While everyone values a prolific goalscorer, finding players to create chances on a regular basis takes real skill.
Historically, the most expensive players in the world have tended to be either central or wide midfielders capable of making and taking chances.
Across the top five leagues in Europe there are some surprising names at the top of the chance creation list.
Clearly the Hazard family possess fantastic footballing genes as brothers Eden and Thorgan are both included in the top 20.
Meanwhile former Manchester United flop Memphis Depay continues to prove there is life after Old Trafford as he makes his way onto the list.
And Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is showing no signs of the infamous ‘Second Season Syndrome’ as he continues to lead Liverpool’s assault on the Premier League.
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But just who is the most creative player in Europe so far this season?
Scroll down to see the top 20 players in descending order.
20. Jordan Veretout (Fiorentina)
= 18. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
= 18. Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid)
= 16. Julian Brandt (Bayer Leverkusen)
= 16. Jean Michael Seri (Fulham)
= 14. Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Monchengladbach)
= 14. Naim Sliti (Dijon)
= 12. Hakan Calhanoglu (AC Milan)
= 12. Max Kruse (Werder Bremen)
10. Ryan Fraser (AFC Bournemouth)
= 9. James Maddison (Leicester City)
9. Dani Parejo (Valencia)
= 7. Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona)
= 7. Rodrigo De Paul (Udinese)
= 4. Eden Hazard (Chelsea)
= 4. Suso (AC Milan)
= 4. Willian (Chelsea)
3. Memphis Depay (Olympique Lyonnais)
2. Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta)
1. Dimitri Payet (Marseille)