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Premier League Foreign Players by Club & Country 1992-93 to 2021-22

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Two Tables summarize the 2,478 Foreign Premier League players 1992-93 to 2021-22 according to the 50 clubs they played for & 113 Nations they have represented.
The players must meet both of the following two criteria
: 1. Have played at least one Premier League game. Players who were signed by Premier League clubs, but only played in lower league, Domestic Cups and/or European games, or did not play in any competitive games, are not included.
2. Are considered foreign, i.e., outside The United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales).
Statistics correct to 22nd May 2022 – Matchday 38

Click for Detailed List of Foreign Premier League Players by Nationality

Premier League Foreign Players by Club

Clubs (50)Total

Chelsea Results

Chelsea167

West Ham United 20-21

West Ham United161

Manchester City Results

Manchester City153

Fulham Results

Fulham146

Arsenal Results

Arsenal145

Liverpool Results

Liverpool145

New Castle United Football Results

Newcastle United140

Tottenham Hotspur 20-21

Tottenham Hotspur136

Sunderland Results

Sunderland131

Everton Results

Everton124

Aston Villa 20-21

Aston Villa120

Manchester United Results

Manchester United112

Southampton Badge

Southampton98

New Bolton Wanderers

Bolton Wanderers96

Blackburn Rovers Results

Blackburn Rovers94

Watford Results

Watford94

WBA Results

West Bromwich Albion89

Crystal Palace Results

Crystal Palace84

Potsmuth Results

Portsmouth79

Middlesborough Results

Middlesbrough78

Wolverhampton Results

Wolverhampton Wanderers68

Leicester

Leicester City66

Wigan Results

Wigan Athletic66

Norwich

Norwich City64

Stoke City Results

Stoke City61

Derby

Derby County55

Leeds United 20-21

Leeds United54

Birmingham Football Results

Birmingham City53

Hull City Results

Hull City51

Swansea Results

Swansea City44

QPR Results

Queens Park Rangers43

Brighton and Hove

Brighton & Hove Albion39

Charlton Football

Charlton Athletic39

English Football

Coventry City35

Reading34

Burnley Football Results

Burnley32

English Football

Sheffield United29

sHEFFIELD

Sheffield Wednesday28

Cardiff City27

Huddersfield

Huddersfield Town23

AFC Bournemouth22

Ipswich results

Ipswich Town22

New Brentford

Brentford20

WIMBLEDON Football Results

Wimbledon20

Nottingham Forest Results

Nottingham Forest17

Barnsley

Barnsley10

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Blackpool Results

Blackpool8

Oldham Athletic results

Oldham Athletic4

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Premier League Foreign Players by Country

Countries (113)Total

France Football

France225

Ireland Football

Republic of Ireland194

Spain Football

Spain157

Netherlands Football

Netherlands139

Brazil Football

Brazil94

Portugal Football

Portugal82

Italy Football

Italy75

Germany Football

Germany74

Norway Fooball

Norway73

Argentina Football

Argentina72

Denmark Football

Denmark71

Sweden Football

Sweden68

Belgium Football

Belgium59

Jamaica football

Jamaica54

Australia Football

Australia53

Nigeria Football

Nigeria53

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United States of America49

Senegal football

Senegal41

Ivory Coast Football

Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)37

Switzerland Football

Switzerland32

Cameroon Football

Cameroon31

Ghana Fooball

Ghana30

Greece Football

Greece29

Serbia Football

Serbia29

Czech Football

Czech Republic28

croatia football

Croatia25

Uruguay Football

Uruguay23

Colombia Football

Colombia21

Poland Football

Poland21

Morocco football

Morocco20

Turkey Football

Turkey20

Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo

Democratic Republic Congo19

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19

Austria Football

Austria18

Finland Football

Finland18

Iceland football

Iceland18

Algeria Football

Algeria17

Mali football

Mali17

Israel Football

Israel16

Chile Football

Chile15

South Africa Football

South Africa15

South Korea Football

Korea Republic (S Korea)14

Romania Football

Romania14

Ecuador football

Ecuador13

Egypt Football

Egypt12

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Football

Trinidad and Tobago12

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Canada11

Hungary Football

Hungary10

Japan Football

Japan10

Mexico Football

Mexico10

Bulgaria Football

Bulgaria9

Paraguay Fooball

Paraguay8

Russia Football

Russia8

Ukraine Football

Ukraine8

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China7

Curaçao Football

Curaçao7

Bosnia Football

Bosnia and Herzegovina6

Costa Rica football

Costa Rica6

Guinea Football

Guinea6

Honduras Football

Honduras6

New Zealand Football

New Zealand6

Slovenia Football

Slovenia6

Tunisia Football

Tunisia6

Republic of Congo football

Republic of the Congo5

Gabon Football

Gabon5

Georgia Football

Georgia5

Iran Football

Iran5

Latvia football

Latvia5

Macedonia Football

North Macedonia5

Peru football

Peru5

Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis Football

Saint Kitts and Nevis5

Sierra_Leone Football

Sierra Leone5

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Zambia5

Barbados Football

Barbados4

Guyana Football

Guyana4

Montenegro footballl

Montenegro4

Togo Football

Togo4

Zambia Football

Zimbabwe4

Angola football

Angola3

Antigua_and_Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda3

Benin Football

Benin3

Bermuda Football

Bermuda3

Cape Verde Football

Cape Verde3

Grenada Football

Grenada3

kosovo footballl

Kosovo3

Liberia Football

Liberia3

Montserrat Football

Montserrat3

Albania Football

Albania2

Belarus Football

Belarus2

Bolivia Football

Bolivia2

Burundi Football

Burundi2

Cyprus Football

Cyprus2

Equatorial Guinea Football

Equatorial Guinea2

Estonia Football

Estonia2

Lithuania football

Lithuania2

Venezuela Football

Venezuela2

Armenia Football

Armenia1

Burkina Faso Football

Burkina Faso1

Central_African_Republic Football

Central African Republic1

Cuba1

Faroe Islands Football

Faroe Islands1

Gambia Football

Gambia1

Gibraltor football

Gibraltar1

Guinea-Bissau Football

Guinea-Bissau1

Kenya Football

Kenya1

Malta Football

Malta1

Mauritania Football

Mauritania1

Oman Football

Oman1

Pakistan Football

Pakistan1

Philippines

Philippines1

Seychelles Football

Seychelles1

Suriname Football

Suriname1

Tanzania Football

Tanzania1
Total PL Foreign Players2,478

17 Nations with just one Premier League Player each

17 Nations with one Premier League Player each

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