31 United player stats from 2020/21

Monday 31 May 2021 14:00

With 2020/21 now at an end, we're taking a numerical look back at a busy season for Manchester United.

In a marathon campaign, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer fielded 31 different players across 61 games as his team finished second in the Premier League, reached the Europa League final and made it to the semi-finals and quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup and Emirates FA Cup respectively.

But which members of Solskjaer's squad stand out statistically? We've used the excellent FBREF.com to crunch the end-of-term numbers...

How Fernandes topped United's goals chart


We break down Bruno's 2020/21 tally and reveal who was the last Red to score more in a single season.

Most games: Bruno Fernandes – 58
Most starts: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 54
Most minutes played: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 4,702
Most substitute appearances: Donny van de Beek – 21
Most goals: Bruno Fernandes – 28
Most assists: Bruno Fernandes – 18
Most penalty goals: Bruno Fernandes – 14
Most yellow cards: Harry Maguire – 15
Most saves: David De Gea – 88
Most clean sheets: David De Gea, Dean Henderson – 12
Most total shots: Bruno Fernandes – 165
Most shots on target: Bruno Fernandes – 62
Most free-kick shots: Bruno Fernandes – 22
Most completed passes: Harry Maguire – 2,516
Most attempted left-foot passes: Luke Shaw – 2,000
Most attempted right-foot passes: Bruno Fernandes – 2,689
Most headed passes: Harry Maguire – 142
Most crosses: Bruno Fernandes – 153
Most corners: Luke Shaw – 111
Most through balls completed: Bruno Fernandes – 29
Most fouls drawn: Bruno Fernandes – 79

This stat shows Aaron's remarkable resilience


Wan-Bissaka's reliability at right-back is reflected in a chart for the top five European leagues.

Most throw-ins: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 374
Most penalties won: Anthony Martial – 6
Most successful dribbles: Marcus Rashford – 120
Most tackles: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 82
Most presses: Bruno Fernandes – 1,029
Most blocks: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 153
Most interceptions: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 104
Most clearances: Harry Maguire – 234
Most aerial duels won: Harry Maguire – 182
Most touches: Bruno Fernandes – 3,693

Stats sourced from www.FBREF.com.