Thursday, September 5, 2019

Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham submit Champions League squads

Clubs have been submitting their squads for this season's Champions League
Following the closure of the summer transfer window across Europe, England’s Champions League clubs have submitted their player lists for the group stages of the tournament.
Clubs have to submit a maximum of 25 players, two of whom must be goalkeepers with a minimum of eight places reserved exclusively for 'locally trained players'.
If a club has fewer than eight of these players in their squad, then the maximum number of players on their list is reduced accordingly.
Group games start on Tuesday, September 17 with clubs able to change their squads should they reach the knockout stages next year and are then allowed to register a maximum of three new players.

Chelsea

  • Mason Mount is classed as a young homegrown player in Chelsea's Champions League lists
  • Jamie Cumming, Reece James, Marc Guehi, Billy Gilmour, George McEachran, Mason Mount, Callum Hudson-Odoi included on 'List B'.
Goalkeepers: Kepa, Willy Caballero
Defenders: Cesar Azpilicueta, Emerson, Marcos Alonso, Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen, Kurt Zouma, Fikayo Tomori
Midfielders: Jorginho, N'golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Ross Barkley, Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Forwards: Willian, Pedro, Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic, Olivier Giroud, Michy Batshuayi

Liverpool

Will Liverpool be able to retain the Champions League this season?
  • Former Ajax star Ki-Jana Hoever left off list as is Nathaniel Clyne who suffered a long-term knee injury in the summer.
  • Three goalkeepers included - Andy Lonergan, Alisson Becker and Adrian.
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold, Rhian Brewster, Curtis Jones, Herbie Kane, Caoimhin Kelleher, Yasser Larouci, Adam Lewis on 'List B'.
Goalkeepers: Alisson Becker, Andy Lonergan, Adrian
Defenders: Joe Gomez, Dejan Lovren, Joel Matip, Andy Robertson, Sepp van den Berg, Virgil van Dijk
Midfielders: Jordan Henderson, Naby Keita, Adam Lallana, James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Fabinho, Georginio Wijnaldum
Forwards: Harvey Elliott, Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Divock Origi, Xherdan Shaqiri

Manchester City

Phil Foden is classed as a young homegrown player in Manchester City's Champions League lists
  • Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte both included despite not being expected to feature until next year.
  • Youngsters Phil Foden, Eric Garcia and Taylor Harwood-Bellis included on 'List B'.
Goalkeepers: Claudio Bravo, Ederson, Scott Carson
Defenders: Kyle Walker, John Stones, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Angelino, Aymeric Laporte, Benjamin Mendy, Joao Cancelo, Nicolas Otamendi
Midfielders: Raheem Sterling, Ilkay Gundogan, Rodri, Kevin De Bruyne, Leroy Sane, Bernardo, David Silva, Fernandinho, Riyad Mahrez
Forwards: Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero

Tottenham

Seventeen-year-old Irish striker Troy Parrott has been included in Tottenham's Champions League squad
  • Seventeen-year-old Irish striker Troy Parrott included.
  • Juan Foyth, Oliver Skipp, Alfie Whiteman and Brandon Austin included 'List B'.
Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris, Paulo Gazzaniga
Defenders: Danny Rose, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Davinson Sanchez, Eric Dier, Kyle Walker-Peters, Serge Aurier, Ben Davies
Midfielders: Son Heung-min, Harry Winks, Erik Lamela, Victor Wanyama, Moussa Sissoko, Giovani Lo Celso, Ryan Sessegnon, Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen, Lucas Moura, Tanguy Ndombele
Forwards: Harry Kane, Troy Parrott

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