It is a passing game, after all.
In the modern world of football, coaches have grown focused on possession, urging their players to keep the ball in all areas of the pitch – even encouraging toing and froing between the defence.
But to achieve success at the passing game, players have to deliver.
So talkSPORT has taken a look at who the most successful passers in the Premier League for the 2015/16 campaign have been.
Check out the top 10 players with the best pass completion rate, who attempted a minimum of 500 passes throughout the season, by viewing the slideshow above.