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Who has the most Premier League assists in 2021-22?

18:00 BST 22/05/2022
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Some of the most creative playmakers in world football compete in England's top division, but who is laying on the most goals this season?

Plenty of plaudits are dished out to the players who challenge for the Premier League top goalscorer awards, but what about those who provide the assists?

England's top division boasts some of the greatest creative talent in the world, with celebrated goal-weavers distributed across every team.

So who has the most assists in the 2021-22 edition of the Premier League? GOAL has all the details.

See the Premier League 2021-22 top goalscorers here.

  • Mo Salah, Liverpool 2021-22

    Mohamed Salah | Liverpool | 13 assists

    Liverpool's chief attacking outlet, Mohamed Salah both scores and sets up goals for his team-mates. While his assists total in the Premier League last season was just five, Salah has previously contributed double figures for the Reds in that department too.
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold Liverpool 2021-22

    Trent Alexander-Arnold | Liverpool | 12 assists

    Declared "the best right-back in the world" by Jurgen Klopp, Trent Alexander-Arnold has been a potent threat while driving out of the Liverpool defence into attack. As well as that, the England international is an accomplished set-piece taker.

  • Andy Robertson Liverpool 2021-22

    Andy Robertson | Liverpool | 10 assists

    The left-side prong of Liverpool's attack from deep, Andy Robertson gets forward at every opportunity and can pick a pass.

  • Jarrod Bowen West Ham Leeds 2021-22

    Jarrod Bowen | West Ham | 10 assists

    West Ham attacker Jarrod Bowen has been one of the key figures in a fine start to the season for David Moyes' side and is a constant threat with his direct approach.
  • Mason Mount

    Mason Mount | Chelsea | 10 assists

    A Ballon d'Or-nominated midfielder with an eye for a pass, Mason Mount has been an important part of Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea team, orchestrating plays.

  • Harvey Barnes Aston Villa vs Leicester Premier League 2021-22

    Harvey Barnes | Leicester | 10 assists

    Leicester winger Harvey Barnes has broken through to become a key performer for the Foxes on the flank.

  • Paul Pogba Man Utd 2021-22

    Paul Pogba | Man Utd | 9 assists

    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has endured a lot of intense scrutiny over the years, but he is an important creative presence for the Red Devils and is showing his worth to the cause this season.

  • Harry Kane Tottenham 2021-22

    Harry Kane | Tottenham | 9 assists

    Harry Kane may be Tottenham's most reliable and prolific source of goals, but the England striker is also happy to tee up plenty of efforts for team-mates.

  • Reece James Chelsea 2021-22

    Reece James | Chelsea | 9 assists

    Chelsea's right-back Reece James is a constant threat when going forward and is adding assists to his game under Thomas Tuchel.
  • Gabriel Jesus Manchester City 2021-22

    Gabriel Jesus | Man City | 8 assists

    Manchester City boast an array of attacking riches, with no shortage of players who can both score and set goals up. Gabriel Jesus is one of those players and he has added more assists to his game.

  • Kulusevski Tottenham

    Dejan Kulusevski | Tottenham | 8 assists

    Despite only linking up with Tottenham in the winter transfer window, Swedish star Dejan Kulusevski has hit the ground running in English football.

  • Michail Antonio, West Ham 2021-22

    Michail Antonio | West Ham | 8 assists

    Michail Antonio has come on leaps and bounds at West Ham under David Moyes, developing into one of the club's best goal outlets.

  • 20220426_Kevin De Bruyne_Manchester City

    Kevin De Bruyne | Manchester City | 8 assists

    Two-time PFA Player of the Year Kevin De Bruyne remains a model of consistency at the Etihad Stadium and a key part of Pep Guardiola's trophy-chasing plans.

  • James Maddison Leicester 2021-22

    James Maddison | Leicester City | 8 assists

    Leicester star James Maddison faces a fight to earn England recognition as part of a well-stocked collection of playmakers, but he remains a key man for the Foxes.

  • Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal 2021-22

    Alexandre Lacazette | Arsenal | 7 assists

    In what could be his final season with the Gunners, Alexandre Lacazette is chipping in with a modest supply of goals and assists.

  • Bryan Mbeumo Brentford 2021-22

    Bryan Mbeumo | Brentford | 7 assists

    The ex-Troyes youngster is an old hand at Brentford, having joined the club in 2019, and his attacking ability has been key in an impressive season for the Bees.

  • Joao Cancelo Man City 2021-22

    Joao Cancelo | Man City | 7 assists

    The Manchester City defender is far more than just a full-back, with the Portugal international developing into a devastating attacking threat for Pep Guardiola's side.

