82: Valerie Gauvin
Gauvin has had a stop-start year but makes the top 100 for the first time. She did little wrong domestically for a Montpellier side that underperformed at times. Seven goals, including recent strikes against Lyon and Paris FC, show she knows how to produce in big games and she is becoming a more regular part of Corinne Diacre’s France side, too. She followed a goal against Germany with a hat-trick in a friendly against Nigeria.
Jean-Louis Saez, Montpellier manager:
“Valerie is a top striker for the club. She is very good in front of goal, she is an attacker who is always progressing in the game. She has a good technique, she protects the ball well from the opposition and she is now a French international too.”