As we all know, many football players who are in their peak form have never played for their national team. The main reason behind this is mainly because of the competition in the team. Here in this article, we are going to show you the top five players who need to switch national to kickstart their international careers.
Photo Credit : Pride Of London The 2021-2022 Premier League Season will start on the September 2021 and all Clubs are already preparing themselves for the showdown. Clubs like Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, and Liverpool are expected to fight for the title again next season, while established players such as Harry Kane, Paul Pogba, Timo and others are expected to light up the campaign.
The most valued under-21 squad in Europe has been selected, and several of the boys on the list have already made a name for themselves in the professional game, with many of them enjoying success at the European level with their respective clubs. The list was dominated by teams from the English Premier League, which had five representatives, with Leeds United making a surprise showing.
Later today, Premier League champions Manchester City will face FA Cup holders Leicester City in the season opener. Leicester finally got a win in preseason, beating Villarreal 3-2 at home, but it came at a high price as defender Wesley Fofana was stretchered out with what appeared to be a terrible injury.
Football Headlines: Dutch defender Van Dijk has signed a contract extension, Leicester City Sign Vestergaard
1. Done Deal: Manchester United has announced the departure of Ethan Galbraith, who joined League one club on loan. 2. Leicester City has announced the signing of Jannik Vestergaard from Southampton, he signed until June 2024. The Danish defender will replace Wesley Fofana, who sustained an injury against Villarreal.
In general, the EPL's defenders have not ruled the roost this season. Fans and pundits alike have been impressed by the performances of a few center-backs. On that point, here are the five best center-backs in the EPL for the 2021-22 season. 7. Wesley Fofana - Leicester City
The old names will one day be forgotten in the game of football as most of the older professional footballers will leave the pitch for the younger generations and already equipped with the vision and mission of making their names known in the world of football, some players of the younger generation have started making headlines and below is a list containing the most valuable U-21 players in 2021.
Leicester City’s Wesley Fofana suffered a serious injury in their most recent pre-season game against Villarreal. The Foxes won the tie by three goals to two but Fofana's injury proved to be the downside on the day, with what appeared to be a severe leg injury.
English premier league giant, Arsenal FC youngster and fast rising talent Bukayo Saka was superb for the Gunners in the last season both in their domestic top-flight league and European competition. Bukayo Saka delivered at the optimal level for the Mikel Arteta's side in the last season having been prolific with his scoring prowess across all competitions.
Several early-season injuries have been reported in the Premier League, which has caused severe headaches for both actual and fantasy football managers as they prepare their teams for the weekend's games. Some players have already been sidelined for an extended period of time, most notably Leicester City's Wesley Fofana, who broke his leg during pre-season, but others are on the verge of returning to the field after being injured.
Millions of people around the globe have more than one nationality for one reason or another, and footballers are of course no different. There have been many an occasion when a player has played his youth football for one country before opting for another when making the step up to the senior side, even some brothers play for different international sides, but occasionally, some manage to play senior international football before switching allegiances.
Leicester: The wound to defender Wesley Fofana was a bitter blow, but while much will depend on the ageless Jamie Vardy, fellow forward Kelechi Iheanacho continues to improve, and the Community Shield win over Manchester City only reinforces confidence. Brendan Rodgers has quality throughout and will have influential Harvey Barnes back from injury to add to smart summer recruitments in exciting young Red Bull Salzburg striker Patson Daka, Lille's title-winning midfielder Boubakary Soumare, and experienced left-back Ryan Bertrand.
Leicester City faced Spanish club Villarreal in a friendly match last night and the game ended 3-2. Brendan Rodgers men put on a great performance last night, thanks to the goals from Harvey Barnes, Ayoze Perez and Soyuncu. French youngster Wesley Fofana suffered a serious leg injury during the game last night.
Source: footmercato.net Former Saint-Etienne and France Under-21 player, has been ruled out until 2022 after sustaining a medial ligament damage during a pre-season match against Unai Emery's Villarreal on 4th August. Manager Brendan Rodgers revealed this on Saturday after their triumph over Manchester City at Wembley Stadium to win the 2021 Community Shield.
Manchester United thrashed Everton 4-0 in a pre-season friendly on Saturday, with Nemanja Matic impressing. On the other hand, Manchester United supporters are well aware that the player, who recently turned 33, is not the Red Devils' long-term solution. United are in desperate need of a truly world-class defensive midfielder, and one was on display at Wembley last weekend.
Alphonso Davies of Bayern Munich is the most valuable 20-year-old in the world of football as his market value stands at €70 million. Bukayo Saka of Arsenal is the 2nd most valuable 20-years-olds as his market value stands at €65 million. Wesley Fofana of Leicester City places 3rd in the top 10 most valuable 20-years-olds as his market value stands at €40 million.
Many horrible injuries have been recorded in football, with Wesley Fofana, also falling a victim. It was a bad day for Fofana on the pitch in Leicester pre season friendly game against Villarreal, earlier today. Wesley Fofana, was stretched out of the the field after his fibula was fractured following a tackle from Villarreal player Fernando Nino.
Leicester City Player, Wesley Fofana got a serious injury during the pre-season match between Leicester City and Villarreal on Wednesday and he gave an update about himself after the match as he posted a picture of him smiling on a bed. During the incident, after he was tackled by Villarreal's Nino he got a serious leg injury that looks like a broken ankle.
Leicester City's French defender Wesley Fofana, was left screaming to the bench for help after receiving a malicious tackle from Villarreal’s Fer Nino in their pre-season friendly at the King Power stadium. The Foxes were three goals ahead when Fer Nino recklessly charged the 22year old defender at the half way line.
Alfonso Davies is the most valuable 20-year-old in the world. The Bayern Munich youngster is valued at €70m. He is followed by Arsenal's youngster, Bukayo Saka. The Englishman is valued at €65m. Wesley Fofana is the third most valuable 20-year-old in the world. The Leicester City youngster is valued at €40m.