Salah, Son, Mbappe: Who had the most league goal contributions in 21/22?

So, the 2021/22 European league season is officially over.

Manchester City, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and FC Porto were all crowned champions in the continent’s top six divisions.

City and Milan secured their triumphs on the final day, the former beating Aston Villa 3-2 and the latter defeating Sassuolo 3-0 away from home.

So, we know who the league winners are, but which players sit top of the pile in terms of goals and assists combined?

Let’s find out…

Man City 3-2 Aston Villa | Liverpool 3-1 Wolves (Football Terrace)

25. Ricardo Horta (Braga) – 24

Goals: 19 | Assists: 5

24. Anthony Modeste (FC Koln) – 24

Goals: 20 | Assists: 4

23. Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan) – 24

Goals: 21 | Assists: 3

22. Moussa Diaby (Bayer Leverkusen) – 25

Goals: 13 | Assists: 12

21. Martin Terrier (Rennes) – 25

Goals: 21 | Assists: 4

Martin Terrier in action with Rennes
Soccer Football – Ligue 1 – Stade Rennes v AS Monaco – Roazhon Park, Rennes, France – April 15, 2022 Stade Rennes’ Martin Terrier during the warm up before the match REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

20. Moussa Dembele (Lyon) – 25

Goals: 21 | Assists: 4

19. Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund) – 26

Goals: 9 | Assists: 17

18. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) – 26

Goals: 17 | Assists: 9

17. Luis Diaz (Liverpool) – 26

Goals: 18 | Assists: 8

16. Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich) – 29

Goals: 8 | Assists: 21

Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller celebrates winning the Bundesliga
Soccer Football – Bayern Munich celebrate winning the Bundesliga – Marienplatz, Munich, Germany – May 15, 2022 Bayern Munich’s Thomas Muller speaks to fans as they celebrate winning the Bundesliga REUTERS/Andreas Gebert

15. Patrik Schick (Bayer Leverkusen) – 29

Goals: 24 | Assists: 5

14. Dusan Vlahovic (Juventus) – 29

Goals: 24 | Assists: 5

13. Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid) – 30

Goals: 17 | Assists: 13

12. Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund) – 30

Goals: 22 | Assists: 8

11. Wissam Ben Yedder (AS Monaco) – 30

Goals: 25 | Assists: 5

Wissam Ben Yedder with AS Monaco
Soccer Football – Ligue 1 – AS Monaco v Lille – Stade Louis II, Monaco – November 19, 2021 AS Monaco’s Wissam Ben Yedder celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

10. Darwin Nunez (Benfica) – 30

Goals: 26 | Assists: 4

9. Ciro Immobile (Lazio) – 30

Goals: 27 | Assists: 3

8. Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo) – 32

Goals: 15 | Assists: 17

7. Heung-min Son (Tottenham Hotspur) – 32

Goals: 23 | Assists: 9

6. Mehdi Taremi (FC Porto) – 33

Goals: 20 | Assists: 13

FC Porto's Mehdi Taremi
Soccer Football – Primeira Liga – FC Porto v Estoril Praia – Estadio do Dragao, Porto, Portugal – May 14, 2022 FC Porto’s Mehdi Taremi applauds fans after winning the Primeira Liga as he comes out for the trophy presentation REUTERS/Pedro Nunes

5. Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig) – 35

Goals: 20 | Assists: 15

4. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 37

Goals: 23 | Assists: 14

3. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) – 39

Goals: 27 | Assists: 12

2. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) – 39

Goals: 35 | Assists: 4

1. Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) – 47

Goals: 28 | Assists: 19

Soccer Football – Ligue 1 – Paris St Germain v Olympique de Marseille – Parc des Princes, Paris, France – April 17, 2022 Paris St Germain’s Kylian Mbappe celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

No wonder PSG have thrown an insane amount of money Mbappe’s way, eh?

The Frenchman was the only player in 2021/22 to surpass 40 goal contributions and he wasn’t far off of 50.

Lewandowski, as per usual, was the man with the most goals scored, while his partner-in-crime Muller recorded the highest number of assists.

Mbappe, Benzema, Salah, Nkunku, Taremi, Berardi, Vinicius and Diaby were the members of the top 25 to reach double digits in both departments, which is a stellar achievement.

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