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Most chances created: Premier League 2021/22 season standings

By Harry Edwards

Most chances created: Premier League 2021/22 season standings

Published: 17:20, 23 April 2022

Goalscorers, goalkeepers and master creators, the Premier League has it all.

It takes a particular type of player to be able to carve out an opportunity for their teammate by spotting a gap in a defensive line, whether through producing a pinpoint pass, whipping in a stunning cross, or executing an accurate set-piece.

In the Premier League this season, Bruno Fernandes is currently leading the way for chances created with 86 so far including 12 from set pieces. But the Man Utd playmaker isn’t comfortable at the top, with Trent Alexander-Arnold following him closely, the full-back also co-leads the division for assists too, with 12, as he tries to help Liverpool to the Premier League title.

There is then a drop to Kevin De Bruyne who completes the top three on 71 chances created, 19 of which have come from set pieces. Behind the Belgian playmaker are three players also the 60s — James Ward-Prowse, who has created the most set-piece chances, Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard — they’re ahead of Mohamed Salah, Raphinha and Son Heung-Min who has been revived as Spurs push for the Champions League.

But who else is up there fighting to be the creative king? Keep track of the top 10 chance creators below as the 2021/22 campaign progresses.

Most chances created Premier League 2021/22 season: Current standings

Players with the same amount of chances created are separated by minutes played. Stats correct as of 17:00, 23/04/22.

Position Player Chances created Set-piece chances created Assists Minutes Played
1st Bruno Fernandes 82 12 6 2,758
2nd Trent Alexander-Arnold 79 36 12 2,493
3rd Kevin De Bruyne 71 19 6 1,845
4th James Ward-Prowse 65 41 4 2,767
5th Bukayo Saka 62 10 5  2,578
6th Martin Ødegaard 61 9 4  2,342
7th Raphinha 58 19 3 2,424
8th Mohamed Salah 57 0 12 2,510
9th Son Heung-min 56 23 6 2,506
10th Bernardo Silva 53 1 3 2,601

READ MORE: PREMIER LEAGUE 2021/22 SEASON’S STATS LEADERS:

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