The 20 Premier League clubs have now submitted their 25-man squads for the 2020/21 season. And, the announcements didn’t go down without a stir. Arsenal left out Mesut Özil, whilst Chelsea, who are often the favourites when betting with Paddy Power, included veteran goalkeeper Petr Čech, who is now the club’s technical director, as emergency cover.
Everton – Séamus Coleman – 32 years old
Séamus Coleman arrived Everton in 2009, and the 32-year-old, who also captains the Merseyside team, has featured in all five of his side’s games so far this season.
Aston Villa – Tom Heaton – 34 years old
Tom Heaton joined Aston Villa last season and made 20 Premier League appearances for the Midlands side last term but is yet to feature this season.
Liverpool – James Milner – 34 years old
James Milner has consistently appeared in the Premier League since he made his debut for Leeds United way back in 2002. Now, he’s plying his trade for Liverpool, and still featuring for the Reds at 34, as they defend their title.
Leicester City – Wes Morgan – 36 years old
Wes Morgan is currently in his 10th season at Leicester City, who he led to Premier League glory in 2016. However, at 36 years old, his appearances for the Foxes are now limited.
Arsenal – David Luiz – 33 years old
After two separate stints with Chelsea, David Luiz is now in his second season with London rivals Arsenal, and, at 33, he still often features in the Gunners back four.
Wolverhampton Wanderers – João Moutinho– 34 years old
Since arriving in the midlands in 2018, Portuguese midfielder João Moutinho is yet to miss a Premier League game for Wolverhampton Wanderers. Not bad for a player in their 30s.
Tottenham Hotspur – Hugo Lloris – 33 years old
A regular between the sticks for Tottenham Hotspurs, 33-year-old Hugo Lloris is now in his ninth season at the North London club.
Chelsea – Willy Caballero – 39 years old
At 39 years old, Chelsea’s reserve keeper Willy Caballero isn’t just the oldest player at Stamford Bridge, but the in the Premier League itself.
West Ham United – Łukasz Fabiański – 35 years old
Yet another goalkeeper on the list, West Ham’s number one shot-stopper Łukasz Fabiański is the oldest player at the London club.
Leeds United – Pablo Hernández – 35 years old
Since he arrived at Leeds in 2017, Pablo Hernández has become a fan favourite. However, at 35, he’s appeared just once so far this term.
Manchester City – Fernandinho – 35 years old
Captain Fernandinho is Man City’s oldest player. Now in his eighth season at the club, the Brazilian has played almost 230 times in the Premier League.
Southampton – Shane Long – 33 years old
Now seven years deep into his Southampton career, at 33 years old, striker Shane Long is the club’s oldest player.
Newcastle United – Andy Carroll – 31 years old
At just 31 years old, Newcastle striker Andy Carroll is the youngest player to feature on our list. It’s a close encounter at St James’ Park, as Carroll is just nine days older than goalie Martin Dubravka.
Crystal Palace – Gary Cahill – 34 years old
After a trophy-laden eight years with Chelsea, Gary Cahill joined Crystal Palace last season, and he now holds the status as the most senior player at the club.
Manchester United – Lee Grant – 37 years old
Lee Grant is now in his third season with Manchester United, and is yet to make a Premier League appearance for the Red Devils.
Brighton & Hove Albion – Adam Lallana – 32 years old
After six injury-stricken years with Liverpool, Adam Lallana swapped Merseyside for the south coast this summer, and, at just 32, the Premier League and Champions League winner is the Seagulls’ oldest player.
West Bromwich Albion – Branislav Ivanović – 36 years old
After leaving Chelsea for Zenit Saint Petersburg back in 2017, Branislav Ivanović made a shock return to the Premier League this summer, and, in doing so, became West Brom’s oldest player.
Burnley – Phil Bardsley – 35 years old
Now with his fourth Premier League, Phil Bardsley’s in his fourth season with Burnley, and at 35, he is the oldest player at Turf Moore.
Sheffield United – Phil Jagielka – 38 years old
After 12 years with Everton, Phil Jagielka moved to Sheffield United last season. However, he has made just six appearances for the Blades so far.
Fulham – Tim Ream – 33 years old
United States international Tim Ream is the oldest player at Craven Cottage. The centre-back has been at the club since 2015 but has featured just once so far this season.