World Cup 2018: England players play less than Spain & France

England’s World Cup players played less club football this season than their Spain, France and Brazil counterparts.

Received wisdom suggests players in the Premier League play more than other major leagues, but Gareth Southgate’s squad have played the fourth most minutes of all the nations to qualify for the finals in Russia.

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