Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

ENGLISH football has been confirmed as the most represented domestic team at the World Cup.

FIFA has approved the full roster lists for the tournament, and every country except Iran has received its full allocation of 26 players.

And of the 831 players selected from 32 teams, 160 trade in England or Wales.

Prem sides will be destroyed in the next six weeks.

Manchester City is the city with the most players to go to Qatar, with 16 stars selected.

In fact, only Erling Haaland will play in their starting 11th as they beat Brentford on Saturday. IMMORTALITY be in the tournament



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City’s 16 players Kyle Walker, John Stones, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish and Kalvin Phillips are in Gareth Southgate’s England squad.

The next most represented Prem side is Manchester United with 14 Red Devils heading to the Middle East.

These include fugitive Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portuguese teammates Bruno Fernandes and Diogo Dalot after his explosive interview with Piers Morgan of The Sun.

Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw and Marcus Rashford are in the Three Lions setup.


Chelsea are next in line with 12, but it would have been even more if Ben Chilwell or Reece James had been in form.

The duo would join clubmates Mason Mount, Raheem Sterling and Conor Gallagher in the England setup.

Tottenham have 11 stars in the tournament, among them England and South Korea captains Harry Kane and Son Heung-min respectively, as well as France’s captain Hugo Lloris, who was victorious for the last time in 2018.

Kane will be joined by Eric Dier for the Three Lions roster – Richarlison and Cristian Romero will take their chances with Brazil and Argentina, respectively.

Arsenal have 10 players going to Qatar, including England trio Aaron Ramsdale, Bukayo Saka and Ben White.

Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli will team up with club rivals Richarlison for Brazil, while William Saliba will have a good shot at victory with France.

Surprisingly, Brighton is next in line with eight assignments, including impressive Japanese winger Kaoru Mitoma.

Leandro Trossard fights for Belgium while Alexis Mac Allister, Lionel Messi and Co. He will be in the Argentina squad with him.

Outstanding players selected for the World Cup

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

Aston Villa: Emiliano Martinez (Argentina), Leander Dendoncker (Belgium), Jan Bednarek, Matty Cash (Poland)

Bournemouth: Chris Mepham, Kieffer Moore (Wales)

Brentford: Bryan Mbeumo (Cameroon), Mathias Jensen, Mikkel Damsgaard, Christian Norgaard (Denmark), Saman Ghoddos (Iran), David Raya (Spain)

Brighton: Alexis Mac Allister (Argentina), Leandro Trossard (Belgium), Moises Caicedo, Pervis Estupinan, Jeremy Sarmiento (Ecuador), Tariq Lamptey (Ghana), Kaoru Mitoma (Japan), Robert Sanchez (Spain)

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

Crystal Palace: Joachim Andersen (Denmark), Jordan Ayew (Ghana)

Everton: Amadou Onana (Belgium), Jordan Pickford, Conor Coady (England), Idrisa Gueye (Senegal)

Fulham: Joao Palhinha (Portugal), Aleksandar Mitrovic (Serbia), Antonee Robinson, Tim Ream (US), Harry Wilson, Dan James (Wales)

Leicester: Youri Tielemans, Timothy Castagne, Wout Faes (Belgium), James Maddison (England), Daniel Amartey (Ghana), Nampalys Mendy (Senegal), Danny Ward (Wales)

Leeds: Rasmus Kristensen (Denmark), Brenden Aaronson, Tyler Adams (USA)

Liverpool: Alisson, Fabinho (Brazil), Jordan Henderson, Trent Alexander-Arnold (England), Ibrahima Konate (France), Virgil Van Dijk (Netherlands), Darwin Nunez (Uruguay)

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

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

Newcastle: Bruno Guimaraes (Brazil), Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier, Callum Wilson (England), Fabian Schar (Switzerland)

Nottingam Forest: Brandon Aguilera (Costa Rica), Cheikhou Kouyate (Senegal), Remo Freuler (Switzerland), Wayne Hennessey, Neco Williams, Brennan Johnson (Wales)

Southampton: Armel Bella-Kotchap (Germany), Mohammed Salisu (Ghana)

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

West Ham: Lucas Paqueta (Brazil), Declan Rice (England), Alphonse Areola (France), Thilo Kehrer (Germany), Nayef Aguerd (Morocco)

Wolves: Raul Jimenez (Mexico), Ruben Neves, Matheus Nunes, Jose Sa (Portugal), Hwang Hee-chan (South Korea)

Darwin Nunez will be an intriguing offer for Uruguay, with Liverpool having seven calls, including England stars Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Leicester also has seven players, led by England’s James Maddison but also including Wales’ Danny Ward and Belgian trio Youri Tielemans, Wout Faes and Timothy Castagne.

Fulham will be represented in Qatar by six players: Welsh duo Dan James and Harry Wilson, US doubles Tim Ream and Antonee Robinson, as well as Portugal’s Joao Palhinha and Serbia’s Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Brentford also has six calls with Christian Norgaard, Mikkel Damsgaard and Mathias Jensen, whose half play for Denmark.

Saman Ghoddos in Iran, Bryan Mbeumo in Cameroon and David Raya in Spain will play.

Nottingham Forest features Welsh trio Wayne Hennessey, Brennan Johnson and Neco Williams, as well as Swiss star Remo Freuler, Cheikhou Kouyate from Senegal and young Brandon Aguilera from Costa Rica.

Newcastle features British trio Nick Pope, Kieran Tripper and Callum Wilson, as well as Brazil’s Bruno Guimaraes and Switzerland’s Fabian Schar.

West Ham includes England’s Declan Rice, France’s Alphonse Areola, Brazil’s Lucas Paqueta, Morocco’s Nayef Aguerd and Germany’s Thilo Kehrer.

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Not surprisingly, the Wolves’ Portugal roster – Jose Sa, Joao Moutinho, and Ruben Neves have a contingent to be called in – were deemed fit enough to play for Hwang Hee-chan for South Korea and Raul Jimenez to play for Mexico.

Half of Aston Villa’s four squads are in the Polish squad in the form of Matty Cash and Jan Bednarek, Leander Dendoncker with Belgium and Emi Martinez with Argentina.

Everton has England’s Jordan Pickford and Conor Coady, as well as Belgium’s Amadou Onana and Senegal’s Idrissa Gueye.

In Leeds are US doubles Tyler Adams and Brenden Aaronson, and Denmark’s Rasmus Kristensen.

Welsh couple Chris Mepham and Kieffer Moore will be Bournemouth’s only players to make it to the World Cup, while Joachim Andersen of Denmark and Jordan Ayew of Ghana will represent Crystal Palace.

Rounding out the Prem roster is Southampton, featuring German starlet Armel Bella-Kotchap and Mohammed Salisu from Ghana.

After the Premier League, the most represented league system is Spain with 85 players selected for the World Cup, followed by Germany with 81 players, Italy with 73 players and France boasting 59 players.

In total, 43 national leagues have interest in the tournament.

Having selected only 25 players, Iran chose its roster from the highest clubs in 14 countries, while both Saudi Arabia and host Qatar chose it entirely from their own leagues.

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Jude Bellingham is the only non-Premier League player in the England squad.

In contrast, the Three Lions’ potential last-16 rivals, Senegal, have players in England, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Cyprus and Turkey, but none in the African country.