Stats! Why Cesc Fabregas better than Mesut Ozil

Think assists and Mesut Ozil tends to come to mind.

But rather than the Arsenal man, it should be the former-Arsenal man who’s now pulling the strings at Chelsea that gets crowned the assist king.

Within 10 minutes of coming on during Chelsea’s win over Hull Cesc Fabregas provided the assist for Gary Cahill to score the Blues’ second goal of the game and wrap up the three points.

Considering he’s a less than regular starter for Chelsea this season, the following stats are incredible.

To start, he’s providing more assists than anyone else in Europe…

WhoScored.com

 Cesc Fabregas: Has averaged an assist more often (every 72 minutes) this season than any player in Europe’s top 5 leagues with more than two”
He’s laying on more goals at Chelsea than anyone else despite hardly starting under Antonio Conte…

WhoScored.com

 Cesc Fabregas: No Chelsea player has more assists in the league than Fabregas this season (6) despite the Spaniard starting just 5 matches”
And he’s now provided the joint-third most assists in Premier League history…

101 – Only Ryan Giggs (162) and Frank Lampard (102) have provided more PL assists than Cesc Fabregas (101, level with W Rooney). Conductor.”

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