The best under-21s in Europe’s top five leagues according to statistics

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Manchester United, Manchester City, Everton and Newcastle United youngsters are stastically among the best players under the age of 21 in Europe’s top five leagues.

We’ve taken a look at the best young players in Europe to have played at least 1,000 minutes according to a number of statistical categories, including goals, assists and chances created.

Only five names from the Premier League feature, with youngsters seemingly afforded more opportunities on the continent.

Goals

1. Maxi Gomez – 17
2= Kylian Mbappe – 13
2= Gabriel Jesus – 13
3= Malcom – 12
3= Mikel Oyarzabal – 12
4. Patrick Cutrone – 10
5= Jean-Kevin Augustin – 9
5= Leon Bailey – 9
6. Luka Jovic – 8
7= Marcus Rashford – 7
7= Cengiz Under – 7

Assists

1. Goncalo Guedes – 9
2= Kai Havertz – 8
2= Kylian Mbappe – 8
3= Allan Saint Maximin – 7
3= Malcom – 7
4= Maxwel Cornet – 6
4= Tanguy Ndombele – 6
4= Leon Bailey – 6
5= Dominic Calvert-Lewin – 6
6= Marcus Rashford – 5
6= Federico Chiesa – 5
6= Mikel Oyarzabal – 5
6= Christian Pulisic – 5
6= Jean-Kevin Augustin – 5
6= Houssem Aouar – 5
6= Angelo Fulgini – 5

Chances created per 90 mins

1. Malcom – 2.7
2. Leon Bailey – 2.4
3= Kylian Mbappe – 2.2
3= Lorenzo Pellegrini – 2.2
4= Maxime Lopez – 2.1
4= Angelo Fulgini – 2.1
5. Junior Sambia – 2
6. Maxwell Corent – 1.9
7. Allan Saint-Maximin – 1.8
8= Tanguy Ndombele – 1.7
8= Federico Chiesa – 1.7
8= Kingsley Coman – 1.7
8= Amine Harat – 1.7
8= Gial Dias – 1.7
8= Concalo Guedes – 1.7

 

Successful dribbles per 90 mins

1. Allan Saint-Maximin – 4.3
2. Kingsley Coman – 4.2
3. Luiz Araujo – 3.3
4. Yves Bissouma – 3.2
5. Ismaila Sarr – 3.1
6= Christian Pulisic – 3
6= Goncalo Guedes – 3
6= Tanguy Ndombele – 3
6= Houssem Aouar – 3
6= Jonathan Ikone – 3

Successful tackles per 90 mins

1. Wilfred Ndidi – 4.3
2. Ibrahim Sangare – 4.1
3= Konrad Laimer – 3.9
3= Yves Bissouma – 3.9
4= Mikel Merino – 3.8
4= Gil Dias – 3.8
5. Davide Calabria 3.7
6. Santiago Ascacibar – 3.4
7. Ronael Pierre Gabriel – 3.3
8. Luiz Felipe 3.1

Interceptions per 90 mins

1= Nordi Mukiele – 2.4
1= Rolando Mandragora – 2.4
2= Felix Eboa Eboa – 2.3
2= Mikel Merino – 2.3
3= Issa Diop – 2.2
3= Thiago Maia – 2.2
3= Benjamin Henrichs – 2.2
3= Dayot Upamecano – 2.2
4. Malang Sarr – 2.1
5= Felix Uduokhai – 2
5= Lorenzo Pellegrini – 2
5= Unai Nunez – 2
5= Youri Tielemans – 2

Saves per 90 mins

1. Alex Meret – 3.6
2. Bingourou Kamara – 2.9
3. Alban Lafont – 2.8
4. Gianluigi Donnarumma – 2.4


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