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Yussuf Poulsen beats Paco Alcacer, Lionel Messi to top of Player Power Rankings

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Coming up with a hat trick upon your return to club football after the international break is enough to earn top spot in Player Power Rankings. Our global editors pick their top 10 performers from the weekend.

Also receiving votes: Filip Kostic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta), Alexander Isak (Willem II).

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