Chelsea player confirmed as worst in Europe

Despite having the tag of the most expensive goalkeeper in the world, Kepa Arrizabalaga has been confirmed as the worst goalkeeper in Europe’s top five leagues.

Kepa has managed to keep out just 55 of 99 shots faced this season, a miserable 54.5 per cent. Kepa’s save percentage is the worst among all goalkeepers in Europe’s top five leagues – the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, the Bundesliga and Ligue 1. 

Former Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who Kepa replaced at Chelsea, has the fourth best save percentage in Europe 78.9 per cent.

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris owns the best record in Europe (80.2 per cent) while Chelsea transfer target Jan Oblak has the 10th best save percentage in Europe with 77.1 per cent.

Even Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, who has been criticised for several high profile errors this season, has a way better save percentage than Kepa with 74.2 per cent.

In the Champions League, Kepa also has the worst save percentage with 50 per cent. Chelsea transfer target and Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana has saved a whopping 85.7 per cent of the shots he faced.

Kepa Arrizabalaga is also worst in the Premier League in the Expected Goal Against index. Kepa’s Expected Goals Against this season is 9.2 – which means the Spaniard has conceded nine more goals than he should have given the shots he has faced this season.

At the top end of the table again sits Hugo Lloris, who has plus 9.8, which means the Tottenham goalkeeper has saved about 10 more goals than he should have saved.

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