Who contributes to the least amount of goals for their team?
New research has revealed the least prolific Premier League forwards this season.
The study by comparison site JohnSlots analyzed the statistics of players who have played more than 500 minutes in the Premier League this season to see who had the lowest ‘minutes per goal contribution’ so far.
Having played 880 minutes of league football at the time of the study, the French forward has amassed just one goal, giving him the highest minutes per goal contribution on the list.
1. 1. Neal Maupay of Everton
Having played 880 minutes of league football at the time of the study, the French forward has amassed just one goal, giving him the highest minutes per goal contribution on the list. (Picture: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images) Photo: Nathan Stirk
2. 2. Jordan Ayew of Crystal Palace
Coming in second is Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew. He has the second-highest amount of minutes played in the league this season, but with just one goal and one assist to his name so far, he has 841 minutes per goal contribution. (Picture: Alex Davidson/Getty Images) Photo: Alex Davidson
3. 3. Hwang Hee-chan of Wolverhampton Wanderers
Hwang Hee-Chan comes in third place on the list, with the Wolves forward having played 692 minutes of football this season. He has only bagged one assist in that time, giving him 692 minutes per goal contribution in the Premier League. (Picture: Naomi Baker/Getty Images) Photo: Naomi Baker
4. 4. Jean-Philippe Mateta of Crystal Palace
Taking fourth place on the list is another Crystal Palace player, Jean-Philippe Mateta. He has racked up just 1 goal in the league this season, giving him 652 minutes per goal contribution. (Picture: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) Photo: Ryan Pierse