The Premier League is one of the most-watched football leagues in the world. Millions of people around the world tune in to watch the thrills and spills of some of Europe’s top teams.
Many top strikers have been prolific in the Premier League since its formation in 1992. However, it is the players that produce the goals that we here at SuperBettingSites.com are going to look at in this article. The players that have the skill and vision to provide a moment of creativity that often wins football matches.
Without further ado, here are the top 20 players who have produced the most assists in the Premier League:
All stats are taken from the players Premier League career only and come from the official Premier League site
The Welsh wing wizard represented his boyhood club for more than two decades, helping United to the Premier League title on an incredible 13 occasions. Giggs was a major creative force behind many of Sir Alex Ferguson’s best teams. He also weighed in with 109 top-flight goals in his United career.
The Spanish central midfielder started his Premier League career at Arsenal before a switch to Chelsea, where he won two top-flight titles. His creativity and intelligence in the centre of the pitch were key to the Blues being so successful during his time at Stamford Bridge.
Although the former England captain is Manchester United’s all-time goalscorer, he was also a big creative force on the pitch. His ability to score and create goals helped the Red Devils to five Premier League titles, among other trophies.
The midfielder started his career at boyhood club West Ham. However, he really made his mark on the Premier League at Chelsea, as his goals and assists saw Lampard pick up three title winners medals.
The Netherlands international was regarded as a magician with a football. Despite his classification as a forward, he produced more assists than he scored goals for Arsenal while winning three league titles.
The Spanish midfield maestro was the creative spark of the Manchester City midfield for a decade. Having joined from Valencia in 2010, he went on to produce 92 assists and 60 goals for the Citizens in the top-flight.
Gerrard is a living legend at Liverpool after captaining the Reds to numerous trophies in his career, although the Premier League title eluded him. His all-action approach from midfield saw the Huyton-born star score 120 top-flight goals, while also producing 92 assists.
The versatile Milner has proven to be somewhat of a creative force during his long Premier League career, producing 85 assists. His reward for a 20-year career in the top-flight was three top-flight titles, two with City and one with current team Liverpool.
The Manchester United youth product thrived with the club, winning the English top-flight title in six seasons. His 62 goals and 80 assists were a big factor in one of the most successful periods in the history of Manchester United.
Kevin De Bruyne
The Belgian international has been a key player for Manchester City in what has been the most trophy-laden period in the Citizens history. The 30-year-old has won the top-flight title on three occasions, with his 78 assists likely to be improved in the near future.
The former England international enjoyed a long and illustrious Premier League career taking in five clubs. However, his most memorable period in the top-flight was arguably at Manchester United, where he won the title on two occasions.
The Frenchman is regarded as one of the best players to ever feature in the Premier League. Over two separate spells with the Gunners, he lit up the league with his 175 goals. However, his tally of 74 assists as a frontman was maybe just as impressive.
Cole will be remembered by many who watched him as an arch poacher of goals. However, the forward also managed to produce a creditable 73 assists for his teammates in his long Premier League career.
The veteran versatile Villa star started life as a winger at Watford and Villa, before moving to a full-back, or wing-back position. Wherever he played he created chances for teammates, though, hence his 69 assists in the Premier League.
The winger was a highly talented player, whose career was unfortunately hampered by injuries and fitness problems. However, the fact that he managed to produce 68 assists in his top-flight career underlines his ability on the ball.
Shearer is Newcastle’s record goalscorer in all competitions, famous for his lethal finishing in front of goal. He was more than just a goalscorer, though, so his record of 68 assists in the Premier League may not surprise too many.
During his long Premier League career, Barry played as a defensive midfielder or a centre-back in the early years as a professional player. His record of 64 Premier League assists shows that he was more than just a midfield destroyer though and that he was a very good footballer too.
Matthew Le Tissier
In a Premier League career that spanned ten seasons, ‘Le God’ as he was known by the Saints fans not only scored a century of top-flight goals, he also produced an impressive 63 assists for the team from the south coast.
The Danish star enjoyed his seven Premier League seasons with Spurs, scoring 51 goals and producing 62 assists. His creativity helped take Tottenham to another level in the English top-flight. Eriksen is currently recovering from a heart operation after collapsing at Euro 2020 while playing for his national team.
Nolberto ‘Nobby’ Solano became something of a cult figure at Newcastle for his lively displays on the pitch and his affable personality. The Peruvian enjoyed a long career and produced a highly respectable figure of 62 assists in his 302 top-flight appearances.