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UNCOVERED: Jorginho stats superior to fellow Arsenal target Caicedo - and Partey

Arsenal have decided to sign Chelsea star Jorginho instead of Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo.

The Gunners and Blues were both linked to Ecuadorian Caicedo, but Brighton stood firm on not wanting to sell him this winter.

PerThe Sun, stats show that Jorginho could be a key player for Arsenal.

Since 2021-2022, he has played more Premier League games than Thomas Partey of Arsenal or Caicedo.

He has also managed eight goals, two assists, and has excellent passing numbers.

Since the start of the 2021-22 Premier League season, Jorginho has played seven games more than Partey and 21 more than Caicedo.

His penalty expertise has seen him register eight goals, more than his two counterparts have managed between them (Partey 4 and Caicedo 2).

And the Italian also has two assists to his name - with neither Caicedo (2) or Partey (1) bettering that tally.

But that's only scratching the surface when it comes to Jorginho's impressive numbers.

Out of the three midfield maestros, he also completes the most passes per game, has the best pass completion rate and registers the most passes in the final third.

Jorginho dwarfs Partey and Caicedo when it comes to possessions won per game, while he also beats the Ghanaian when it comes to tackles and interceptions.

In fact, there are only three statistical areas which show the ex-Chelsea man's weaknesses.

He comes up short in distance carried - an area which Partey beats him by an average of 14 metres.

Jorginho, who is a decade older than Caicedo, is dribbled past more than the pair, and his duel success is also the lowest.

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