Southampton: Dusan Tadic - a graphical comparison 0

As always with statistics, bear in mind that they are not the be all and end all of everything and that they should be used in combination with what you’ve seen with your own eyes.

So, for entertainment purposes only - and using Squawka‘s comparison matrix - here are a couple of graphics.

The first compares Southampton’s new signing Dusan Tadic’s 2013/14 with that of their recently departed captain, Adam Lallana:

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And the second is across the same categories, but with Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen added in - relevant because he’s a similar type of player and has played in both the Premier League and the Dutch Eredivisie:

What’s interesting - and again, no definitive conclusions are being drawn here, is that Eriksen falls right in the middle of Tadic and Lallana.  Derive from that what you like, but it’s certainly intriguing.

A couple of variables to be mindful of: the differences in the two competitions, the ability and habits of the teammates involved, and the relative strengths of Twente, Tottenham and Southampton in relation to their regular opposition.

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