Top 10 players who are not playing in FIFA World Cup 2022


10. Tammy Abraham (England)/ 9. Fikayo Tomori (England)

The Roma striker Tammy Abraham is a surprising name to be excluded from the hugely talented England squad. Fikayo Tomori is also not included in England's FIFA World Cup 2022 squad

8. N’Golo Kante (France)

N’Golo Kante- World Cup winner in 2018 with his native France, and Chelsea’s midfield Dynamo will be a huge miss for his nation given his crucial performances for both his club and country

7. Reece James (England)

Reece James- The Chelsea and England star is amongst the key names to miss out on the big stage in Qatar, having sustained a devastating knee injury while playing for AC Milan

6. Diogo Jota (Portugal)

Diogo Jota- The Liverpool and Portugal forward is a big name missing the Qatar World Cup. His absence, who has scored 10 times in 29 appearances for Portugal is a major blow to Fernando Santos’s men

5. Thiago Alcantara (Spain)

Thiago Alcantara- The elegant Spanish midfielder was amongst the few star Spanish footballers to not receive a call-up to the La Roja squad led by Manager Luis Enrique. He will also miss FIFA 2022 WC

4. Sergio Ramos (Spain)

36-year-old, Sergio Ramos endured quite a strange season last term with a lot of injuries, Real Madrid departure and withdrawal from the Spain national team. He will miss FIFA 2022 World Cup

3. Timo Werner (Germany)

Timo Werner- The former Chelsea striker is having a redemption season back in the Bundesliga, having rejoined his former club RB Leipzig. However, he is not part of Germany's FIFA 2022 WC squad

2. Erling Haaland (Norway)

Erling Haaland- Norwegian superstar and current Premier League top scorer is already in the top echelon of English Football. Haaland is missing FIFA World Cup 2022 and is focused on Man City return

1. Mohamed Salah (Egypt)

The Egyptian icon and Adidas Global athlete will not be showcasing his talents in Qatar at the World Cup. Mohamed Salah will not be going to the Qatar 2022 World Cup.