All Muslim Players In The Premier League In 2023

The Premier League will remain a force in elite league soccer for centuries and will only get better. The league has been attracting a lot of players, sponsors, fans, and potential club owners from all over the world. it is also one league where players of various religions ply their trade.

Who are the Muslim players in the Premier League? This is one question that needs a valid answer, and funny enough, there are many of them. 

A significant number of Muslim players are in the Premier League and they’ve been carving niches for themselves as some of the best in the game over the years. The likes of Mo Salah. Raheem Sterling, amongst others, are proof.

The 2021/22 Premier League season ended and we were looking forward to the 2022/23 Premier League season. Some clubs were relegated and others were promoted to replace them.

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This means that we may see an increase or a decrease in the number of Muslim players in the Premier League teams. As player transfers are ongoing, we will see some Muslim players leave or arrive. Meanwhile, we’ve seen two big departures thus far.

Two big Muslim players that have left the Premier League thus far are Sadio Mane who left Liverpool for Bayern Munich and Antonio Rudiger who left Chelsea for Real Madrid. 

In this article, we will provide you with the list of Muslim players in the Premier League in 2023 in the ongoing 2022/23 season.

Top Muslim Players In The Premier League 2023

  • Mohamed Salah, £100M
  • Raheem Sterling, £85M
  • N’Golo Kanté, £50M
  • Riyad Mahrez, £40M
  • Thomas Partey, £40M
  • Ilkay Gundogan, £35M
  • Hakim Ziyech, £32M
  • Kalidou Koulibaly

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These are arguably the most valuable and biggest Muslim players in the Premier League presently. Find a list of Muslim players in Premier League teams below.

List Of Muslim Players In The Premier League 2023

Arsenal FC

  • Mohamed Elneny – Egypt
  • Thomas Partey – Ghana
  • Nicholas Pepe – Ivory Coast – On Loan To Nice
  • Granit Xhaka – Switzerland

Aston Villa

  • Bertrand Traore – Burkina Faso – On Loan to Istanbul Basaksehir
  • Boubacar Kamara – France


  • Saman Ghoddos – Iran

Brighton and Hove Albion

  • Tariq Lamptey – England/Ghana
  • Yasin Ayari – Sweden

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Chelsea FC

  • Hakim Ziyech – Algeria
  • N’Golo Kante – France
  • Malang Sarr – France – On loan to Monaco
  • Raheem Sterling – England
  • Kalidou Koulibaly – Senegal
  • Wesley Fofana – France

Crystal Palace

  • Jordan Ayew – Ghana
  • Cheick Doucoure – Mali


  • Asmir Begovic – Bosnia
  • Abdoulaye Doucoure – Mali
  • Jakupovic – Switzerland

Fulham FC

  • Issa Diop – France

Leicester City

  • Caglar Soyuncu – Turkey
  • Boubakary Soumare – France
  • Nampalys Mendy – Senegal
  • Hamza Choudhury – England – On loan to Watford

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Liverpool FC

  • Mohamed Salah – Egypt
  • Naby Keita – Senegal
  • Ibrahima Konate – France

Manchester City

  • Riyad Mahrez – Algeria
  • İlkay Gündoğan – Germany
  • Benjamin Mendy – France

Manchester United

  • Luke Shaw – England
  • Amad Diallo – Ivory Coast – On loan to Sunderland

Nottingham Forest

  • Moussa Niakhate – France
  • Cheikhou Kouyate – Senegal
  • Serge Aurier – France
  • Andre Ayew – Ghana


  • Mohamed Elyounoussi – Norway
  • Moussa Djenepo – Mali
  • Ibrahima Diallo – France
  • Mohammed Salisu – Ghana
  • Kamaldeen Sulemana – Ghana

Tottenham Hotspur 

  • Arnaut Danjuma – The Netherlands

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West Ham 

  • Saïd Benrahma – Algeria
  • Nayef Aguerd – Morocco
  • Kurt Zouma – France

Wolverhampton Wanderers

  • Rayan Ait Nouri – Algeria
  • Adama Traore – Spain

PL Club With Highest Number Of Muslim Players 2023

The Premier League club with the highest number of Premier League clubs in 2023 is Chelsea FC with 6 to their name. 


It is obvious that there will be changes in this list even before the start of the 2022/23 season and also by the end as there will be ins and outs during the summer and winter transfer windows.

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For instance, we pointed out the departures of Sadio Mane and Antonio Rudiger from the Premier League thus far. We look forward to the changes and updates that will be made to the list as the season commences and progresses. 

Regardless, the aforementioned players are Muslim players in the Premier League in 2023. Meanwhile, the winter transfer window also known as the January transfer window for 2023 has come and gone and we have seen some more Muslim players acquired by Premier League clubs as indicated in our list above. 

We now look forward to the summer transfer window at the end of the 2022/23 season to see if there will be new acquisitions and departures.