Kevin De Bruyne is on the verge of breaking the assist record provided by Liverpool legend Steven Gerard in the Premier League clash with Manchester City. Manchester United this Sunday.
Since the start of the 2022-2023 season, the Belgian playmaker has become the player who has scored the most goals for his teammates in six of his seven appearances, taking his total to 92. The assists sit seventh alongside Stevie G in the Premier League’s all-time top assists rankings.
De Bruyne’s record has come from a total of 287 games, fewer appearances than Gerrard and in Manchester City’s home game against Manchester United on the day. If he does add more assists this week, it will break the record set by the legendary Liverpool captain.
The 31-year-old is also eligible to equal his former team-mate David Silva’s 93 appearances before leaving the Etihad in the summer of 2021, and could even step up to the Etihad record. Denis Bergkamp, who also made 94 appearances with Arsenal.
For players with the most assists of all time, the top three in the Premier League are former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs with 162, second is Cesc Fabregas, who He has played for both Chelsea and Arsenal 111 times. While in third place is Wayne Rooney with 103.