Breaking down the opponent’s defence and providing pinpoint balls to the strikers to score,is not easy.But many players master this skills and racked up many assists in their career.These players play an important part in their team’s success.So let us have a look at the players with the most assists in the Premier league history.
Here are the top 15 players with the most assists in the Premier league history –
15.Alan Shearer [64 Assists]
Record goalscorer and one of the best strikers in the Premier League history,Alan Shearer also racked up 64 assists in his Premiere League career.
He was named Football Writers’ Association Player of the Year in 1994 and won the PFA Player of the Year award in 1995. In 1996, he was third in the FIFA World Player of the Year awards.The high point of his career was winning the Premier League with Blackburn Rovers in 1994-95 season.
14.Matthew Le Tissier [64 Assists]
A creative attacking midfielder, with exceptional technical skills,Le Tissier is the second-highest ever scorer for Southampton behind Mick Channon and was voted PFA Young Player of the Year in 1990. He was the first midfielder to score 100 goals in the Premier League. He is notable for his record at scoring penalty kicks – converting from the spot 47 times from 48 attempts – and is considered one of the greatest ever from the 12-yard spot.
Le Tissier spent his entire professional club career with Southampton and made 64 assists which puts him 14th(or joint 13th) in the list of ‘players with the most assists in the Premier league history’.
13.David Silva [64 Assists]
David Silva has been one of the most consistent players in the Premier League since joining Man City in 2010. Silva has appeared in over 250 matches winning the FA Cup, two Football League Cups and two Premier League titles.He was voted the Manchester City’s player of the season for 2016-17.
12.Darren Anderton [68 Assists]
English midfielder,Anderton spent most of his career with Tottenham Hotspur.He made nearly 300 apps in the Premier League for Tottenham and overall 319 PL apps including the matches he played for the clubs after leaving Spurs in 2004.
In his career he scored 37 goals and made 68 assists in the Premier League.
11.Andrew Cole [73 assists]
Cole is most notably remembered for his time with Manchester United, where he spent six years of his career and winning numerous trophies in the process.
He also played in the top division of English football for Arsenal, Newcastle United, Blackburn Rovers, Fulham, Manchester City, Portsmouth and Sunderland,overall making 414 PL apps scoring 187 goals and providing 73 assists.