PL clubs ranked on international caps: Utd and Arsenal slide

Date published: Sunday 13th October 2019 3:55

Manchester United got rid of two of their three most-capped players during the summer, seeing the Red Devils drop from second in this list a year ago to fifth today. Arsenal also plummet having waved goodbye to some of their most experienced internationals. Spurs probably just wish they had got shot of some of theirs…

Most figures have been taken from transfermarkt and include current internationals only up to October 13, 2019.

 

1) Tottenham – 975 caps
Internationals: 21
Most capped players: Jan Vertonghen (Belgium, 116), Hugo Lloris (France, 114), Toby Alderweireld (Belgium, 94)

 

2) Manchester City – 767 caps
Internationals: 18
Most capped players: Claudio Bravo (Chile, 121), Sergio Agüero (Argentina, 96), Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium, 72)

 

3) Liverpool – 634 caps
Internationals: 16
Most capped players: Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland, 80), Mo Salah (Egypt, 67), Sadio Mane (Senegal, 61)

 

4) Chelsea – 516 caps
Internationals: 20
Most capped players: Olivier Giroud (France, 94), Willian (Brazil, 69), Mateo Kovacic (Croatia, 53)

 

5) Manchester United – 491 caps
Internationals: 14
Most capped players: Sergio Romero (Argentina, 96), Paul Pogba (France, 69), Marcos Rojo (Argentina, 61)

6) Everton – 416 caps
Internationals: 16
Most capped players: Gylfi Sigurdsson (Iceland, 71), Seamus Coleman (Republic of Ireland, 54), Cuco Martina (Curacao, 44)

 

7) Wolves – 344 caps
Internationals: 8
Most capped players: Joao Moutinho (Portugal, 118), Rui Patricio (Portugal, 84), Raul Jimenez (Mexico, 79)

 

8) Crystal Palace – 326 caps
Internationals: 9
Most capped players: Wayne Hennessey (Wales, 85), Cheikhou Kouyate (Senegal, 57), Jordan Ayew (Ghana, 52)

 

9) Aston Villa – 299 caps
Internationals: 11
Most capped players: Ahmed Elmohamady (Egypt, 87), Neil Taylor (Wales, 42), Trezeguet (Egypt, 41)

 

10) Southampton – 298 caps
Internationals: 12
Most capped players: Maya Yoshida (Japan, 98), Shane Long (Republic of Ireland, 82), Cédric Soares (Portugal, 33)

 

11) Arsenal – 293 caps
Internationals: 8
Most capped players: Sokratis (Greece, 90), Granit Xhaka (Switzerland, 78), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon, 51)

12) Newcastle – 286 caps
Internationals: 9
Most capped players: Christian Atsu (Ghana, 60), DeAndre Yedlin (USA, 59), Fabian Schar (Switzerland, 52)

 

13) Burnley – 274 caps
Internationals: 9
Most capped players: Johann Berg Gudmundsson (Iceland, 75), Chris Wood (New Zealand, 55), Jeff Hendrick (Republic of Ireland, 50)

 

14) Leicester – 262 caps
Internationals: 12
Most capped players: Jonny Evans (Northern Ireland, 78), Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark, 49), Wilfried Ndidi (Nigeria, 33)

 

15) Brighton – 254 caps
Internationals: 10
Most capped players: Mathew Ryan (Australia, 56), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Iran, 44), Aaron Mooy (Australia, 40)

 

16) Watford – 207 caps
Internationals: 9
Most capped players: Sebastian Prodl (Austria, 73), Adrian Mariappa (Jamaica, 43), Craig Cathcart (Northern Ireland, 41)

 

17) Norwich – 203 caps
Internationals: 8
Most capped players: Teemu Pukki (Finland, 75), Josip Drmic (Switzerland, 32), Grant Hanley (Scotland, 30)

 

18) West Ham – 196 caps
Internationals: 10
Most capped players: Andrey Yarmolenko (Ukraine, 83), Lukasz Fabianski (Poland, 52), Robert Snodgrass (Scotland, 28)

 

19) Bournemouth – 115 caps
Internationals: 9
Most capped players: Josh King (Norway, 42), Jefferson Lerma (Colombia, 13), Harry Wilson (Wales, 13)

20) Sheffield United – 88 caps
Internationals: 7
Most capped players: Muhamed Besic (Bosnia, 43), David McGoldrick (Republic of Ireland, 11), Enda Stevens (Republic of Ireland, 11)

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