EXCLUSIVE: Premier League rivals including Man City, United, Liverpool and Chelsea unite to fly NINE South American stars home from international break as they charter a private jet to give players best chance possible of featuring this weekend
- A host of South American Premier League players are on international duty
- Top-flight sides are clubbing together to charter a private jet for their stars
- Aircraft will cost six figures and get players back in time to feature this weekend
- Edinson Cavani, Ederson, Alisson, Fabinho and Raphinha are all involved in plans
Premier League sides have chartered a private jet to ensure that their South American players are back for the weekend.
Manchester City, Liverpool and Manchester United are understood to be involved in clubbing together for an aircraft costing six figures to carry international players.
Nine top-flight representatives from Brazil and Uruguay will take off immediately after their World Cup qualifier in Manaus, scheduled to kick off on Friday at 1:30am UK time.
Fabinho (centre) is among the South American players being rushed back to England
Manchester United’s Edinson Cavani (right) is on international duty with Uruguay currently
Leeds United’s Raphinha is expected to fly back too along with United’s Edinson Cavani and Fred, City’s Ederson and Gabriel Jesus and Liverpool pair Alisson and Fabinho.
Chelsea’s Thiago Silva and Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa are also travelling home and the possibility of arranging two flights, splitting the group up based on where their clubs will be playing on Saturday, has been discussed.
Spurs intend to fly their quartet – Argentina’s Giovani Lo Celso and Cristian Romero, Colomba’s Davinson Sanchez and Brazilian Emerson Royal – also by private jet ahead of Sunday’s trip to newly taken over Newcastle.
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Source : dailymail