Amid the drama of the Premier League, much of the spotlight is focused on the game's protagonists; the goal-scorers, characters and managers. Not the assist makers.

It's why the back pages, headlines and highlights are dominated by Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Sergio Agüero and Álvaro Morata this season.

You're much less likely to find appreciation of the man who make their incredible goal-scoring feats possible.

But here at Football Whispers we scratch below the surface. And we like to acknowledge those who supply the bullets for their more illustrious team-mates to make Premier League headlines.

With that in mind we've gone through the record books and compiled a list of the top 31 Premier League assist makers ever – right back to the league's inaugural season.

Naturally, there are some usual suspects in there. But there are some names you'll have forgotten and some players you never expected. You've got ten minutes to work out who has supplied the most assists in Premier League history.


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