Top 50 best interceptors ranked by most interceptions
in European football leagues (Season 2019/20)
- Date: 15.07.2020
- Euro Football Rumours
- Top 50 best interceptors ranked by most interceptions in European football leagues (Season 2019/20)
Who will finish the season as the top interceptor ranked by most interceptions in European football leagues?
It’s easy to count interceptions, but who are really the best interceptors? Who makes the most impact on their team?
Intercepting is a lost art form in football, but these players on the list try to keep the tradition going.
After 35 weeks of 2019/2020 season, we are beginning to notice some stand-out performers in European football.
There are thousands of relevant statistics that we could take away from the season so far, 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 interceptors ranked by most interceptions in European football leagues of the season so far. Who has made the most interceptions so far this season? And how many? Let’s see.
|1||Diego Rico Bournemouth, 27, D(L),M(L)||76|
|2||Wilfred Ndidi Leicester, 23, DMC||73|
|3||Chris Basham Sheffield United, 31, D(CR),M(CR)||71|
|4||Nicolas Höfler Freiburg, 30, D(C),DMC||71|
|5||Jamilu Collins Paderborn, 25, D(L)||70|
|6||Jan Bednarek Southampton, 24, D(C)||70|
|7||Declan Rice West Ham, 21, D(C),DMC||68|
|8||Etienne Capoue Watford, 32, D(C),M(CL)||68|
|9||Ellyes Skhiri FC Koln, 25, DMC||67|
|10||Issiaga Sylla Toulouse, 26, D(LR),M(L)||67|
|11||Sven Bender Bayer Leverkusen, 31, D(C),M(C)||67|
|12||Fernando Sevilla, 32, DMC||66|
|13||Armando Izzo Torino, 28, D(C)||65|
|14||Harry Maguire Manchester United, 27, D(C)||65|
|15||Casemiro Real Madrid, 28, DMC||63|
|16||César Azpilicueta Chelsea, 30, D(CLR),M(R)||63|
|17||Theodor Gebre Selassie Werder Bremen, 33, DMC,M(R)||63|
|18||Dedryck Boyata Hertha Berlin, 29, D(C)||62|
|19||Nico Elvedi Borussia M.Gladbach, 23, D(CLR)||62|
|20||Omar Mascarell Schalke 04, 27, DMC||62|
|21||Cristian Romero Genoa, 22, D(C)||61|
|22||Philip Billing Bournemouth, 24, DMC||61|
|23||Kiko Olivas Real Valladolid, 31, D(C)||60|
|24||Hassane Kamara Reims, 26, D(L),M(L)||60|
|25||James Tarkowski Burnley, 27, D(C)||60|
|26||Tin Jedvaj Augsburg, 24, D(CLR)||60|
|27||Benjamin André Lille, 29, D(R),M(CLR)||59|
|28||Fabien Centonze Metz, 24, D(R)||59|
|29||Jorginho Chelsea, 28, DMC||59|
|30||Mats Hummels Borussia Dortmund, 31, D(C)||59|
|31||Unai Bustinza Leganes, 28, D(CR)||59|
|32||Aaron Wan-Bissaka Manchester United, 22, D(R),M(R)||58|
|33||Daniel Baier Augsburg, 36, M(C)||58|
|34||James McArthur Crystal Palace, 32, M(CLR)||58|
|35||Pablo Martinez Nimes, 31, D(CL)||58|
|36||Yeray Álvarez Athletic Bilbao, 25, D(C)||58|
|37||Andre Hoffmann Fortuna Duesseldorf, 27, D(C),DMC||56|
|38||Geoffrey Kondogbia Valencia, 27, DMC||56|
|39||James Ward-Prowse Southampton, 25, M(CR)||56|
|40||Jordan Amavi Marseille, 26, D(L),M(L)||56|
|41||José Luis Palomino Atalanta, 30, D(C)||56|
|42||Pervis Estupiñán Osasuna, 22, D(L)||56|
|43||Alexander Djiku Strasbourg, 25, D(CR),DMC||55|
|44||Alessio Romagnoli AC Milan, 25, D(CL)||54|
|45||Christian Gentner Union Berlin, 34, M(CLR)||54|
|46||Dale Stephens Brighton, 31, M(C)||54|
|47||Bremer Torino, 23, D(C)||54|
|48||Haris Belkebla Brest, 26, DMC||53|
|49||John Egan Sheffield United, 27, D(C)||53|
|50||Matt Targett Aston Villa, 24, D(L),M(L)||53|
I = Interceptions
* A list of the top 50 best interceptors ranked by most interceptions in European football leagues (Season 2019/20).
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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.