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English Premier League (EPL) is the most popular and most-watched football league in the world. It attracts many players around the world, including muslim players. The fact is, there are many muslim football players in Premier League this season. They are not only join mid-table or mediocre team, but there are several EPL muslim players in big clubs too.

Throughout its history, there are several muslim players in England that compete in Premier League. Notable example of Premier League muslim players in the past are Nicolas Anelka, Kolo Toure, Salomon Kalou, Emmanuel Adebayor and many others. They gain fame and success, for example Anelka is one-time EPL top scorers, while Kolo Toure is key part of Arsenal’s Invicible team.

Currently there are more than 40 muslim players in EPL. One of them, N’Golo Kante, was awarded Champions League Midfielder of the Season 2020/2021

Other players also become key player for respective teams, For example Paul Pogba, Manchester United midfielder who broke record for most expensive players in 2016. One of the most popular muslim players in Europe is Mesut Ozil, currently at Fernerbahçe known by his tradition to pray before match started.

Other notable example are Sadio Mane (Liverpool), Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City), Xherdan Shaqiri (Liverpool), Granit Xhaka (Arsenal) and Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea).

Here are complete list of muslim football players name in each of Premier League clubs 2020-2021 alphabetically and his country origin.

Arsenal Muslim Players

Granit Xhaka (Switzerland)

Mesut Ozil (Germany)

Mohamed Elneny (Egypt)

Sead Kolasinac (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

Shkodran Mustafi (Germany)

Aston Villa Muslim Players

Ahmed El Mohamady (Egypt)

Anwar El Ghazi (Netherlands)

Trezeguet (Egypt)

Bournemouth Muslim Players

Asmir Begovic (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

Brighton Muslim Players

Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Iran)

Beram Kayal (Israel)

Burnley Muslim Players


Chelsea Muslim Players

Antonio Rudiger (Germany)

N’Golo Kante (France)

Kurt Zouma (France)

Crystal Palace Muslim Players

Cheikhou Kouyate (Senegal)

Jordan Ayew (Ghana)

Mamadou Sakho (France)

Everton Muslim Players

Cenk Tosun (Turkey)

Djibril Sidibe (France)

Oumar Niasse (Senegal)

Leicester Muslim Players

Caglar Soyuncu (Turki)

Eldin Jakupovic (Swiss)

Hamza Choudhury (Inggris)

Liverpool Muslim Players

Mohamed Salah (Egypt)

Sadio Mane (Senegal)

Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland)

Naby Keita (Guinea)

Manchester City Muslim Players

Ilkay Gundogan (Germany)

Riyad Mahrez (Aljazair)

Benjamin Mendy (Prancis)

Manchester United Muslim Players

Paul Pogba (France)

Norwich Muslim Players

Ibrahim Amadou (France)

Sheffield United Muslim Players

Muhamed Besic (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

Southampton Muslim Players

Sofiane Boufal (Morocco)

Mohamed Elyounoussi (Switzerland)

Moussa Djenepo (Mali)

Tottenham Muslim Players

Moussa Sissoko (France)

Serge Aurier (France)

Watford Muslim Players

Abdoulaye Doucoure (France)

Ismaila Sarr (Senegal)

West Ham Muslim Players

Issa Diop (France)

Wolves Muslim Players

Adama Traore (Spanyol)

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