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5 Players With the Most Man of the Match Awards in Europe's Top 5 Leagues This Season

European football is in full flow with the Champions League round of 16 set to start soon, but before that there have been brilliant performances from certain individuals this season. Who have put in impressive performances on a consistent basis? Let's take a look.

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1. Lionel Messi - 10 MOTM

It comes as no surprise as to who tops the list, with Barcelona icon, Lionel Messi winning 10 Man of the Match awards so far this season. The Catalan club's dependency can be seen as whenever Messi performs they tend to win, with the 32-year-old scoring 19 goals in 26 games at the moment.

2. Neymar - 8 MOTM

Neymar might come in for criticism for his lifestyle off the field, but there is no doubt that on the pitch he is a superstar. The Brazilian has been impressive for Paris Saint-Germain this season, scoring 15 goals in just 18 games so far - which has netted him 8 Man of the Match awards.

3. Cristiano Ronaldo - 8 MOTM

Age just seems to be a number for Cristiano Ronaldo, as the Juventus superstar is looking even more deadly in front of goal after turning 35-years-old. The striker has netted 24 goals in 29 games this season, winning 8 Man of the Match awards in the process.

4. Ciro Immobile - 8 MOTM

The most in-form striker in Europe's top 5 leagues this season has without doubt been Ciro Immobile, who has scored an astonishing 28 goals in just 30 games so far and it is due to his performances that Lazio find themselves in the race for the Serie A title.

The Italian's goals have seen him win 8 Man of the Match awards.

5. Timo Werner - 8 MOTM

Another striker who has been on fire this season has been RB Leipzig's, Timo Werner who has netted an incredible 25 goals in 29 games so far - and has been key in the club's rise to the top of the table in the Bundesliga.

The German has been heavily linked with a move to Liverpool, with Jurgen Klopp said to be keen to lure him to Anfield in the summer.