The impending transfer of Jack Grealish to Premier League champions Manchester City has sparked a frenzy of social media activity, much of it directed towards City’s frightening squad.
Grealish will join Kevin De Bruyne at Manchester City. From next season onwards, two of the top creators in the Premier League are expected to join forces, with Harry Kane leading the charge for Pep Guardiola’s side.
De Bruyne and Grealish are two of the greatest players in the Premier League when it comes to generating chances for their teammates. Grealish has a lot of respect for De Bruyne, and the two superstars will be hoping to assist Guardiola’s team win more trophies.
Despite the aforementioned due, there are other excellent creators in the Premier League. Therefore, we are going to share some of the players who created the biggest chances in the Premier League last season.
Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) | 14 big chances
Harry Kane, one of the top attackers in the world right now, was the Premier League’s best player last season. Despite Tottenham Hotspur’s overall poor performance, Kane stood out. He scored 23 goals and added 14 assists in 35 Premier League matches, making him the league’s best goal scorer and assist provider.
This summer, the England international wants to leave Tottenham Hotspur. Kane’s objectives are obvious, with the 28-year-old stating that he wants to win trophies. Manchester City has been widely connected with Kane, and has already had a bid for the striker rejected by Tottenham Hotspur.
Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) | 14 big chances
Jack Grealish’s big-money move to Manchester City is nearing completion, with a cost of about £100 million being speculated. Last season, the England international was one of the league’s finest players. Grealish, the captain and talisman of Aston Villa, made 24 Premier League starts last season, scoring six goals and assisting on ten occasions.
Grealish has captivated fans and pundits alike with his style of play as a great chance creator and dribbler. The 25-year-old’s departure has angered Aston Villa fans, but it’s difficult to picture Grealish failing to shine for Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. And you can clearly see why one of the best football clubs in the land is gunning after his signature.
Trent Alexander – Arnold (Liverpool) 14 big chances
It is obvious that Trent was not at his best for the longest part of last season’s Premier League campaign. But the most surprising thing is that he managed to secure some impressive numbers.
Last season, the 22-year-old made 34 Premier League starts, scoring two goals and assisting seven times. Alexander-Arnold, one of the top right-backs in the world. He has been instrumental in Liverpool’s success under Jürgen Klopp. At the same time, he is widely regarded as the club’s future captain.
The England international was forced to withdraw from Euro 2020 due to an unlucky injury. Alexander-Arnold is a dangerous player when he is fit and firing, and his exceptional passing and crossing ability is key to Liverpool’s style of play.
Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) | 19 big chances
Imagine a Manchester City offensive lead by Harry Kane, with the creators being Jack Grealish and Kevin De Bruyne.
Kevin De Bruyne, one of the best players in the world, has continued to excel since joining Manchester City in 2015.
The Belgium international, who is a highly creative player, is the most essential player in perhaps Europe’s top club side.
Last season, De Bruyne made 23 Premier League starts, scoring six goals and assisting on 12 occasions. For his efforts throughout the 2020-21 season, he was named PFA Players’ Player of the Year. Manchester City just extended the contract of the 30-year-old.
Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) | 20 big chances
Bruno Fernandes is unquestionably Manchester United’s talisman. He was arguably the greatest midfielder in the Premier League last season.
Since joining the club from Sporting CP in January 2020, the Portugal international has had a significant influence. Many people have compared his move to Eric Cantona’s. Last season, the midfielder was involved in nearly every Manchester United attacking prowess.
Fernandes scored 18 goals and added 12 assists in 35 Premier League matches. Manchester United’s main creator is the 26-year-old, and without him, the team would have not appeared to be at its best.