Complete list of Premier League summer transfers

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Here’s the complete list of Premier League summer ins and outs and all 20 clubs, courtesy PremierLeague.com.

Arsenal

In
Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus)
Bernd Leno (Bayer Leverkusen)
Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Dortmund)
Lucas Torreira (Sampdoria)
Matteo Guendouzi (Lorient)

Out
Per Mertesacker (retired)
Santi Cazorla (released)
Takuma Asano (Hannover) Loan
Jack Wilshere (West Ham)
Vlad Dragomir (released)
Ryan Huddart (released)
Tafari Moore (released)
Hugo Keto (Brighton)
Chiori Johnson (released)
Yassin Fortune (released)
Aaron Eyoma (released)
Alex Crean (released)
Marc Bola (released)
Kelechi Nwakali (FC Porto) Loan 
Jeff Reine-Adelaide (Angers)  
Matt Macey (Plymouth) Loan 
Chuba Akpom (PAOOK Salonika)
Joao Virginia (Everton)
Calum Chambers (Fulham) Loan
Lucas Perez (West Ham)

AFC Bournemouth

In
David Brooks (Sheff Utd)
Diego Rico (Leganes)
Jefferson Lerma (Levante)

Out
Baily Cargill (released)
Ryan Allsop (released)
Ollie Harfield (released)
Sam Matthews (released)
Patrick O’Flaherty (released)
Joe Quigley (released) 
Rhoys Wiggins (retired)
Benik Afobe (Wolves)
Max Gradel (Toulouse)
Adam Federici (Stoke)
Mikael Ndjoli (Kilmarnock) Loan
Lewis Grabban (Nott’m Forest)
Sam Surridge (Oldham) Loan
Connor Mahoney (Birmingham City) Loan
Harry Arter (Cardiff City) Loan

Leon Balogun of Brighton (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)

Brighton & Hove Albion

In
Leon Balogun (Mainz)
Joseph Tomlinson (Yeovil)
Florin Andone (Deportivo)
Jason Steele (Sunderland)
Bernardo Fernandes da Silva Junior (RB Leipzig)
Hugo Keto (Arsenal)
David Button (Fulham)
Yves Bissouma (Lille)
Percy Tau (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Alireza Jahanbakhsh (AZ Alkmaar)
Anders Dreyer (Esbjerg)
Billy Arce (Independiente Del Valle)
Leo Skiri Ostigard (Molde)
Peter Gwargis (Jonkopings Sodra IF)
Dan Burn (Wigan Athletic)
Martin Montoya (Valencia)

Out
Uwe Huenemeier (Paderborn)
Steve Sidwell (released)
Jamie Murphy (Rangers)
Bailey Vose (Colchester)
Liam Rosenior (released)
Connor Goldson (Rangers)
Robert Sanchez (Forest Green Rovers) Loan
Ben Hall (Notts County) Loan
Niki Maenpaa (released)
Henrik Bjordal (Zulte Waregem)
Christian Walton (Wigan) Loan 
Steven Alzate (Swindon) Loan 
Ales Mateju (Brescia) Loan
Tom McGill (Worthing) Loan
Sam Baldock (Reading)  
Jordan Maguire-Drew (Wrexham) Loan 
Jiri Skalak (Millwall)
Dan Burn (Wigan Athletic) Loan

Burnley

In
Vinnie Steels (York City)
Ben Gibson (Middlesbrough)
Joe Hart (Man City)
Matej Vydra (Derby County)

Out
Dean Marney (released)
Scott Arfield (Rangers)
Tom Anderson (Doncaster)
Chris Long (released)
Josh Ginnelly (released)
Conor Mitchell (St Johnstone) Loan
Aiden Stone (Lancaster City) Loan

Cardiff City

In
Josh Murphy (Norwich)
Greg Cunningham (Preston)
Alex Smithies (QPR)
Bobby Reid (Bristol City)
Victor Camarasa (Real Betis) Loan
Harry Arter (AFC Bournemouth) Loan

Out
Greg Halford Released
Omar Bogle (Birmingham City) Loan
Lee Camp (Birmingham City)

Mateo Kovacic (Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)

