The language of football is global and so is the Premier League, currently represented by 65 different nations.
So perhaps it’s time for you to learn how to pronounce some players names as they were meant to be said. Who better to give you the correct pronunciation than the players themselves?
The video below shows a selection of players and managers and, to help, we have provided a phonetic guide as well.
Be honest… How many have you been saying wrong all this time?
Here’s a selection of names to try to pronounce:
Dominik Szoboszlai – Do-min-ik Sob-oss-lye
Mykhalio Mudryk – Me-kyle-o Moo-drick
Joao Palhinha – Joo-wow Pow-lee-nia
Sasa Kalajdzic – Sasha Ka-liez-itch
Kevin De Bruyne – Kev-in De Bruh-ner
Bryan Mbeumo – Bry-an Ber-mo
Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes – Bru-no Mig-el borj Fer-nanj
Nayef Aguerd – Nye-ef Agg-erd
Illia Zabarnyi – Ill-iya Za-bar-ney
Chiedozie Ogbene – Chi-do-zay Og-ben-eh
Karou Mitoma – Kar Me-toe-ma
Alejandro Garnacho – Al-handro har-na-cho
Tomas Soucek – Tomaj So-check
Caoimhin Kelleher – Kee-veen Kell-le-her
Yasser Larouci – Yes-are La-roos