Chelsea face Benfica in the Europa League final tonight, and GMF thinks that's as good a reason as any to look back on the competition so far.

From the opening qualifying rounds in late June to the final on a balmy Amsterdam night in May, there have been some top performances from some of Europe's most talented players.

It might not be the Champions League, but the continent's second competition still boasts elite stars - the likes of Radamel Falcao, Eden Hazard and Nico Gaitan.

Here, GMF looks at the best performers in ten separate categories - from goals and assists to pass completion percentages and tackles-per-game.

A number of players who've been linked with the Premier League make the top 10 countdown, and there's a very real possibilty you could be watching some of these stars in England's top flight next season.

One, Philippe Coutinho, has made the switch already - from Inter Milan to Liverpool in the January transfer window.

So here we go, the top 10 countdown for the Europa League so far...

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