Muslim Football Players Currently In The Premier League


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Muslim Football Players Currently In The Premier League
Posted on: January 01, 2018, 08:49:30 PM
There is no doubt the premier league is becoming home to many muslim football players. Few new muslim footballers transferred in, last year Paul Pogba was bought in by Manchester United for a record fee plus other long-standing players of the muslim family there.

There is a possibility of new players still arriving right up until the end of this month(January) including Muslim ones too since the January transfer would be opened soon.

Muslim updated premier league players

AFC Bournemouth

1. Asmir Begovic, 30 - The Bosnian goalkeeper moved from Chelsea FC
2. Lewis Grabban, 29 - The striker from England recently joined Sunderland F.C for a season long loan.

Arsenal F.C

1. Shkodran Mustafi, 25 - The German defender signed from Valencia.
2. Sead Kolasinac, 24 - Bosnian international defender joined from Schalke.
3. Mesut Özil - the 28-year-old midfielder is on his last year of his contract at Arsenal.
4. Mohamed Elneny, 25 - Third year for the Egyptian midfielder.
5. Granit Xhaka, 24 - Swiss midfielder who plays for the Albanian national side.

Muslim Football Players in Chelsea F.C

1. N’Golo Kanté, 26 - The French midfielder was voted the FA Players’ Player of the Year last year.
2. Abdul Rahman Baba, 23 - Ghanaian international midfielder.
3. Tiemoue Bakayoko, 22-year-old French international striker signed from AS Monaco.
4. Antonio Rudiger-  24-year-old German defender also from AS Monaco.

Crystal Palace

1. Bakary Sako, 29 is a Malian international.


1. Idrissa Gueye, 27-year-old Senegalese international midfielder.
2. Muhamed Bešić, 24. Bosnian international midfielder.  
3. Oumar Niasse, 27 - a senegalese forward
4. Shani Tarashaj, 22 -Swiss forward on loan on Frankfurt.

Leicester City F.C

1. Yohan Benalouane, 30. Tunisian international defender who spent last season on loan at Italian club Fiorentina.
2. Riyad Mahrez, 26. Algerian midfielder
3. Islam Slimani, 29-year-old Algerian striker.
4. Ahmed Musa, 24. Nigerian international forward.

Liverpool F.C

1. Mamadou Sakho, 27, a French defender on loan to Crystal Palace.
2. Sadio Mane, 25. Senegalese midfielder.
3. Emre Can, 23. German international of Turkish descent.
4. Mohamed Salah, 25. The Egyptian midfielder who joined LFC this season from Roma.

Manchester City F.C

1. Abdul-Nasir Oluwatosin (Tosin) Adarabioyo, 19-year-old English defender.
2. İlkay Gündoğan, 26 German midfielder.
3. Samir Nasri, 30 French midfielder.
4. Yaya Touré, 34 Ivory Coast international midfielder.
5. Benjamin Mendy, 23 French international defender.

Manchester United

1. Paul Pogba, 24 French midfielder who was the record-breaking signing last season.
2. Marouane Fellaini, 29. Belgian international midfielder.

Newcastle United

1. Achraf Lazaar, 25-year-old Moroccan international defender.
2. Massadio Haidara, 24. French defender of Senegalese descent.
3. Mohamed Diamé, 30 Senegalese midfielder who moved from Hull City.
4. Yasin Ben El-Mhanni, 21 midfielder.

Southampton F.C

1. Sofiane Boufal, 23. Moroccan international midfielder.

Stoke City F.C

1. Kurt Zouma, 22. French defender on loan from Chelsea F.C.
2. Ibrahim Afellay, 31-year-old Dutch midfielder.
3. Xherdan Shaqiri, 25. Swiss international midfielder.
4. Ramadan Sobhi, 20. Egyptian midfielder.
5. Mama Biram Diouf, 29. Senegalese forward.

Tottenham Hotspur

1. Moussa Sissoko, 27. French international midfielder.
2. Moussa Dembélé, 30-year-old Belgian midfielder.
3. Nabeel Bentaleb moved permanently to Schalke.

Watford F.C

1. Younes Kaboul, 31. French defender.
2. Nordin Amrabat, 30-year-old Moroccan midfielder.
3. Abdoulaye Doucouré, 24. French midfielder.
4. Valon Behrami, 32. Swiss Midfielder.

West Bromwich Albion

1. Ahmed Hegazi, 26-year-old Egyptian defender on loan from Al-Ahly.
2. Nacer Chadli, 28. Belgian midfielder.

West Ham United
1. Sofiane Feghouli, 27. Algerian international midfielder.
2. Cheikhou Kouyate, 27. Senegalese international midfielder.
3. André Ayew, 27-year-old Ghanaian international midfielder.