Premier League title race is officially back on after Manchester City defeated Liverpool 2-1 on Thursday night at Etihad Stadium to cut the gap between the two to only four points. Tottenham Hotspurs will also be celebrating because the result means they are back in the mix too. Today, we want to look at six stars leading in the assist league so far this season.
6. Paul Pogba- 6 Assists
— Paul Pogba (@paulpogba) December 26, 2018
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has come alive since interim Coach Ole Gunnar Solkjaer took over the job two weeks ago. The French star was struggling to get even playing time under former boss Jose Mourinho. He is now scoring and assisting goals. This season so far, he has assisted 6 goals already. Other players with 6 assists include his teammate Marcus Rashford, Aaron Ramsey and Bernado Silva.
5. Raheem Sterling- 7 Assists
— Premier League (@premierleague) January 4, 2019
Manchester City 2-1 victory on Thursday night against Liverpool means the title race is wide open once again. Raheem Sterling assisted the winning goal netted by Leroy Sane to take his tally to 7 assists and 9 goals this season. The German also has 7 assists to his name.
4. Christian Eriksen- 7 Assists
Christian Eriksen has now been directly involved in 100 Premier League goals for Spurs:
⚽️ 45 goals
🅰 55 assists
Bringing up the century on the first day of 2019. pic.twitter.com/z6dbFVJZTx
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) January 1, 2019
Tottenham Hotspurs is unstoppable when Christian Eriksen is on form. The Dane can terrorize defenders with perfect passes, especially in the final third. He has so far assisted 7 goals so far this season.