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Arsenal balls: Flamini and Carzorla futures in jeopardy (and other Daily Mail clickbait)

by | 19th, January 2015

Football fans love those player ratings that feature in newspapers. At home they compile league tables. It’s a little known fact that clubs ask a random sample of 101 fans for their end-of-season results. The data dictates clubs’ tranfer policies.

Today in the Daily Mail , Neil Ashton delivers his verdict on Manchester City v Arsenal. Let’s look at the Arsenal players’ scores.

Ospina: 7
Bellerin: 7
Mertesacker: 7.5
Koscielny:  7
Monreal: 7
Ramsey: 7
Coquelin: 7.5
Cazorla:  7
Oxlade-Chamberlain: 6
Giroud: 8
Sanchez: 6.

So much for the XI starters. What of the subs?

Tomas Rosicky: 7
Kieran Gibbs: 6
Mathieu Flamini: 7

Flamini came on in the 85th minute. He scored the same points as Santi Cazorla, who scored a goal and created another.

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