Cape Town - Chelsea
midfielder Cesc Fabregas reached 100 assists in the Premier League on
New Year's Eve as he achieved the milestone in record time.
The Spain international played a pivotal role in the Blues' 4-2
success over Stoke at Stamford Bridge, which extended their winning
streak to 13 matches in the Premier League.
Fabregas delivered the corner for Gary Cahill's first half opener
before playing in Willian to bag his brace midway through the second
The former Arsenal star became only the fourth player to achieve the
feat - after Ryan Giggs, Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney - although it
took him just 293 top-flight matches to get there, 74 less Manchester
United's Welsh icon, Giggs.
However, he still has some way to go to catch Giggs, who holds the record for the most assists with 162.