The English Premier League Matchday 1 is upon us and here’s our Argentinian season preview along with what will be a weekly preview of the players in action.
There’s a total of 16 Argentinians this season in the English Premier League (you can view the full list should you ever need it in our Player Database section). Out of the 16, 11 of them have played for the senior Argentina National Team. Here’s the full list:
Argentinian Players in the English Premier League
Ramiro Funes Mori
West Bromwhich Albion
West Ham United
West Ham United
English Premier League Matchday 1:
Last season’s champions Chelsea did not have a single Argentinian on their team but have added veteran goalkeeper Willy CABALLERO to their squad for the season. The 2015-2016 season champions Leicester City keep Leonardo ULLOA on the team. Here’s our Matchday 1 preview of the English Premier League involving Argentinian players.
Friday, August 11:
Arsenal vs. Leicester City (Leonardo ULLOA)
Saturday, August 12:
Watford (Roberto PEREYRA) vs. Liverpool
Crystal Palace (Julian SPERONI) vs. Huddersfield
West Brom (Claudio YACOB) vs. Bournemouth
Brighton vs. Manchester City (Nicolas OTAMENDI, Sergio AGUERO)
Everon (Ramiro FUNES MORI) vs. Stoke City
Southampton (Paulo GAZZANIGA) vs. Swansea City (Federico FERNANDEZ)
Chelsea (Willy CABALLERO) vs. Burnley FC
Sunday, August 13:
Newcastle United vs. Tottenham Hotspor (Erik LAMELA)
Manchester United (Marcos ROJO, Sergio ROMERO) vs. West Ham United (Manuel LANZINI, Pablo ZABALETA)
There are two injuries heading into the season opener. Ramiro FUNES MORI who is out with a long term injury will miss Everton’s match against Stoke City. The other injury being to fellow Argentina international team mate and defender Marcos ROJO who will miss Manchester United’s match against West Ham United.