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Top 9 clubs contributing most number of players to Russia 2018

1 weeks ago, 16:26

By: Mbaluto Musili

It’s another World Cup season, and this time all roads lead to Russia as the world gears up for another thrilling football festival.

As known, 32 national teams will slug it out in eight different groups for the right to be called world champions.

But with just a day to the start of the global showpiece, having you stopped to wonder whivh clubs are contributing the most number of players at this year’s World Cup?

Well, it may not have come to mind, but it is worthy to know that the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester United and Chelsea all find themselves in this list.

Below are the top 9 clubs contributing most number of players to Russia 2018.

9. Juventus (10 players)

Italian giants Juventus will have ten of their players at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Having wrapped up a sixth successive Serie A title, the stars of the Juve team will now turn their attention to the World Cup.

The likes of Douglas Costa, Juan Cuadrado, Mario Manzukic, Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain, among others will be expected to translate the forms to the national level.

Costa face a big competition in the brazil team, but Manzukic, Dybala and Higuain are expected to play key roles with Croatia and Argentina respectively.

8. Bayern Munich (11 players)

Bayern Munich will also have 11 players featuring at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The German champions can boast of having a sizable number of their contingent in the Germany national team.

Thomas Muller, Manuel Nueur, Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels, Joshua Kimmich, and five others from the ranks of the Bavarians have been selected by Joachim Low for the tournament.

Aside Nueur and Boateng who are battling respective injuries, the rest are all expected to have good tournaments to help Germany try to retain the trophy they won in 2014.

PAY ATTENTION:

7. Chelsea (11 players)

Another Premier League club features in this list and it is Chelsea. The Blues endured a miserable campaign in the just ended season but finished as FA Cup champions after beating Manchester United.

Chelsea is set to have 11 of their players playing at the World Cup in Russia, which is not bad for a team that underperformed last season.

Eden Hazard leads the charge, with the likes of Thibaut Courtois, Ceasar Azpilicueta, Gary Cahill, Antony Rudiger, Olivier Giroud and Wiiliam Borges also set to feature at the tournament with their respective countrues.

6. Manchester United (11 players)

Manchester United joins Chelsea and Bayern Munich as the clubs with 11 players each featuring at this year’s World Cup.

The 20-time Premier League champions have David de Gea, Phil Jones, Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford, Victor Lindelof Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku as players at the Mundial.

Pogba, especially, is expected to play a big role in the star-studded France side as they bid to win the World Cup for the first time since 1998.

5. PSG (12 players)

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Top 9 clubs contributing most number of players to Russia 2018

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By: Mbaluto Musili

It’s another World Cup season, and this time all roads lead to Russia as the world gears up for another thrilling football festival.

As known, 32 national teams will slug it out in eight different groups for the right to be called world champions.

But with just a day to the start of the global showpiece, having you stopped to wonder whivh clubs are contributing the most number of players at this year’s World Cup?

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Italian giants Juventus will have ten of their players at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Having wrapped up a sixth successive Serie A title, the stars of the Juve team will now turn their attention to the World Cup.

The likes of Douglas Costa, Juan Cuadrado, Mario Manzukic, Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain, among others will be expected to translate the forms to the national level.

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Thomas Muller, Manuel Nueur, Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels, Joshua Kimmich, and five others from the ranks of the Bavarians have been selected by Joachim Low for the tournament.

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