EURO 2024: The Premier League club with most English players headed to Germany

EURO 2024: The Premier League club with most English players headed to Germany

Eric Munene 19:04 - 07.06.2024

Crystal Palace lead Man City, United and Chelsea with most players headed to Germany

Crystal Palace has emerged as the Premier League club with the highest number of English players headed to Germany, boasting four representatives in the squad.

This stands out significantly as most other clubs have only one or two players making the journey, with a few having three, and only one club having four England players.

Leading the pack for Crystal Palace is goalkeeper Dean Henderson, whose inclusion in the squad highlights his importance to both club and country.

Alongside Henderson, defenders Marc Guehi and Adam Wharton have also earned their spots in the squad, showcasing Palace's defensive strength in the national setup.

Additionally, midfielder Eberechi Eze adds an element of flair and creativity to the squad, making him a potential X-factor for England's campaign.

In comparison, other Premier League clubs have fewer representatives in the England squad. Manchester City, for instance, boasts three players in the squad: Kyle Walker, John Stones, and Phil Foden.

All three are expected to feature prominently in England's starting lineup, showcasing City's influence on the national team.

Meanwhile, Arsenal has contributed three players to the squad as well: Aaron Ramsdale, Declan Rice, and Bukayo Saka.

Ramsdale may only see playing time in the event of an injury to Jordan Pickford, but Rice and Saka are integral to England's plans, with Rice serving as the team's linchpin in midfield and Saka providing versatility and attacking threat.

Newcastle United, on the other hand, has two representatives in Kieran Trippier and Anthony Gordon. Trippier's experience and leadership qualities make him a key figure for England, while Gordon could make an impact off the bench with his pace and skill.

Manchester United, despite missing out on defender Harry Maguire due to injury, still has two players in the squad: Luke Shaw and Kobbie Mainoo.

Mainoo's inclusion at just 19 years old is a testament to his talent and potential, while Shaw's consistent performances for both club and country have earned him a place in the squad.

Further down the list, Chelsea and Liverpool have contributed two players each, while Aston Villa, West Ham United, Brighton & Hove Albion, and Brentford have one player each representing them in the England squad.

Overall, Crystal Palace's dominance in terms of player representation highlights the club's role in nurturing and developing English talent, showcasing their impact on the national stage.