Jose Luis Gaya closer to Manchester United

Jose Luis Gaya closer to Manchester United

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Latest Transfer News: Jose Gaya, closer to sign Manchester United

According to the latest transfer news, Jose Gaya from Valencia is getting closer and closer to signing Manchester United.

Does Manchester United really need a player like Jose Gaya, who has estimated transfer price of 35 mil. euro?

In order to answer this question we will need to consider the current players at Manchester United for this position.

Currently Manchester United has: Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Rojo, Blind and Darmian playing on this same position.

The obvious answer is -No, there are 5 players already playing in the same position.

Ashley Young is the only player that has actually played 22 premier league games in the starting line-up.

I don’t know if you recall it but Ashley Young was actually bought by Manchester United to play in Attacking Midfield position.

He has been re-trained for this position, which means it is not his natural playing position.

The Other 4 players have occasionally played in the first line-up, there were even some rumors that Roma was interested in buying Daley Blind but nothing came out of it, it seems that Mourinho will sell some of these players pretty soon.

Is Jose Gaya good enough for Manchester United?

Is there any better way to check this out, then to compare it with some of teams current players playing in the same position? As a base for this analysis we used Whoscored.com .

The only player he can be compared to is Ashley Young, well, let’s begin.

Player Ratings:

Ashley Young : 7.26 Jose Gaya: 7.06

Goals:

Ashley Young : 2 Jose Gaya: 0

Assists:

Ashley Young : 3 Jose Gaya: 3

Shots per Game:

Ashley Young : 0.7 Jose Gaya: 0.4

Pass Success Percentage:

Ashley Young : 77.5 Jose Gaya: 80.8

Average Passes per Game:

Ashley Young : 42.5 Jose Gaya: 39.6

Pass Success Percentage:

Ashley Young : 77.5 Jose Gaya: 80.8

Crosses:

Ashley Young : 1.2 Jose Gaya: 0.8

Long Balls per Game:

Ashley Young : 3.5 Jose Gaya: 1.8

Through balls per Game:

Ashley Young : 0 Jose Gaya: 0.1

Aerials Won:

Ashley Young : 0.8 Jose Gaya: 0.6

Tackles:

Ashley Young : 2 Jose Gaya: 2.2

Interceptions:

Ashley Young : 2 Jose Gaya: 1.6

Clearances per Game:

Ashley Young : 2.6 Jose Gaya: 2.3

Dribbled pas per Game:

Ashley Young : 1 Jose Gaya: 0.6

Outfielder Block per Game:

Ashley Young : 0.2 Jose Gaya: 0.3

Key Passes per Game:

Ashley Young : 1 Jose Gaya: 1

Dribbles per Game:

Ashley Young : 1.2 Jose Gaya: 1

Dispossessed per Game:

Ashley Young : 0.5 Jose Gaya: 0.8

Bad Control per Game:

Ashley Young : 0.7 Jose Gaya: 0.7

According to all these stats, it appears that Jose Luis Gaya is near the level of Ashley Young, except that he is only 10 years younger of him.

To answer the question if Jose Gaya is good enough for Manchester United, – Yes, and it appears that considering the current market trends, he’s been under-estimated considering his youth and potential.

 

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