Championship’s top creators, passers, dribblers and more after 16 games

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Wolves currently top the Championship, but Norwich City, Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday players are among the leaders when it comes to some of the individual statistical rankings in the division. 

England’s second tier is starting to settle into a groove after 16 matches, with Wolves’ wealth of talent beginning to show its class and Middlesbrough’s expensively-assembled squad battling into the play-off places.

Sheffield United, Cardiff and Bristol City are all surprise names in the top four, while Sunderland, Bolton and Birmingham City are struggling in the relegation zone.

Wolves’ Léo Bonatini leads the goalscoring charts with 10. Meanwhile, no player has created more goals for team-mates than Nottingham Forest attacker Barrie McKay, who has registered seven assists.

And we’ve taken a look at some of the finer statistical details across the Championship, ranking the top 10 players in chances created, successful dribbles, pass completion, interceptions, aerial duel success and most tackles.

Chances created per 90 mins

1. Wes Hoolahan – 4.3
2. Paul Gallagher – 3.9
3. David Cotterill – 3.4
4. Jamie Paterson – 3.1
5. Lee Tomlin – 2.9
6. Shane Ferguson – 2.8
8= Tom Cairney – 2.7
8= Josh Harrop – 2.7
11= Jon Toral – 2.6
11= Pablo Hernandez – 2.6
11= Ivan Cavaleiro – 2.6

Successful dribbles per 90 mins

1. Adama Traore – 13.7
2. Yanic Wildschut – 5.4
3. Jeremie Boga – 4.8
4. Duncan Watmore – 4.2
5. Bright Enobakhare – 4
6. Jonathan Leko – 3.9
7. Sammy Ameobi – 3.8
8. Barrie McKay – 3.5
9. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing – 3.3
12= Lee Tomlin – 3.2
12= Callum McManaman – 3.2
12= David Brooks – 3.2

Best pass completion

1. Jacob Butterfield – 91.2%
2. Adam Clayton – 89.6%
3. Harrison Reed – 89.5%
4. Christoph Zimmermann – 89.1%
5. James Maddison – 88.5%
7= Jake Wright – 88.4%
7= Kieran Lee – 88.4%
8. Conor Coady – 88.3%
9. James Chester – 88%
10. Tom Trybull – 87.9%

Interceptions per 90 mins

1. James Perch – 4.3
2. Chris Baird – 3.7
3. Darnell Furlong – 3.5
4. Adam Jackson – 3.5
5. Aron Gunarsson – 3.2
7= Jack O’Connell – 3.1
7= Willy Boly – 3.1
10= Tom Naylor – 2.9
10= Sol Bamba – 2.9
10= Calum Woods – 2.9

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Successful aerial duels per 90 mins

1. Tom Elliott – 13.9
2. Matt Smith – 11.1
3. Cheikh Ndoye – 9.7
4. Rudy Gestede – 9.5
5. James Vaughan – 9
6. Gary Madine – 7.9
9= Joe Garner – 7.5
9= Chris Samba – 7.5
9= Steve Morison – 7.5
10. Luke Varney – 7.4

Successful tackles per 90 mins

1. Matty Pearson – 4.2
3= Calum Woods – 4
3= Joshua Earl – 4
5= Massimo Luongo – 3.9
5= Mark Little – 3.9
6. Ben Pearson – 3.8
7. Rico Henry – 3.7
11= Albert Adomah – 3.6
11= Josh Onomah – 3.6
11= Alfred N’Diaye – 3.6
11= Callum Connolly – 3.6

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