Comparing Lorenzo Pellegrini’s 20-21 stats to Liverpool’s current midfielders

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Liverpool have endured a disappointing season, relinquishing their Premier League crown and will end the campaign trophyless. Their team, which has enjoyed much success over the past few years, looks in need of a rebuild. 

Enter Lorenzo Pellegrini, who has been linked with Jurgen Klopp’s side following rumours that Roma need to sell one of their prized assets this summer. The 24-year-old midfielder is approaching the final year of his current deal, so this summer could be their last chance to cash in.

But how would he fit into their midfield? Here’s how Pellegrini’s 2020-21 Serie A stats compare to the corresponding Premier League numbers of Georginio Wijnaldum, Jordan Henderson, Curtis Jones, Thiago Alcantara, Naby Keita and James Milner.

Goals
Lorenzo Pellegrini – 5
Georginio Wijnaldum – 2
Jordan Henderson – 1
Curtis Jones – 1
Thiago Alcantara – 0
Naby Keita – 0
James Milner – 0

Assists
Lorenzo Pellegrini – 6
Jordan Henderson – 1
Curtis Jones – 1
James Milner – 1
Thiago Alcantara – 0
Naby Keita – 0
Georginio Wijnaldum – 0

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Minutes per goal or assist
Lorenzo Pellegrini – 214
Curtis Jones – 551
Jordan Henderson – 854
James Milner – 1046
Georginio Wijnaldum – 1307
Thiago Alcantara – N/A
Naby Keita – N/A

Chances created per 90 minutes
Lorenzo Pellegrini – 2.1
Thiago Alcantara – 1.6
Jordan Henderson – 0.9
Curtis Jones – 0.9
Naby Keita – 0.7
James Milner – 0.7
Georginio Wijnaldum – 0.6

Successful dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Curtis Jones – 1.6 (64%)
Naby Keita – 1.5 (88%)
Lorenzo Pellegrini – 1.5 (63%)
Thiago Alcantara – 1.4 (70%)
Georginio Wijnaldum – 1 (71%)
Jordan Henderson – 0.7 (58%)
James Milner – 0.6 (55%)

Passes per 90 minutes (passing accuracy)
Jordan Henderson – 105.6 (86.8%)
Thiago Alcantara – 83 (89.3%)
Curtis Jones – 73.3 (92.8%)
Naby Keita – 61.4 (89.3%)
James Milner – 70.2 (85.6%)
Georginio Wijnaldum – 53.9 (92.6%)
Lorenzo Pellegrini – 45.1 (81.2%)

Successful tackles per 90 minutes
Thiago Alcantara – 2.9 (64%)
Naby Keita – 1.7 (49%)
James Milner – 1.6 (53%)
Jordan Henderson – 1.5 (56%)
Lorenzo Pellegrini – 1.4 (50%)
Curtis Jones – 1.1 (55%)
Georginio Wijnaldum – 0.7 (44%)

Shots per 90 minutes (inside penalty area)
Lorenzo Pellegrini – 2.3 (1)
Curtis Jones – 1.7 (1.1)
Naby Keita – 1.7 (0.6)
James Milner – 1.1 (0.2)
Jordan Henderson – 1 (0.3)
Georginio Wijnaldum – 0.9 (0.4)
Thiago Alcantara – 0.8 (0.1)


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