Comparing Sergio Ramos’ 2020-21 stats to Man Utd’s current centre-backs

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Sergio Ramos is leaving Real Madrid after 16 trophy-laden years, but will his next move be to Manchester United?

Rumours are circulating that United have made contact with Ramos as they look to build upon last season’s second-place finish in the league and appearance in the Europa League final. It would certainly be a statement signing.

We’ve compared the 35-year-old centre-back’s 2020-21 La Liga stats to the corresponding Premier League output of Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly to see how he compares to their current options.

Successful tackles per 90 minutes (success rate)

Sergio Ramos – 1.1 (84.6%)
Harry Maguire – 0.9 (75%)
Victor Lindelof – 0.7 (63.6%)
Eric Bailly – 0.5 (83.3%)

Successful aerial duels per 90 minutes (success rate)

Harry Maguire – 4 (75.5%)
Eric Bailly – 2.4 (58.5%)
Victor Lindelof – 2.2 (62.9%)
Sergio Ramos – 2.1 (63.3%)

Interceptions per 90 minutes

Harry Maguire – 1.8
Sergio Ramos – 1.3
Victor Lindelof – 1
Eric Bailly – 0.8

Fouls per 90 minutes

Harry Maguire – 1.2
Sergio Ramos – 1.2
Eric Bailly – 1
Victor Lindelof – 0.8

Clearances per 90 minutes

Harry Maguire – 3.6
Victor Lindelof – 3.4
Eric Bailly – 3.4
Sergio Ramos – 2.7

Passing accuracy

Sergio Ramos – 91.9%
Victor Lindelof – 90%
Eric Bailly – 88.7%
Harry Maguire – 87.2%

Passes completed per 90 minutes

Sergio Ramos – 71.4
Victor Lindelof – 57.8
Harry Maguire – 57.4
Eric Bailly – 48.6


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Goals

Harry Maguire – 2
Sergio Ramos – 2
Victor Lindelof – 1
Eric Bailly – 0


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