Revealing the Premier League’s league of nations…

Date published: Monday 4th September 2017 10:55

Each club has now named their 25-man squad for the Premier League season, excluding players under the age of 21 who can be added at will. We look at the breakdown by country…

 

Arsenal
No. of English players: 7/25
No. of British players: 8/25
No. of non-European players: 3/25
No. of senior internationals: 20/25
Most-capped player: Petr Cech (Czech Republic) – 124 caps

 

Bournemouth
No. of English players: 13/22
No. of British players: 14/22
No. of non-European players: 3/22
No. of senior internationals: 10/22
Most-capped player:
Artur Boruc (Poland) – 64 caps

 

Brighton
No. of English players: 8/25
No. of British players: 9/25
No. of non-European players: 3/25
No. of senior internationals: 12/25
Most-capped player: Mathew Ryan (Australia) – 36 capse

 

Burnley
No. of English players: 10/24
No. of British players: 12/24
No. of non-European players: 3/24
No. of senior internationals: 14/24
Most-capped player: Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson (Iceland) – 59 caps

 

Chelsea
No. of English players: 2/21
No. of British players: 2/21
No. of non-European players: 5/21
No. of senior internationals: 19/21 (Marcos Alonso and Willy Caballero to the two exceptions)
Most-capped player: Cesc Fabregas (Spain) – 110 caps

 

Crystal Palace
No. of English players: 10/24
No. of British players: 12/24
No. of non-European players: 6/24
No. of senior internationals: 17/24
Most-capped player: Lee Chung-yong (South Korea) – 76 caps

 

Everton
No. of English players: 7/25
No. of British players: 9/25
No. of non-European players: 5/25
No. of senior internationals: 20/25
Most-capped player: Wayne Rooney (England) – 119 caps

 

Huddersfield Town
No. of English players: 9/22
No. of British players: 9/22
No. of non-European players: 4/22
No. of senior internationals: 9/22 (the lowest percentage in the division)
Most-capped player: Aaron Mooy (Australia) – 26 caps

 

Leicester City
No. of English players: 7/24
No. of British players: 8/24
No. of non-European players: 9/24 (the highest number in the division)
No. of senior internationals: 15/24
Most-capped player: Shinji Okazaki (Japan) – 108 caps

 

Liverpool
No. of English players: 9/25
No. of British players: 11/25
No. of non-European players: 5/25
No. of senior internationals: 23/25 (Lloyd Jones and Loris Karius the two exceptions)
Most-capped player: Ragnar Klavan (Estonia) – 119 caps

 

Manchester City
No. of English players: 4/18
No. of British players: 4/18 (the lowest percentage in the division)
No. of non-European players: 7/18
No. of senior internationals: 17/18 (Ederson is the one exception)
Most-capped player: Claudio Bravo (Chile) – 116 caps

 

Manchester United
No. of English players: 8/25
No. of British players: 8/25
No. of non-European players: 4/25
No. of senior internationals: 23/25 (Sam Johnstone and James Wilson are the two exceptions)
Most-capped player: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden) – 116 caps

 

Newcastle United
No. of English players: 9/25
No. of British players: 11/25
No. of non-European players: 5/25
No. of senior internationals: 12/25
Most-capped player: Christian Atsu (Ghana) – 42 caps

 

Southampton
No. of English players: 11/25
No. of British players: 12/25
No. of non-European players: 3/25
No. of senior internationals: 15/25
Most-capped player: Steven Davis (Northern Ireland) – 93 caps

 

Stoke City
No. of English players: 6/21
No. of British players: 9/21
No. of non-European players: 3/21
No. of senior internationals: 17/21
Most-capped player: Darren Fletcher (Scotland) – 78 caps

 

Swansea City
No. of English players: 9/25
No. of British players: 11/25
No. of non-European players: 3/25
No. of senior internationals: 10/25
Most-capped player: Ki Sun-yeung (South Korea) – 93 caps

 

Tottenham
No. of English players: 4/20 (the lowest percentage in the division)
No. of British players: 5/20
No. of non-European players: 5/20
No. of senior internationals: 18/20 (Georges-Kevin Nkoudou and Paulo Gazzaniga are the exceptions)
Most-capped player: Jan Vertonghen (Belgium) and Hugo Loris (France) – 91 caps

 

Watford
No. of English players: 6/25  (Watford bought four of those six this summer)
No. of British players: 6/25
No. of non-European players: 6/25
No. of senior internationals: 14/25
Most-capped player: Miguel Britos (Uruguay) – 52 caps

 

West Brom
No. of English players: 6/20
No. of British players: 13/20
No. of non-European players: 4/20
No. of senior internationals: 19/20 (Craig Dawson is the only exception) (the highest percentage in the division)
Most-capped player: Gareth McAuley (Northern Ireland) – 72 caps

 

West Ham
No. of English players: 7/22
No. of British players: 8/22
No. of non-European players: 8/22
No. of senior internationals: 17/22
Most-capped player: Javier Hernandez (Mexico) – 97 caps

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