Goal scorers often gain all the credit when a goal is scored but they know their goal scoring record will be reduced greatly without the help of some of their fantastic teamates who set up the goals for them.
Since the start of the Premier league in 1992, it has witnessed some great attackers and finishers but those who create chances out of the blues have been hard to come by.
Below are the top ten footballers with the highest number of assist in the Premier league :
10. Kelvin De Brune (76 assists)
In what seems Like a temporary position, De Brune has the same number of assist as Teddy Sheringham. Since he joined the citizens from Wolfsburg in 2015, he has become arguably one of the best players in the league. It is very interesting to see where the Belgian is currently on this list and he is only 29 years of age, it will be very amazing to where he can reach before he call it a day to his playing days in England. He also equalled the highest number of assist in a season by a single player, 20, set by Thierry Henry in the 2019 /2020 season.
9. David Beckham (80 assists)
One of the best dead ball specialist of all time, captured the heart of Manchester united Dana when he came into the scene in the late 1990's, with his magnificent and pin point crosses which supply's his team mate of endless opportunities.
After over a decade in England, Beckham also have went to conquer other parts of Europe and the United states, and captured the heart of his fans with his range of passes, expert deliveries, Free kicks and Corner kicks.
8. James Milner (84 assists)
Milner is a Premier league veteran whi has played for quite a number of clubs in the Premier league like Leeds, Newcastle, Aston Villa, Manchester city and Liverpool and has provided 84 assists with his accurate and precise crosses so far.
The 34 year old has declined in performance in recent times which explains the lack of playing time he gets under Klopp. The Versatile player is often used as a left back in recent games for the Reds.
7. Steven Gerrard (92 assists)
Gerrard is another Mastero when it comes to dead ball situations and he will surely gi down as one of Liverpool legends. He us known for his ability to control, change and win games, all Gerrard needed was the ball at his feet.
He was also clinical in his through ball deliveries and long range passes, and he had 92 assist and 102 goals in his 502 appearances with the Reds.
6. David Silva (93 assists)
The City legend helped to bring a lot of silverware during his ten year spell with the citizens.
He had 93 assist in 309 games together with the lot of trophies he won between 2010-2020, he was very swift with his left foot and will be missed in England after he joined Real Socidaed in 2020.
If he decided to come back to England, he should be hitting a century of Premier league assist, should he ever decid to bring his talent back to the Premier league.
5. Dennis Bergkamp (94 assists)
It is a bit rare to Dee said striker in the list of players creating goals , but former Arsenal star was a clinical finisher and a deadly playmaker. His 94 assist surpasses the number of goals he bagged in for the Gunners.
The Striker was performing in both club and country in his career , and both his technique and skills helped the North London side win three Premier league titles, three FA cups and many individual honours.
4. Frank Lampard (102 assists)
The Former England international not only finds himself has the highest goal scorer for Chelsea, but also found himself top of their assist list also to show how golden he was.
His dead ball deliveries, inch perfect through balls are part of the memories that all supporters of different club will remember him for, not only the blue faithfuls.
3. Wanye Ronney (103 assists)
Ronney short history with the Everton wont be easily forgotten by the Merysiside fans but he made his name in the colors of Manchester united where he added the play making role to his incredible goal scoring record.
The England all time top scorer officially retired from football earlier this year to focus more on his manegarial career with Championship side Derby County.2. Cesc Fabregas (111 assists)
Fabregas was a pass master and a joy to watch during his two spells in the competition. The Spaniard firstly displayed his abilities with the ball as a youngster during his days at arsenal and the performance earned him a call to Barcelona.
During his second spell in London, this time at Stamford bridge with Chelsea, he was an expert in the defense splitting passes that led to a lot of goals in his five year spell at the club.
1. Ryan Giggs (162 assists)
The United legend finds himself miles above the rest on this list due to his Longevity in the competition with 632 appearances second to only Gareth Barry 653.
The Welsh man was aided by his talented team mates and boss Sir Alex Ferguson, but his dangerous pace and his wicked deliveries were all his own doings.
After 24 years of service is United's first team, a legacy of being the Premier League all time assist provider is deserving.
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