Top 50 best footballers ranked by most aerial duels won in European football leagues (Season 2021/22) – 02.07.2022

Top 50 best footballers ranked by most aerial duels won

in European football leagues (Season 2021/22)

 

  • Date: 02.07.2022
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  • Top 50 best footballers ranked by most aerial duels won in European football leagues (Season 2021/22)

 

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Who finished the season as the top footballer ranked by most aerial duels won in European football leagues?

 

It’s easy to count aerial duels, but who are really the best footballers in this category? Who makes the most impact on their team?

Aerial duels winning is a lost art form in football, but these players on the list try to keep the tradition going.

There are thousands of relevant statistics that we could take away from the season, and some would argue that the most important statistic is the one that tells us who’s at the top of the league.

But today we are looking at the top 50 footballers ranked by most aerial duels won in European football leagues. Who has won the most aerial duels? And how many? Let’s see.

 

R Player ADW
1 Joselu Deportivo Alaves, 32, FW 284
2 Milan Djuric Salernitana, 32, FW 243
3 Steve Mounié Brest, 27, FW 224
4 Morten Thorsby Sampdoria, 26, M(CLR) 170
5 James Tarkowski Burnley, 29, D(C) 153
6 Ivan Toney Brentford, 26, FW 147
7 Enes Ünal Getafe, 25, FW 146
8 Ethan Pinnock Brentford, 28, D(C) 143
9 David García Osasuna, 28, D(C) 136
10 Tomas Soucek West Ham, 27, DMC 134
11 Bremer Torino, 25, D(C) 132
12 Lucas Torró Osasuna, 27, DMC 131
13 Santi Mina Celta Vigo, 26, AM(LR),FW 128
14 Leonardo Pavoletti Cagliari, 33, FW 127
15 Ludovic Ajorque Strasbourg, 28, FW 127
16 Lucas Höler Freiburg, 27, AM(CLR),FW 126
17 Alejandro Catena Rayo Vallecano, 27, D(C) 122
18 Anthony Losilla Bochum, 36, D(C),DMC 117
19 Virgil van Dijk Liverpool, 30, D(C) 117
20 Vedat Muriqi Mallorca, 28, FW 116
21 Álvaro Negredo Cadiz, 36, FW 115
22 Fabian Klos Arminia Bielefeld, 34, FW 114
23 Mikel Merino Real Sociedad, 25, M(C) 113
24 Chris Wood Newcastle, 30, FW 112
25 Obite Evan Ndicka Eintracht Frankfurt, 22, D(CL) 112
26 Mathías Olivera Getafe, 24, D(L),M(L) 111
27 Ante Budimir Osasuna, 30, FW 109
28 Joel Matip Liverpool, 30, D(C) 109
29 Nico Schlotterbeck Freiburg, 22, D(C) 109
30 Robin Le Normand Real Sociedad, 25, D(C) 109
31 Andrei Girotto Nantes, 30, D(C),DMC 108
32 Sebastian Polter Bochum, 31, AM(R),FW 108
33 Stefan Bell Mainz 05, 30, D(CR) 107
34 José Luis Palomino Atalanta, 32, D(C) 105
35 Pontus Jansson Brentford, 31, D(C) 103
36 Grant Hanley Norwich, 30, D(C) 102
37 Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Lazio, 27, AM(C) 102
38 Casemiro Real Madrid, 30, DMC 101
39 Mohammed Salisu Southampton, 23, D(CL) 101
40 Joshua King Watford, 30, AM(CLR),FW 100
41 Mamadou Loum Deportivo Alaves, 25, DMC 100
42 Willi Orban RB Leipzig, 29, D(C) 100
43 Andy Delort Nice, 30, AM(R),FW 99
44 Joelinton Newcastle, 25, AM(CLR),FW 99
45 Nikola Milenkovic Fiorentina, 24, D(CR) 98
46 Benjamin André Lille, 31, D(R),M(CLR) 97
47 Michael Keane Everton, 29, D(CR) 97
48 Anthony Modeste FC Koln, 34, FW 96
49 Jonathan Tah Bayer Leverkusen, 26, D(C) 96
50 Nayef Aguerd Rennes, 26, D(C) 95

 

ADW = Aerial Duels Won

* A list of the top 50 best footballers ranked by most aerial duels won in European football leagues (Season 2021/22).

 

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Credits (SL Bilten 21/20, p.6)

 
 

Site expert for statistical analysis and avid fan of all European football. Nikola Horvat has written for various Italian football portals and now he writes for Euro Football Rumours. He is a sports and travel aficionado and has lived in three continents – North America, South America and Europe. The languages that Nikola knows are Croatian, Serbian, Slovenian, Italian, English, and Spanish.

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