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Stats Show That Liverpool’s Latest Attacking Signing Is Actually Better Than Coutinho

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The Merseyside club, Liverpool, have done a great business so far in the transfer market, and if the reports are to be trusted, then their manager, Jurgen Klopp is still looking to add more steel to the squad. There was no doubt that the squad needed a rebuilt and the manager didn’t waste a second to work on it, and right at this very moment, this can be said that the Merseysiders can really challenge for the title, and if not for the title, they could considerably aim for the top four finish.

We all are aware of the fact that the Anfield outfit won’t be participating in any of the European competition, hence, the squad as well as the manager could solely concentrate on the Premier League and could work well to get the best out of it. As stated earlier, the Merseysiders have done a great business so far, and one of that great business is Sadio Mane. The Senegalese superstar has arrived at the Anfield with a lot of reputation and has cemented his place in the starting spot surpassing Adam Lallana.

And on the other flank, Liverpool have their 2015-16 Player of the year, Philippe Coutinho, who has a lot of responsibilities as the new season in on the verge. And in this article, we will try to figure it out that who amongst both, had a better season last campaign:

Mane vs Coutinho: (The stats for Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho has been taken from Squawka)

For the starters, the former Southampton man, Sadio Mane played every single game for his side, but one and on the other hand, Coutinho only made 26 appearances in the Premier League last term. In their number of appearances, Mane scored 11 goals, including that brilliant hattrick against Manchester City, and Coutinho scored 8.

In term of their playmaking skills, it is Mane who tops the chart as he bagged six assists to his name, while Coutinho bagged five. Both the wingers are known for their dribbling abilities and also for vision, which allows them to shoot the ball from distance, but when it comes to accuracy, Mane easily surpasses Coutinho as he managed a shooting accuracy of 52%, while Coutinho only managed 44%.

When it is about the individual awards, both the players shares equal number, as both were named as the man of the match thrice. Furthermore, when talking about the distribution, it is Mane again, who wins the round as he had the passing accuracy of 81% (completing 776 passes), and Coutinho was only able to manage an accuracy of 79% (completing 855 passes).

Both the players won 50% of their average duels, and when was about the discipline, Coutinho turns out to be grooved one as he was only booked thrice and received a red card one, while on the other hand, the former Southampton man was booked five times last season, and was also sent off for two occasions.

There is no doubt that the players are one of the best in business, but stats never lie, and right here, the stats have clearly stated that Sadio Mane easily overpowered Liverpool’s player of the year, Philippe Coutinho.