The Premier League has been littered with world class stars who are able to score goals and lay on assists for their teammates.

The best players in the world know when to go for goal themselves or when to square it to a teammate who is in a better position to score.

Our friends at Opta have released statistics which name the best goal assist kings in the Premier League since 2007.

The leading assist maker may shock you as he departed the Premier League in August 2011. Click through the pages to see who is currently topping the assist leaderboard.

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