Who are the Premier League’s assist leaders?

Creating a goal is nearly as valuable as scoring one in modern football. Having a player in the team to cut through defenses is an important attribute all top clubs need. A quick look at the Premier League’s assist leaders table shows just how important a great passer is for a club to challenge for a league title or European qualification place. The chase for European qualification is heating with Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United battling for a Champions League place. Fans of the Premier League can follow the race for the top five according to draftpromocode and get a bet bonus ahead of matchday 33 in the division. As the season ebbs toward to final part of the season, here is a look at the Premier League’s top assist men.

5. Andrew Robertson – 8 assists

Liverpool’s Andrew Robertson is part of the club’s two-headed full-back attack along with Trent Alexander-Arnold. Robertson’s buccaneering style of play pins back opposing teams’ forwards and allows him to put in crosses to Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah, and Sadio Mane to convert into goals. Liverpool travel to Manchester City on matchday 32 and bonuses for new players are available from leading sportsbooks. Football fans can sign up to a new sportsbook and wager on the team they believe will win when Manchester City host Liverpool.

4. Son Heung-min – 9 assists

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min is arguably just as important, if not more, to the team than striker Harry Kane. Son has added nine goals to his total of nine assists in 26 league matches. The South Korean has had a hand in 36% of Spurs’ goals in 2019-20. Son’s 2015 transfer from Bayer Leverkusen for £27 million looks like a major coup thanks to the number of goals and assists he has accumulated over the years.

3. Adama Traore – 9 assists

Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Adama Traore has had a break out season in the Premier League. Traore was considered a player with incredible potential for years, but someone who was unable to harvest that ability. He has combined 10 times with Raul Jimenez this season for goals and the duo has Wolves fighting for a first-ever Champions League qualification place. Traore could get a massive transfer in the offseason and try his hand at another club thanks to his play this term.

2. Trent Alexander-Arnold – 12 assists

The right-sided player of Liverpool’s two-headed full-back attack, Alexander-Arnold has tallied a brilliant 12 assists as a defender. It has been claimed Alexander-Arnold will someday be moved into midfield and possibly play as a forward. However, he adds a dynamic element to Liverpool’s play by coming from defence.

1. Kevin De Bruyne – 16 assists

Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne has been their brightest star this season in the league. The Cityzens have struggled for consistency in the division which ultimately led to losing out on another Premier League title. The attacking midfielder’s success this campaign has had a lot to do with staying fit. De Bruyne has missed just two league matches due to fitness issues this season after 31 matches. That is an amazing feat considering De Bruyne struggled with knee and thigh problems in recent campaigns.