Europe's 10 best performers in 2021/22

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10. Dimitri Payet - Olympique Marseille
10. Dimitri Payet - Olympique Marseille
9. Florian Wirtz - Bayer Leverkusen
9. Florian Wirtz - Bayer Leverkusen
8. Teji Savanier - Montpellier
8. Teji Savanier - Montpellier
7. Achraf Hakimi - Paris Saint-Germain
7. Achraf Hakimi - Paris Saint-Germain
6. Mikel Oyarzabal - Real Sociedad
6. Mikel Oyarzabal - Real Sociedad
5. Edin Dzeko - Inter Milan
5. Edin Dzeko - Inter Milan
4. Kylian Mbappe - Paris Saint-Germain
4. Kylian Mbappe - Paris Saint-Germain
3. Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund
3. Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund
2. Mohamed Salah - Liverpool
2. Mohamed Salah - Liverpool
1. Karim Benzema - Real Madrid
1. Karim Benzema - Real Madrid

A number of stars have begun the 2021/22 leage season in blistering form. Here are the 10 best performers in Europe so far this season, including Mohamed Salah and Erling Haaland!

Sky Sports recently compiled a list of the best-performing stars in Europe's top five leagues so far in this campaign using their algorithm called the Power Rankings

Scroll through the gallery above to see 10 best performers in Europe's top five leagues so far in the 2021/22 season, per Sky Sports' Power Rankings

The Power Rankings are "based on points awarded to players for 35 different statistics – from goals and assists, to blocks and tackles", according to the sports broadcaster. 

"The standings take into account the number of points a player has earned up to the previous five matchdays of a season, with each previous game worth 20% fewer points in incremental deductions."

It will not surprise many that Liverpool star Salah is among the 10 best performers due to his exquisite form to date in this campaign – he has 12 goal involvements in nine matches across the Premier League and the UEFA Champions League.   

The Egyptian is currently the English top flight's joint-top scorer, alongside Leicester City's Jamie Vardy, with six goals, and also netted a strike of individual brilliance in the Reds' latest league encounter, against English champions Manchester City at Anfield. 

Read: 'Salah one of the Ballon d'Or contenders'

Meanwhile, in the Bundesliga, Norwegian sensation Haaland has been tearing it up with seven goals and four assists in just five games so far.  

However, the highly-rated striker has missed Borussia Dortmund's past two league matches due to a muscle injury, although he still ranks quite high among Europe's best players so far in this campaign.

Other top performers so far this season, according to Sky Sports' Power Rankings, include Kylian Mbappe and Karim Benzema – scroll through the gallery above to see the full top 10! 

Here are the 10 EPL stars with the biggest rise in market values this year

6. Bryan Gill (Tottenham Hotspur) - €21 million in
6. Bryan Gill (Tottenham Hotspur) - €21 million increase, from €9 million to €30 million
5. Ivan Toney (Brentford) - €22 million increase,
5. Ivan Toney (Brentford) - €22 million increase, from €10 million to €32 million
9. Cristian Romero (Tottenham Hotspur) - €20 milli
9. Cristian Romero (Tottenham Hotspur) - €20 million increase, from €15 million to €35 million
1. Jack Grealish (Manchester City) - €50 million i
1. Jack Grealish (Manchester City) - €50 million increase, from €50 million to €100 million
2. Mason Mount (Chelsea) - €30 million increase, f
2. Mason Mount (Chelsea) - €30 million increase, from €45 million to €75 million
7. Phil Foden (Manchester City) - €20 million incr
7. Phil Foden (Manchester City) - €20 million increase, from €60 million to €80 million
4. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) - €25 million increase, f
4. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) - €25 million increase, from €40 million to €65 million
8. Luke Shaw (Manchester United) - €20 million inc
8. Luke Shaw (Manchester United) - €20 million increase, from €22 million to €42 million
10. Joao Cancelo (Manchester City) - €19 million i
10. Joao Cancelo (Manchester City) - €19 million increase, from €36 million to €55 million
3. Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal) - €25.3 million incr
3. Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal) - €25.3 million increase, from €2.7 million to €28 million