Chelsea star records new pass record for the 2014/15 PL season vs Villa

Cesc Fabregas Spain

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas set a new season record, for the total number of passes in any one match, against Aston Villa on Saturday.

Cesc Fabregas is certainly enjoying his return to London. Having recently completed his £30 million switch from Barcelona, the 27-year-old is thriving as the main playmaker in Jose Mourinho's Chelsea side.

In the Blues' weekend win over Aston Villa, the Spaniard created a new Premier League record, setting the highest pass total in any 2014/15 Premier League match, thus far.

He attempted an impressive 144 passes in this tie, recording a 92% pass accuracy. 

During the summer Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich tasked Mourinho with making Chelsea more attractive to watch, and the Portuguese head coach has certainly managed that. The club are playing in a much more attacking manner than they have done previously.

Fabregas has certainly made a big impression since his arrival, and in just six league appearances he has already created 20 chances for his new side, while recording a league-best six assists. He has taken centre-stage in the club's early season success and this looks set to continue for sometime. 

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