Chelsea

In
Jorginho (Napoli)
Robert Green
Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid) Loan
Kepa Arrizabalaga (Athletic Bilbao)

Out
Mitchell Beeney (released)
Wallace Oliveira (released)
Trevoh Chalobah (Ipswich) Loan
Nathan Baxter (Yeovil) Loan
Reece James (Wigan) Loan
Dujon Sterling (Coventry) Loan
Lewis Baker (Leeds) Loan
Jake Clarke-Salter (Vitesse) Loan
Danilo Pantic (Partizan) Loan
Jonathan Panzo (Monaco)
Eduardo (Vitesse) Loan
Kenedy (Newcastle) Loan
Jhoao Rodriguez (Tenerife) Loan
Jamal Blackman (Leeds) Loan
Todd Kane (Hull) Loan
Mason Mount (Derby) Loan
Jeremie Boga (Sassuolo)
Mario Pasalic (Atalanta) Loan
Nathan (Atletico Mineiro) Loan
Jacob Maddox (Cheltenham Town) Loan
Victorien Angban (Metz) Loan
Kasey Palmer (Blackburn) Loan
Kyle Scott (Telstar) Loan
Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid)

Crystal Palace

In
Vicente Guaita (Getafe)  
Cheikhou Kouyate (West Ham)  
Max Meyer (Schalke)
Jordan Ayew (Swansea) Loan

Out
Diego Cavalieri (released)
Damien Delaney (released)
Lee Chung-yong (released)
Yohan Cabaye (Al Nasr)  
Jaroslaw Jach (Caykur Rizespor) Loan

Everton

In
Richarlison (Watford)
Lucas Digne (Barcelona)
Joao Virginia (Arsenal)
Bernard (Shakhtar Donetsk)
Yerry Mina (Barcelona)
Andre Gomes (Barcelona) Loan

Out
Joel Robles (Real Betis)
Jose Baxter (released)
David Henen (released)
Ramiro Funes Mori (Villarreal)
Wayne Rooney (D.C. United)
Luke Garbutt (Oxford United) Loan
Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray) Loan
Shani Tarashaj (Grasshopper Club Zurich) Loan
Davy Klaassen (Werder Bremen)
Ashley Williams (Stoke City) Loan
Antonee Robinson (Wigan) Loan
Kevin Mirallas (Fiorentina) Loan
Callum Connolly (Wigan Athletic) Loan

Fulham

In
Jean Michael Seri (Nice)  
Maxime Le Marchand (Nice)
Fabricio Agosto Ramirez (Besiktas)
Andre Schurrle (Borussia Dortmund) Loan
Aleksandar Mitrovic (Newcastle United)
Alfie Mawson (Swansea City)
Calum Chambers (Arsenal) Loan
Sergio Rico (Sevilla) Loan
Joe Ryan (Bristol City)
Luciano Vietto (Atletico Madrid) Loan
Timothy Fosu-Mensah (Man Utd) Loan
Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Marseille)

Out
Ryan Fredericks (West Ham)
Stephen Humphrys (Scunthorpe) Loan
Elijah Adebayo (Swindon) Loan
David Button (Brighton)
Tayo Edun (Ipswich Town)

Huddersfield Town

In
Ben Hamer (Leicester)
Terence Kongolo (Monaco)
Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke)
Juninho Bacuna (Groningen)  
Jonas Lossl (Mainz)
Erik Durm (Borussia Dortmund)
Adama Diakhaby (Monaco)
Isaac Mbenza (Montpellier) Loan

Out
Dean Whitehead (retired) 
Robert Green (Chelsea)
Jack Boyle (released)
Denilson Carvalho (released)
Dylan Cogill (released)
Luca Colville (released)
Cameron Taylor (released)
Jack Payne (Bradford City) Loan 
Sean Scannell (Bradford City)
Tareiq Holmes-Dennis (Bristol Rovers)
Tom Ince (Stoke City) £10m
Joel Coleman (Shrewsbury) Loan 
Jordy Hiwula (Coventry City)
Jordan Williams (Barnsley)
Scott Malone (Derby County)
Michael Hefele (Nottingham Forest)

