In a recent football players statistics released by WhoScored, it has been revealed that Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is the most in-form player this season. Lionel Messi topped the player ranking for the most consistent player this season. Lionel Messi has been on an impressive run of form from the start of this year and it is now showing in football statistics.
Messi topped the charts with an 8.36 rating which shows a wide margin between him and second placed player Ruslan Malinovskiy who plays for Atlanta in the Serie A. Messi was also the number one player in the overall season form ratings with an impressive 8.57 rating which even beats his current form rating. Messi has just proven he's a phenom and is never slowing down. Just as the saying goes "Messi age just like fine wine".
The criteria for the ratings was based on the last 6 matches a player has played. The players considered for this rating must have played at least 6 games in the last 8 matches of his team. Also, a player must have played at least 2 matches out of the last 3 matches for his team before being considered for this rating.
Here are the top ten players shortlisted for the most in-form footballers in Europe this season:
The likes of PSG's Kylian Mbappe who have been influential in their Champions League title campaign this season is also on the list but only manages to be in 6th place. Season Overall sees Kylian Mbappe moving an inch up in 5th position.
Other top players included on the list are Tottenham's Harry Kane, Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho and Marseille's Dmitri Payer.
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