Comparing Ben White’s 2020-21 stats to Arsenal’s current centre-backs

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After a difficult 2020-21, Arsenal will reportedly make a move for Brighton’s Ben White to bolster their defence this summer.

According to The Athletic, Arsenal are preparing a move for the centre-back but it would take at least £40millionto secure his services.

We’ve compared White’s 2020-21 Premier League stats to the corresponding league figures of Gabriel, Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari and Rob Holding, plus loanees William Saliba and Konstantinos Mavropanos.

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Successful tackles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Konstantinos Mavropanos – 2.6 (68.4%)
Pablo Mari – 1.5 (75%)
Rob Holding – 1.5 (71.4%)
Ben White – 1.4 (60.8%)
Gabriel – 1.1 (78.5%)
Calum Chambers – 0.8 (57.1%)
William Saliba – 0.8 (88.8%)

Successful aerial duels per 90 minutes (success rate)
Konstantinos Mavropanos – 2.8 (70%)
Gabriel – 2.6 (59%)
Pablo Mari – 2.6 (54.1%)
Rob Holding – 2.5 (54.3%)
Calum Chambers – 2.4 (53.3%)
William Saliba – 1.9 (61.2%)
Ben White – 1.4 (50%)

Interceptions per 90 minutes
Konstantinos Mavropanos – 3.6
Ben White – 1.7
William Saliba – 1.3
Gabriel – 1.2
Calum Chambers – 1.2
Pablo Mari – 0.9
Rob Holding – 0.8

Fouls per 90 minutes
Konstantinos Mavropanos – 1.4
Gabriel – 1.0
Rob Holding – 0.9
Ben White – 0.8
Calum Chambers – 0.8
Pablo Mari – 0.8
William Saliba – 0.8

Clearances per 90 minutes
Calum Chambers – 4.3
Rob Holding – 4.2
William Saliba – 4.0
Konstantinos Mavropanos – 3.8
Gabriel – 3.3
Pablo Mari – 2.9
Ben White – 1.4

Passing accuracy
William Saliba – 91.3%
Pablo Mari – 87.7%
Rob Holding – 87%
Gabriel – 85.7%
Ben White – 83.2%
Calum Chambers – 83.9%
Konstantinos Mavropanos – 79.2%

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Goals
Gabriel – 2
William Saliba – 1
Ben White – 0
Rob Holding – 0
Calum Chambers – 0
Pablo Mari – 0
Konstantinos Mavropanos – 0

And how does he fair against Man Utd defenders?

Successful tackles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Ben White  – 2.1 (61.7%)
Harry Maguire – 0.5 (62.5%)
Victor Lindelof – 0.4 (44.4%)

Successful aerial duels per 90 minutes (success rate)
Harry Maguire – 4.4 (81.5%)
Victor Lindelof – 2.2 (53.7%)
Ben White – 1.9 (55.9%)

Interceptions per 90 minutes
Harry Maguire – 2.0
Ben White – 2.0
Victor Lindelof – 1.3

Fouls per 90 minutes
Harry Maguire – 1.2
Ben White – 1.2
Victor Lindelof – 1.0

Clearances per 90 minutes
Harry Maguire – 4.0
Victor Lindelof – 4.0
Ben White – 1.5

Passing accuracy
Victor Lindelof – 90.7%
Harry Maguire – 86.7%
Ben White – 81.2%

Passes completed per 90 minutes
Victor Lindelof – 65.4
Harry Maguire – 65.3
Ben White – 50.8

Progressive distance
(*Distance ball carried per 90 minutes towards opponent’s goal in yards – via Stats Bomb)

Victor Lindelof – 162.2
Harry Maguire – 155.2
Ben White – 82.4

Goals
Harry Maguire – 1
Victor Lindelof – 0
Ben White  – 0


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