AEK’s roster for the UEFA Europa League
AEK announced their list of player to UEFA that will compete in the upcoming Europa League group stages.
In this year’s UEFA Europa League group stages, AEK will matchup against Rijeka, AC Milan, and Austria Wien with the Enosis’ first group match scheduled for Thursday September 14th away to Rijeka.
Earlier this week, the Kitrinomavri announced their 23-man UEFA roster for the upcoming Europa League matches. There were no surprises in Manolo Jimenez's picks and to the delight of the AEK fans, Swede international Jacob Johansson was included in the roster. There were worries that Johansson would not be registered on the UEFA List due to the fact that he has not renewed his contract with AEK.
Included on the list where deadline day signings Sergio Araujo and Panagiotis Kone. The injured Barkas and Lambropoulos were not included on the list along with Vinicius (for tactical reasons). In addition to the 23-man roster, five B-squad players were also included.
Below is AEK’s full UEFA player list.
Goalkeepers: Anestis, Tsintotas, Ntounis (B squad)
Defenders: Bakakis, Lopes, Vranjes, Galo, Cosic, Chygrynskiy, Tzanetopoulos, Giannoutsos (B squad)
MIdfielders: Ajdarevic, Christodoulopoulos, Simoes, Johansson, Mantalos, Kone, Galanopoulos, Rodriguez, Traustason, Bampis (B squad), Vlachomitros (B squad), Giousis (B squad)
Forwards: Giakoumakis, Livaja, Bakasetas, Araujo, Klonaridis, Antoniou (B squad)