Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne exhibits Premier League dominance against Southampton
Posted: 14 May 2018 Time: 10:51
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne edged a teammate for the Premier League's prime playmaker award as he notched a final assist in their victory over Southampton yesterday.
De Bruyne, who divides opinion amongst football fans as the best player in the Premier League this season alongside Mohamed Salah, edged winger Leroy Sane as the leading assist provider in the division.
The Belgian ace teed up striker Gabriel Jesus for a sublime 94th minute winner to take his overall tally to 16 assists in the English top-flight in 36 games - it moved him one ahead of Sane (15), while David Silva and Raheem Sterling come in at third with 11 each.
Overall, De Bruyne has scored 12 goals and registered 20 assists across all competitions for the record-breaking Citizens.
Top assists providers in EPL this season:
1. 16 - Kevin De Bruyne
2. 15 - Leroy Sane
3. 11 - David Silva/Raheem Sterling
4. 10 - Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen, Paul Pogba, Mohamed Salah and Riyad Mahrez