Slowly but steadily, football is coming back.
The Bundesliga will complete its fifth matchweek since returning on Monday night; last Wednesday saw the Portuguese Primeira Liga open its doors again; this week sees La Liga back in action; and next week we’ll welcome the Premier League and Serie A back into loving arms.
It makes it the perfect time re-set the scene among Europe’s top clubs—and refresh some memories along the way—as to who the very best in the business are.
This is a ranking of the continent’s top teams, gauged on overall strength. Only the Bundesliga sides can be judged on true strength and sharpness, so the others are done so on the state they were in before the coronavirus brought sport to a halt. Continue reading