Jonny Evans (Nick Potts/PA via AP)

Leicester City

In
Ricardo Pereira (Porto)
Jonny Evans (West Brom)
James Maddison (Norwich)
Danny Ward (Liverpool)
Rachid Ghezzal (AS Monaco)
Filip Benkovic (Dinamo Zagreb)
Caglar Soyuncu (SC Freiburg)

Out
Robert Huth (released) 
Ben Hamer (Huddersfield)
Elliott Moore (OH Leuven) Loan
Connor Wood (Bradford)  
Riyad Mahrez (Man City)
Harvey Barnes (West Brom) Loan 
Daniel Iverson (Oldham) Loan 
Max Bramley (Telford United) Loan
George Thomas (Scunthorpe United) Loan
Ahmed Musa (Al-Nassr)
Josh Gordon (Walsall)

Liverpool

In
Fabinho (Monaco)
Naby Keita (RB Leipzig)
Xherdan Shaqiri (Stoke City)  
Alisson Becker (AS Roma)

Out
Yan Dhanda (Swansea)
Ovie Ejaria (Rangers) Loan
Emre Can (Juventus)
Jon Flanagan (released)
Adam Bogdan (Hibernian) Loan
Harry Wilson (Derby) Loan 
Paulo Alves (Wolves)
Danny Ward (Leicester)  
Andy Firth (Barrow)  
Ryan Kent (Rangers) Loan
Taiwo Awoniyi (Gent) Loan
Shamal George (Tranmere) Loan
Allan (Frankfurt) Loan
Ben Woodburn (Sheffield United) Loan
Danny Ings (Southampton) Loan

Manchester City

In
Riyad Mahrez (Leicester)
Claudio Gomes (PSG)
Philippe Sandler (PEC Zwolle)
Daniel Arzani (Melbourne City)

Out
Pablo Maffeo (Stuttgart)
Yaya Toure (released)
Angelino (PSV)
Ashley Smith-Brown (Plymouth)
Matt Smith (Twente) Loan
Edward Francis (Almere City) Loan
Manu Garcia Alonso (Toulouse) Loan
Angus Gunn (Southampton)  
Paolo Fernandes (NAC Breda) Loan
Jack Harrison (Leeds United) Loan
Aro Muric (NAC Breda) Loan
Bersant Celina (Swansea City)
Aleix Garcia (Girona) Loan
Tosin Adarabioyo (West Brom) Loan
Joe Hart (Burnley)
Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian) Loan
Lukas Nmecha (Preston North End) Loan

Manchester United

In
Diogo Dalot (Porto)
Fred (Shakhtar)
Lee Grant (Stoke)

Out
Michael Carrick (retired)
Joe Riley (Bradford)
Dean Henderson (Sheff Utd) Loan
Sam Johnstone (West Brom)  
Daley Blind (Ajax)
Matty Willock (St Mirren) Loan
Cameron Borthwick-Jackson (Scunthorpe) Loan 
Joel Pereira (Vitoria Setubal) Loan
Axel Tuanzebe (Aston Villa) Loan
Timothy Fosu-Mensah (Fulham) Loan

Federico Fernandez @NUFC

Newcastle United

In
Martin Dubravka (Sparta Prague)
Ki Sung-Yueng (Swansea)
Kenedy (Chelsea) Loan 
Fabian Schar (Deportivo La Coruna)
Yoshinori Muto (Mainz)
Salomon Rondon (West Brom) Loan
Federico Fernandez (Swansea City)

Out
Massadio Haidara (Lens) 
Stuart Findlay (Kilmarnock)
Mikel Merino (Real Sociedad)
Chancel Mbemba (Porto)
Matz Sels (Strasbourg)
Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham)
Adam Armstrong (Blackburn Rovers)
Dwight Gayle (West Brom) Loan
Ivan Toney (Peterborough United)

Southampton

In
Stuart Armstrong (Celtic)
Mohamed Elyounoussi (Basel)
Angus Gunn (Man City)
Jannik Vestergaard (Borussia Monchengladbach)
Danny Ings (Liverpool) Loan

