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Afcon 2021: Which Premier League players will be involved & how long will they be out for?

15:57 IST 07/01/2022
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With the Afcon tournament in Cameroon set to kick-off on Sunday, GOAL compiles the list of players who have left their clubs in the English top-flight to fight for the trophy in the biennial continental competition...


    How many Premier League players are going to Afcon?

    34 players from 16 Premier League clubs are expected to travel to Cameroon to feature in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations that will run from January 9 to February 6, 2022.

  • Riyad Mahrez, Man City, Champions League 2021-22

    Manchester City

    Riyad Mahrez – Algeria

  • Edouard Mendy Chelsea Juventus Champions League 2021-22


    Edouard Mendy – Senegal

  • Mohamed Salah Sadio Mane Liverpool Premier League 2021-22


    Sadio Mane – Senegal

    Mohamed Salah – Egypt

    Naby Keita – Guinea

  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Arsenal 2021-22


    Mohamed Elneny – Egypt

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Gabon

    Nicolas Pepe – Ivory Coast

    Thomas Partey – Ghana

    Omar Rekik - Tunisia

  • Said Benrahma

    West Ham United

    Said Benhrama – Algeria

  • Eric Bailly - Manchester United

    Manchester United

    Eric Bailly – Ivory Coast

    Hannibal Mejbri - Tunisia

  • Team of the Week Boly

    Wolverhampton Wanderers

    Willy Boly – Ivory Coast

    Romain Saiss – Morocco

  • Wilfred Ndidi

    Leicester City

    Daniel Amartey – Ghana

    Wilfred Ndidi – Nigeria

    Kelechi Iheanacho – Nigeria

    Nampalys Mendy – Senegal

  • Trezeguet Aston Villa 2021

    Aston Villa

    Mahmoud Trezeguet – Egypt

    Bertrand Traore – Burkina Faso

  • Wilfried Zaha, Jordan Ayew - Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace

    Wilfried Zaha – Ivory Coast

    Jordan Ayew – Ghana

    Cheikhou Kouyate – Senegal

  • Frank Onyeka - Brentford


    Frank Onyeka – Nigeria

  • Yves Bissouma of Brighton, Oghenekaro Etebo of Watford

    Brighton & Hove Albion

    Yves Bissouma – Mali

    Ulrick Eneme Ella - Gabon

  • Alex Iwobi


    Alex Iwobi – Nigeria

  • Moussa Djenepo - Southampton


    Moussa Djenepo – Mali

  • Watford and Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong.


    William Troost-Ekong – Nigeria

    Ismaila Sarr - Senegal

    Adam Masina – Morocco

    Imran Louza – Morocco

  • Maxwel Cornet Burnley 2021-22


    Maxwel Cornet – Burnley