSG and Argentina. Despite this, the Argentine star has won another Ballon d’Or for a seventh time, more than any player in history.

6. Dušan Vlahović

  • 35 goals in 47 games
Club: Fiorentina Country: Serbia Dušan Vlahović : TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images Fiorentina star Dusan Vlahovic has spent an amazing year having netted 35 goals in 47 games in all competitions. The 21-year-old has scored more goals than Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, which surely speaks of his qualities and bright future.

5. Mohamed Salah

  • 37 goals in 53 games
Club: Liverpool Country: Egypt Mo Salah: TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images Salah continues to be Liverpool’s main attacking threat, having scored 37 goals in 52 appearances over the last 12 months both for the club and country. 2021 was a great year for the Egyptian as he finds his place at TOP 5 in the list.

4. Karim Benzema

  • 38 goals in 50 games
Club: Real Madrid Country: France Karim Benzema : TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images Although Benzema didn’t win anything last season, the Frenchman was one of the favourites to win Ballon dOr 2021 as he ended up being 4th in the ranking. However, 2021 was another great year for the 33-year-old as he finished scoring 36 goals in 38 appearances.

3. Kylian Mbappe

  • 43 goals in 53 games
Club: PSG Country: France   Kylian Mbappe: TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images Mbappe has been widely named as a natural successor to Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, making his goal tally 43 in 53 appearances. The 22-year-old is a player who could be the subject of plenty transfer speculation during 2022 January transfer window, as Real Madrid are hunting.  

2. Erling Haaland

  • 43 goals in 43 games
Club: Borussia Dortmund Country: Norway Erling Haaland: TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images Haaland’s 43 goals in 43 appearances for both Borussia Dortmund and Norway national team have cemented his status as the most promising young forward in Europe. The 21-year-old is averaging over a goal per game this season, and there is likely to be a mad scramble to secure his services this January, 2022.

1. Robert Lewandowski

  • 56 goals in 45 games
Club: Bayern Munich Country: Poland Robert Lewandowski: TOP 10 Goalscorers of 2021 from Europe's big five leagues Image Source - Getty Images The Bayern Munich star enjoyed a stellar 2021, smashing 69 goals in 55 appearances, braeking the record for the most Bundesliga goals in a calendar year. Lewandowksi’s brilliant efforts have helped Bayern and Polan national team to clinch dozens of victories.   Join us on Telegram!/ Follow us on Twitter!

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