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Who is the king of assist in football Europe? Who are the top all time assist leaders in football the past 5 seasons? Who has helped their team-mates out the most in recent years? In football, it’s usually the goalscorer that gets all the credit and all the headlines, but today we are going to look at the people behind the goals and the stars who create the chances.
Getting an assist is just as important as getting the actual goal because you know that your pass or your cross lead to that certain goal for your team.
We will have look at the top assist makers in Europe’s top five football leagues Premier League (EPL), La Liga, Bundes Liga, Serie A and Ligue 1. So who has the most assists from the Europe’s top five leagues in the last five seasons? Who is the king of assist in Europe? Lets take a look at the top 10 assist leaders in football in Europe’s top five leagues.
Kick starting the list of the Top 10 Assist kings 2010-2015 in the Top 5 European leagues is Arsenal play-maker Santi Cazorla.
The Spanish maestro is just like a fine wine, the older he gets the better he becomes, with the 2014/2015 campaign being one of his best in an Arsenal shirt.
The midfielder, who turned 30 late last year, has been the king of midfield at Arsenal since his arrival in 2012 but has faced competition after Arsenal purchased German playmaker Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid in 2013 for a record breaking £47 million.
Nevertheless the Spaniard has still shown he is one of the best play-makers in football at the moment as he has assisted 42 times in the last five years, with part of the assists coming for Malaga in the Spanish La liga.