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Most chances created: Premier League 2019/20 season so far

By Mohamed Moallim

Published: 22:20, 5 December 2019

Despite failing to provide an assist again, Kevin De Bruyne furthered his lead as the Premier League’s top chance creator after gameweek 15.

The Belgian created three chances in Manchester City’s 4-1 win over Burnley on Tuesday taking him to 55 for the season. This moved him six clear of Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold who created one chance in the Reds’ 5-2 win over Everton, which ultimately ended in a goal.

There is a gap of nine between the top two and third-placed Lucas Digne on 40, with the Frenchman adding one to his tally in the Merseyside derby. Another slight gap emerges to Pascal Gross on 36 before things get much tighter.

Three behind him is Grealish, while James Maddison and Emiliano Buendia complete the list of those to have created over 30 chances so far this season.

Then comes Sadio Mane and Joao Moutinho, who both sit bang on 30, while Gylfi Sigurdsson complete the top 10, having created 28 chances.

It would appear that this is two-horse race right now but with 23 games still to play, there is more than enough quality throughout the Premier League to suggest other playmakers are lying in wait, ready to make their assault on the top 10.

Most chances created: Premier League 2019/20

Players with the same amount of chances created are separated by minutes played.

1. Kevin De Bruyne: 55 chances created (1,136 minutes)
2. Trent Alexander-Arnold: 49 chances created (1,343 minutes)
3. Lucas Digne: 40 chances created (1,333 minutes)
4. Pascal Gross: 36 chances created (952 minutes)
5. Jack Grealish: 33 chances created (1,164 minutes)
6. James Maddison: 32 chances created (1,234 minutes)
7. Emiliano Buendia: 31 chances created (1,069 minutes)
8. Sadio Mane: 30 chances created (1,238 minutes)
9. João Moutinho: 30 chances created (1,260 minutes)
10. Gylfi Sigurdsson: 28 chances created (1,059 minutes)

(Correct as of Gameweek 15 – 10:20pm 05/12/2019)