Every 20-21 PL club’s best goalscorer, chance creator, dribbler, tackler & more

Quick Reads

The 2020-21 Premier League season is over and fans are left to pick over the highest performing players over the past nine months.

Manchester City may have wrapped up the title, while Harry Kane recorded the most goals and assists, but there are plenty of surprises if you look elsewhere. 

But what about the most specific stats: dribbles, tackles, chances created? We’ve taken a look at the best players from every Premier League club according to a number of statistical categories.


Goals: Alexandre Lacazette (13)
Assists: Willian (5)
Chances created: Bukayo Saka (38)
Successful dribbles: Bukayo Saka (46)
Successful tackles: Granit Xhaka (50)
Interceptions: Dani Ceballos (35)
Shots blocked: Rob Holding (27)

Aston Villa

Goals: Ollie Watkins (14)
Assists: Jack Grealish (10)
Chances created: Jack Grealish (81)
Successful dribbles: Jack Grealish (65)
Successful tackles: Matt Targett (83)
Interceptions: Matty Cash (60)
Shots blocked: Ezri Konsa (47)


Goals: Neal Maupay (8)
Assists: Pascal Gross (8)
Chances created: Pascal Gross (70)
Successful dribbles: Yves Bissouma (53)
Successful tackles: Yves Bissouma (104)
Interceptions: Yves Bissouma (64)
Shots blocked: Ben White (22)

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Goals: Chris Wood (12)
Assists: Dwight McNeil (5)
Chances created: Ashley Westwood (53)
Successful dribbles: Dwight McNeil (63)
Successful tackles: James Tarkowski (66)
Interceptions: Josh Brownhill (69)
Shots blocked: Ben Mee (45)


Goals: Jorginho (7)
Assists: Timo Werner (8)
Chances created: Mason Mount (87)
Successful dribbles: Mateo Kovacic (53)
Successful tackles: N’Golo Kante (79)
Interceptions: N’Golo Kante (59)
Shots blocked: Andreas Christensen (14)

Crystal Palace

Goals: Wilfried Zaha (11)
Assists: Ebere Eze (6)
Chances created: Ebere Eze (43)
Successful dribbles: Ebere Eze (64)
Successful tackles: Andros Townsend (78)
Interceptions: Joel Ward (42)
Shots blocked: Cheikhou Kouyate (26)


Goals: Dominic Calvert-Lewin (16)
Assists: Lucas Digne (7)
Chances created: Lucas Digne (46)
Successful dribbles: Richarlison (61)
Successful tackles: Allan (80)
Interceptions: Michael Keane (51)
Shots blocked: Ben Godfrey (37)


Goals: Bobby De Cordova-Reid (5)
Assists: Ademola Lookman (4)
Chances created: Ademola Lookman (61)
Successful dribbles: Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (96)
Successful tackles: Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (78)
Interceptions: Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (56)
Shots blocked: Tosin Adarabioyo (20)

Leeds United

Goals: Patrick Bamford (17)
Assists: Raphinha (9)
Chances created: Raphinha (64)
Successful dribbles: Raphinha (56)
Successful tackles: Luke Ayling (108)
Interceptions: Liam Cooper (61)
Shots blocked: Luke Ayling (36)

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Leicester City

Goals: Jamie Vardy (15)
Assists: Jamie Vardy (9)
Chances created: James Maddison (51)
Successful dribbles: Youri Tielemans (43)
Successful tackles: Wilfred Ndidi (96)
Interceptions: Wesley Fofana, Wilfred Ndidi (61)
Shots blocked: Wesley Fofana (16)


Goals: Mo Salah (22)
Assists: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, Andy Robertson (7)
Chances created: Trent Alexander-Arnold (77)
Successful dribbles: Sadio Mane (82)
Successful tackles: Thiago Alcantara (61)
Interceptions: Trent Alexander-Arnold (49)
Shots blocked: Nat Phillips (14)

Manchester City

Goals: Ilkay Gundogan (13)
Assists: Kevin de Bruyne (12)
Chances created: Kevin de Bruyne (80)
Successful dribbles: Raheem Sterling (66)
Successful tackles: Rodri (72)
Interceptions: Joao Cancelo (41)
Shots blocked: Ruben Dias (23)

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Manchester United

Goals: Bruno Fernandes (18)
Assists: Bruno Fernandes (12)
Chances created: Bruno Fernandes (95)
Successful dribbles: Marcus Rashford (82)
Successful tackles: Aaron Wan-Bissaka (88)
Interceptions: Aaron Wan-Bissaka (62)
Shots blocked: Harry Maguire (23)

Newcastle United

Goals: Callum Wilson (12)
Assists: Callum Wilson (5)
Chances created: Jonjo Shelvey (37)
Successful dribbles: Allan Saint-Maximin (96)
Successful tackles: Issac Hayden (52)
Interceptions: Isaac Hayden (43)
Shots blocked: Federico Fernandez (31)

Sheffield United

Goals: David McGoldrick (8)
Assists: George Baldock, John Fleck, John Lundstram (2)
Chances created: John Fleck (33)
Successful dribbles: David McGoldrick (47)
Successful tackles: Chris Basham (69)
Interceptions: Chris Basham, Ethan Ampadu (49)
Shots blocked: John Egan (31)


Goals: Danny Ings (12)
Assists: James Ward-Prowse (7)
Chances created: James Ward-Prowse (60)
Successful dribbles: Stuart Armstrong (68)
Successful tackles: Kyle Walker-Peters (83)
Interceptions: Jan Bednarek (84)
Shots blocked: Jan Bednarek (27)


Goals: Harry Kane (23)
Assists: Harry Kane (14)
Chances created: Son Heung-min (75)
Successful dribbles: Tanguy Ndombele (74)
Successful tackles: Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (98)
Interceptions: Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (48)
Shots blocked: Eric Dier (31)

West Brom

Goals: Matheus Pereira (11)
Assists: Matheus Pereira (6)
Chances created: Matheus Pereira (60)
Successful dribbles: Matheus Pereira (40)
Successful tackles: Conor Gallagher (81)
Interceptions: Darnell Furlong (49)
Shots blocked: Kyle Bartley (35)

West Ham

Goals: Michail Antonio, Tomas Soucek (10)
Assists: Aaron Cresswell (8)
Chances created: Aaron Cresswell (58)
Successful dribbles: Michail Antonio (43)
Successful tackles: Tomas Soucek (78)
Interceptions: Tomas Soucek (62)
Shots blocked: Craig Dawson, Issa Diop (22)


Goals: Pedro Neto, Ruben Neves (5)
Assists: Pedro Neto (6)
Chances created: Pedro Neto (61)
Successful dribbles: Adama Traore (153)
Successful tackles: Ruben Neves (86)
Interceptions: Ruben Neves (65)
Shots blocked: Conor Coady (32)

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