Marc Albrighton

Marc Albrighton: City's Tireless Creator

LCFC.com takes an in-depth look at Marc Albrighton's 2017/18 statistics with the winger currently enjoying one of his most productive seasons at Leicester City.
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Since joining the Club in the summer of 2014, Albrighton has endeared himself to the Blue Army with countless tireless performances in City colours.

Over the past four years, he’s netted some significant strikes in the Premier League and is the scorer of City’s first-ever UEFA Champions League goal.

This campaign, Albrighton has continued to flourish for the Foxes and after another determined 90 minutes against Southampton last week, we analyse some of the facts and figures behind his hard work.

Premier League assists: 7
Leicester City ranking: 2
Total Premier League assists: 32

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All Of Albrighton's 2017/18 Assists

Take a look at all seven of Marc Albrighton's 2017/18 Premier League assists to date.

Albrighton’s most impressive statistic this term is undoubtedly the amount of goals he has directly set up. He is the third-highest English assist-maker in the Premier League this campaign behind Dele Alli (10 assists) and Raheem Sterling (eight assists) and at club level is surpassed only by Algerian playmaker Riyad Mahrez (eight assists). During a nine-game spell from November to January, he registered five assists for the Club.

Premier League appearances: 33
Leicester City ranking: 2
Total Premier League appearances: 208

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Albrighton Strikes At The London Stadium

Marc Albrighton scored his first Premier League goal of the season in November against West Ham United.

Only Harry Maguire (34 appearances) has featured in England’s top flight for City more times than Albrighton in 2017/18. He has been involved in all but one of their 34 Premier League fixtures – this month’s trip to Burnley – and is regarded as one of the most consistent performers in the Leicester squad.

Premier League passes: 971
Leicester City ranking: 5
Total Premier League passes: 4,524

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Marc Albrighton
Marc Albrighton

He has directly set up his City team-mates on seven separate occasions this season.

His heavy involvement for City means he sees plenty of the ball and has therefore made the fifth-most passes this campaign. Wilfred Ndidi (1,653 passes) tops the rankings for the Foxes, while Maguire (1,566 passes), Mahrez (1,152 passes) andKasper Schmeichel (1,032 passes) complete the top four. 

Premier League tackles: 47
Leicester City ranking: 3
Total Premier League tackles: 360

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Marc Albrighton

Marc Albrighton has made the third-highest amount of tackles for Leicester City in the Premier League this season.

Another key feature of Albrighton’s game is his adaptiveness and that has again been evident this season. Primarily a winger, he has also taken up a role in defence on a number of occasions and therefore has completed 47 tackles for the Foxes. Only the Premier League’s top tackler Ndidi (135 tackles) and centre back Maguire (51 tackles) have made more.

To check out more of Marc Albrighton’s 2017/18 statistics, click here.

Statistics accurate as of Tuesday 24 April.

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