When you’re a striker, in most cases, you need someone supplying the ammunition. That is, unless you are, of course, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. Some players make a name for themselves as creators, and we have the low down on the top five assist makers so far in 2019/20. This is not only vital info to impress your friends whilst enjoying football on the weekend. But it can also be crucial when betting online especially in the UK, where there are a range of betting markets on every game in the world!
Luis Alberto, 27, joined current club Lazio from Liverpool in August 2016. Since then, the Spaniard has flourished and is enjoying a remarkable season in the creator’s stakes. In Serie A, Alberto has provided twelve assists in just sixteen games. And he’s scored three times as well. It has seen teammate Ciro Immobile bag seventeen goals so far, making him one of the top five goal-getters in Europe right now.
Thomas Muller is a household name and a player who has been there and done it in terms of achievements. The German world cup winner turned thirty several months ago, but he’s showing no signs of slowing down for Bayern Munich. The Bundesliga giants may have suffered several disappointing results so far this season, but Muller has been on hand when it comes to assists. He’s set up ten goals in Germany’s topflight, and it’s no surprise that it’s Robert Lewandowski who has profited from Muller’s creativity and vision.
Jadon Sancho is one of Europe’s hottest properties. The 19-year-old Londoner currently starring for Borussia Dortmund is now the subject of links with a big-money move to the top sides on the continent. And his current form proves precisely why. The former Manchester City youngster has made his mark as one of the most creative players on the planet this season, notching ten assists in just fourteen Bundesliga games. To add to that, Sancho has also weighed in with his share of goals too (9), so Dortmund will hope to keep hold of the Englishman for a little longer.
Kevin De Bruyne
Kevin De Bruyne is undoubtedly one of the top midfielders on the planet. The 28-year-old Belgian has taken his game up a level since joining Manchester City and is a player who can create or score a goal out of nothing. He’s enjoying another fantastic season so far at City, and it’s in the creator’s stakes where he’s leaving his mark again. He’s made ten assists in sixteen Premier League outings, with his two goals and assist against Arsenal most recently a sign that he’s purring once more.
It hasn’t been the best of starts to the season for Spurs, but you can always rely on Heung-Min Son to deliver. The South Korean has been a key man for Spurs since joining, and even during their struggles at the start of the campaign, he chipped in with goals and assists. The 27-year-old is one of Europe’s top assist makers as things stand, with eight in fifteen Premier League outings. And he’s still made time to score five goals in England’s top-flight too, proving his worth as one of the division’s and Europe’s best.