Fabregas Reaches 100 EPL Assists

By Ikenga Chronicles January 1, 2017

Fabregas Reaches 100 EPL Assists

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has set a record of the first non-British player to reach 100 Premier League assists in the EPL.

His assist which which helped Willian ‘s goal against Stoke City makes the Spanish star reach this great feat.

The Spaniard is also the fastest player to reach the milestone, taking just 293 appearances to reach 100 assists.

Fabregas is only the fourth player to have provided that many final balls for goals, putting him alongside Ryan Giggs, Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard as the players to have achieved the feat.

Compared to players who achieved this feat, Fabregas had just 293 appearances while Giggs had 367 appearances, Rooney had 445 and Lampard 559 appearances.

However, the former Arsenal midfielder has a long way to go to catch assist leader Giggs, who set up 162 goals during his career with Manchester United.

Fabregas does not have the same distance to catch Rooney or Lampard, needing just one more assist to match the Red Devils captain, and three to overtake the former Chelsea and Manchester City midfielder.

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