Most Assists in a Premier League Season: A Look at the Past 5 Seasons
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In this content, we’ll be discussing the most assists providers in the English Premier League competition, for the past 5 seasons.
I’ll discuss each player’s history and how he contributed to the success of his club.
Most Assists in the past 5 Premier League Season
1. 2016/2017 Most Assists Provider: Kevin De Bruyne
Count: 18 assists --- Team: Manchester City --- Nationality: Belgium
Kevin De Bruyne is a 29-year-old midfielder. He is regarded as one of the best footballers in the world. So far, he has played for four club, namely --- Gent, Chelsea, Wolfsburg, and Manchester City. He is the recipient of many important honours like ---
--- Bundesliga Player of the Year (2014–15);
--- Manchester City Player of the Season (2015–16, 2017–18, 2019–20);
--- FIFA FIFPro World11 (2020);
--- UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season (2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21);
--- Premier League Player of the Season (2019–20); and
--- UEFA Champions League Midfielder of the Season (2019–20).
De Bruyne started his senior career in 2008, he started with a hometown club, Gent. During his time at the club, he established himself as a brilliant midfielder with a promising future. He made a total of 97 appearances and scored a total of 16 goals.
While at Gent, De Bruyne promising performances caught the attention of Chelsea, Chelsea brought him over to Stamford Bridge in the January of 2012, he joined the team at a price rumoured to be £7 million. The midfielder performed quite well, but spent most of his time on loan to Werder Bremen, a Bundesliga team.
After spending 3 years at Chelsea, Wolfsburg set their eyes on the midfielder and bought him over to their club; they bought him for a fee of about £18 million. On getting to the club, his performance skyrocketed, scoring 13 goals in his 52 appearances and providing a lot of great assists. He went ahead to get his team into the 2015/2016 UEFA Champions League.
In 2015, Manchester City announced the arrival of the new brilliant Belgium midfielder; at the time, he was the second most-expensive British player, with a transfer deal of £55 million; the world wondered what was so special about him, the player never failed to impress all doubters.
His first season at Manchester City was a successful one; his team finished 4th on the league table, but the team’s performance would have been much worse if not for the player's contribution. De Bruyne second season was also a successful one; his team finished 3rd, but the team’s performance was much better than that of the previous season; he made a total of 18 assists in the league and scored 6 goals.
2. 2017/2018 Most Assists Provider: Kevin De Bruyne
Count: 16 assists --- Team: Manchester City --- Nationality: Belgium
3. 2018/2019 Most Assists Provider: Eden Hazard
Count: 15 assists --- Team: Chelsea --- Nationality: Belgium
Eden Hazard is a 30-year-old midfielder and winger. He is regarded as one of the best footballers in the world. So far, he has played for three clubs, namely --- Lille, Chelsea, and Real Madrid. He is the recipient of many important honours like ---
--- Premier League Player of the Season (2014–15);
--- UEFA Europa League Final Man of the Match (2019); and
--- UEFA Europa League Player of the Season (2018–19).
Eden Hazard started his senior career in 2008 with Lille, a French club; he used to play with the club’s junior team, but due to his impressive performances in the senior games he sometimes plays, he was permanently promoted to the senior team. After getting promoted to the senior team, he showed he could do more, by putting on a spectacular performance, his performance got his team into their first UEFA Europa League competition. The footballer made a total of 147 appearances for the club and scored a total of 36 goals.
Like many promising players, Hazard’s impressive performances caught the attention of big clubs; teams like Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea, Real Madrid, and Barcelona got interested in him. At first, his club refused to sell him, but they finally sold him to Chelsea for £32 million. The footballer didn’t lose form on getting to Chelsea, rather he got even better and contributed immensely to the success of the club; he became close friends with great players like Frank Lampard, Samuel Eto, and Branislav Ivanovic, as they all appreciated the goal assists he provided them. His contributions earned Chelsea important trophies like ---
--- English Premier League;
--- UEFA Europa League;
--- EFL Cup; and
--- FA Cup.
4. 2019/2020 Most Assists Provider: Kevin De Bruyne
Count: 20 assists --- Team: Manchester City --- Nationality: Belgium
5. 2020/2021 Most Assists Provider: Harry Kane
Count: 14 assists --- Team: Tottenham Hotspur --- Nationality: England
Harry Kane is a 27-year-old striker. He is regarded as one of the most successful English footballers. He has played for just Tottenham Hotspur, since the beginning of his senior career, although, he has been on loan to four other teams. Kane is the recipient of many important honours like ---
--- England Player of the Year Award (2017, 2018);
--- FIFA World Cup Golden Boot (2018);
--- Premier League Golden Boot (2015–16, 2016–17, 2020–21)
--- Premier League Player of the Month (January 2015, February 2015, March2016, February 2017, September 2017, December 2017);
--- Premier League Playmaker of the Season (2020–21); and
--- Tottenham Hotspur Player of the Year (2014–15)
Kane has played a total of 242 games for Tottenham Hotspur, he scored 166 goals in those games. The striker has always been a top scorer and assists provider. His consistently impressive performance has contributed to almost all Tottenham’s successes since 2009.
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