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Sancho Surpasses Messi As Europe's Top Assists Provider

Bundesliga wonderkid Jadon Sancho, rumoured to be a target for Manchester United, has extended his fine run of form, surpassing FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi's tally for the most assists in Europe's top five leagues so far this season.

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The 19-year-old, who has set the German top flight alight in his maiden season, helped BVB secure maximum points in a 2-0 victory over Wolfsburg on Saturday.

Sancho again proved influential for title contenders Dortmund in the fixture, supplying brace hero Paco Alcacer with the assist for his second goal as Lucien Favre's side reclaimed top spot in the Bundesliga.

As a consequence, the England international is now the most creative player across Europe's top five leagues in terms of assists, registering one more assist than five-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi has this season (12).

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According to the Bundesliga's official website, the teenage sensation also broke the single-season assists record for such a young player – a record previously held by 2014 FIFA World Cup final match-winner Mario Gotze, who amassed 11 assists under Jurgen Klopp at Dortmund in the 2010/11 campaign.

The all-time single-assists record for a single Bundesliga campaign is held by Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, who registered a massive 21 assists during the 2014/15 campaign for Wolfsburg.

Read: Messi Achieves Astonishing Goal Milestone CR7 Unlikely To Accomplish

Do you think Sancho will finish the season with more assists than Messi? Which side are you tipping to win the Bundesliga title, Dortmund or Bayern Munich? Have your say in the comments section below.



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