Comparing Yves Bissouma’s 2020-21 stats to Arsenal’s current midfielders

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Arsenal have reportedly made contact with the agent of Brighton’s Yves Bissouma ahead of a potential move for the midfielder. 

According to Football.London, Bissouma has emerged as a top target for the Gunners, who could make a formal approach during the summer transfer window.

We’ve compared his Premier League stats from 2020-21 to the corresponding stats for Arsenal’s Thomas Partey, Granit Xhaka, Dani Ceballos and Mohamed Elneny.

Goals
Yves Bissouma – 1
Granit Xhaka – 1
Thomas Partey – 0
Dani Ceballos – 0
Mohamed Elneny – 0

Assists
Dani Ceballos – 1
Yves Bissouma – 0
Granit Xhaka – 0
Thomas Partey – 0
Mohamed Elneny – 0

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Minutes per goal or assist
Dani Ceballos – 950
Granit Xhaka – 996
Yves Bissouma – 1,377
Thomas Partey – N/A
Mohamed Elneny – N/A

Chances created per 90 minutes
Dani Ceballos – 1.5
Yves Bissouma – 0.4
Thomas Partey – 0.3
Mohamed Elneny – 0.3
Granit Xhaka – 0.1

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Successful dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Thomas Partey – 2.6 (81.2%)
Yves Bissouma – 1.8 (72%)
Dani Ceballos – 1.7 (68%)
Mohamed Elneny – 0.2 (40%)
Granit Xhaka – 0.1 (33.3%)

Passing accuracy
Mohamed Elneny – 92.9%
Granit Xhaka – 89%
Thomas Partey – 88.5%
Yves Bissouma – 86.3%
Dani Ceballos – 86.3%

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Successful tackles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Yves Bissouma – 3.2 (78%)
Thomas Partey – 3.2 (66.6%)
Dani Ceballos – 2.4 (64.8%)
Granit Xhaka – 1.4 (58.3%)
Mohamed Elneny – 0.6 (37.4%)

Dani Ceballos – 2.3
Mohamed Elneny – 1.6
Thomas Partey – 1.3
Granit Xhaka – 1.3
Yves Bissouma – 0.9


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