Carvalho has managed three goals and one assist this season and has attracted interest from big clubs.
Let’s take a look at his stats to know more about his performances this season and to see whether the hype around him is justified.
Carvalho has played as an attacking midfielder in all the five matches he started in. His heat map shows that he operates more towards the left side. His heat map also suggests that he has also tried to attack from the right but to a lesser extent.
He has a high XT from passes and when we look at his pass map we see that a lot of passes are attempted inside the opposition box. Only one ball was attempted into the 6-yard box and that ball carried the highest XT.
Carvalho has played all over the pitch when we look at the location of his received passes. He has managed to receive five passes in the opposition box and has converted three opportunities out of them. He has preferred to play more towards the left.
When looking at the above chart, the general rule is that the longer the bar the better the performance – you can see the league average in the middle and the % is the percentile rank the player is in.
The youngster has a very high percentile when it comes to attacking & creativity. He has been one of the main attacking threats for Fulham this season. His attacking actions success rate is high in the league. In the previous visuals, we can clearly see that he has received a lot of balls in the opposition penalty area and is highly ranked in this statistic. Overall he has is ranked as one of the best players in each department.
Carvalho has an assist to his name this season and also has a high expected assist rate so far. His passes into the final third have been less in number mainly due to his position, but the accuracy rate is very high. The variety of passing doesn’t end here. Carvalho has also attempted more smart passes and through balls than more than half of the other league players.
We can clearly see that Carvalho is ranked very high in the league when it comes to attacking and creativity. These stats look like the main factors why big clubs are attracted to sign the youngster in the hope that he might grow into one of Europe’s finest attacking midfielders.