An interesting set of stats caught my eye whilst I was scrolling through social media earlier, concerning our attacking players.
In the last few years, we’ve seen our offensive play really enhanced by Brendan Rodgers’ coaching and his style of play.
It’s also helped, of course, by having some of the best attackers in the country with them all pushing one another on.
And, with that said, these numbers below from Opta Celtic – looking at goals per minute for each player since they joined – are particularly impressive:
Top 5 current Celtic player minutes per goal involvement:
Leigh Griffiths – 79 minutes
Moussa Dembele – 87 minutes
Scott Sinclair – 110 minutes
Tom Rogic – 140 minutes
Callum McGregor – 176 minutes
— OptaCeltic (@OptaCeltic) May 23, 2018
The question is, then, who should we have leading the line next season?
Griff obviously has the best record at the moment but I think it’ll be Moussa providing he stays put.
Odsonne will surely get into the list next year if he signs permanently and plays more whilst having the likes of McGregor, Rogic and Scotty in behind is no bad thing.
Who would you start? Let me know!
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