Foreign players

Premier League Foreign Players by Club & Country 1992-93 to 2016-17

The players must meet both of the following two criteria: 1. Have played at least one Premier League game. Players who were signed by Premier League clubs, but only played in lower league, Domestic Cups and/or European games, or did not play in any competitive games, are not included. 2. Are considered foreign, i.e., outside The United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales). The 2,014 Foreign Premier League players 1992-93 to 2016-17 are listed according to the 47 clubs they played for & 106 countries they have represented.
Statistics correct to 21st May 2017 – Matchday 38

Premier League Foreign Players by Club

Clubs (47) Total

Chelsea Results

Chelsea 144

West Ham United Results

West Ham United 137

Manchester City Results

Manchester City 135

Sunderland Results

Sunderland 131

Liverpool Results

Liverpool 127

Arsenal Results

Arsenal 118

Tottenham Results

Tottenham Hotspur 115

New Castle United Football Results

Newcastle United 112

Fulham Results

Fulham 110

Aston Villa Results

Aston Villa 97

Bolton Wanderers Results

Bolton Wanderers 96

Everton Results

Everton 93

Manchester United Results

Manchester United 93

Blackburn Rovers Results

Blackburn Rovers 92

Potsmuth Results

Portsmouth 79

Middlesborough Results

Middlesbrough 78

Southhampton Results

Southampton 77

WBA Results

West Bromwich Albion 75

Crystal Palace Results

Crystal Palace 67

Wigan Results

Wigan Athletic 66

Watford Results

Watford 60

Birmingham Football Results

Birmingham City 54

Derby

Derby County 54

Stoke City Results

Stoke City 52

Hull City Results

Hull City 50

Leicester

Leicester City 44

QPR Results

Queens Park Rangers 42

Swansea Results

Swansea City 40

Norwich City Results

Norwich City 39

Charlton

Charlton Athletic 38

Clubs in bold = ever-present in League

Premier League Foreign Players by Country

Countries (106)

Total

France Football

France 194

Ireland Football

Republic of Ireland 175

Netherlands Football

Netherlands 120

Spain Football

Spain 115

Italy Football

Italy

68

Brazil Football

Brazil 64

Argentina Football

Argentina 63

Norway Fooball

Norway 63

Sweden Football

Sweden 60

Denmark Football

Denmark 57

Portugal Football

Portugal 51

Germany Football

Germany 50

Australia Football

Australia 49

Belgium Football

Belgium 47

Nigeria Football

Nigeria 43

Jamaica football

Jamaica 41

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United States of America 40

Senegal football

Senegal 34

Serbia Football

Serbia 29

Cameroon Football

Cameroon 26

Czech Football

Czech Republic 25

Ivory Coast Football

Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) 25

Swaziland Football

Switzerland 25

Ghana Fooball

Ghana 24

croatia football

Croatia 22

Greece Football

Greece 21

Uruguay Football

Uruguay 19

Iceland football

Iceland 17

Finland Football

Finland 16

Morocco football

Morocco 16

Algeria Football

Algeria 15

Poland Football

Poland 15

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Slovakia 15

Chile Football

Chile 14

Israel Football

Israel 14

Turkey Football

Turkey 14

Colombia Football

Colombia 13

South Korea Football

Korea Republic (S Korea) 13

Romania Football

Romania 13

South Africa Football

South Africa 13

Austria Football

Austria 12

Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo

Democratic Republic Congo 12

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Football

Trinidad and Tobago 12

Ecuador football

Ecuador 11

Mali football

Mali 11

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Canada 10

Egypt Football

Egypt 10

Hungary Football

Hungary 10

Bulgaria Football

Bulgaria 9

Mexico Football

Mexico 9

Russia Football

Russia

8

Japan Football

Japan 7

Costa Rica football

Costa Rica 6

Honduras Football

Honduras 6

New Zealand Football

New Zealand 6

Paraguay Fooball

Paraguay 6

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China 5

Republic of Congo football

Republic of the Congo 5

Curaçao Football

Curaçao 5

Georgia Football

Georgia 5

Latvia football

Latvia 5

Slovenia Football

Slovenia 5

Tunisia Football

Tunisia 5

Ukraine Football

Ukraine 5

Bosnia Football

Bosnia and Herzegovina 4

Guinea Football

Guinea 4

Guyana Football

Guyana 4

Macedonia Football

FYR Macedonia 4

Montenegro footballl

Montenegro 4

Peru football

Peru

4

Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis Football

Saint Kitts and Nevis

4

Antigua_and_Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda 3

Barbados Football

Barbados 3

Iran Football

Iran 3

Liberia Football

Liberia 3

Montserrat Football

Montserrat 3

Sierra_Leone Football

Sierra Leone 3

Togo Football

Togo 3

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Zimbabwe 3

Belarus Football

Belarus 2

Benin Football

Benin 2

Bermuda Football

Bermuda 2

Bolivia Football

Bolivia 2

Cape Verde Football

Cape Verde 2

Cyprus Football

Cyprus 2

Estonia Football

Estonia 2

Gabon Football

Gabon

2

Grenada Football

Grenada 2

Lithuania football

Lithuania 2

Venezuela Football

Venezuela 2

Zambia Football

Zambia 2

Albania Football

Albania

1

Angola football

Angola 1

Armenia Football

Armenia 1

Burkina Faso Football

Burkina Faso 1

Burundi Football

Burundi 1

Equatorial Guinea Football

Equatorial Guinea 1

Faroe Islands Football

Faroe Islands 1

Gambia Football

Gambia 1

Gibraltor football

Gibraltar 1

Guinea-Bissau Football

Guinea-Bissau 1

Kenya Football

Kenya 1

kosovo footballl

Kosovo 1

Oman Football

Oman 1

Pakistan Football

Pakistan 1

Seychelles Football

Seychelles 1
Total Premier League Foreign Players 2014
1992-93 to 2016-17

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