The most prolific offensive combo in Premier League history is Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min.
In Tottenham’s 4-0 triumph over Leeds United on Saturday, Kane set up Son for the fourth goal.
It was Kane’s 37th Premier League assist and Son’s 37th.
With the goal, the England captain and his South Korean counterpart moved ahead of former Chelsea teammates Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard, who scored 36 Premier League goals between 2004 and 2012.
Kane and Son have scored 37 goals together since the two-time Asian Player of the Year joined Spurs from Bayer Leverkusen in 2015.
Son controlled the ball on his chest before blasting it into the net with his second touch, thanks to a wonderful lofted through pass from Kane.
● Harry Kane & Son Heung-min – 37
When they’ve played together in the league, Kane has scored 99 goals and Son has 61, with Son setting up Kane 19 times and Kane returning the favour 18 times, for a total of 37 of their 160 goals.
While they have not replicated their form from the previous season, Kane set up Son against Newcastle in October, and the England captain’s first goal against Manchester City came from Son’s cross.
Tottenham’s stunning triumph at Elland Road was secured by their united efforts once again.
● Didier Drogba & Frank Lampard – 36
Lampard is Chelsea’s all-time leading scorer, with Drogba in fourth place, and their Stamford Bridge careers overlapped long enough for them to score 152 goals in the same lineup.
Almost one in every four of those saw them create chances for one another, cementing their reputation as one of the most potent offensive combinations in history, despite Lampard’s midfield position.
● Thierry Henry & Robert Pires – 29
When both on the pitch for Arsenal, Henry and Pires shared 162 goals, making them the longest-serving and overall highest-scoring combo on the list — though Kane and Son are creeping in.
Henry’s 108 goals were exactly twice as many as Pires’, but their chemistry was most visible in the 29 goals they set up for one another – though it could have been 30 if not for a legendary failed penalty against Manchester City when Pires attempted to set up Henry rather than fire.
● Sergio Aguero & David Silva – 29
When they were on the pitch together, Aguero, who is the Premier League’s record abroad goalscorer with 184 goals, scored 133 goals to 28 for Silva, who is primarily a creator – although the goal-assist split is more even than might be imagined.
Silva assisted on 20 goals for Aguero, with the Argentinean providing nine assists among his 47 Premier League assists.
● Teddy Sheringham & Darren Anderton – 27
While Alan Shearer’s ‘SAS’ and Blackburn’s Chris Sutton are known to be the most feared attacking partners on their Premier League debut – and hold the season record for assists until what it is assessed by Kane and Son – Tottenham’s England pair of players have provided each other most often.
They have played more than 12,000 minutes together, which equates to almost 135 full games, with Sheringham scoring 67 goals in that time and Anderton 20 – meaning almost one in three goals has been scored by another.