Players Who Will Miss Out On The Champions League Because They Switched Clubs

We all thought the lure to play in the Champions League was hard to resist but these players have shown otherwise.

1. N’Golo Kante

The French midfielder enjoyed a formidable debut season in the Premier League. He was pivotal in the Foxes’ title charge and was named in the PFA Team Of The Season. He also played a part as France made their way to the finals of the European Championship.

It was rumored he wanted a move away from the Premier League champions and he has finally had his way. In a transfer taking him to West London, Leicester will receive around £ 30 million from Chelsea for the energetic midfielder’s services.

His move comes at a cost though, Chelsea endured a horrendous 2015/16 season and will play no part in European football. Kante will have to wait a bit longer for his Champions League debut.

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2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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The big Swede had a very productive season for PSG. He once again finished as top scorer for his club as he led them to another League title. Ibrahimovic refused to renew his contract with the Paris outfit and signed for Manchester United on a free transfer. Zlatan has played Champions League football since 2004 but will have to settle for the Europa League this time around.

3.Henrikh Mkhitaryan

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The Armenian finished with the most assists in the Bundesliga last season. He scored 23 goals in the process as Dortmund finished second behind Bayern Munich. His performances did not go unnoticed and Jose Mourinho quickly moved to secure the services of the gifted playmaker. Mkhitaryan will miss out on Champions League however with United finishing outside the Champions League places last season.

4.Pierre-Emille Hojbjerg

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Hojbjerg spent four seasons at Bayern Munich amassing 61 appearances in the process. He was not able to nail down a starting spot in Munich and spent his last season on loan at Schalke 04. He has secured a move to Southampton in search of first team football and will miss out on Champions League football in the 2016/17 season

5. Eric Bailly

Bailly was Mourinho’s fisrt signing after he took over the reigns as Manchester United boss. Strength and a physical presence are his strongest quality and he will be an important part of Mourinho’s attempt to help United claim the Premier League title. He is yet to taste Champions League football from his time in Spain with Villareal and the will have to wait a bit longer. Villareal are in the play-offs for a place in the group stage of the Champions League

6.Ever Banega

Banega was an integral part of Unai Emery’s side that conquered the Europa League for a third consecutive time. However after three seasons, he has moved to Inter. Roberto Mancini’s men narrowly missed out on the Champions League places and now the Argentine must make do with being absent from the showpiece event.

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