Comparing Weston McKennie’s 2020-21 stats to Spurs’ current midfielders

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Tottenham have made a positive start to the new season and reports have suggested they’re looking to strengthen their squad with Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie. 

McKennie is facing an uncertain future in Turin after Juve’s signing of Euro 2020 star Manuel Locatelli and Spurs are interested in signing the United States international.

We’ve compared his 2020-21 stats in Serie A to the corresponding Premier League figures from Tottenham’s current options in the centre of midfield.

Goals
Weston McKennie – 5
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 2
Tanguy Ndombele – 2
Giovani Lo Celso – 0
Moussa Sissoko – 0
Harry Winks – 0

Assists
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 4
Weston McKennie – 2
Giovani Lo Celso – 1
Tanguy Ndombele – 1
Moussa Sissoko – 0
Harry Winks – 0

Minutes per goal or assist
Weston McKennie – 242.7
Giovani Lo Celso – 338
Tanguy Ndombele – 387.3
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 570
Moussa Sissoko – N/A
Harry Winks – N/A

Chances created per 90 minutes
Giovani Lo Celso – 1.6
Weston McKennie – 1.4
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 0.4
Harry Winks – 0.4
Moussa Sissoko – 0.3
Tanguy Ndombele – 0.2

Successful dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Tanguy Ndombele – 3.2 (78%)
Giovani Lo Celso – 1.1 (68.8%)
Weston McKennie – 1.0 (83.3%)
Moussa Sissoko – 0.8 (80%)
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 0.6 (75%)
Harry Winks – 0.5 (83.3%)

Passing accuracy
Tanguy Ndombele – 88.6%
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 88.5%
Moussa Sissoko – 87.2%
Giovani Lo Celso – 84.7%
Harry Winks – 83.8%
Weston McKennie – 81.2%

Successful tackles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Giovani Lo Celso – 3.7 (62.7%)
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 2.6 (56.5%)
Weston McKennie – 1.8 (62.1%)
Harry Winks – 1.8 (51.4%)
Tanguy Ndombele – 1.7 (65.4%)
Moussa Sissoko – 1.4 (73.9%)

Interceptions per 90 minutes
Moussa Sissoko – 1.4
Harry Winks – 1.4
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 1.3
Giovani Lo Celso – 0.8
Weston McKennie – 0.7
Tanguy Ndombele – 0.7


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