While a lot of players have put in displays that make them the stars they are, there are many players out there who are yet to receive the sort of plaudits their talents warrant.
This season, leagues in Europe have started at a frantic pace with many teams storming towards their respective objectives. However, there are some performances that have played a crucial role in all this.
The likes of Joao Felix, Cristiano Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria have already started playing crucial roles for their respective teams but there are many other players who are doing well but haven’t been discussed much.
Here we take a look at five players whose performances should be getting the mileage they deserve.
The Italian striker has actually been in fine form for Sassuolo so far this season and has already found the net on five occasions in five Serie A games so far.
While he’s now 32 and hasn’t got a lot of years left in professional football, the former Empoli man is one of the most in form players in Europe who haven’t been given much of a look in.
The young Spanish midfielder is currently on the books of Villarreal with whom he is showcasing silently a rise that will eventually be seen. The youngster has scored once and has provided one assists so far this season and is becoming a regular fixture in the Yellow Submarine’s starting XI.
A lot of good things are expected from the midfielder who has all the potential to become one of the best midfielders on the planet.
The Croatian international spent last season in the Spanish Segunda Division where he provided one assist and scored three goals in six games. A long-term injury ruined what would have been a productive season for the midfielder.
However, Budimir is definitely making up for lost time and has already found the net twice in five La Liga games for Real Mallorca.
The New Zealand international is definitely one of the most under-rated strikers in the world. While his goal to games ratio isn’t the sort that would make any club crazy to sign him, the striker’s off the ball movement and ability to really stamp his authority in games makes him an asset for Burnley.
The Kiwi has already scored two goals in six games. While Burnley may not be going to places this season, Wood’s performances definitely ensure that the team is going to be a tough nut to crack as the season wears on.
At the age of 30, the Cape Verde international is on his way towards having a great Ligue 1 campaign with Dijon FC. The striker has scored twice in three games for the French minnows and after not having a great previous campaign, is eager to prove his credentials.
While Dijon are likely to be involved in another relegation battle, Tavares’ performance could go a long way to ensure his team’s survival.