Manchester United completed the signing of Daniel James from Swansea yesterday but one of his stats has the fans worried.
This Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first signing as the manager of the Red Devils.
We're delighted to have agreed terms, in principle, with Swansea City for the transfer of Daniel James to #MUFC.
Further details will be revealed in due course.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) 7 June 2019
James will join United for an initial fee of £15m which could rise up to £18m given the additional clauses.
The Welsh international was on the verge of joining United’s long term rivals Leeds in January but the move fell through at the last moment.
He scored four goals and set up another seven for his teammates at Swansea this season.
While these are decent stats for someone as young as James (21), it’s the similarity with Alexis Sanchez’s numbers for United is alarming.
— utdreport (@utdreport) 6 June 2019
While James edges the veteran in shots taken per game, his amount of goals and assists per ninety minutes is eerily similar to the Chilean.
Sanchez’s surprising dismal show at Old Trafford has made him a very unpopular figure at the Old Trafford and hence it’s no surprise that such similarity in numbers has got the fans worried sick.
Have a look at it for yourselves:
Same goals rate as Sanchez but in the championship looool
— AA (@UniteddAdam) 6 June 2019
Similar to Sanchez just seems less clinical and faster
— Hugh (@ReliableRasford) 6 June 2019
Tbh this isn’t impressive. It’s our players who’ve sucked the entire season. 4 goals and 7 assists in 33 appearances in the Championship is hardly impressive
— Shrey Shah (@i_am_thebatfan) 7 June 2019
Yea I know it’s not like he’s got the goal scoring record of Sanchez whilst playing in the championship or anything
— AndyRobertsLUHG (@AndyRobUnited) 6 June 2019
But sure he’s an amazing signing 🙄 give your heads a wobble.
— S7C (@S7C) 6 June 2019
Awful stats given that he played in the championship :/
— Fahd (@ThisIsFahd) 6 June 2019
Alexis Sanchez version 10.1.001
— Z.U.M.A koncept💪🏽 (@Elaw0110) 7 June 2019
Basically Alexis Sanchez, but 10% of the cost
— james (@thesuavejames) 6 June 2019
That's dreadful tbh
— Daniel (@UtdDxn) 6 June 2019
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