Comparing Dejan Kulusevski’s 21-22 stats with Arsenal’s other forwards

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Juventus and Sweden winger Dejan Kulusevski

Arsenal are reportedly keen to bolster their squad in January and one target is rumoured to be Juventus and Sweden winger Dejan Kulusevski. 

Kulusevski made a fine start to life at the Italian giants but has found himself on the sidelines recently and Juve boss Max Allegri is open to selling the 21-year-old.

We’ve compared the 2021-22 Serie A stats of Kulusevski with the Premier League stats of Arsenal’s current forward options. 

Goals
Emile Smith-Rowe – 5
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 4
Martin Odegaard – 2
Bukayo Saka – 2
Dejan Kulusevski – 0
Alexandre Lacazette – 0
Gabriel Martinelli – 0
Nicolas Pepe – 0

Assists
Dejan Kulusevski – 2
Bukayo Saka – 2
Emile Smith-Rowe – 2
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 1
Gabriel Martinelli – 1
Nicolas Pepe – 1
Alexandre Lacazette – 0
Martin Odegaard – 0

Minutes per goal
Emile Smith-Rowe – 192.8
Martin Odegaard – 251
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 251.5
Bukayo Saka – 509.5
Dejan Kulusevski – N/A
Alexandre Lacazette – N/A
Gabriel Martinelli – N/A
Nicolas Pepe – N/A

Minutes per goal or assist
Emile Smith-Rowe – 137.7
Martin Odegaard – 251
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 251.5
Bukayo Saka – 254.8
Dejan Kulusevski – 305.5
Gabriel Martinelli – 311
Nicolas Pepe – 450
Alexandre Lacazette – N/A

Chances created per 90 minutes
Martin Odegaard – 2.5
Nicolas Pepe – 2.2
Bukayo Saka – 1.6
Gabriel Martinelli – 1.5
Emile Smith-Rowe – 1.4
Dejan Kulusevski – 1.3
Alexandre Lacazette – 1
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 0.8

Successful dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Nicolas Pepe – 2.2 (44%)
Emile Smith-Rowe – 1.9 (73%)
Dejan Kulusevski – 1.9 (50%)
Alexandre Lacazette – 0.8 (50%)
Bukayo Saka – 0.8 (44.4%)
Gabriel Martinelli – 0.8 (40%)
Martin Odegaard – 0.5 (62.5%)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 0.2 (33%)

Passes per 90 minutes (passing accuracy)
Martin Odegaard – 46.3 (86.8%)
Nicolas Pepe – 35.4 (83.6%)
Emile Smith-Rowe – 31.7 (88%)
Bukayo Saka – 28.5 (80%)
Dejan Kulusevski – 27.1 (84.1%)
Alexandre Lacazette – 21.2 (71.7%)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 15.5 (71.6%)
Gabriel Martinelli – 13.5 (72.6%)

Shots per 90 minutes (inside penalty area)
Nicolas Pepe – 3 (1.4)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 2.7 (1.4)
Dejan Kulusevski – 2.1 (1.5)
Bukayo Saka – 1.8 (1.5)
Gabriel Martinelli – 1.5 (1.3)
Emile Smith-Rowe – 1.5 (1)
Martin Odegaard – 1 (0.7)
Alexandre Lacazette – 0.2 (0.2)


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