How to say Premier League players' names correctly

By Munir Sulaiman 21 Nov 2023

Have you been saying them wrong all along? The stars themselves tell us how to PROPERLY pronounce their names

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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

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