Out
Olufela Olomola (Scunthorpe)
Jeremy Pied (released)
Florin Gardos (released)
Ollie Cook (released)
Armani Little (released)
Will Wood (released)
Richard Bakary (released)
Dusan Tadic (Ajax)
Stuart Taylor (released)
Guido Carrillo (Leganes) Loan
Ryan Seager (Telstar) Loan
Sofiane Boufal (Celta Vigo) Loan
Jordy Clasie (Feyenoord) Loan

Tottenham Hotspur

Out
Keanan Bennetts (Borussia Monchengladbach)
Anton Walkes (Portsmouth)

Gerard Deulofeu (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

Watford

In
Ben Wilmot (Stevenage)
Gerard Deulofeu (Barcelona)
Marc Navarro (Espanyol)
Adam Masina (Bologna)
Ken Sema (Ostersunds)
Ben Foster (West Brom)
Domingos Quina (West Ham)

Out
Brandon Mason (released)
Costel Pantilimon (Nott’m Forest)
Mauro Zarate (Boca Juniors)
Richarlison (Everton)
Tommie Hoban (Aberdeen) Loan
Nordin Amrabat (Al-Nassr)
Jerome Sinclair (Sunderland) Loan
Randell Williams (Wycombe) Loan
Dodi Lukebakio (Fortuna Dusseldorf) Loan
Harvey Bradbury (Oxford United)  
Daniel Bachmann (Kilmarnock) Loan
Alex Jakubiak (Bristol Rovers) Loan

West Ham United

In
Ryan Fredericks (Fulham)
Issa Diop (Toulouse)
Lukasz Fabianski (Swansea)
Jack Wilshere (Arsenal)
Andriy Yarmolenko (Dortmund)
Fabian Balbuena (Corinthians)
Felipe Anderson (Lazio)
Xande Silva (Vitoria de Guimaraes)
Lucas Perez (Arsenal)
Carlos Sanchez (Fiorentina)

Out
James Collins (released)
Patrice Evra (released)
Ben Wells (QPR)
Reece Burke (Hull)
Marcus Browne (Oxford) Loan 
Cheikhou Kouyate (Crystal Palace)
Sead Haksabanovic (Malaga) Loan
Jordan Hugill (Middlesbrough) Loan
Domingos Quina (Watford)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

In
Benik Afobe (AFC Bournemouth)
Willy Boly (Porto)
Raul Jimenez (Benfica) Loan 
Rui Patricio (Sporting Lisbon)  
Leo Bonatini (Al-Hilal)  
Ruben Vinagre (Monaco)  
Paulo Alves (Liverpool)  
Joao Moutinho (Monaco)
Jonny Castro Otto (Atletico Madrid) Loan
Adama Traore (Middlesbrough)
John Kitolano (Odds Ballklubb)
Leander Dendoncker (Anderlecht) Loan

Out
Jordan Allan
Dan Armstrong
Anthony Breslin
Nicu Carnat
Ross Finnie
Jon Flatt
Conor Levingston
Tomas Nogueira
Hakeem Odoffin
Adam Osbourne
Ryan Rainey
Jose Xavier
Christian Herc (Dunajska Streda) Loan
Aaron Collins (Colchester) Loan
Benik Afobe (Stoke) Loan
Duckens Nazon (STVV)
Sherwin Seedorf (Bradford) Loan
Ben Marshall (Norwich)
Roderick Miranda (Olympiacos) Loan
Prince Oniangue (Caen)
Rafa Mir (Las Palmas) Loan
Carl Ikeme (retired)
Barry Douglas (Leeds)
Ben Goodliffe (Dagenham & Redbridge) Loan

UEFA Nations League: Schedule, how to watch, stream, TV, standings

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UEFA Nations League champions France will not go back-to-back, and Portugal is behind Spain in its bid to return to the throne room, highlighting the odds that a new Nations League winner will be crowned at the end of third edition of the tournament.

England and Wales are no longer top-tier sides after their relegations to UEFA Nations League B. England didn’t win a single one of their six group games (0W-3D-3L) as Gareth Southgate’s side finished bottom of Group 3.

