Lionel Messi is now just one goal shy of the current joint-top scorers in Europe, while Cristiano Ronaldo remained far off the top 10 despite back-to-back braces – here are the top goalscorers in Europe.
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Edinson Cavani joined Harry Kane atop of the ranking after scoring once in Paris Saint-Germain’s latest 4-0 over Keagan Dolly’s Montpellier – the stike also saw him become the French club’s all-time record scorer.
Harry Kane, whose next Premier League game is on Wednesday night, remained on 21 goals, which is the joint-highest in Europe’s top five leagues right now.
However, Messi has closed further in on the leading duo after scoring his 20th LaLiga goal of the season. The Argentine shares his goals tally with Ciro Immobile, who also netted 20 times already this campaign already.
Robert Lewandowski jumped into fifth spot after scoring his 18th Bundesliga goal of 2017/18 and the Bayern Munich striker is followed by Mohamed Salah and and Mauro Icardi, with both also sitting on 20 strikes.
Neymar made his return to the top 10 and jumped into seventh spot following his brace against Montpellier, which took his overall tally to 17 goals in Ligue 1. The Brazilian is followed by five players, who currently sit on 16 league goals in 2017/18.
Ronaldo, meanwhile, has found back to his goalscoring form after netting back-to-back braces for Real Madrid, but remained with just eight LaLiga goals still far off the top 10.
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