Manchester United’s top five passers, why Matic is key
It’s obviously a good time in the red part of Manchester as much as it is in the blue side. The Red Devils are enjoying an upswing of wins, goals and general optimism. Futaa has gone out to find out which footballers play a key role in the team’s passing.
The likes of Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford as well as Anthony Martial have all been enjoying high praise for either scoring or creating goals but… not many goals would be celebrated without the ball getting passed out of defense or midfield.
So which players are the unsung heroes in a red shirt right now?
Top five United pass masters via the Premier League’s website:
This list is based on passes made in the league to date.
1. Nemanja Matic 1,574 passes
2. Paul Pogba 1,424 passes
3. Luke Shaw 1,203 passes
4. Victor Lindelöf 1,014 passes
5. Ashley Young 868 passes