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The case of European footballers

Ahead of each season, football clubs look to sign new players — many of whom come from countries across Europe. Atisha Ghosh explores this market and the migration of international players.

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The Premier League — made up of 20 clubs — is the top level of football in England. The league has the largest proportion of foreign players of any European league, at nearly 70% in 2017. These international players can be considered economic migrants, like workers in other sectors of the economy who move country for work opportunities.

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