Lionel Messi may have joined Ligue 1 with a reputation as a relentless goalscoring fiend but he was also something of a serial playmaker during his 21-year stint in Spain, registering a total of 288 assists in a Barcelona shirt.
Paris Saint-Germain’s latest superstar relocates to a division renowned for its creative and technical excellence, but last season’s ‘best playmaker’ Memphis Depay has traded places with the Barca immortal, who has already registered two assists at the Camp Nou.
Depay managed 12 assists last season, joining Dimitri Payet and Zinedine Ferhat on double digits, but who will scoop the top prize in 2021/22? Keep track of which player has provided the most assists throughout the season below.
Ligue 1 most assists: 2021/22 season | French top flight
Players with the same amount of assists are ranked by fewer minutes played.