The blaugrana midfielder currently tops La Liga in the statistical category
He’s still got it! Sergio Busquets has made more completed passes than anyone else in La Liga, a total of 1,324 in his 20 games played to date in the 2021/22 season.
Mentioned in passing
In total, he’s attempted 1,525 passes, so an impressive 86.82% of them have found their man. Next in the list are Diego Carlos (Sevilla, 1,267), Eder Militao (Real Madrid, 1,132) and Pau Torres (Villarreal, 1,102.
No wonder Xavi continues to base much of his game plan around the midfield maestro, who has also contributed one goal to the cause this season in the 3-3 draw with Celta at Balaídos.
Busquets is also second in La Liga for ball recoveries, with his tally of 163 only topped by Alfonso Espino (Cadiz, 168). Sergio averages 8.2 a game, which also among the highest counts in the domestic championship.