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AFCON 2021: List of players who will miss Premier League games

Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Naby Keita
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Up to 40 players could miss out on Premier League action as the Africa Cup of Nations is set to take place in January next year.

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The Africa Cup Of Nations will begin early next year and plenty of Premier League stars are going to be unavailable for their respective teams.

AFCON has been postponed two times previously but will finally kickstart on January 9 in 2022 if everything goes well. Meaning, numerous African players will fly to represent their respective countries from late December.

Liverpool‘s title race will be hit with a huge speed breaker with Senegal’s Sadio Mane, Egypt’s Mohamed Salah, and Guinea’s Naby Keita set to travel. Similarly, other clubs from the English top-flight will have to carry out proceedings without some of their important stars.

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So, let’s take a look at the list of all the players who will miss Premier League games from January 9 to February 6.

ClubPlayerCountry
ArsenalThomas ParteyGhana
Mohamed ElnenyEgypt
Pierre-Emerick AubameyangGabon
Nicolas PepeIvory Coast
Aston VillaMahmoud TrezeguetEgypt
Bertrand TraoreBurkina Faso
Marvelous NakambaZimbabwe
BrentfordJulian JeanvierGuinea
Frank OnyekaNigeria
Tariqe Fosu-HenryGhana
BrightonYves BissoumaMali
BurnleyMaxwel CornetIvory Coast
ChelseaEduoard MendySenegal
Hakim ZiyechMorocco
Crystal PalaceCheikhou KouyateSenegal
Jeffrey SchluppGhana
Jordan AyewGhana
Wilfried ZahaIvory Coast
EvertonJean-Philippe GbaminIvory Coast
Alex IwobiNigeria
LeicesterDaniel AmarteyGhana
Nampalys MendySenegal
Wilfried NdidiNigeria
Kelechi IheanachoNigeria
LiverpoolMohamed SalahEgypt
Naby KeitaGuinea
Sadio ManeSenegal
Man CityRiyad MahrezAlgeria
Man UtdEric BaillyIvory Coast
Amad DialloIvory Coast
SouthamptonMoussa DjenepoMali
Mohammed SalisuGhana
WatfordPeter EteboNigeria
William Troost-EkongNigeria
Adam MasinaMorocco
Ismaila SarrSenegal
Emmanuel DennisNigeria
West HamSaid BenrahmaAlgeria
WolvesRomain SaissMorocco