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Arsenal Star Becomes First Player To Complete 1000 Passes This Season

Reports are out claiming that the weekend’s action saw Jamie Vardy break a Premier League record for scoring in 11 consecutive matches.

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However there was another intriguing statistic that popped up over the course of the 10 English top flight fixtures.

According to the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index, Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla became the first player this season to complete 1000 passes making him the most accomplished passer in the Premier League at this moment.

The Spaniard has gone at a pass completion rate in excess of 90% with over 53 passes completed per 90 minutes.

It is a fascinating stat that highlights Cazorla’s ability to keep in touch with Spain’s renowned tiki taka style of football despite plying his trade in the UK, and sees him over 200 completed passes in front of his nearest rival – Bournemouth’s Andrew Surman.

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