Comparing Mbappe’s 2020-21 stats to Real Madrid’s current forwards

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It’s felt like a transfer that would’ve happened sooner or later anyway, but Real Madrid have surprised everybody with a £137million bid for PSG forward Kylian Mbappe.

Mbappe’s contract with the French side expires next summer, but that hasn’t stopped Real from making a gargantuan opening bid for the France international. It’s public knowledge that Mbappe wants to sign for Madrid too.

But how does he actually measure up to Carlo Ancelotti’s current options? We’ve compared his 2020-21 Ligue 1 stats with the La Liga numbers of Real’s forwards.

Goals
Kylian Mbappe – 27
Karim Benzema – 23
Marco Asensio – 3
Vinicius Junior – 3
Eden Hazard – 2
Lucas Vazquez – 2
Rodrygo – 1

Assists
Karim Benzema – 9
Kylian Mbappe – 7
Vinicius Junior – 2
Marco Asensio – 1
Eden Hazard – 1
Rodrygo – 1
Lucas Vazquez – 1

Minutes per goal
Kylian Mbappe – 88.5
Karim Benzema – 125.1
Eden Hazard – 211.5
Lucas Vazquez – 318
Marco Asensio – 500.6
Vinicius Junior – 532
Rodrygo – 659

Minutes per goal or assist
Kylian Mbappe – 70.3
Karim Benzema – 89.9
Eden Hazard – 141
Lucas Vazquez – 212
Vinicius Junior – 319.2
Rodrygo – 329.5
Marco Asensio – 375.5

Chances created per 90 minutes
Lucas Vazquez – 1.6
Marco Asensio – 1.5
Vinicius Junior – 1.3
Karim Benzema – 1.2
Kylian Mbappe – 1.2
Rodrygo – 0.8
Eden Hazard – 0.6

Successful dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Kylian Mbappe – 3.4 (50%)
Eden Hazard – 2.1 (61.7%)
Vinicius Junior – 1.7 (53.1%)
Rodrygo – 1.6 (53.3%)
Marco Asensio – 1.2 (66.6%)
Karim Benzema – 1.2 (63.2%)
Lucas Vazquez – 1 (62.5%)

Passes per 90 minutes (passing accuracy)
Eden Hazard – 53.2 (86.8%)
Lucas Vazquez – 49.5 (84.6%)
Marco Asensio – 41.1 (85.4%)
Karim Benzema – 37.6 (84.6%)
Rodrygo – 36.1 (82.3%)
Kylian Mbappe – 35.9 (80.7%)
Vinicius Junior – 33.9 (87.6%)

Shots per 90 minutes (inside penalty area)
Kylian Mbappe – 3.9 (3.3)
Karim Benzema – 3.8 (2.8)
Rodrygo – 2.2 (1.7)
Marco Asensio – 1.8 (0.8)
Eden Hazard – 1.7 (1.1)
Vinicius Junior – 1.7 (1.5)
Lucas Vazquez – 1.4 (0.7)


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