Comparing Declan Rice’s 2020-21 stats to Man Utd’s current midfielders

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With their place in the top-four looking secure and a push for the title all but out of the question, it is no surprise that Manchester United‘s attentions are turning to the summer transfer window and, apparently, to Declan Rice.

The Athletic reported earlier this week that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and co are eyeing up a move for the highly-rated West Ham midfielder and could look to make the transfer part of any deal that sees Jesse Lingard move to the London Stadium permanently.

But how does he stack up against the Red Devils’ current crop of midfield men? We’ve compared his stats from this season to his potential future competition – but only those who have played at least 500 minutes in the Premier League this season (sorry Donny van de Beek).

Goals
Scott McTominay – 4
Paul Pogba – 3
Declan Rice – 1
Fred – 0
Nemanja Matic – 0

Assists
Declan Rice – 1
Paul Pogba – 1
Scott McTominay – 1
Fred – 0
Nemanja Matic – 0

Mins per goal or assist
Scott McTominay – 323.2
Paul Pogba – 358
Declan Rice – 1,305
Fred – n/a
Nemanja Matic – n/a

Chances created per 90 minutes
Paul Pogba – 1
Fred – 0.9
Scott McTominay – 0.8
Declan Rice – 0.7
Nemanja Matic – 0.7

Successful dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Paul Pogba – 1.9 (73.1%)
Nemanja Matic – 1.2 (75%)
Scott McTominay – 1.1 (78.6%)
Fred – 1 (76.9%)
Declan Rice – 0.9 (90%)

Passes completed per 90 minutes (passing accuracy)
Nemanja Matic – 82.6 (90.9%)
Fred – 67.9 (87.3%)
Paul Pogba – 66.7 (83%)
Scott McTominay – 52.9 (87.6%)
Declan Rice – 47.4 (87.9%)

Successful tackles per 90 minutes
Fred – 2.9
Scott McTominay – 2.1
Nemanja Matic – 2
Declan Rice – 1.9
Paul Pogba – 1.8

Interceptions per 90 minutes
Declan Rice – 2
Fred – 1.8
Nemanja Matic – 1.8
Scott McTominay – 1.4
Paul Pogba – 1.3


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