  • Heung-Min Son Tottenham 2021-22

    Heung-min Son | Tottenham | 7 assists

    Heung-min Son has been Tottenham's dependable scorer and provier this season, coming through for the side while Harry Kane struggles to replicate his tallies from previous years.

  • Bukayo Saka, Arsenal vs Crystal Palace 2021

    Bukayo Saka | Arsenal | 7 assists

    Bukayo Saka has carried his teenage form past his 20th birthday this campaign, continuing to be a regular threat in Arsenal's attack under Mikel Arteta.

  • Bruno Fernandes Manchester United 2021-22

    Bruno Fernandes | Manchester United | 6 assists

    Bruno Fernandes hasn't put up the same eye-popping numbers this term as he did in 2020-21 - his first full season at Old Trafford, but the Portugal star is still a major part of the Red Devils attack.

  • Said Benrahma

    Said Benrahma | West Ham | 6 assists

    In his second season at West Ham, Said Benrahma has added more goals to his game while continuing to provide a steady stream of assists.

  • Emmanuel Dennis of Watford FC.

    Emmanuel Dennis | Watford | 6 assists

    Emmanuel Dennis had the game of a lifetime when he assisted two goals in Watford's 5-2 rout of Everton in October, a game that they had been trailing initially.
  • Emiliano Buendia d'Aston Villa pendant le match de Premier League entre Aston Villa et Brentford au Villa Park le 28 août 2021 à Birmingham, Angleterre.

    Emi Buendia | Aston Villa | 6 assists

    Asked to help fill the void created by Jack Grealish's departure at Villa Park, Argentine playmaker Emi Buendia has impressed many in the West Midlands.

  • Danny Ings Aston Villa 2021-22

    Danny Ings | Aston Villa | 6 assists

    Aston Villa acquired Danny Ings to grab them goals, but the hard-working frontman also helps to create space and opportunities for others.

  • Lucas Moura Tottenham 2021-22

    Lucas Moura | Tottenham | 6 assists

    Brazil star Lucas Moura may not grab the headlines of Harry Kane and Heung-min Son, but he remains a useful source of assists for Tottenham.

  • Gabriel Martinelli Arsenal 2021-22

    Gabriel Martinelli | Arsenal | 6 assists

    Arsenal boast plenty of creative options in their ranks, with Brazilian youngster Gabriel Martinelli being tipped to enjoy a bright future in north London.

  • Phil Foden Man City 2021-22

    Phil Foden | Manchester City | 5 assists

    One of the hottest prospects in English football, Phil Foden has shown that it is possible to make a breakthrough under Pep Guardiola at the Etihad Stadium.

  • Kiko Femenia - Watford

    Kiko Femenia | Watford | 5 assists

    Ex-Barcelona and Real Madrid youngster Kiko Femenia has stood out in a difficult season for the Hornets, posing a real threat out wide.

  • Jordan Henderson Luis Diaz 2021-22

    Jordan Henderson | Liverpool | 5 assists

    Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is as reliable as assist-provider as he is skipper of the Reds, racking up an impressive tally.

  • Kelechi Iheanacho

    Kelechi Iheanacho | Leicester City | 5 assists

    Known previously as a goalscoring striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has made his mark as a distributor this season as he's repeatedly set up team-mates in front of net.

  • Matteo Kovacic Chelsea 2021-22

    Mateo Kovacic | Chelsea | 5 assists

    Croatia international Mateo Kovacic is probably better known for the defensive aspect of his game, but the Chelsea midfielder does pop up with the odd assist when he gets forward.

  • Riyad Mahrez Manchester City 2021-22

    Riyad Mahrez | Man City | 5 assists

    Riyad Mahrez's reputation as one of the Premier League's most dangerous and creative players is going nowhere soon.

  • Nathan Redmond Southampton 2021-22

    Nathan Redmond | Southampton | 5 assists

    A legendary player for Southampton, Nathan Redmond is a menace from the wings, getting balls into the box and into the strikers.

  • James Ward-Prowse Southampton 2021-22

    James Ward-Prowse | Southampton | 5 assists

    Saints skipper James Ward-Prowse remains deadly over set-pieces, with goals and assists aplenty provided.

  • Ivan Toney Brentford 2021-22

    Ivan Toney | Brentford | 5 assists

    Ivan Toney may be in the Bees side to score goals, but he is also capable of teeing up plenty for grateful team-mates.

  • Michael Olise Crystal Palace 2021-22

    Michael Olise | Crystal Palace | 5 assists

    Talented playmaker Michael Olise has made quite the impact since stepping up onto a Premier League stage at Selhurst Park.

  • Richarlison Lampard Everton 2022

    Richarlison | Everton | 5 assists

    Richarlison may be best known for his goalscoring for relegation-threatened Everton, but he's also stepped up his assist numbers in 2021-22.