Bernardo Silva may simultaneously be City's most creative player and their most industrious.
Fullbacks have been perceived as the most valuable position on the field for over a decade, with their importance as box to box players relied upon to attack and defend symbolized through record-breaking transfer fees. Yet no team in Europe relies upon their fullbacks for creativity in the final third more than Liverpool.
The Champions League switched from being a glamour trophy to the single defining symbol of a side's season. Nowhere is that more true than Paris Saint-Germain.
There is no full accounting for Lionel Messi, but the players around him-they can be found out more easily than Barcelona's record suggests.
There are three distinct traits that showcase how seamlessly Luka Jovic's goalscoring ability could fit in the modern European game: inside the box goals, the late-running nature of those goals and the number of first touch goals.