Comparing Boubacar Kamara’s 2021-22 stats to Man Utd’s midfielders

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Boubacar Kamara playing for Olympique de Marseille.

Manchester United are looking to bolster their midfield options and have now been linked with Marseille’s Boubacar Kamara.

According to The Atheltic, Kamara is looking to leave Marseille as a free agent at the end of this season and United are currently monitoring the situation.

We’ve compared his 2021-22 Ligue 1 stats to the corresponding Premier League stats of United’s current central midfield options. Note: we’ve not included Donny van de Beek or Jesse Lingard due to their lack of minutes this season.

Goals
Bruno Fernandes – 5
Fred – 2
Boubacar Kamara – 1
Scott McTominay – 0
Paul Pogba – 0
Nemanja Matic – 0

Assists
Paul Pogba – 7
Bruno Fernandes – 3
Nemanja Matic – 2
Fred – 1
Boubacar Kamara – 0
Scott McTominay – 0

Minutes per goal or assist
Paul Pogba – 90.5
Bruno Fernandes – 173.2
Nemanja Matic – 236
Fred – 374.6
Boubacar Kamara – 1060
Scott McTominay – N/A

Chances created per 90 minutes
Bruno Fernandes – 2.9
Paul Pogba – 2.1
Nemanja Matic – 1.0
Scott McTominay – 1.0
Fred – 0.9
Boubacar Kamara – 0.8

Successful dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Paul Pogba – 2.6 (74.3%)
Scott McTominay – 1.2 (85.7%)
Nemanja Matic – 1.0 (66.7%)
Bruno Fernandes – 0.6 (42.8%)
Fred – 0.5 (50%)
Boubacar Kamara – 0.3 (50%)

Passing accuracy
Boubacar Kamara – 89.8%
Scott McTominay – 87%
Nemanja Matic – 86.2%
Paul Pogba – 85%
Fred – 83.5%
Bruno Fernandes – 76.4%

Successful tackles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Fred – 3.0 (53.5%)
Scott McTominay – 2.4 (64.8%)
Nemanja Matic – 2.1 (72.4%)
Boubacar Kamara – 1.8 (72%)
Bruno Fernandes – 1.5 (41.6%)
Paul Pogba – 1.1 (39.3%)

Manchester United midfielder Fred during the game with Tottenham. Old Trafford, October 2021.

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Interceptions per 90 minutes
Boubacar Kamara – 1.3
Scott McTominay – 1.3
Fred – 1.3
Nemanja Matic – 1.1
Paul Pogba – 1.0
Bruno Fernandes – 0.3


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