Losing possession is a cardinal sin in modern football. Especially considering the quality of players, giving away the ball in the wrong area can quickly lead to a team conceding a goal.
It is usually the case, though, that the further up the pitch you go, the more risk-taking is needed to create chances, so it is usually the forward players who tend to be more wasteful.
In compiling today’s list, we have noticed that wingers and central midfielders are generally the ones most prone to losing the ball.
Press the next page as we look at each of the current top six Premier League clubs to see which player (on average) has given away possession the most times this season.