France lost to Denmark and just remained in League A as Austria were relegated, with Croatia pipping the Danes to a place in the semifinal round.

[ MORE: European Nations League hub — Scores, stats ]

Group A4 is the opposite sort of fight, Belgium and the Netherlands have both played very well but the Dutch triumphed down the stretch (thanks to a 1-0 win as Virgil van Dijk scored the lone goal in Amsterdam) to advance to the semifinal round.

UEFA Nations Leagues B, C, and D also have drama built into the final days as Ukraine and Scotland are jockeying for promotion in B1; Russia’s punishment has left B2 promotion open to Israel, Iceland, and Albania. B4 sees Erling Haaland, Martin Odegaard, and Norway fighting to join League A for the next cycle.

There’s also drama as Kazakhstan and Georgia currently lead their League C groups, with Latvia and Estonia in League D’s best spots.


UEFA Nations League live: How to watch, stream links

When: June 1, 2022 – March 26, 2024
How to watch: Fox Sports Live, Fubo TV


UEFA Nations League A, Group 1

Croatia– 4-1-1, 13 pts [ADVANCED]
Denmark — 4-0-2, 12 pts
France — 1-2-3, 5 pts
Austria — 1-1-4, 4 pts [RELEGATED]

Next fixtures

Thursday
France 2-0 Austria
Croatia 2-1 Denmark

Sunday
Denmark 2-0 France
Austria 1-3 Croatia

UEFA Nations League A, Group 2

Portugal — 3-1-1, 10 pts
Spain — 2-2-0, 8 pts
Switzerland — 2-0-3, 6 pts
Czech Republic — 1-1-3, 4 pts

Next fixtures

Saturday
Czech Republic 0-4 Portugal
Spain 1-2 Switzerland

Tuesday
Portugal vs Spain
Switzerland vs Czech Republic

UEFA Nations League A, Group 3

Italy — 3-2-1, 11 pts [ADVANCED]
Hungary — 3-1-2, 10 pts
Germany — 1-4-1, 7 pts
England — 0-3-3, 3 pts [RELEGATED]

Next fixtures

Friday
Italy 1-0 England
Germany 0-1 Hungary

Monday
England 3-3 Germany
Hungary 0-2 Italy

UEFA Nations League A, Group 4

Netherlands — 5-1-0, 16 pts [ADVANCED]
Belgium — 3-1-2, 10 pts
Poland — 2-1-3, 7 pts
Wales — 0-1-5, 1 pt [RELEGATED]

Next fixtures

Thursday
Poland 0-2 Netherlands
Belgium 2-1 Wales

Sunday
Netherlands 1-0 Belgium
Wales 0-1 Poland

USMNT projected starting lineup vs Saudi Arabia

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The USMNT face Saudi Arabia in Murcia, Spain in their final warm-up game before the 2022 World Cup kicks off in November and there are plenty of question marks around their best starting lineup.

Especially at center back and up front.

[ MORE: Player ratings | What we learned | Reaction ]

Following the shocking defeat to Japan (where a 2-0 scoreline in Japan’s favor heavily flattered the USMNT), Gregg Berhalter has plenty to think about as he juggles his roster around ahead of this final audition.

Yes, this final camp before the World Cup has seen the USMNT without six key players (Weah, Steffen, A. Robinson, Carter-Vickers, Richards and Musah) but the most concerning thing is that nobody took the opportunity given to them against Japan. Will anybody step up against Saudi Arabia and cement their spot in the roster, or even the starting lineup?

Below is our projected lineup, plus analysis on what Berhalter should do for the final 90 minutes he has with the team before they kick off their World Cup campaign against Wales on Nov. 21 in Qatar.


USMNT projected starting lineup vs Saudi Arabia (4-3-3)

—– Horvath —–

— Scally — Zimmerman — Palmer-Brown — Dest —

—- Adams —- McKennie —-

—- Reyna —-

— Aaronson — Pepi — Pulisic —


What should Berhalter do?

