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Clubs with the Most Players at EURO 2020

Sun 04 July 2021 | 13:30

Chelsea and Manchester City lead the way when it comes to clubs with players competing at Euro 2020. Read on to find out more about the clubs with the most players at EURO 2020.

Euro 2020 features players from clubs all over Europe. How many players a club sends to a major international tournament is a bragging right.

Representing your country is the ultimate for any professional footballer, especially at a major tournament like EURO 2020, and the nations involved have called up players from a huge range of clubs.

Euro 2020 has finally begun and is going on in its final stages. After a 1-year postpone football fans are lucky to be observing the European Championship. After a season of club football without fans, the best players of Europe have gone to their national teams to fight for the title this summer.

Chelsea and Manchester City, who recently went head-to-head in the 2021 Champions League final, have a combined 30 players in various squads at this summer’s European Championships.

Other clubs with 10 or more players at Euro 2020 include Manchester United, Juventus and Bayern Munich.

Dynamo Kyiv

are level with Man Utd and only behind Juve, Bayern, City, and Chelsea.

Clubs with the Most Players at EURO 2020:

In this article we take a look at clubs with the most players at EURO 2020. The ranking may be surprising to some people as they have expected their favorite club to have more players at the tournament or vice versa. The following is the ranking of top European clubs to have most players at EURO 2020.

Chelsea - 17 players

Not Barcelona, not

Real Madrid

, and not Bayern Munich, but the winner of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League is the club with the most players representing their countries at EURO 2020.

Chelsea

has had one of the most fascinating seasons of its history in which they won their 2nd Champions League title at the end of a dramatic season.

They started the season under the club's legend Frank Lampard's management but hired Thomas Tuchel in the middle of the season due to Lampard's not satisfying results. However, the season turned out to be extremely joyful for the Blue's fans as they beat

Manchester City

in the final match of the UEFA Champions League and finished the Premier League in the 4th place.

The following 17 Chelsea players have been called up for their national teams' squads for the 2020 European Championship.

Players at Euro 2020:

Emerson Palmieri, Jorginho (Italy), Ethan Ampadu (Wales), Michy Batshuayi (Belgium), Andreas Christensen (Denmark), Mateo Kovacic (Croatia), Reece James, Ben Chilwell, Mason Mount (England), Billy Gilmour (Scotland), Cesar Azpilicueta (Spain), Kurt Zouma, N'Golo Kante, Olivier Giroud (France), Kai Havertz, Timo Werner, Antonio Rudiger (Germany).

Manchester City - 15 players

The second club in the list of

clubs with the most players at EURO 2020

is another English Club, the Champions of the Premier League; Manchester City has 15 players in the tournament.

In addition to the PL title, the Citizens also won the English League Cup in the recent season. They were unlucky to lose the final match of the UEFA Champions League to Chelsea, and miss the chance of standing on the summit of Europe's football for the first time in their history. The following is the list of Manchester City players representing their countries at EURO 2020.

Players at Euro 2020:

Oleksandr Zinchenko (Ukraine), Matt Smith (Wales), Ilkay Gundogan (Germany), Nathan Ake (Netherlands), Aymeric Laporte, Ferran Torres, Rodrigo (Spain), Joao Cancelo, Bernardo Silva,

Ruben Dias

(Portugal), Kyle Walker, Phil Foden, John Stones,

Raheem Sterling

(England),

Kevin De Bruyne

(Belgium).

Note:

When called up to Spain's squad for EURO 2020, Eric Garcia was still a Manchester City player, but he joined Barcelona in a as a free agent.

Matt Smith has not played for senior Manchester City team. Ever since he joined the Cirizens in 2018, he was loaned out to different clubs and is a member of Man City U-23 team.

Bayern Munich - 14 players

The German club stands 3rd in the list of

top European clubs to have most players at EURO 2020

with 14 players.

Bayern Munich

won the European Treble in 2019/20 season but could not replicate this feat last season and only managed to win the Bundesliga trophy.

However, Bayern players were so good that national teams' managers could not close their eyes on picking them, even a player such as Thomas Muller who has not been invited to the national team squad since 2018 convinced Joachim Low to include him in the list. The following is the list of Bayern Munich players who are representing their countries at Euro 2020.

