Georginio Wijnaldum has nothing more than Arsenal midfielders?

06 Jan 2022 | 07:55 | Football

Georginio Wijnaldum is said to want to return to the Premier League after just half a season with French team Paris Saint-Germain.
According to FourFourTwo, Arsenal will be looking to bring Wijnaldum to Emirates on loan at the end of the season, in an attempt to strengthen their midfield with Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny having to play in the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Wijnaldum is said to be unhappy with his role in Mauricio Pochettino’s squad, having been regularly used as a substitute. If he goes to the Emirates, he will follow in the footsteps of Marc Overmars and Dennis Bergkamp to become the next Dutch player to join the Gunners.

Compare Wijnaldum’s stats in Ligue 1 for the 2021-22 season with Arsenal’s midfield picks in the Premier League, including Martin Odegaard, Thomas Partey, Albert Sambi Lokonga and Granit Xhaka.

Martin Odegaard – 4
Thomas Partey – 1
Georginio Wijnaldum – 1
Albert Sambi Lokonga – 0
Granit Xhaka – 0

Kiến tạo
Martin Odegaard – 3
Georginio Wijnaldum – 1
Granit Xhaka – 1
Thomas Partey – 0
Albert Sambi Lokonga – 0

Minutes per goal or
assist Martin Odegaard – 174
Georginio Wijnaldum – 425
Granit Xhaka – 828
Thomas Partey – 1328
Albert Sambi Lokonga – 0

Chances created per 90 minutes
Martin Odegaard – 2.3
Albert Sambi Lokonga – 1.3
Granite Xhaka – 0.9
Thomas Partey – 0.6
Georginio Wijnaldum – 0.5

Successful
dribbles per 90 minutes (success rate) Thomas Partey – 1.4 (82%)
Georginio Wijnaldum – 0.8 (50%)
Martin Odegaard – 0.6 (54%)
Granit Xhaka – 0, 4 (44%)
Albert Sambi Lokonga – 0.3 (100%) Passes

per 90 minutes (pass accuracy rate)
Albert Sambi Lokonga – 60.8 (87.5%)
Granit Xhaka – 55.9 (85.8%)
Thomas Partey – 52.2 (85.3%)
Martin Odegaard – 49.9 (83.2%)
Georginio Wijnaldum – 41.7 (90.1%)

Number of tackles per 90 minutes
Albert Sambi Lokonga – 2.1
Granit Xhaka – 1.8
Thomas Partey – 1.7
Martin Odegaard – 1.4
Georginio Wijnaldum – 1.1

Shots per 90 minutes (in the box) Thomas Partey – 1.8 (0.3)
Georginio Wijnaldum – 1.6 (1.3)
Albert Sambi Lokonga – 1.6 (0)
Martin Odegaard – 1.4 ( 0.4)
Xhaka Granite – 0.9 (0.4)

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