Vision and awareness are two vital characteristics needed for an attacking midfielder. But what holds even more importance, or more so, in the Premier League, is the pass accuracy for a through ball.
One good, perfectly-weighted delivery from midfielder and a striker is through, one on one with the goalkeeper.
Our friends at WhoScored.com have brought out this stat that reveals that Manchester City’s talismanic attacking midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has played the most accurate through balls (five) in the Premier League in 2017.
Everton’s midfielder Tom Davis though, is not too far behind. The youngster has played three this term.
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