All the Premier League stars selected for Afcon


With the Africa Cup of Nations finally underway, here are all of the Premier League stars who could feature at the prestigious tournament.  

The tournament started on Sunday, with Cameroon and Cape Verde securing wins against Burkina Faso and Ethiopia respectively.  

The 2021 AFCON is expected to host stars from all over the world, including a plethora of players from the Premier League.

Scroll through the gallery above to see all the EPL stars who were called up to the Africa Cup of Nations

In fact, Tottenham Hotspur, Leeds United, Norwich City and Newcastle United are the only sides without any players playing in the competition. 

Liverpool's title race could face a stumbling block with Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Naby Keita all making the final squads for their national teams. 

The Reds have already been affected by the trio’s departure after they had to postpone their Carabao Cup fixture against Arsenal as they reportedly did not have enough players available due to a Covid-19 crisis. Leicester City suffered a similar fate as they had to reschedule their league match against Everton after losing Wilfred Ndidi, Nampalys Mendy, Daniel Amartey and Kelechi Iheanacho to the AFCON.

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In London, Chelsea will be without Edouard Mendy, who has broken multiple records since joining the Blues in 2020, while Mikel Arteta’s side will see five players participate at AFCON, including first-team stars such as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe and Thomas Partey. 

Elsewhere, Watford will see four players depart to the prestigious competition – scroll through the gallery above to see all the Premier League called up to AFCON.  

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