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De Bruyne Sets New EPL Record

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne set a new Premier League record on Tuesday night, achieving a feat no other player has reached in the league before. 

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The Belgium international played a starring role for the reigning league champions in their 1-0 victory over Sheffield United, and registered the assist for Sergio Aguero's second-half winner. 

In doing so, De Bruyne reached the milestone of 15 assists for the campaign, become the first player ever to reach that figure or more in three consecutive Premier League seasons.

The 28-year-old, who won the inaugural Playmaker of the Season award following the 2017/18 campaign, looks set to reclaim the title this season after losing out to countryman Eden Hazard last time out.

De Bruyne currently leads the assists table ahead of Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold, who has recorded nine assists for the Reds so far this season, while his City teammates David Silva and Riyad Mahrez are a further two assists behind. 

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The former Chelsea midfielder has recorded 61 assists over the course of his Premier League career thus far, the 20th-most by any player since Opta Sports began collecting data for the league. 

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