The Top 20 Players Of The Season According to InStat
By Mike Parrott
The top 20 players of the Season have been ranked according to InStat's own independent index rating. The list is compiled of players from the top five Leagues in Europe.
Scouting database, InStat, created their own independent index to compare players regardless of position, League, and age to find the best players in World Football.
The top 20 in their index has also been revealed too for the first half of the 2019/20 season with a few surprises, and a few expected players.
20. Ricardo Pereira (Leicester City)
19. Son Heung-Min (Tottenham)
18. Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain)
17. Memphis Depay (Lyon)
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16. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)
15. Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta)
14. Dimitri Payet (Marseille)
13. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
12. Sadio Mane (Liverpool)
11. Virgil Van Dijk (Liverpool)
10. Andrew Robertson (Liverpool)
9. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
8. Ciro Immobile (Lazio)
7. Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)
6. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain)
5. Angel Di Maria (Paris Saint-Germain)
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4. Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City)
3. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain)
2. Hakim Ziyech (Ajax)
1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Messi comes out on top as expected after winning the Ballon D'Or for a record sixth time. The Argentine forward has been in blistering form, scoring 14 goals and eight assists this Season already.
Somehow Robert Lewandowski doesn't make the top ten albeit being the top scorer in the top five Leagues with 27 goals in 22 games for Bayern Munich.