Manchester City’s star player, Kevin de Bruyne has equalled the Premier League assists record of Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard at incredible time. He reached the count after setting up two goals during Manchester City’s game against Wolves.
Man City won the game 3-0 maintaining their incredible run of the PL season. They are touted to win the Premier League this time around as well.
The arrival of a prolific goalscorer in Haaland has made this Pep team unstoppable this season. Haaland already has 11 goals in just 7 Premier League games. At this rate he is going to have 57 Premier League alone breaking all records.
Kevin de Bruyne is known as one of the best creator and play-maker in world of football. His assists numbers are live proof of that. With the arrival of Haaland at Man City, his assists numbers are expected to see a rise as well.
The win against Wolves has put Man City on the top of Premier League table. By setting up two goals for his team, Kevin de Bruyne raised his assists count for the season to 6 in 7 games, twice the number than next in the list – Roberto Firmino with 3 assists.
Kevin de Bruyne has equalled Steven Gerrard assist record in Premier League with 287 less games played. It took Steven Gerrard 504 games to assist goals 92 times in English top-flight league.
While he is sure to beat Steven Gerrard’s assists count, to be the player with the most assists in English Premier League, he has to beat Ryan Giggs’s incredible 162 assist record.
Experts believe Man City’s midfield maestro should beat Dennis Bergkamp (94 assists), Frank Lampard (102) and Wayne Rooney (103), the only other players on the top-spot, this season alone if he continues his fine form in the league.
With his second assist vs Wolves, Kevin de Bruyne also completed 150 goal contribution in 217 league games in England, incredible numbers from a midfielder. He has 92 assists and 58 goals for Man City in the English Premier League, wining the title 4 times. Besides that, the talented midfielder has also been crowned the Player of the Season twice in the English league.
Manchester City’s next game is against the city rivals Manchester United on 2nd October after the international break.