How good is Tyrell Malacia: A comparison with the Premier League's top left backs

Tyrell Malacia, the new addition has had an impressive season with freynoord but how good are his stats when compared to left backs in the premier league?

Tyrell Malacia is only second to Cucurella when it comes to the amount of games played, mr reliable. He tops the through balls attempted, tackles made and take ons completed, which shows that he’s very good defensively and offensively. He’s not a guy who will shy away from the ball. The 2.8 tackles made a game shows his awareness and he’s always ready in the correct position whenever he is needed. His reading of the game is commendable.

Malacia has the highest passing accuracy beating Andrew Robertson’s 85.17% with a splendid 85.35%. He will be essential for Ten Hag as the manager loves possession football and keeping the ball. Furthermore, the take ons completed is 66.67% which is significantly higher than Andrew Robertson’s 56.52% which emphasises he likes to take risks which will be very good for United when they build attacks.

Ground duels contested is the highest of the left backs mentioned with 9.8 and he has also won the most ground duels with 5.5 beating Cucurella. He will be an excellent addition to the premier league because of the season he has had, he has shown all the qualities that shows he will be able to adapt to the premier league.

He has also had the most shots in Eredivisie which shows he will provide Manchester United with a goal scoring threat from the full back area. It’ll be intriguing to see whether he can keep up his excellent season and take the premier league with a storm but he has all the qualities to do so. With Erik Ten Hag coaching him, we can only assume he will get better.

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