This Stat Proves Arsenal's Coquelin Is The Best Defensive Midfielder In The League

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This Stat Proves Arsenal's Coquelin Is The Best Defensive Midfielder In The League

Bar the North London derby result, Arsenal have been in good form since the beginning of December and their recent run has been helped hugely by the presence and contribution of Francis Coquelin. His recall from Charlton was more out of necessity than anything else, desperation at a stretch, but he has turned out to be a vital player for Arsenal since coming back.

For so long have Arsenal craved a player who has the discipline and ability to sit in front of the back four, put the tackles in and win possession back. In Coquelin they have not only someone who can throw himself about, but who is also very good at holding onto the ball and distributing it. He was recently rewarded with a new, long-term contract extension and the stat below shows why…

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Francis Coquelin vs other PL midfielders (via BT Sport)

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