Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas provided the assist for Gary Cahill’s goal and Willian’s second goal as Chelsea defeated Stoke City 4-2 at Stamford Bridge today.
Fabregas’ assist for Willian’s goal was his 100th Premier League assist and Fabregas is the 4th player in Premier League history to achieve this feat.
Ryan Giggs (162), Frank Lampard (102) and Wayne Rooney (101) are the other players to have recorded 100 assists in the Premier League.
Fabregas is the fastest player in Premier League history to provide 100 assists. It took Fabregas just 293 appearances to reach the 100 mark. It took Lampard 559 games to get 100 assists. Giggs needed 367 appearances while Rooney needed 445 appearances to reach the 100 mark.