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10 current Premier League players are set to represent six different nations in Olympic soccer at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics beginning this Friday, July 23, through Sunday, Aug. 8.
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Seven of the 10 Premier League players are 24 years or younger, while the other three have been chosen as one of their nation’s three over-age players for the men’s under-23 competition (deadline extended a year due to the rescheduling of the 2020 Olympic Games).
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The likes of Son Heung-min, Mohamed Salah and William Saliba were set to be included before they either were denied permission by their club sides (Son and Salah) or suffered and injury in the lead-up to the competition (Saliba).
Full list of Premier League players at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
(* player was selected as over-age player)
Arsenal players at 2020 Olympics
Gabriel Martinelli – forward (Brazil)
Aston Villa players at 2020 Olympics
Douglas Luiz – midfielder (Brazil)
Brighton players at 2020 Olympics
Alexis Mac Allister – forward (Argentina)
Burnley players at 2020 Olympics
Chris Wood* – forward (New Zealand)
Everton players at 2020 Olympics
Richarlison – forward (Brazil)
Niels Nkounkou – defender (France)
Manchester City players at 2020 Olympics
Daniel Arzani – midfielder (Australia)
Manchester United players at 2020 Olympics
Eric Bailly* – defender (Ivory Coast)
Amad Diallo – forward (Ivory Coast)
West Ham players at 2020 Olympics
Winston Reid* – defender (New Zealand)
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Premier League players at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics originally appeared on NBCSports.com