- Shkodran Mustafi has a better clean sheet record to the pair of Virgil van Dijk and Harry Maguire
- The German has ensured the Gunners have not conceded in three games he featured so far
- Van Dijk and Maguire have two clean sheets for their respective clubs across all competitions
Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has recorded more clean sheets than Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk alongside Man United's Harry Maguire this campaign.
According to Sportsbible report, Mustafi has enjoyed three starts for Arsenal this campaign across all competitions, and has provided enough cover that saw the Gunners keep three clean sheets.
At the last count, he stopped Nottingham Forest in the EFL Cup, while he kept out the pair of Eintracht Frankfurt and Standard Liège from netting in the Europa League.
On the other hand, Van Dijk and Maguire have two clean sheets for their respective clubs across all competitions this season, suggesting Mustafi has a better record so far.
However, the German defender has not featured in the Premier League for Arsenal this season, even though he ensured the Emirates dwellers did not concede in three matches
Surprisingly, Mustafi has been largely criticised by Gunners supporters for poor defending, but he has given a better account of his defence qualities in the matches he has featured.
Across Arsenal online community, Mustafi's third clean sheet has become a major talking point, with the German star still playing second fiddle to David Luiz and Sokratis Papastathopoulos, who are Unai Emery’s favourite centre-backs ahead of Arsenal's clash with Bournemouth on Sunday, October 6, at Emirates.
Legit.ng reported earlier that Unai Emery has revealed the main reason why Mesut Ozil cannot be listed in Arsenal current squad after latest snub.
According to the Mirror report, the Spaniard, who is keen to offer more reasons for Ozil’s blackout believes there are other squad members in better shape to play than the German star.
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