Comparing Jadon Sancho’s 2020-21 stats to Man Utd’s current forwards

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Borussia Dortmund held firm over Manchester United‘s interest in Jadon Sancho last summer, but that doesn’t appear to have ended the transfer saga. 

Michael Zorc, Dortmund’s sporting director, has stated that there’s a “gentleman’s agreement” with Sancho to allow him to leave the club if the right offer comes in.

The 21-year-old is among European football’s most highly-rated young talents, and for good reason – he’s been outstanding since he burst onto the scene in Germany a couple of years ago.

According to German outlet Bild, United want to sign Sancho before the Euro 2020 and are willing to offer £77million to seal the deal. 

We’ve compared Sancho’s 2020-21 Bundesliga stats to the corresponding Premier League output of Edinson Cavani, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Mason Greenwood and Daniel James to see how he stacks up against their existing options.



Goals
Marcus Rashford – 10
Edinson Cavani – 9
Jadon Sancho – 8
Mason Greenwood – 6
Anthony Martial – 4
Daniel James – 3

Assists
Jadon Sancho – 9
Marcus Rashford – 9
Anthony Martial – 3
Edinson Cavani – 2
Mason Greenwood – 2
Daniel James – 0

Minutes per goal
Edinson Cavani – 130
Jadon Sancho – 244
Daniel James – 274
Marcus Rashford – 275
Mason Greenwood – 278
Anthony Martial – 372

Minutes per goal or assist
Edinson Cavani – 106
Jadon Sancho – 115
Marcus Rashford – 146
Mason Greenwood – 210
Anthony Martial – 212
Daniel James – 274

Chances created per 90 mins
Jadon Sancho – 3.0
Marcus Rashford – 1.3
Anthony Martial – 1.0
Edinson Cavani – 0.8
Mason Greenwood – 0.8
Daniel James – 0.8

Successful dribbles per 90 mins (success rate)
Jadon Sancho – 3.2 (55%)
Marcus Rashford – 2.6 (52%)
Anthony Martial – 2.2 (61%)
Mason Greenwood – 1.8 (56%)
Daniel James – 1.2 (52%)
Edinson Cavani – 0.5 (55%)

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READ: Defenders are now so scared of Sancho they just fall over when he’s near

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Passes per 90 mins (passing accuracy)
Jadon Sancho – 56.7 (82.2%)
Marcus Rashford – 37 (82.1%)
Mason Greenwood – 35.7 (84.9%)
Daniel James – 29.6 (81.5%)
Anthony Martial – 29.1 (84.4%)
Edinson Cavani – 22.4 (77%)

Shots per 90 mins (inside penalty area)
Mason Greenwood – 3.2 (1.3)
Anthony Martial – 2.6 (1.9)
Marcus Rashford – 2.4 (1.4)
Edinson Cavani – 2.4 (1.8)
Jadon Sancho – 2.3 (1.8)
Daniel James – 1.7 (1.1)


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