Despite being one of the biggest spenders of the transfer window last summer, Man United failed in their quest for winning the Premier League title, so did Arsenal who have the most ‘experienced’ manager in the League.
Arsene Wenger’s giants strides in the transfer market has not gone unnoticed. Having signed on Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, the Gunners added Alexandre Lacazette to their ranks for a Club record fee.
Lacazette joined in the capacity of a prolific finisher and he is expected to slot into the first team of Arsenal.
Meanwhile, in like manner Jose Mourinho has reinforced the centre of his defense and the Red Devils are on the cusp of landing Romelu Lukaku in another record deal.
The race for the Premier League title is not expected to be a horse race between United and Arsenal but we examine the stats of Alexandre Lacazette and would be Man United striker Romelu Lukaku – this is probably going to give on an idea of what to expect in the upcoming season.
In 2016/2017 season Lukaku played 3266 mins (37 matches) in the League. He scored 25 goals, created 46 chances and had a shot accuracy of 64%. He also provided 6 assists and won 100% of his duels, while giving 42 key passes.
In 2015/2016 season Lukaku played 3170 mins (37 matches) in the League. He scored 18 goals, created 51 chances and had a shot accuracy of 56%. He also provided 6 assists and win 42% of his duels, while giving 45 key passes.
In 2016/2017 season Lacazette played 2367 mins (30matches) in the League. He scored 27 goals, created 46 chances and had a shot accuracy of 65%. He also provided 3 assists and won 96% of his duels, while giving 43 key passes.
In 2015/2016 season Lacazette played 2956 mins (34matches) in the League. He scored 21 goals, created 43 chances and had a shot accuracy of 43%. He also provided 3 assists and won 46% of his duels, while giving 40 key passes.
How they perform will go a long way in affecting the title run of their teams. The difference between them isnt very significant.