Asian Cup Premier League Players – which Premier League players are going to the Asian Cup 2019?
Which Premier League players are going to the Asian Cup 2019? Interested in knowing which Premier League players that will play in the Asian Cup 2019? Do you want to know which players that are going to the Asian Cup 2019?
The Asian Cup has just got underway with the Socceroos hoping to lift the cup for the second time in a role
Japan, South Korea and Iran are all taking part in the Asian Cup at some time in this month with a number of Premier League making a move to represent their respective nations in the Prestigious Cup.
The Premier League does not observe a pause for the oldest Asian tournament with a number of players traveling and will miss a big chunk of Premier League matches while representing their respective nations.
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What is the Asian Cup?
The Asian Cup is the second-oldest continental football tournament, with the competition held every four years involving teams based in and around Asia.
Previous editions have been held as a 16-team format, but this year’s edition will feature 24 teams who are then divided into six four-team groups.
The 17th edition of AFC Asian Cup is scheduled to play in United Arab Emirates from January 5 to February 1, 2019. It will be first occasion when 24 Asian football teams will be participating in the competition. Australia is the title defending champion in 2019 AFC Asian Cup UAE.
UAE to play opening game of tournament against Bahrain at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi. A total of 8 venues in 4 cities will be hosting the matches of AFC Asian Cup 2019. There will be 51 soccer games be played during the 26 days of competition. Watch & bet!
AFC Asian Cup 2019 Premier League Players info and details
The AFC Asian Cup 2019 is going to be historic because this is the first time that this tournament is consisting of 24 teams. Earlier, there used to be only 16 teams in all the seasons from 2004 to 2015. The new format will have six groups of 4 teams initially and then the knockout stage will have 16 teams. The selection of the teams was not that difficult as well. The host nation was automatically qualified and the other 23 places were determined through a qualifying competition which was running from 2015 to 2018.
Going into the tournament, the Australians are the defending champions who won the tournament back in 2015. The winner of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 will also be qualified directly for the 2021 FIFA confederations cup which is a big deal. Without a doubt, the FIFA Confederations Cup is the most famous and prestigious tournament after the FIFA World Cup. The host country of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2021 is already qualified and by chance, they win the Asian Cup, the runner-up will get the opportunity to participate in the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.
Which Premier League players are going to the Asian Cup 2019?
Asian Cup Premier League Players 2019? The 17th edition of the AFC Asian Cup features four nation teams with players who play in the Premier League and these are Australia, Japan, South Korea and Iran. Below you can find all Asian Cup Premier League Players:
Brighton & Hove Albion players in AFC Asian Cup 2019
Brighton shot-stopper Matthew Ryan one of the Asian Cup Premier League Players. Ryan is also a part of the Australian AFC Asian Cup 2019 squad, alongside the likes of Queens Park Rangers’ Massimo Luongo and Celtic’s Tom Rogic.
Ryan isn’t the only player that the Seagulls will lose to the competition, as midfielder Alireza Jahanbakhsh has been called up to the Iran AFC Asian Cup 2019 squad – the only Iranian player to feature for a Premier League side
- Matthew Ryan – (Australia, Brighton & Hove Albion)
- Alireza Jahanbakhsh – (Iran, Brighton & Hove Albion)
Huddersfield Town players in AFC Asian Cup 2019
The defending Champions Australia will be with Aaron Mooy who will be missing part of the January fixtures while representing his national side.
- Aaron Mooy – (Australia, Huddersfield Town)
Newcastle United players in AFC Asian Cup 2019
Newcastle will also be without South Korea midfielder Ki Sung-yueng as he will be joining up with his national side for the better part of January, Yoshinori Muto also set to be missing from the Magpies after he was called up to replace the injured Takuma Asano for Japan in late December
- Ki Sung-yueng – (Korea Republic, Newcastle United)
- Yoshinori Muto – (Japan, Newcastle United)
Tottenham Hotspur players in AFC Asian Cup 2019
Well, the most notable Asian Cup Premier League Players absentee will be Tottenham star player and South Korea forward Son Heung-min but will only join up with his national teammates during the last group match against China on January 16th. The Premier League side reached an agreement with South Korea over the availability of Son after missing a big chunk of the starting Premier League games after South Korea won the gold medal.
In exchange for missing part of the Premier League games in the summer Son will miss two of his country’s opening games at the Asian Cup and will be available for selection when Tottenham face the Red Devils on January 13th in the Premier League.
- Son Heung-min – (Korea Republic, Tottenham Hotspur)
Southampton players in AFC Asian Cup 2019
- Maya Yoshida – (Japan, Southampton)
Cardiff City FC players in AFC Asian Cup 2019
- Neil Etheridge – (Philippines, Cardiff City FC)
Queens Park Rangers players in AFC Asian Cup 2019
- Massimo Luongo – (Australia, Queens Park Rangers)
Celtic players in AFC Asian Cup 2019
- Celtic’s Tom Rogic – (Australia, Celtic)
Which Premier League games will Asian Cup players miss?
With Son traveling late to the AFC Asian Cup, he could still miss Spurs’ Premier League matches against Fulham (January 20), Watford (January 30) and Newcastle (February 2), along with the second leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Chelsea on January 22.
Brighton will be without Ryan and Jahanbakhsh for games against West Ham (January 2), Liverpool (January 12), Manchester United (January 19), Fulham (January 29) and Watford (February 2).
Newcastle have a tough start to the year as they have a couple of big opponents coming their way this January as they face Manchester United (January 2), Chelsea (January 12), Cardiff (January 19), Manchester City (January 29) and Tottenham (February 2).
One of the best Southampton defenders Yoshida has only started four Premier League games for Southampton this season but could miss matches against Chelsea (January 2), Leicester (January 12), Everton (January 19), Crystal Palace (January 30) and Burnley (February 2).
Which teams are playing in the Asian Cup 2019?
You can have a look at which teams are playing in the Asian Cup and the schedule here:
When and where is the AFC Asian Cup 2019?
The tournament runs from January 5 to February 1 and will be hosted by the United Arab Emirates. The last round of group-stage matches are on January 17.
Where and How can you watch the Asian Cup?