New Manchester United signing Ander Herrera: Stats comparison 0

Herrera

Manchester United have completed a deal for Ander Herrera today, bringing an end to a saga which has gone on for the best part of a year - and, hopefully, bringing relief from a set of issues which have plagued the midfield for quite some time.

Here are some stats from Herrera’s final year in La Liga, with United’s statistical leaders from last season in brackets:

- Started 31 games and was involved in two others as a substitute.

- Scored 5 goals (Rooney - 17).

- Provided 5 assists (Rooney -10).

- Was yellow-carded 7 times (Rooney - 8).

- Averaged 2.1 shots per game (Rooney - 3.5).

- Completed 80.6% of his passes (Tom Cleverley - 89.6%).

- Won 1 aerial duel per game

- Averaged 3.1 tackles per game ( Fellaini - 2.8).

- Averaged 1 interception per game (Carrick - 2.8).

- Committed 1.5 fouls per game (Fellaini - 2.1).

- Completed 1.2 successful dribbles per game (Nani - 2.3).

- Averaged 1.6 key passes per game (Mata - 2.2).

- Averaged 47.2 passes per game (Carrick - 70.7).

- Completed 2.3 long-passes per game (Carrick - 6).

- Was dispossessed 1.7 times per game (Rooney - 2.3).

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