Jadon Sancho and Joshua Kimmich (l-r.) were the Bundesliga's top two assisters in 2018/19. - © DFL
Jadon Sancho and Joshua Kimmich (l-r.) were the Bundesliga's top two assisters in 2018/19. - © DFL
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Jadon Sancho, Joshua Kimmich and the Bundesliga's assist king contenders in 2019/20

Borussia Dortmund teenager Jadon Sancho set the bar with a Bundesliga-leading 14 assists last season. Bayern Munich's Joshua Kimmich was not far behind - who will top the Bundesliga's list of providers in 2019/20?

Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund)

Appearances: 7 (6 starts)
Assists: 5
Assists per game: 0.71

Last season's most prolific provider is at it again this year. The England international lead's the league once again with five assists, having come off the bench on Matchday 7 to teep up Achraf Hakimi in BVB's 2-2 draw in Freiburg.

Sancho (l.) has set up Alcacer (c.) to score four times already this season. - imago images / Nordphoto

Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Dortmund)

Appearances: 7 (7 starts)
Assists: 4
Assists per game: 0.57

Hazard, who was Gladbach's top provider last season with 10, has carried on where he left off and already has four after seven rounds of matches in 2019/20, after teeing up Belgian compatriot Axel Witsel to score from a corner against Freiburg on Matchday 7.

Eye on the prize: Thorgan Hazard may not have scored in the Bundesliga this season, but hes already chipped in with plenty of assists. - 2019 Getty Images

Thomas Müller (Bayern Munich)

Appearances: 7 (3 starts)
Assists: 4
Assists per game: 0.57

After starting Bayern's first two matches, Müller stepped off the bench with assists for Robert Lewandowski and Alphonso Davies in the 6-1 win over Mainz. He then provided the pass for Lewandowski's opener in the 1-1 draw with Leipzig on Matchday 4 and again for the Polish hitman against Hoffenheim on Matchday 7.

Thomas Müller is proving to be Bayern Munich's assist-king once again in 2019/20. - imago images / Eibner

Alassane Plea (Borussia Mönchengladbach)

Appearances: 7 (7 starts)
Assists: 4
Assists per game: 0.57

Plea has started every game this season for the Foals and has quietly been their start in attack so far. His four assists have been added to by four goals meaning he's had a hand in eight goals in seven appearances in 2019/20. He added to that tally last time out in Gladbach's 5-1 win over Augsburg.

Alassane Plea has been all smiles so far this season for Borussia Mönchengladbach. - imago images/Nordphoto

Josip Brekalo (Wolfsburg)

Appearances: 7 (4 starts)
Assists: 3
Assists per game: 0.43

The Croatian winger has quickly established himself as one of Wolfsburg's key men this season. He confirmed his need to be in Oliver Glasner's squad on Matchday 7 when he came on from the bench to make the assist for Wout Weghorst's winning goal against Union Berlin.

Josip Brekalo (l.) has been helping Wout Weghorst (r.) find the net this season. - imago images / Kirchner-Media

Vladimir Darida (Hertha Berlin)

Appearances: 6 (5 starts)
Assists: 3
Assists per game: 0.5

Much like his team, Darida enjoyed a rich run of form just before the October international break, producing three assists in the space of two games. The Czech midfielder teed up Javairo Dilrosun and Vedad Ibisevic in the 4-0 thrashing of Cologne on Matchday 6, before providing an inch-perfect cross for Dilrosun against Fortuna Düsseldorf on Matchday 7. The 29-year-old even netted his first Bundesliga goal since February 2017 for good measure as Hertha made it three wins in a row.

It's been high fives all round at Hertha, with Vladimir Darida (r.) providing three assists in two games. - Thomas F. Starke/Bongarts/Getty Images

Mohamed Dräger (Paderborn)

Appearances: 7 (7 starts)
Assists: 3
Assists per game: 0.43

Paderborn's 23-year-old right-back has proven a vital asset in the way the promoted side play in 2019/20. He claimed his third assist of the season on Matchday 7, cutting the ball back into the box with a smart pass for Ben Zolinski. It's now becoming a signature move for Dräger.

Mohamed Dräger has proven too hot to handle for plenty of Bundesliga defences already in 2019/20. - 2019 DFL

Dennis Geiger (Hoffenheim)

Appearances: 7 (7 starts)
Assists: 3
Assists per game: 0.43

Dennis Geiger has returned from a season-ending injury in last campaign to make a fruitful start to 2019/20. Playing in the No.10 position, Geiger much prefers to find the right pass than to shoot at goal himself. He's had already accumulated half as many assists as he's had shots on goal.

Dennis Geiger is always on the lookout for pin-point precision. - 2019 DFL

Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich)

Appearances: 7 (7 starts)
Assists: 3
Assists per game: 0.43

Kimmich continues to be one of Bayern's most prolific providers. He laid on two assists in a 4-0 win against Cologne on Matchday 5, including one from a corner for Robert Lewandowski to head home. The 24-year-old has now registered 11 assists from corners in the Bundesliga and seven since the summer of 2018.

Joshua Kimmich's set-pieces are a huge attacking weapon for Bayern Munich. - imago images / Kolvenbach

Axel Witsel (Borussia Dortmund)

Appearances: 6 (6 starts)
Assists: 3
Assists per game: 0.5

Despite primarily being a holding midfielder, Belgium international Witsel has been just as crucial in attack for Dortmund. He set up two goals in the opening 5-1 win over Augsburg before adding to his tally to set up Sancho for BVB's second in their 2-2 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt on Matchday 5.

Witsel notched up his third assist of the Bundesliga season at Eintracht Frankfurt on Matchday 5. - 2019 DFL

Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig)

Appearances: 7 (7 starts)
Assists: 3
Assists per game: 0.43

Sabitzer had never had a hand in more than two goals in a single game until the opening day of the 2019/20 season. He's continued his form in the five games since, and is just two short of Sancho's league-leading total.

Marcel Sabitzer has been RB Leipzig's key man in 2019/20 so far. - imago images/Noah Wedel

Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf)

Appearances: 7 (5 starts)
Assists: 3
Assists per game: 0.43

Thommy marked his return to the starting line-up with the assist for Rouwen Hennings' opener in Fortuna's 2-1 defeat to Freiburg on Matchday 6, the summer signing from VfB Stuttgart adding to his pair of provisions against Werder Bremen on the opening weekend.

Erik Thommy has made an eye-catching start to his Fortuna Düsseldorf career. - imago images / Eibner Europa

Nuri Sahin (Werder Bremen)

Appearances: 6 (6 starts)
Assists: 3
Assists per game: 0.5

The former Dortmund playmaker teed up Niclas Füllkrug in the 3-2 defeat to Hoffenheim on Matchday 2 before rolling back the years a week later with an exquisite lofted pass over the Augsburg defence to set up Josh Sargent. He then whipped in a corner to set-up Bremen's winner against Union Berlin on Matchday 4, making it three successive matches with an assist for the 31-year-old.

Nuri Sahin has become Werder Bremen's deadly set-piece specialist. - 2019 DFL

Schalke's Jonjoe Kenny is currently one of 28 players on two assists.

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