The top five Under-21 players in Europe for shots, dribbles, tackles etc

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England and the Premier League are well represented when it comes to Europe’s best young players, at least according to the stats.

We’ve had a look through all the data from Europe’s top five leagues, per WhoScored.com, to see which youngsters top the charts in different metrics, including all players 21 or under.

Take a look to see who comes out on top. There’s no surprises in a couple of areas.

Goals

1. Kylian Mbappe (PSG) – 18
2. Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund) – 14
3. Victor Osimhen (Lille) – 13

Assists

1. Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund) – 15
2. Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) – 12
3. Achraf Hakimi (Borussia Dortmund) – 10

Shots per 90

1. Kylian Mbappe (PSG) – 4.4
2. Victor Osimhen (Lille) – 3.2
3. Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) – 2.5

Chances created per 90

1. Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) – 2.6
=2. Martin Odegaard (Real Sociedad) – 2.3
=2. Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund) – 2.3
=2. Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen) – 2.3

Crosses per 90

1. Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) – 2.3
2. Sandro Tonali (Brescia) – 2.0
3. Dwight McNeil (Burnley) – 1.8

Dribbles per 90

1. Mounir Chouiar (Dijon) – 3.5
2. Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich) – 3.0
3. Moussa Diaby (Bayer Leverkusen) – 2.9

Tackles per 90

1. Eduardo Camavinga (Rennes) – 4.3 (*also joint top for all players)
2. Declan Rice (West Ham) – 3.0
3. Mohamed Simakan (Strasbourg) – 2.8

Interceptions per 90

1. Wesley Fofana (Saint-Etienne) – 2.6
2. Cristian Romero (Genoa) – 2.4
3. Declan Rice (West Ham) – 2.1

Blocked shots per 90

1. Cristian Romero (Genoa) – 1.3
2. Marash Kumbulla (Verona) – 1.0
3. Mohammed Salisu (Real Valladolid) – 0.9


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