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Christian Nørgaard hits season milestone

Midfield man lauded by Premier League

18 February 2022

Brentford midfield player Christian Nørgaard has become the first player in the 2021/22 season to hit a milestone. The Premier League announced yesterday that Christian had recovered possession 200 times for Brentford this term. He is the first player to do so.

Christian has played 24 of Brentford's 25 Premier League matches this season. He has won the ball back for The Bees an average of more than eight times every match. He is in elite company.

Only one other player - England international Declan Rice of West Ham United - has won the ball back more than 190 times this season. Three others have won it back more than 170 times. See more below.

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