In the Premier League, he took his total to 76th, which puts him joint 10th in the list of the most assists in the league of all time alongside Teddy Sheringham.
The Belgian has 10 assists to his name this season, just one shy of the current leader in 2020/21, Harry Kane.
Since the inaugural campaign of the Premier League in 1992/93, the leading assist-maker is Ryan Giggs on 162, miles ahead of Cesc Fabregas is second place on 111.
Giggs is aided by his longevity within English football as he played for Man Utd for 24 seasons from 1990 to 2014.
Bundesliga pass masters
|1||Ryan Giggs||Man Utd||162|
|2||Cesc Fabregas||Arsenal, Chelsea||111|
|3||Wayne Rooney||Man Utd, Everton||103|
|4||Frank Lampard||3 clubs||102|
|6||David Silva||Man City||93|
|8||James Milner||5 clubs||85|
|9||David Beckham||Man Utd||80|
|10||Kevin De Bruyne||Chelsea, Man City||76|
|10||Teddy Sheringham||5 clubs||76|
Within the top 10, five of the players gained their assists for one club - Giggs, Bergkamp, Silva, Steven Gerrard, and David Beckham.