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England players to miss start of Premier League season?

England players to miss start of PL season?
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England's World Cup contingent may miss the start of the Premier League season as a result of their run to the latter stages of the competition, according to a report.

England's players reportedly risk missing the start of the Premier League season following their exploits in this summer's World Cup finals.

The Three Lions have at least one more game to play in Russia after facing Croatia on Wednesday - either next Sunday's final or the third-place playoff a day beforehand, depending on how they get on in their midweek semi-final.

With English top-flight action resuming on August 10, just four weeks after next weekend's final set of World Cup fixtures, The Telegraph reports that the Three Lions' contingent may miss out on that start date.

England's players will supposedly be offered three weeks off to recuperate after the World Cup, before then building up their fitness and being integrated back into their club sides.

There are 40 Premier League players still left in the World Cup, nine of whom ply their trade for Tottenham Hotspur, seven for Manchester City and Manchester United, five for Chelsea and four for Liverpool, while Arsenal, Burnley and Crystal Palace will also be affected.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27212474205465
2Liverpool26205159154465
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs26200654252960
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd26156552351751
5Arsenal26155653371650
6Chelsea26155645291650
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2611693433139
8Watford2610793434037
9Everton2796123639-333
10West Ham UnitedWest Ham2696113239-733
11Bournemouth26103133747-1033
12Leicester CityLeicester2695123134-332
13Crystal Palace2676132734-727
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2676132839-1127
15Burnley2676132947-1827
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2667132234-1225
17Cardiff CityCardiff2674152447-2325
18Southampton2659122844-1624
19Fulham2645172558-3317
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2625191448-3411

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