An official statement read: “Weekly Post number 191 of the CIES Football Observatory presents turnover strategies followed in domestic league matches of the 2016/17 season by clubs from 27 top division European leagues. Chelsea FC holds the record for the highest percentage of minutes played by the 11 most employed footballers: 85.5%. Conversely, Manchester United is among the 50 clubs with the highest turnover rate”.
Chelsea stand on top of highest percentage of minutes played by the 11 most employed footballers, with Premier League rivals Tottenham on 11th position. Also West Bromwich Albion are mentioned as they produced an 81% percentage, while former Blues’ manager José Mourinho followed a totally different strategy.