The Travel Agent - International Break

As you ponder your final FPL transfers heading into game week 9, isn't it worth considering the number of travel miles currently on key targets? Yes, we know all about the injuries and the playing time. But how many movies did Alexis Sanchez really have time to watch during his World Cup qualification tour? (Fact: He could've watched There Will Be Blood upwards of thirteen times.) Our Google Map research results are below. Sorry if we skipped a few of the players on your wish list—we missed most of the home nations, along with many of the traveling African and Asian players.

Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium) • 2,743 miles traveled
First leg: 1,128 miles • The Etihad to Andorra • 90' plus 1 goal vs Andorra
Second leg: 1,170 miles • Andorra to Brussels • 90' plus 1 goal vs Israel
Third leg: 445 miles • Brussels to the Etihad • Saturday home to Bournemouth
Other key players for Belgium: Hazard (169' plus 2 goals) • Lukaku (65') • Kompany (58') • Vertonghen (180') • Alderweireld (180') • Mignolet (180') • Fellaini (66')

Graziano Pellè (Italy) • 7,071 miles traveled
First leg: 2,967 miles • St. Mary's to Azerbaijan • 90' vs Azerbaijan
Second leg: 2,869 miles • Azerbaijan to Rome • 90' plus 1 goal vs Norway
Third leg: 1,235 miles • Rome to St. Mary's • Saturday home to Leicester City
Other key players for Italy: Darmian (180' plus 1 goal)

Alexis Sanchez (Chile) • 34 hours and 25 minutes total flight time
First leg: 16:40:00 flight time • The Emirates to Santiago • 90' plus 1 goal vs Brazil
Second leg: 03:40:00 flight time • Santiago to Lima • 90' plus 2 goals vs Peru
Third leg: 14:05:00 flight time • Lima to the Emirates • Saturday away to Watford
Other key players for Chile: n/a

Jamie Vardy (England) • 2,816 miles traveled
First leg: 97 miles • King Power Stadium to Wembley • 7' vs Estonia
Second leg: 1,316 miles • Wembley to Lithuania • 90' vs Lithuania
Third leg: 1,403 miles • Lithuania to King Power Stadium • Saturday away to Southampton
Other key players for England: Barkley (161' plus 1 goal) • Walcott (83' plus 1 goal) • Sterling (90' plus 1 goal) • Oxlade-Chamberlin (107' plus 1 goal) • Kane (149') • Jagielka (90') • Clyne (90') • Smalling (90') • Cahill (90') • Ings (31' plus injury) • Milner (90') • Shelvey (90') • Jones (90') • Walker (90') • Bertrand (90') • Lallana (140') • Alli (25') • Townsend (17') • Gibbs (90') • Hart (90') • Butland (90')

Yohan Cabaye (France) • 2,726 miles traveled
First leg: 857 miles • Selhurst Park to Nice • 77' plus 1 goal vs Armenia
Second leg: 1,091 miles • Nice to Copenhagen • 2' vs Denmark
Third leg: 778 miles • Copenhagen to Selhurst Park • Saturday home to West Ham
Other key players for France: Martial (151') • Giroud (83' plus 2 goals) • Schneiderlin (117') • Zouma (45') • Lloris • Sagna • Sissoko • Mangala

Aleksander Kolarov (Serbia) • 3,739 miles traveled
First leg: 1,793 miles • The Etihad to Albania • 90' plus 1 goal vs Albania
Second leg: 428 miles • Albania to Belgrade • 77' plus red card and injury vs Portugal
Third leg: 1,518 miles • Belgrade to the Etihad • Saturday home to Bournemouth
Other key players for Serbia: Matic (171' plus red card) • Tadic (144') • Mitrovic (175') • Ivanovic (65')

Nicolas Otemendi (Argentina) • 46 hours and 35 minutes total flight time
First leg: 17:30:00 flight time • The Etihad to Buenos Aires • 90' vs Equador
Second leg: 11:35:00 flight time • Buenos Aires to Paraguay • 90' vs Paraguay
Third leg: 17:30:00 flight time •Paraguay to the Etihad • Saturday home to Bournemouth
Other key players for Argentina: Agüero (24' plus injury) • Zabaleta (90') • Lamela (22')

Cesc Fabregas (Spain) • 4,515 miles traveled
First leg: 888 miles • Stamford Bridge to Logrono • 90' vs Luxembourg
Second leg: 428 miles • Logrono to Kiev • 64' vs Ukraine
Third leg: 1,518 miles • Kiev to Stamford Bridge • Saturday home to Aston Villa
Other key players for Spain: Mata (107') • Cazorla (90' plus 1 goal) • Silva (10' plus injury) • De Gea (90') • Pedro (77') • Azpilicueta (90')

Jose Fonte (Portugal) • 4,332 miles traveled
First leg: 1,121 miles • St. Mary's to Braga • 1' vs Denmark
Second leg: 1,838 miles • Braga to Belgrade • 90' vs Serbia
Third leg: 1,373 miles • Belgrade to St. Mary's • Saturday home to Leicester City
Other key players for Portugal: Cedric (90')