Barcelona’s Ansu Fati Rated As Deadliest Striker in La Liga, Better Than Karim Benzema With Latest Stats

Barcelona’s Ansu Fati Rated As Deadliest Striker in La Liga, Better Than Karim Benzema With Latest Stats

  • Barcelona forward, Ansu Fati’s stats in La Liga has seen him ranked as the best striker in the Spanish La Liga despite being just 19-years-old
  • The Spanish striker is rated ahead of La Liga’s top scorer for last season and Real Madrid forward, Karim Benzema with the latest stats
  • Ansu Fati scored his first goal of the 2022/23 season against Sociedad on Sunday and it was his 16th career goal in La Liga

Ansu Fati’s goal-scoring record in La Liga as been hailed as the best in the league after the Barcelona winger netted against Real Sociedad last weekend.

The 19-year-old has bagged just 16 goals in his entire career in La Liga but that has not prevented him from earning the accolade as the striker with the best minutes-to-goal ratio in the Spanish topflight.

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Ansu Fati has scored just 16 goals in the La Liga all through his entire Barcelona career. Photo by Quality Sport Images
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According to the Tribuna, Fati averages a goal in La Liga every 115 minutes, a record that is better than Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema who averages a goal every 137 minutes in the competition.

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Fati has been plagued by injuries in recent years which has made the Barcelona forward complete the full 90 minutes once in his La Liga career.

The 19-year-old is expected to be one of the leaders of Barcelona’s attack this season alongside summer signing Robert Lewandowski and Ousmane Dembele.

Ansu Fati getting close to 100% fitness

Meanwhile, Barcelona medical staff are happy with Ansu Fati’s physical state following the 19-year-old’s recent struggles with injuries.

The Catalans feel that Fati is getting close to 100% fitness and consider him ready to start games in subsequent La Liga matches for Barcelona SB Nation reports.

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Ansu Fati was electric off the bench in FC Barcelona’s 4-1 win over Real Sociedad last weekend, assisting two goals and scoring a third to help the Blaugrana pull away from Real Sociedad.

Ansu Fati given rapturous welcome by Barcelona fans

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Camp Nou welcomed back teenage sensation Ansu Fati emphatically on his recovery from injury.

Fati has been sidelined for close to three months with a hamstring injury. Barcelona head coach Xavi Hernandez introduced him in the 75th minute against Mallorca.

He replaced Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and the Blaugrana faithful were quick to let him know how much he had been missed.