Three Tottenham Hotspur players who are below average in key areas

Aaron Lennon

Aaron Lennon, Kyle Naughton and Nacer Chadli could all improve in key areas for Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has an extremely talented squad of players at his disposal.

Spurs have been a little inconsistent over the start of the season but they battled to a win in their last game against high flying Southampton after an intense match in the Europa League.

Pochettino has always been a manager who pays attention to the fine details and he won’t be pleased to see that some of his key players are underperforming in vital areas.

  Accurate Cross
Aaron Lennon 0.25
Average 0.3
  Interception Won
Kyle Naughton 0.67
Average 1.09
  Accurate Pass
Nacer Chadli 24.5
Average 27.06

Aaron Lennon is one of the most experienced wingers at the club but the stats suggest he’s not doing enough in terms of crossing the ball effectively.

There have been reports suggesting that Lennon could be allowed to leave White Hart Lane and if he wants to prevent an exit, he needs to do more to up his average in terms of crossing when he is given a chance.

Kyle Naughton won’t be pleased with the number of interceptions he’s making on average this season.

One of the risks full-backs always take is stepping in to try and cut off the ball when they are high up the pitch and it’s an area that Naughton could certainly improve upon when he eventually returns from an ankle problem.

Nacer Chadli is a favourite with fans at the moment following his goal in the North London derby but he needs to do more in terms of protecting the ball.

The stats suggest that Chadli is below average in terms of the accurate passes he’s making per game and Pochettino will be keen for that to improve because his sides like to control possession and build pressure in big games.

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