By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
How do you decide if a defender is good at his job or not?
There are so many statistics that contradict one another, with some of the best stoppers in the game often ranking relatively low when comparing data such as completed tackles, aerial duels won, and others.
However, the basics of the defensive side of the game remain central to every player, and being able to clear the ball is one of these basics.
But who has made the most clearances in the 2017/18 Premier League? Click the right arrow, above, to see the top five clearers of the ball, using data courtesy of EA SPORTS...
Data Courtesy of EA SPORTS, the Lead Partner of the Premier League.