These incredible Wan-Bissaka stats show why Spurs must go all-out for him

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur lost 13 Premier League matches and conceded 39 goals in the process last season, which are hardly title-winning numbers.

While the likes of Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen had stellar seasons once again, and Danny Rose refound his best form towards the end of the campaign, one position remained an issue.

The right-back trio of Kieran Trippier, Serge Aurier, and Kyle Walker-Peters did not enjoy the best of seasons, and created an avenue for each and every opposition team to exploit.

Trippier failed to reach the highs of his World Cup campaign, while Aurier was defensively naive and hit with injuries, and Walker-Peters was not handed anywhere near enough playing time.

However, Spurs have been linked with a very capable young replacement in Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Sun), although Man United have already submitted a bid for him (Sky Sports).

In Wan-Bissaka, Spurs would have a real defender who can read the game consistently, as shown by these incredible stats.

In the 2018/19 Premier League season, out of every single full-back, Wan-Bissaka had:

  • The most clearances with 129
  • The most tackles won with 129
  • The highest tackle success rate with 94%
  • The most take-ons completed with 90
  • The most interceptions with 84
  • The most tackles per game (including all defenders, not just full backs) with 3.7

Premier League full-backs in 2018/2019:

 

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  1. It were me I would sell all three of our right backs mentioned and buy this guy. I would then promote foyth to right back as back up. Foyth looks useful at right back and less dangerous and given the chance could be very good in time.

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