STATS: The Premier League’s best passing central midfielders

Average passes per game
Yaya Toure – 74.8 – Manchester City
Michael Carrick – 72.5 – Manchester United
Gareth Barry – 70.9 – Everton
Mikel Arteta – 66 – Arsenal
Leon Britton – 65.8 – Swansea
Jose Canas – 62.2 – Swansea
Jonathan De Guzman – 61.4 – Swansea
Steven Gerrard – 61 – Liverpool
Lucas Levia – 60.8 – Liverpool
Cheick Tiote – 59.2 – Newcastle

Passing completion
Mathieu Flamini – 92.6% – Arsenal
Mikel Arteta – 92.1% – Arsenal
Lucas Leiva – 91.3% – Liverpool
Ki Sung-Yueng – 91.2% – Sunderland
Leon Britton – 91% – Swansea
Javi Garcia – 91% – Manchester City
Mousa Dembele – 90.9% – Tottenham Hotspur
Jose Canas – 90.7% – Swansea
Yaya Toure – 90.3% – Manchester City
Tom Cleverley – 89.6% – Manchester United