Comparing Takehiro Tomiyasu’s 2020-21 stats to Arsenal’s centre-backs

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After a difficult start to the season, Arsenal are looking to bolster their defence and have agreed a deal to sign Bologna’s Takehiro Tomiyasu.

The versatile centre-back had been linked with a move to Tottenham but is now set to complete a €20million move to Arsenal on transfer deadline day.

We’ve compared Tomiyasu’s 2020-21 Serie A stats to the corresponding Premier League figures of Gabriel, Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari, Rob Holding and Ben White. Note: we’ve not included William Saliba or Konstantinos Mavropanos, who are currently out on loan.

Successful tackles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Takehiro Tomiyasu – 1.6 (80%)
Pablo Mari – 1.5 (75%)
Rob Holding – 1.5 (71.4%)
Ben White – 1.4 (60.8%)
Gabriel – 1.1 (78.5%)
Calum Chambers – 0.8 (57.1%)

Successful aerial duels per 90 minutes (success rate)
Takehiro Tomiyasu – 3.0 (57.6%)
Gabriel – 2.6 (59%)
Pablo Mari – 2.6 (54.1%)
Rob Holding – 2.5 (54.3%)
Calum Chambers – 2.4 (53.3%)
Ben White – 1.4 (50%)

Interceptions per 90 minutes
Takehiro Tomiyasu – 1.8
Ben White – 1.7
Gabriel – 1.2
Calum Chambers – 1.2
Pablo Mari – 0.9
Rob Holding – 0.8

Fouls per 90 minutes
Ben White – 0.8
Calum Chambers – 0.8
Pablo Mari – 0.8
Rob Holding – 0.9
Gabriel – 1.0
Takehiro Tomiyasu – 1.0

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Clearances per 90 minutes
Calum Chambers – 4.3
Rob Holding – 4.2
Takehiro Tomiyasu – 3.4
Gabriel – 3.3
Pablo Mari – 2.9
Ben White – 1.4

Passing accuracy
Pablo Mari – 87.7%
Rob Holding – 87%
Gabriel – 85.7%
Ben White – 83.2%
Calum Chambers – 83.9%
Takehiro Tomiyasu – 82.1%

Passes completed per 90 minutes
Gabriel – 69.9
Rob Holding – 63.4
Pablo Mari – 62.7
Calum Chambers – 57.3
Takehiro Tomiyasu – 50.0
Ben White – 49.2

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Goals
Takehiro Tomiyasu – 2
Gabriel – 2
Ben White – 0
Rob Holding – 0
Calum Chambers – 0
Pablo Mari – 0


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