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Which Afcon team has most of the Prem stars playing for them like Salah, Bailly and Zaha preparing for the big game in Cameroon?

AFCON kicks off today with Africa’s best players set to battle to bring continental glory to their nations.

The league has star quality, with a lot of Premier League talent coming to Cameroon.

Sadio Mane and Mo Salah in Afcon

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Sadio Mane and Mo Salah in AfconCredit: Reuters
Riyad Mahrez will act for his country

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Riyad Mahrez will act for his countryCredit: Getty

In fact, 34 Prem stars were called to participate.

They include superstars like Sadio Mane, Mo Salah, Riyad Mahrez and Edouard Mendy.

Arsenal have the most players called up by countries.

The Gunners will feature Thomas Partey, Mohamed Elneny, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe and youngster Omar Rekik in Cameroon.

Leicester and Watford both have four players each in Cameroon – while Liverpool and Crystal Palace have received three calls each.

Host Cameroon hosts Burkina Faso in the opening match this afternoon.

Aston Villa Burkinabe star Bertrand Traore will be the only Premier League player involved.

Only Norwich, Leeds and Newcastle are without a player in the league – although Spurs’ only call-up is currently on loan.

Here, SunSport will present you with the complete list of Prem calls.

ARSENAL

Thomas Partey (Ghana

Mohamed Elneny (Egypt)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon)

Nicolas Pepe (Ivory Coast)

Omar Rekik (Tunisia)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return to activities

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return to activitiesCredit: AFP
Nicolas Pepe is on the hunt for glory with Ivory Coast

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Nicolas Pepe is on the hunt for glory with Ivory CoastCredit: AFP or licensors

ASTON VILLA

Mahmoud Trezeguet (Egypt)

Bertrand Traore (Burkina Faso)

BRENTFORD

Frank Onyeka (Nigeria)

BRIGHTON

Yves Bissouma (Mali)

Ulrick Eneme Ella (Gabon)

BURNLEY

Maxwell Cornet (Ivory Coast)

CHELSEA

Edouard Mendy (Senegal)

Edouard Mendy is part of the stacked Senegal team

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Edouard Mendy is part of the stacked Senegal teamCredit: AFP
Wilfried Zaha with Ivory Coast

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Wilfried Zaha with Ivory CoastCredit: AFP – Getty

CRYSTAL PALACE

Cheikhou Kouyate (Senegal)

Jordan Ayew (Ghana)

Wilfried Zaha (Ivory Coast)

EVERTON

Alex Iwobi (Nigeria)

LEICESTER

Daniel Amartey (Ghana

Nampalys Mendy (Senegal)

Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria)

Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria)

Kelechi Iheanacho has a lot of experience with Nigeria

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Kelechi Iheanacho has a lot of experience with NigeriaCredit: Getty – Contributor
Wilfred Ndidi played for the Super Eagles at the World Cup

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Wilfred Ndidi played for the Super Eagles at the World CupCredit: Reuters

LIVERPOOL

Mohamed Salah (Egypt)

Naby Keita (Guinea)

Sadio Mane (Senegal)

MANCHESTER CITY

Riyad Mahrez (Algeria)

MANCHESTER UNITED

Eric Bailly (Ivory Coast)

Hannibal Mejbri (Tunisia)

Eric Bailly will be behind for Ivory Coast

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Eric Bailly will be behind for Ivory CoastCredit: Getty
Red Devils fans will be excited to see Hannibal in action

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Red Devils fans will be excited to see Hannibal in actionCredit: AFP

SOUTHAMPTON

Moussa Djenepo (Mali)

TOTTENHAM

Pape Matar Sarr (Senegal)

WATFORD

William Troost-Ekong (Nigeria)

Adam Masina (Morocco)

Imran Louza (Morocco)

Ismaila Sarr (Senegal)

Ismaila Sarr was part of the devastating attack on Senegal

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Ismaila Sarr was part of the devastating attack on SenegalCredit: Getty – Contributor
William Troost-Ekong has extensive experience with Nigeria

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William Troost-Ekong has extensive experience with NigeriaCredit: Getty Images – Getty

West Ham

Benrahma says (Algeria)

WOLVERHAMPTON

Romain Saiss (Morocco)

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