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Gabriel Jesus and 10 other EPL stars facing ban from FIFA for failing to turn up for qualifiers

Eleven players from the Premier League have been penalised by FIFA for failing to report for international duties due to UK's quarantine rules.

The 5-days ban could see them miss this weekend's round of matches for their respective clubs stating from September 10, 2021 and possibly the Champions League games that follows after the weekend.

Among the players facing the ban, eight are from Brazil with the likes of Gabriel Jesus and Allison Becker affected, after the Brazilian Football Association made a complaint to FIFA after they were unable to recruit the eight of their players. The player include:

1. Allison Becker ( Liverpool)

2. Roberto Firmino (Liverpool)

3. Fabinho (Liverpool)

4. Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City)

5. Ederson (Manchester City)

6. Fred ( Manchester United)

7. Thiago Silva ( Chelsea)

8. Raphinha ( Leeds United)

The Brazilian football Association were not the only one to make the move, as Mexico, Chile and Paraguay also suspending their players for also failing to report to their respective countries for the international break.

The players affected include:

9. Raul Jimenez ( Wolverhampton Wanderers)

10. Francisco Sierralta ( Watford)

11. Miguel Almiron ( Newcastle United).

It could be recalled that the Premier League had announced before the break that all 20 clubs in the division agreed not to allow their players travel to countries that are on UK's red list for the Covid-19, with a maximum of 10 days required for quarantine upon their return to the country.

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