June 19 2013 Latest news:
Friday, February 22, 2013
Sébastien Bassong remains Norwich City’s defensive rock this season after making 174 positive defensive contributions, the most in the squad according to the EA Sports Player Performance Index.
Robert Snodgrass has provided more crosses than any other Norwich player with 104, and has successfully completed a pass in the opponents’ half once every 3.8 minutes he has been on the pitch.
Bradley Johnson ranks joint second in the Canaries’ squad for attempts on goal with 34, but has scored only once with the winner against Stoke.
Anthony Pilkington has established an excellent 73.1 per cent tackle success rate from 26 attempted challenges.
Everton striker Victor Anichebe has been having an extended run in the team and has managed an on-target shot on goal once every 48.7 minutes, scoring five goals along the way.
England international Leighton Baines has a superb 72.3 per cent tackle success rate from 65 challenges and has successfully completed 635 passes in the opponents’ half this season.
Phil Jagielka has a superb 87.9 per cent tackle success rate from 58 challenges, as well as ranking fourth in the Player Performance Index for interceptions with 159.
Marouane Fellaini has committed fouls with alarming regularity. He tops the Player Performance Index with 52, conceding a foul on average once every 38.7 minutes.
The Canaries are reportedly closing in on the signing of Blackburn’s Swedish international Martin Olsson.