Although the Chelsea midfielder has yet to earn an assist he has offered a steady supply line down the Blues’ right, providing 23 scoring opportunities and registering the most successful crosses (22).
Willian has teed up a team-mate every 20.4 minutes under Antonio Conte, quicker than his average of 33.8 minutes in 2015/16, when he produced 10 assists.
Puncheon is a narrow runner-up with 364 for ICT Creativity. The Palace midfielder has created the most chances (24), earning three Fantasy Premier League assists, yet sits in only 1.2% of squads.
He also ranks top for corners (39) and successful corners (17) and is second only to Willian for successful crosses, with 21.
Palace have registered the most crosses as they look to benefit from the Belgian’s aerial dominance inside the opposition penalty area.
The Southampton midfielder, who has created 22 chances, has earned a goal and two assists from Gameweek 4 onwards.
Payet racked up a goal and four assists over that period, which coincides with his first start of the season after recovering from injury.
The West Ham United midfielder has registered 20 key passes in five outings, providing a scoring opportunity every 19.4 minutes, quicker than his 2015/16 average of 22.1 minutes, which led to 13 assists.
Of the two, the Belgian has been far more consistent, earning points in five of six appearances before missing Gameweek 7 with a hamstring injury.
De Bruyne's six assists are the most for a player in the Premier League, averaging 8.2 FPL points per match in 2016/17.
Silva, who has provided at least 11 assists in each of the previous five seasons, has collected only one, yet has created 17 chances to De Bruyne’s 20.
Liverpool's Firmino has served up three goals and two assists, averaging 6.3 FPL points per match over six appearances.
Coutinho has served up 16 key passes and a trio of assists, in addition to finding the net on three occasions.
Sitting in 33.8% of FPL squads, he is the second-most popular midfielder. He and Firmino both feature in the ICT Index top 10 overall with scores of 78.4 and 70.1.
They are placed fourth and seventh respectively as Liverpool prepare for a run where just two of their matches score more than two in the Fixture Difficulty Ranking between Gameweeks 9-18.
ICT Creativity Top 10
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