Time is running out across the continent to make precious points count in the race for silverware this season, with the pressure on and little margin for error in the fight for both trophies and World Cup places.
With the Premier League, FA Cup, La Liga and Ligue 1 all still up for grabs a crop of star players proved their worth last weekend, whether it be for slamming home match-winning strikes or proving a calming influence that will have European scouts purring.
GMS has attempted to identify the 10 players who deserve the spotlight following their stand-out displays last weekend, with room for Arsenal's club-record signing and top transfer target, plus a rejuvenated Manchester United midfielder.
Click ahead for a review of the 10 individual performances you should care about from last weekend's round of European action.
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