Thomas Müller (c.) beat the likes of Filip Kostic (l.) and Dani Olmo (r.) to come out as the Bundesliga's best provider in 2021/22. - © DFL
Thomas Müller (c.) beat the likes of Filip Kostic (l.) and Dani Olmo (r.) to come out as the Bundesliga's best provider in 2021/22. - © DFL

Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Müller and the 2021/22 Bundesliga assist kings


Bayern Munich schemer Thomas Müller led the way with assists for the third season in a row.

Thomas Müller

Club: Bayern Munich
Age: 32
Games: 32 (32 starts)
Assists: 18
Assists per game: 0.56

Müller collected an 11th Bundesliga winner's medal in 2021/22 and the man who holds the single-season assist record (21 in 2019/20) finished as the top assister for the third time in four seasons by providing 18 for his teammates.

Thomas Müller defended his title as the Bundesliga assist king. - Peter Hartenfelser via images/Hartenfelser

Christopher Nkunku 

Club: RB Leipzig
Age: 24
Games: 34 (31 starts)
Assists: 13
Assists per game: 0.38

Nkunku was both Leipzig's top scorer and provider this season, laying on 13 for his colleagues while scoring 20 times himself.

Christopher Nkunku was Leipzig’s biggest threat in front of goal this season. - Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Marco Reus

Club: Borussia Dortmund
Age: 32
Games: 29 (29 starts)
Assists: 12
Assists per game: 0.41

Reus rose the rankings by teeing up Erling Haaland, who registered a hat-trick against Bochum, on Matchday 32 to end the season in third-place on the list.

Marco Reus privded goals and assists at regular intervals for Borussia Dortmund. - Alex Grimm/Getty Images

Moussa Diaby

Club: Bayer Leverkusen
Age: 22
Games: 32 (32 starts)
Assists: 12
Assists per game: 0.37

Diaby hit an assist double, teeing up goals for Paulinho and Patrik Schick, as the Werkself enjoyed a 2-0 win against Eintracht Frankfurt on Matchday 32, adding his 12th of the season a week later against Hoffenheim.

Bayer Leverkusen's Moussa Diaby was on fire this term. - DFL

David Raum

Club: Hoffenheim
Age: 24
Games: 32 (31 starts)
Assists: 11
Assists per game: 0.34

Raum rose to 11 assists for the season, laying on two goals during an incredible Matchday 32 encounter, which Hoffenheim ultimately lost 3-2 against Freiburg.

David Raum's performances on the left-hand side of the Hoffenheim defence earned him his first Germany caps. - imago

Joshua Kimmich

Club: Bayern Munich
Age: 27
Games: 28 (28 starts)
Assists: 11
Assists per game: 0.37

A likely provider from open play and set-pieces, Kimmich closed out the campaign with 11 assists by supplying Josip Stanisic's first Bundesliga goal in the 2-2 draw with Wolfsburg on the final day.

Bayern's Joshua Kimmich delivered the goods from open and set plays. - Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Florian Wirtz

Club: Bayer Leverkusen
Age: 18
Games: 24 (22 starts)
Assists: 10
Assists per game: 0.42

Wirtz moved on to double figures with his pass for Patrik Schick in Bayer Leverkusen's 4-2 win over VfB Stuttgart on Matchday 22. Unfortunately the Germany youngster suffered a season-ending injury on Matchday 26.

Watch: Florian Wirtz under the tactical microscope

Filip Kostic

Club: Eintracht Frankfurt
Age: 29
Games: 31 (28 starts)
Assists: 9
Assists per game: 0.29

Kostic supplied his ninth assist of the season, setting up Evan Ndicka from a corner, as Frankfurt were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Hoffenheim on Matchday 31.

Filip Kostic not only knows where the goal is, he also knows how to pick out a teammate placed in a position to score. - Eibner-Pressefoto/Sascha Walther via images/Eibner

Andrej Kramaric

Club: Hoffenheim
Age: 30
Games: 32 (30 starts)
Assists: 9
Assists per game: 0.28

Alongside Borna Sosa, Kramaric was the second player to grab a hat-trick of assists on the opening weekend of the 2021/22 season. His final provision came in the 4-3 loss against Freiburg on Matchday 32.

Watch: Andrej Kramaric: "It's nice to be Mr. Assist!"

Christian Günter

Club: Freiburg
Age: 29
Games: 34 (34 starts)
Assists: 9
Assists per game: 0.26

Günter collected his ninth assist for the season as Freiburg defeated Hoffenheim 4-3 on Matchday 32, a game in which the versatile full-back also scored.

Freiburg captain Christian Günter was the club's main man in 2021/22. - IMAGO/Eibner-Pressefoto/IMAGO/Eibner

Dortmund duo Jude Bellingham and Julian Brandt were just one assist back on eight for the season - click HERE for the full Bundesliga assists chart!