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Hakim Ziyech came to Chelsea, having already made 123 career assists, and the Moroccan star added to his assist quota in the 4-1 win against Sheffield United, with yet another assist.
Ziyech was the star of the show, and got two assists in that game, and has been hailed by many pundits for his game.
The 27-year-old has now revealed that the secret to his assist is understanding the movement of his teammates, and he’s now beginning to understand them more.
Ziyech said: “I always look at them before I play the ball,’ he said. ‘Usually eye contact is enough and you could see it worked well two times.
“You know they like it when we play the ball to feel so I saw [Mateo] Kovacic running into space and sometimes you have to give those balls because they don’t know what to do with them,” continued the 27-year-old on our equalising goal, which saw him play a ball over the top for Kovacic, whose cross was fired in by Tammy Abraham.
“It was the first time I tried it and we scored straightaway. I’m not afraid to give a pass. I feel comfortable here in the squad with all my team-mates. I’m really happy and I think that’s why I’ve started so well.”