It’s clear that Gregg Berhalter will make plenty of changes as eight players (six outfield, two goalkeepers) didn’t have any minutes against Japan last time out. That said, he needs key players on this team to find some rhythm playing together less than two months before the World Cup kicks off. This starting lineup should be a mixture between giving players a final chance to impress and letting star players alongside each other as they look to build momentum ahead of the World Cup.

Goalkeepers

Matt Turner proved he’s the undisputed No. 1 as he excelled against Japan (perhaps the only player to leave that game with any credit) and although Zack Steffen is better with the ball at his feet, Turner appears to have the upper-hand. That leaves Ethan Horvath and Sean Johnson to battle it out for the final goalkeeping spot on the roster. Expect them both to get a chance in this game.

Defenders

In defense, Erik Palmer-Brown and Mark McKenzie should both get plenty of minutes to make their final claim for a spot on the roster but it may be a surprise to see them line up together. Perhaps they will have 45 minutes each alongside Zimmerman (a guaranteed starter at CB) to see who fares better as a duo?

At full back Joe Scally should get a run out at right back, while Sergino Dest will likely show off his versatility and play left back. The likes of Dest, and others, need the game time given they’re on the fringes of their starting lineup for their club teams. We now what DeAndre Yedlin can do and he is a leader on this team who is going to Qatar no matter what.

Midfielders

In midfield, I’d start Tyler Adams and Weston McKennie together again. They looked awful against Japan which was very surprising. This duo have to get some kind of partnership going and 60 minutes together here could see things click back into place for them. We know what Luca de la Torre and Kellyn Acosta offer, while Johnny Cardoso and Malik Tillman could both get another, longer, chance to push for a spot on the roster.

Forwards

Gio Reyna playing in a central role as a No. 10 should be something Berhalter prioritizes, while Christian Pulisic is fit and will start (according to Berhalter) so he should start on the left and Brenden Aaronson should start on the right. Getting Aaronson, Reyna and Pulisic used to playing together and interchanging is something that has to be done.

Up top, Berhalter has confirmed that Ricardo Pepi will get his chance to start and his physicality and speed should combine very well with the trio underneath him. Expect Josh Sargent to get a good chunk of minutes too, while Jesus Ferreira is the other option up top but maybe we could see Pulisic or Reyna playing up there as a false nine at some point of the game?

Ranking the 2022 World Cup kits

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With the 2022 World Cup fast approaching, plenty of World Cup kits are starting to be released and there are some intriguing looks.

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From Mexico’s snazzy away number to Germany going for a solid new look for their home kit and Puma rolling out a very specific and similar look for their national teams, just like they did for their club teams on their away kits, there is a lot to unpack here.

When November rolls around and the World Cup kicks off, which one of these jerseys will you be wearing with pride? And which one will you be wearing because it looks really cool?

Below is our rankings of the World Cup kits which have been released.


Ranking the 2022 World Cup kits

1. Mexico

This is a lovely away kit and will become a classic. Expect these beauties to fly off the shelves and be a jersey that neutrals love just as much as El Tri fans. The home kit is very decent too.


2. Portugal

Absolutely sensational work. The home kit is unique enough but still sticks to Portugal’s bold colors, while the away kit is a classic too.


3. Poland

Oh, wow. This is absolutely beautiful. The away shirt is majestic and the home shirt is classic but with some intriguing detail on the sleeves. Nicely done.


4. Japan

Well, this is another classic. Japan’s home kit is inspired by anime and the design is bold and recognizable. The away kit is fantastic too, especially the long-sleeved version.


5. France

The home and away kits are both lovely and the colors just work together. Well done.


6. Argentina

The home kit is classic. You can’t really mess up the blue and white stripes. Again, another lovely away kit. The purple is perfect and this just looks slick and silky. Much like Lionel Messi’s footwork.


7. Wales

These are beautiful. The right color red on the home shirt and just enough going on without overdoing it. The away shirt is also bold and the collar is lovely. Well done.


8. Brazil

Home kit looks like a classic and the away shirt is pretty decent too, but some people may not like the funky print on the shoulders.


9. England

The blue panels on the home kit are a bit meh but the away kit is a retro beauty.


10. Croatia

They kind of ruined a classic with the home kit. It’s still cool but only having the checkered design on part of the home shirt is weird. The away kit is majestic.


