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Who has most assists in Europe's big five leagues this season?

Kevin De Bruyne, Thomas Müller and Jadon Sancho are riding high in 2019/20.

Thomas Müller has been Bayern's chief provider of assists in the Bundesliga this season
Thomas Müller has been Bayern's chief provider of assists in the Bundesliga this season Getty Images

Bayern's Thomas Müller has caught Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne as the top provider in Europe's big five leagues this season, with Jadon Sancho, Ángel Di María, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Lionel Messi not too far behind. Braga's Brazilian forward Galeno is the leading provider in UEFA's club competitions.

UEFA.com tracks the form of the continent's leading supply men of the season.

Most assists in Europe's top five domestic leagues in 2019/20

16 Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City, ENG)
16 Thomas Müller (Bayern München, GER)
15
Jadon Sancho (Dortmund, GER)
14 Ángel Di María (Paris Saint-Germain, FRA)
12 Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool, ENG)
12
Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ESP)
12 Luis Alberto (Lazio, ITA)
12 Christopher Nkunku (Leipzig, GER)
10 Achraf Hakimi (Dortmund, GER)
10 Thorgan Hazard (Dortmund, GER)
9 Serge Gnabry (Bayern München, GER)
8
Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma, ITA)
8
Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta, ITA)
8 Filip Kostić (Eintracht Frankfurt, GER)
8 Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City, ENG)
8 Islam Slimani (Monaco, FRA)
8 Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach, GER)

2018/19: Eden Hazard (Chelsea, ENG) – 15
2017/18: Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City, ENG) – 16
2016/17: Emil Forsberg (Leipzig, GER) – 19
2015/16: Mesut Özil (Arsenal, ENG) – 19

Galeno laid on six Europa League goals for Braga
Galeno laid on six Europa League goals for Braga©AFP/Getty Images

Most assists in 2019/20 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League (group stage to final)

6 Galeno (Braga, UEFA Europa League)
5 Hakim Ziyech (Ajax, UEFA Champions League/UEFA Europa League)
4 Ángel Di María (Paris Saint-Germain, UEFA Champions League)
4 Bruno Fernandes (Sporting CP/Manchester United, UEFA Europa League)
4 Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City, UEFA Champions League)
4 Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain, UEFA Champions League)
4 Corentin Tolisso (Bayern München, UEFA Champions League)
4 Roberto Firmino (Liverpool, UEFA Champions League)
4 Uroš Matić (APOEL, UEFA Europa League)

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