The Premier League's most creative player - Dejan Kulusevski
Fri 09 February 2024, 16:40|Tottenham Hotspur
As we head into Matchday 24 of the Premier League season, statistically, Dejan Kulusevski is ranked as the most creative player in the league.
Despite having only two assists to his name thus far this campaign, Dejan leads his fellow Premier League players in terms of chances created from open play.
A signing from Juventus in January, 2022, the Swedish forward has created 46 opportunities for his team-mates in the top flight this term, which is made even more impressive by the fact that he is not involved in our set piece deliveries.
He also has a league high of 172 touches in the opposition box to his name, reinforcing his considerable influence on our games.
From the moment Deki arrived in N17, his creativity was realised from his debut - coincidentally against Saturday's opponents Brighton two years and 10 days ago to the day - as he should have come off the pitch with an assist when he released Steven Bergwijn through on goal late in the game.
Watch - Some of Kulusevski's best passes in 2023/24
Despite the forward not bagging an assist on that maiden appearance, he still enjoyed an utterly remarkable end to his first campaign in north London as, while still 21-years-old, he registered 13 goal involvements in just 18 games (five scored, eight assisted).
Injuries saw his form suffer in 2022/23 but he still managed to provide seven assists across a disrupted campaign while his shooting boots have certainly been on this season with another five goals added to his name in Lilywhite.
In the Premier League to date, he has produced 29 goal involvements in less than 70 games.