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Premier League stars at the 2022 World Cup

The 2022 World Cup is set to kickstart this weekend, with excitement increasing after every passing hour. 

Many fans will be travelling to Qatar this month while the majority will be enjoying the thrilling games at home through the 2022 World Cup TV Schedule

The English Premier League will contribute the greatest number of players with heavy representation from Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. 

Premier League Stars at the 2022 World Cup

1- Arsenal 

The Gunners will have ten of their stars representing their respective nations at the prestigious tournament. 

Gabriel Magalhaes was a surprising omission from the Brazil squad but both Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli managed to earn a place on the plane to Qatar. 

  • Gabriel Jesus (Brazil)
  • Gabriel Martinelli (Brazil)
  • Matt Turner (USA)
  • Ben White (England)
  • Aaron Ramsdale (England)
  • William Saliba (France)
  • Takehiro Tomiyasu (Japan)
  • Bukayo Saka (England)
  • Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)
  • Thomas Partey (Ghana)

2- Chelsea 

Chelsea will be heavily represented at the World Cup, with 12 of their players called up for international duty in Qatar. 

  • Edouard Mendy (Senegal)
  • Thiago Silva (Brazil)
  • Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal)
  • Cesar Azpilicueta (Spain)
  • Mateo Kovacic (Croatia)
  • Mason Mount (England)
  • Denis Zakaria (Switzerland)
  • Conor Gallagher (England)
  • Christian Pulisic (USA)
  • Raheem Sterling (England)
  • Hakim Ziyech (Morocco)
  • Kai Havertz (Germany)

3- Liverpool 

Liverpool have endured a disappointing season so far, with the Reds slipping to sixth in the Premier League table after losing four of their 14 matches. 

However, Jurgen Klopp will be happy that his side will not lose as many players as his rival managers with only seven of their players called up by their national teams. 

  • Alisson (Brazil)
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold (England)
  • Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands)
  • Ibrahima Konate (France)
  • Jordan Henderson (England)
  • Darwin Nunez (Uruguay)
  • Fabinho (Brazil)

4- Manchester City 

Manchester City boast one of the best squads in the world and they have been highly impressive with their performances this season. 

A whopping 16 of their players have been called up to represent their respective countries this month in Qatar. 

  • Ederson (Brazil)
  • Kyle Walker (England)
  • John Stones (England)
  • Joao Cancelo (Portugal)
  • Ruben Dias (Portugal)
  • Nathan Ake (Netherlands)
  • Manuel Akanji (Switzerland)
  • Aymeric Laporte (Spain)
  • Rodrigo (Spain)
  • Bernardo Silva (Portugal)
  • Ilkay Gundogan (Germany)
  • Phil Foden (England)
  • Jack Grealish (England)
  • Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium)
  • Kalvin Phillips (England)
  • Julian Alvarez (Argentina)

5- Manchester United

United also have an enviable squad and they are close behind City for World Cup squad commitment. 

The Red Devils’ 14 first-team players will be in Qatar to represent their national sides. 

  • Harry Maguire (England)
  • Lisandro Martinez (Argentina)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
  • Bruno Fernandes (Portugal)
  • Marcus Rashford (England)
  • Tyrell Malacia (Netherlands)
  • Christian Eriksen (Denmark)
  • Fred (Brazil)
  • Casemiro (Brazil)
  • Antony (Brazil)
  • Diogo Dalot (Portugal)
  • Raphael Varane (France)
  • Luke Shaw (England)
  • Facundo Pellestri (Uruguay)

6- Tottenham Hotspur 

The North London giants have also reached double figures in World Cup call ups with 11 of their stars called up for international duty.  

  • Hugo Lloris (France)
  • Eric Dier (England)
  • Cristian Romero (Argentina)
  • Ben Davies (Wales)
  • Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (Denmark)
  • Ivan Perisic (Croatia)
  • Rodrigo Bentancur (Uruguay)
  • Son Heung-min (South Korea)
  • Richarlison (Brazil)
  • Harry Kane (England)
  • Pape Sarr (Senegal)

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