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Manchester United have already found a perfect replacement for Angel Gomes with the likes of Hannibal Mejbri.
The 19-year-old’s time at the Old Trafford is up after his contract expired earlier this week. Although he was not a regular in the first team, Gomes is a multifaceted attacker with huge potential and. Had he stayed and failed to make the grade at United, it is still likely that he would have attracted a decent transfer fee upon any sale.
Highly rated youngster Hannibal Mejbri, who has attracted plenty of plaudits for his displays at youth level, can be an ideal replacement for Gomes. Many Red Devils’ fans believe he’s the perfect replacement for the departing youngster.
Like Gomes, Mejbri is a right-footed attacker who often operates between the centre of the pitch and the left flank (an area of the pitch called the half-space).
Given his lack of first-team football, there is only a data sample of just over 1000 minutes from various youth level competitions this season. From that data, the Frenchman has averaged 6.5 dribbles per 90 with an impressive success rate of 63.2 per cent.
Comparatively, we have a sample size of just under 1000 minutes for Gomes this season across various competitions and he has averaged 4.27 dribbles per 90 minutes with a similar success rate of 66.7 per cent.