Statistical Analysis Of Manchester United’s Top Six Central Defensive Targets: Does Hummels Or Varane Come Out On Top?

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We take a look at the numbers behind United’s key central defensive targets.

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Manchester United are strongly believed to be readying a move for a first choice central defender to come into the club and shore up a back line that has struggled to keep its head above water at times this season. A number of players have been linked with a move to Old Trafford, but how do their statistics shape up after almost half a season of action? We’ve taken to WhoScored to find out, ranking them appropriately:

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6) Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa – Rating 6.84)

Tackles per game – 0.6
Interceptions per game – 1.6
Fouls per game – 0.1
Clearances per game – 7
Blocks per game – 0.7

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