Neymar Ranks Behind the Likes of Messi and Haaland in One Impressive Goal Involvements Stat

Even though Paris Saint-Germain talent Neymar has missed a multitude of fixtures over the past two seasons due to injuries, there is no denying the forward’s prowess when he is fit and available.

For one, Neymar is coming off of an efficient campaign in Ligue 1 as the Brazilian recorded 14 goal involvements over 18 league appearances.

More so, Neymar has ranked among the best as of late when it comes to supplying for goals and assists in league play.

With an 82.8 average, the Selecao star ranks at sixth in minutes per goal contribution (minimum 25 starts) in Europe’s top 5 leagues over the past two seasons, as noted by WhoScored.

The likes of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi (69.5) and Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland (72.3) rank just above the PSG star in this key stat.

 

As mentioned, Neymar has faced criticism over the years due to his injury history. But when Neymar is on the pitch, there are not many better playmakers today than the Brazilian forward.

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