The English Premier League is blessed with numerous creative players who can create something out of nothing. Although the season is just seven matches old, some of those playmakers have been giving good accounts of themselves once again.
Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes has proven himself to be up to the task once again. The Portuguese playmaker topped the chance creation chart last season with 95 chances created and he has continued from where he stopped last season this season. He has created 23 goal-scoring chances in the English Premier League this season. Many doubted if Bruno Fernandes would still be as influential this season with Cristiano Ronaldo joining but he has shown that he can't be overshadowed. He has one assist to his name this season.
Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold is the player with the second-highest number of chances created with 21. The English full-back has played 450 minutes of football this season, providing two assists along the line. He is tied with Newcastle United's Matt Ritchie who has also created 21 goal-scoring chances this season. The 32-year-old winger has one assist to his name in 630 minutes of football with ten of the chances he created coming from set-pieces.
Wolves striker Raul Jimenez has created 18 chances this season. The Portuguese striker has assumed the role of a playmaker rather than a goalscorer since returning from his long-term injury. He has provided two assists in the English Premier League this season. He is followed by Manchester United's rejuvenated left-back Luke Shaw. The English man has created 18 chances this season and this has gotten him one assist this season.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Manchester City's new signing, Jack Grealish are tied on 18 chances for the season with Mohamed Salah having provided 3 assists in the English Premier League this season.
Newcastle United's Allan Saint-Maximin is eighth on the list of players with most chances created with 16 chances. He has three assists to his name this season. He is followed by West Ham United's Michail Antonio. The West Ham United attacker has started the season on a bright note, having assisted three goals from 15 chances created. Brighton and Hove Albion's Pascal Groß rounds up the top ten list with 14 chances created which have resulted in 2 assists.
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