Players at Euro 2020:

Thomas Muller, Serge Gnabry, Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich, Leroy Sane, Leon Goretzka, Niklas Sule, Jamal Musiala (Germany), Lucas Hernandez, Benjamin Pavard, Kingsley Koman, Corentin Tolisso (France), David Alaba (Austria),

Robert Lewandowski

(Poland).

Note:

David Alaba joined Real Madrid in a free agent transfer in the middle of the tournament.

Juventus - 12 players

The Italian club stands 4th in the list of clubs with the most players at EURO 2020 with 12 players.

Juventus

missed out on the chance of winning the Serie A title for the 10th time in a row as they finished the league in the 4th place last season.

However, Bianconeri managed to win Coppa Italia as well as the Italian Super Cup last season. At the end of the season 12 Juventus players were called up on national duty for EURO 2020.

Players at Euro 2020:

Federico Bernardeschi, Federico Chiesa, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini (Italy), Matthijs De Ligt (Netherlands), Alvaro Morata (Spain), Wojciech Szczesny (Poland),

Cristiano Ronaldo

(Portugal), Aaron Ramsey (Wales), Adrien Rabiot (France), Dejan Kulusevski (Sweden), Merih Demiral (Turkey).

Dynamo Kyiv - 11 players

The Champion of 2020/21 Ukrainian Premier League has 11 players that are featuring in UEFA EURO 2020, and is the 5th name in the list of

clubs with the most players at EURO 2020

.

The interesting fact about this club, however, is that of those 11 players, 10 are called up for

Ukraine national team

and only 1 to

Poland national team

. The list of Dynamo Kyiv players representing their national team is as followed.

Players at Euro 2020:

Alexander Karavaev, Serhiy Sydorchuk, Mykola Shaparenko, Illia Zabarnyi, George Buschan, Vitalii Mykolenko, Oleksandr Tymchyk, Denys Popov, Artem Biesiedin, Viktor Tsigankov (Ukraine), Tomasz Kedziora (Poland).

There are 3 clubs standing jointly 6th in the list of top European clubs to have most players at EURO 2020.

Manchester United - 10 players

The Red Devils season was a bittersweet one. They finished the Premier League in the 2nd place behind fellow-Citizens and reached the final match of the Europe League, but they lost the match to

Villareal

in penalty shootouts.

At the end of a season full of ups and downs, 10 Manchester United players were summoned to represent their countries in the 2020 European Championship to make the club be the 6th one in the list of top European clubs to have most players at EURO 2020 (jointly with Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Monchengladbach). The list of Man Utd players featuring their national teams in EURO 2020 is as follows.

Players at Euro 2020:

Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw, Dean Henderson, Harry Maguire (England), Daniel James (Wales), Bruno Fernandes (Portugal), Scott McTominay (Scotland), Paul Pogba (France), Victor Lindelof (Sweden),

David De Gea

(Spain).

Borussia Monchengladbach - 10 players

The German club has an identical number of players representing their countries in the EURO 2020 as Manchester United does: 10. What’s interesting to mention is the fact that 4 players out of these 10 are playing for Switzerland, but only 3 of them feature

Germany national team

.

Borussia Monchengladbach, which is one of the 3 teams that stand 6th in the list of

clubs with the most players at EURO 2020

, finished the 20/21 Bundesliga season in the 8th place, and failed to qualify for any European games. The following is the list of Gladbach players playing for their countries in the tournament.

Players at Euro 2020:

Yann Sommer, Nico Elvedi, Denis Zakaria, Breel Embolo (Switzerland), Matthias Ginter, Jonas Hofmann, Florian Neuhaus (Germany), Stefan Lainer, Valentino Lazaro (Austria), Marcus Thuram (France).

Borussia Dortmund - 10 players

Another German club in our list of clubs with the most players at EURO 2020 is Borussia Dortmund with 10 players in the tournament. Dortmund won the

DFB Pokal

(German Cup) and finished the Bundesliga in the 3rd place, qualifying for next season's Champions League.

The funny thing is that Dortmund has more players representing Belgium more than they have for Germany.  Here is the list of 10 Borussia Dormund players who are featuring their countries' national teams at EURO 2020.

Players at Euro 2020:

Axel Witsel, Thomas Meunier, Thorgan Hazard (Belgium), Mats Hummels, Emre Can (Germany), Raphael Guerreiro (Portugal), Jude Bellingham, Jadon Sancho (England), Thomas Delaney (Denmark), Manuel Akanji (Switzerland).

