After the first international break of the season, Premier League clubs are back in action this weekend after two weeks off.
An extensive set of qualifying fixtures and friendlies took place, with players from ‘top six’ clubs travelling across the world to represent their country.
But which sides have players travelling the furthest, and who tends to perform well following the international break? Sportsmail takes a look at all ‘top six’ clubs…
Manchester City’s squad travelled the furthest in the first international break of the season
A graphic showing the post-international break record and distance covered of top six clubs
- International break air miles = 56,333
- Post international break performance (last 10), average points per game = 2.6 (1st)
Champions Manchester City have the best record of any top six club after the international break, and yet on this occasion they have racked up over 8,000 miles more than second on the list Tottenham.
Unsurprisingly therefore, it is a City player who leads the way in individual miles: Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo played against Argentina and Honduras, before returning to Manchester, a total…