Comparing Rodon’s 2019-20 stats to Tottenham’s current centre-backs

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Tottenham have been heavily linked with a move for Swansea City’s Joe Rodon as Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his defence. 

After signing Matt Doherty and Sergio Reguilon, Spurs are now trying to sign a centre-back before the domestic transfer window closes.

With this in mind, we’ve compared Rodon’s 2019-20 Championship statistics to the corresponding Premier League stats of Toby Alderweireld, Eric Dier, Davinson Sanchez and Japhet Tanganga. Note: we’ve not included Juan Foyth due to a lack of game-time.

Successful tackles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Japhet Tanganga – 2.9 (70.7%)
Davinson Sanchez – 1.6 (66.6%)
Eric Dier – 1.4 (66.6%)
Toby Alderweireld – 1.2 (74.9%)
Joe Rodon – 1.1 (73.3%)

Successful aerial duels per 90minutes (success rate)
Eric Dier – 4.4 (61.1%)
Joe Rodon – 3.7 (59.7%)
Japhet Tangana – 3.1 (62%)
Toby Alderweireld – 2.2 (50%)
Davinson Sanchez – 2.0 (54%)

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Interceptions per 90 minutes
Japhet Tanganga – 1.9
Joe Rodon – 1.7
Eric Dier – 1.4
Davinson Sanchez 1.3
Toby Alderweireld 0.9

Fouls per 90 minutes
Toby Alderweireld – 0.5
Joe Rodon – 0.7
Davinson Sanchez – 1.0
Eric Dier – 1.3
Japhet Tanganga – 1.4

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Clearances per 90 minutes
Joe Rodon – 5.7
Toby Alderweireld – 5.2
Japhet Tanganga – 5.0
Davinson Sanchez – 4.5
Eric Dier – 4.1

Passing accuracy
Davinson Sanchez – 85.9%
Joe Rodon – 81.9%
Toby Alderweireld – 81.7%
Japhet Tanganga – 81.1%
Eric Dier – 80.7%

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Goals
Toby Alderweireld – 2
Joe Rodon – 0
Eric Dier – 0
Davinson Sanchez – 0
Japhet Tanganga – 0


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