Many of the European clubs have a lot of Muslim players. A total of 39 Muslim players participated in the English League 2019-2020 alone and played in the soccer competition held at Queen Elizabeth Country. Arsenal and Liverpool are known to have the largest number of Muslim clubs consisting of four players.
However, Liverpool and Arsenal not only are the two football clubs in Europe who are fond of using the services and skills of Muslim footballers. AC Milan is yet another European club who are known to use Muslim players often. There are 3 of them playing for Milan. In the last 15 years, the club has seen 5 of the Muslim players strengthening the club. Here are the top 3.
- Philippe Senderos from Switzerland
The professional football career of Philippe Senderos moved to AC Milan on loan and it lasted for only a season in 2008-2009 to be precise. Milan used to take players on loan from top-flight clubs of England including Arsenal. Senderos appeared in only 20 matches with AC Milan. He came back to Arsenal in the year 2009 from Milan after his loan expired.
- Adel Taarabt from Morocco
Taarabt’s span with AC Milan was much shorter than Senderos. Precisely, the former star footballer from Queen Park Rangers was able to spend only six months at AC Milan from January 2014 to June 2014. He operated as a matchmaker during his defensive side for Milan. He got 4 goals, assisted 2 in 16 games.
- Asmir Begovic from Bosnia-Herzegovina
The Bosnian goalkeeper is currently playing on loan from Bournemouth. He has been able to graze only twice since he moved to Bournemouth on loan in January 2020. He participated in two games for AC Milan against Genoa and Florentina. Milan drew the match against Florentina, while lost to Genoa with 1-2.