Dale Stephens

RANKED Which player is the pass master? Brighton and Hove Albion duo top the stats

It's all about possession-based football these days...but to deliver this successfully, you need the right skills in the right areas of the pitch.

We look at Premier League players, outside the "top six" (Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United) after week eight, who excel at this style.

Accurate long passes: 18, Short passes 401, Total: 419

5. Abdoulaye Doucoure - Watford

Accurate long passes: 18, Short passes 401, Total: 419
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Accurate long passes: 18, Short passes 390, Total: 408

6. Jonny Evans - Leicester

Accurate long passes: 18, Short passes 390, Total: 408
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Accurate long passes: 23, Short passes 374, Total: 397

7. Ben Godfrey - Norwich

Accurate long passes: 23, Short passes 374, Total: 397
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Accurate long passes: 28, Short passes 367, Total: 395

8. Hojbjerg - Southampton

Accurate long passes: 28, Short passes 367, Total: 395
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