Chelsea’s Cesar Azpilicueta just became the eighth Spanish player to make 200 Premier League appearances. But who are the other seven and how many appearances do the hold under their names? Here are the top 8 Spanish players with more Premier League appearances.
8. Cesar Azpilicueta: 200 appearances
Last weekend, Cesar Azpilicueta made his 200th Premier League appearance as Chelsea beat 2-1 Newcastle United. By doing so, Azpi became the eighth Spanish player to make 200 Premier League appearances. Through the four seasons at the Bridge, Cesar has won two LEague titles.
7. Fernando Torres: 212 appearances
Fernando Torres spent most of his career in Spain’s Atletico Madrid. But on different occasions, Torres played four years in Liverpool and 5 others in Chelsea. In total, Fernando made 212 appearances in England. But there’s no Premier League title under his name.
6. Juan Mata: 223 appearances
Juan Mata played three seasons in Chelsea, making 82 appearances before joining Manchester United in 2014. He has already made 141 appearances for the Red Devils. In total, Juan Mata has appeared in 223 Premier League games.
5. David De Gea: 239 appearances
David De Gea has exposed himself as the best goalkeeper in the world since joining Manchester United in 2011. The Spanish shot-stopper has already made 239 appearances in the Premier League under Manchester United.