Predicted assists per game reveal some interesting names.
Sports statisticians Opta have teamed up with the Premier League to analyse the amount of assists in the English top tier and where they come from.
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This has led to a prediction of which players will provide the most assists each game and therefore who will prove to be the most creative stars this season.
Here are the top 10, with some unexpected names joining the usual suspects.
10=. Pablo Zabaleta, Manchester City – 0.188 assists expected per 90 minutes
Despite being a defender this right-back loves to get forward and this is proven by the fact Zabaleta is the only player on the list who plays at the back.