Stats Show Why Mason Mount Deserves To Win PFA Young Player Of The Year Award

Although Phil Foden beat Mason Mount to win the PFA Young Player Of The Year Award, many believe the Chelsea youngster deserves it instead.

While Foden was no doubt elite over the last few weeks of the season, he started just 17 Premier League games!

The young Englishman played only 1614 minutes in the league last season – whereas, Mount started 32 games and played 2892 minutes.

Now according to Squawka, here is how Mount compared to every U23 player in England’s top-flight football last campaign:

Most shots

Most shots on target

Most chances created

Most final ⅓ ball recoveries

2nd-most tackles made

2nd-most final ⅓ passes

2nd-most xG

2nd-most xA

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Also, Mason Mount finished the season with 6 goals and 5 assists – while Foden had 4 more goals, he played for a much better side with lesser responsibility.

Meanwhile, we can’t quite understand why Foden got the nod over Mount, who was arguably Chelsea’s best league player!

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