I'm sorry but it's just crazy to compare a RW's goal record to a striker's.
Maybe when Messi is your winger you can rely on him leading the scoring. But for humans, you should compare a RW's record to other top wingers.
Let's do that for 17/18, league only:
Suso: 6 goals, 7 assists
Perisic: 11 goals, 9 assists
Callejon: 10 goals, 10 assists
Costa: 4 goals, 12 assists
Chiesa: 6 goals, five assists
Under: 7 goals, 1 assist
Papu Gomez: 6 goals, 10 assists
The top wingers in the league are simply not scoring goals at the same rate as strikers. Therefore, I've no idea why any sane person would compare Suso to a striker.
The bottom line is that in a completely dysfunctional team last season, Suso produced numbers similar to the most highly rated wingers in the league.
Are Perisic and Callejon better than Suso? Sure. But so are Messi and Ronaldo. Just because we can do better doesn't mean we should single out Suso for criticism constantly. Constantly criticizing the second best player in our team for not being "good enough" is just asinine when there are so many other areas that need improvement. ESPECIALLY right after he has an amazing game. Wtf.
Last edited by frankf31; October 4th, 2018 at 16:50.