There are 2 teams that share the 7th place on the list of

EURO 2020: Which clubs have the most players at the tournament?

Atalanta - 9 players

The Italian club has been revered by football fans ever since Gian Piero Gasperini took over in 2016, and the club played so well last year that finished the Serie A in the 3rd place, qualifying for the next season's Champions League. Here are Atalanta players playing for their countries in this summer's EURO.

Players at Euro 2020:

Rafael Toloi, Matteo Pessina (Italy), Joakim Maehle (Denmark), Marten De Roon (Netherlands),

Robin Gosens

(Germany), Aleksey Miranchuk (Russia), Remo Freuler (Switzerland), Ruslan Malinovskyi (Ukraine), Mario Pasalic (Croatia).

RB Leipzig - 9 players

The runner-ups of 2020/21 Bundesliga are another team to have 9 players AT EURO 2020.

RB Leipzig

also reached the final of the German DFB Pokal, but were beaten 4 – 1 by Borussia Dortmund to be runner-ups in both Bundesliga and the German Cup. The following is the list of their players featuring their countries in 2020 European Championship.

Players at Euro 2020:

Marcel Halstenberg, Lucas Klostermann (Germany), Yussuf Poulsen (Denmark), Marcel Sabitzer, Konrad Laimer (Austria), Dani Olmo (Spain), Emil Forsberg (Sweden), Willi Orban, Peter Gulacsi (Hungary).

Liverpool - 8 players

Liverpool

is the last club in our list of top European clubs to have most players at EURO 2020 with 9 players. The club finished the Premier League in the 4th place and qualified for next season's UEFA Champions League. Here is the list of Liverpool players called up on international duties for 2020 European Championship.

Players at Euro 2020:

Jordan Henderson (England), Andrew Robertson (Scotland), Xherdan Shaqiri (Switzerland), Thiago Alcantara (Spain), Diogo Jota (Portugal), Neco Williams, Harry Wilson (Wales), Ozan Kabak (Turkey).

Note:

Trent Alexander-Arnold

was called up to English national team, but missed the EUROs due to a Hamstring injury which occurred in a pre-EURO friendly match against Austria.

Barcelona - 8 players

Players at Euro 2020:

Martin Braithwaite (Denmark), Frenkie de Jong (Netherlands), Sergio Busquets (Spain), Jordi Alba (Spain), Pedri (Spain), Clement Lenglet (France), Antoine Griezmann (France), Ousmane Dembele (France)

Real Madrid have no players representing Spain at Euro 2020 except for

David Alaba

who joined the club in a free agent transfer in the middle of the tournament.

Tottenham - 8 players

Players at Euro 2020:

Ben Davies (Wales), Joe Rodon (Wales), Gareth Bale (Wales), Toby Alderweireld (Belgium), Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (Denmark), Harry Kane (England), Hugo Lloris (France), Moussa Sissoko (France)

Dinamo Zagreb - 8 players

Players at Euro 2020:

Mario Gavranovic (Switzerland), Arijan Ademi (North Macedonia), Stefan Ristovski (North Macedonia), Dominik Livakovic (Croatia), Mislav Orsic (Croatia), Bruno Petkovic (Croatia), Josko Gvardiol (Croatia), Luka Ivanusec (Croatia)

Napoli - 8 players

Players at Euro 2020:

Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Italy), Lorenzo Insigne (Italy), Alex Meret (Italy), Dries Mertens (Belgium), Elif Elmas (North Macedonia), Piotr Zielinski (Poland), Stanislav Lobotka (Slovakia), Fabian Ruiz (Spain)

Lorenzo Insigne

, 30, and

Dries Mertens

, 34, were among Napoli’s stars hoping to make an impact for their countries at Euro 2020.

Inter - 8 players

Players at Euro 2020:

Nicolo Barella (Italy), Alessandro Bastoni (Italy), Romelu Lukaku (Belgium), Christian Eriksen (Denmark), Stefan de Vrij (Netherlands), Ivan Perisic (Croatia), Marcelo Brozovic (Croatia), Milan Skriniar (Slovakia)

Eight players from Inter's 2020/21 Serie A title winners are at Euro 2020, including 30-goal striker

Romelu Lukaku

for Belgium.

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