11. Saudi Arabia

Pretty nice designs here. They could have gone with the plain white for the home and plain green for the away, but the snazzy designs work. Especially for the away kit.


12. Netherlands

The home shirt looks kind of velvety? Not the usual bright orange, which will upset some. The blue away kit is sleek and the real winner here.


13. Senegal

This is the best of the Puma jerseys, as Senegal’s away kit is very distinctive and the green is lovely. This big panel on the middle of the kit is something we will get used to seeing a lot of during the World Cup.


14. Ghana

Again, another Puma away kit but this Ghana shirt has plenty of personality.


15. Germany

This is fine. Expect a bit better from Die Mannschaft and it feels like they should have an all white jersey for their home kit.


16. Qatar

The hosts have a simple, clean look. The away shirt has a nice golden pattern on it. Not bad.


17. USA

The home shirt has not been received well by fans, and some players, for being too boring. But the away shirt is pretty nice.


18. Morocco

A bit plain, but like the collar and sleeve trims and the circular pattern around the middle is very cool.


19. Spain

Eh, this could have been so much better. Spain’s home kit looks bland and the away kit is just too much with that pattern.


20. Australia

Not quite sure what to make of this. The same velvety style as the Netherlands home shirt on Australia’s home shirt. Just doesn’t work. The away kit is also just very bland.


21. Belgium

These home kits are just a little too plain and the flame pattern on the shoulder isn’t great and looks like a shirt I’d wear to my midweek bowling league. A missed opportunity. The same applies for the away kit. Belgium’s golden generation won’t look golden this World Cup.


22. Uruguay

Again, another Puma away kit which looks very similar. Uruguay’s iconic sky blue could have been used a lot better on this away shirt.


23. Serbia

Lovely gold in the design and makes the white away kit pop a little.


24. Switzerland

Just very bland. Not a lot going on and the panel in the middle is just a bit of an eyesore.

World Cup 2022 rankings: Who are the favorites?

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With less than two months to go until it all kicks off, it is time to update and release the latest 2022 World Cup rankings.

[ MORE: USMNT react to Japan defeat ]

There are a few clear favorites to win the trophy in Qatar but some of the giants have been handed tougher group stage draws than others which will obviously impact their chances of lifting the famous trophy.

Given that some of the favorites have also been struggling in recent Nations League games and friendlies with plenty of heavy defeats and strange results, there remains no real frontrunner to win the tournament. That is great news for neutrals.

[ MORE: Full schedule for World Cup ]

Keep an eye out on a few underdogs too, as there are some real opportunities which have opened up depending on what side of the bracket you’re on.

We will updates these rankings before and during the tournament in Qatar, which takes place from November 21 to December 18, 2022.

[ MORE: Betting odds for 2022 World Cup ]

Let us know what you think of the rankings below.


Schedule, start time, dates, how to watch live

When: November 20, 2022 to December 18, 2022
Group stage game kick off times: 5am, 8am, 11am, 2pm (all ET)
Location: Qatar
TV channel in EnglishFox
TV channel in Spanish: Telemundo, Universo, Peacock


World Cup Rankings – September 26, 2022

32. Tunisia – Down 1
31. Qatar – Down 4
30. Australia – Up 2
29. Ghana – Even
28. Cameroon – Down 3


27. Saudi Arabia – Up 1
26. Costa Rica – Up 4
25. Wales – Down 5
24. Iran – Even
23. Ecuador – Down 5


22. Morocco – Even
21. Canada – Up 2
20. USA – Down 4
19. Japan – Up 7
18. Poland – Up 3


17. Mexico – Up 2
16. South Korea – Down 1
15. Uruguay – Down 5
14. Serbia – Up 3
13. Senegal – Down 1


12. Switzerland – Up 1
11. Croatia – Up 3
10. Denmark – Up 1
9. England – Down 3
8. Germany – Down 3
7. Spain – Even


6. Netherlands – Up 3
5. Portugal – Up 3
4. France – Even
3. Belgium – Down 1
2. Argentina – Up 1
1. Brazil – Even