Hector Bellerin proving his worth to Arsenal

Hector Bellerin has proved his importance to Arsenal this season with this impressive stat

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Hector Bellerin has been in impressive form for Arsenal since breaking into Arsene Wenger’s first-team last season.

Now, his importance to the north London side has been underlined by the fact that he has created more clear-cut chances for his team-mates than any other player in the Premier League so far this season.

According to Opta, Bellerin tops the charts in terms of creating more openings for his team-mates in the top flight so far this term.

He is joined on the list by Arsenal team-mates Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla. Opta define a clear cut opportunity as one where a striker should reasonably be expected score.

Clear-cut chances created in the Premier League this season

Bellerin – 6

Payet – 5

Cazorla – 5

Ozil – 4

Shelvey – 4

Mahrez – 4

Barkley – 4

Mane – 4

The Spaniard played the full 90 minutes as goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil wrapped up a 3-0 victory for the Gunners against Manchester United in north London before the international break to move them up to second in the table.

He has started seven Premier League games for the north London club so far this season and has also featured once in the Champions League.

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