Premier League gets back to action next weekend but before than many teams will be closely assessing the damage done by recent International Friendlies. While some team had less than the others but League’s all 20 teams had players going away on the International duty in last 10 days.
With players expected to report back to their respective teams by Thursday, we analyze the teams most affected by International Duty. According to a data released by Sky Sports, Manchester United had 72% of their players playing this week with the London trio of Chelsea (66.7%), Arsenal (64%), Tottenham (64%) come behind the Red Devils.
Report: Teams with most players on International Duty
Meanwhile, West Ham have enjoyed the most relaxed International Break with only 20% of their squad players going out on to play for countries. On the injury front, Manchester United yet again have been dealt a blow with Michael Carrick missing out on 2 weeks of football due to a ligament injury.
As for the severe ones, Aston Villa have been the most unlucky one with Jordan Amavi being ruled out for rest of the season after rupturing his cruciate knee ligament. The impressive French U-21 player joins the list of players like Danny Ings, Joe Gomez and Luke Shaw to be ruled out for the entire season.
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