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On 18 April 12 European clubs from England (Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham), Spain (Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona) and Italy (Juventus, AC Milan, Inter Milan) have announced about forming the European Super League that could see the founding members taking part in the competition every year, despite their results.
UEFA has warned that the Super League club players will be banned from taking part in international competitions. This means that countries could have their squads affected by UEFA’s decision.
Let’s see how the international teams would look like without the big-name stars from the top teams in the squad.
Potential squad: Pope, Johnstone, Pickford; Cash, Aarons, Coady, Keane, Tarkowski, Mings, Targett, Justin; Rice, Phillips, Davies, Ward-Prowse, Bellingham, Maddison; Grealish, Watkins, Calvert-Lewin, Sancho, Barnes, Lingard.
Potential squad: Mandanda, Maignan, Areola; Pavard, Kimpempe, Dubois, Digne, Hernandez, Kounde, Upamecano; Tolisso, Aouar, Camavinga, Soumare, Kamara, Tchouameni; Mbappe, Coman, Ben Yedder, Thuram, Fekir, Ikone.
Potential squad: Neuer, Trapp, Baumann; Max, Ginter, Tah, Klostermann, Can, Halstenberg, Gosens, Sule; Kimmich, Musiala, Neuhaus, Wirtz, Goretzka, Sane, Hofmann; Younes, Gnabry, Waldschmidt, Draxler, Brandt.
Potential squad: Patricio, Lopes, Rui Silva; Neto, Duarte, Mendes, Fonte, Pepe, Guerreiro, Semedo; Palhinha, Pereira, Oliveira, Sanches, Neves, Moutinho, Gomes, Carvalho; Andre Silva, Rafa Silva, Neto, Guedes, Paulinho.
Potential squad: Simon, Sanchez, Guaita; P Torres, Navas, Cucurella, Porro, D Llorente, Martinez, Gaya, Morey; Canales, Fabian, Merino, Camapana, Oscar; Gerard, Olmo, Oyarzabal, Gil, Adama, Rodrigo, Lopez.
Potential squad: Mignolet, Casteels, Kaminski; Boyata, Denayer, Vertonghen, Dendoncker, Meunier, Castagne, Mechele; Tielemans, T Hazard, Vanakan, Januzaj, Praet, Chadli, Foket, Witsel; Trossard, Mertens, Benteke, Doku, Batshuayi.