Replacement identified? Comparing Paul Pogba and Tchouameni’s stats

Quick Reads

Paul Pogba has entered the last year of his Manchester United contract with his future uncertain – but have United already identified his perfect replacement?

Aurelien Tchouameni has enjoyed a breakthrough 2021, establishing himself at Monaco and breaking into the France side that won the Nations League. Aged just 21, Tchouameni would represent a good investment if United decided to pursue him. 

We’ve crunched the numbers to see how the two France internationals compare.

Records

Paul Pogba

Age: 28
Market Value: £54million*
Honours Won: Serie A x 4, Coppa Italia x 2, Italian Super Cup x 2, League Cup, Europa League, Community Shield, World Cup, Nations League

Record at Manchester United:

Games: 215
Starts: 182
Sub appearances: 33

Goals: 38
Assists: 49
Penalties scored: 9

Minutes per goal: 437
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 572
Minutes per goal or assist: 191

Aurelien Tchouameni

Age: 21
Market Value: £31.5million*
Honours Won: Nations League

Record at Monaco:

Games: 60
Starts: 54
Sub appearances: 6

Goals: 5
Assists: 4
Penalties scored: 0

Minutes per goal: 940
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 940
Minutes per goal or assist: 522

*per Transfermarkt

2021-22 stats

(Ligue 1 and Premier League Only)

Goals
Aurelien Tchouameni – 1
Paul Pogba – 0

Assists
Paul Pogba – 7
Aurelien Tchouameni – 0

Minutes per goal or assist
Paul Pogba – 75.4
Aurelien Tchouameni – 704

Chances created per 90 minutes
Paul Pogba – 2.4
Aurelien Tchouameni – 0.4

Successful dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Paul Pogba – 2.9 (74.4%)
Aurelien Tchouameni – 1.4 (73.7%)

Passing accuracy
Aurelien Tchouameni – 88%
Paul Pogba – 84.3%

Successful tackles per 90 minutes (success rate)
Aurelien Tchouameni – 3.3 (78.6%)
Paul Pogba – 1.4 (48.3%)

Interceptions per 90 minutes
Aurelien Tchouameni – 2.4
Paul Pogba – 0.9


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