3. Lionel Messi

WhoScored.com Rating: 8.45

Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi has been perhaps just below his dazzling best this season by a ridiculous high previous standard, thanks in part to a muscle injury.

Messi has still been superb though, scoring 27 times in 30 games across all competitions and proving absolutely integral for the Catalan giants in other areas, including 13 assists.

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