The top-flight starts with a two-week winter break at the conclusion of this weekend’s Premier League games.
But some of the players involved on Saturday have already left for some mid-season sun, including Manchester United captain Harry Maguire and his teammate Marcus Rashford.
The 8.40 p.m. flight from Manchester to Dubai on Saturday evening was packed with some of Prem’s biggest stars, eager to find themselves in the warmer climate.
Joining Maguire was his partner Fern Hawkins, but once the gentleman it was the centre-back who kept two suitcases of luggage behind him, while Fern walked freely.
Maguire races to Manchester airport after United beat West Ham 1-0 at Old Trafford, thanks to a last-gasp Rashford winner.
And Rashford also became increasingly heated at the airport after his heroics with his wits and girlfriend Lucia Loi.
Diogo Dalot also joined his Manchester United colleagues on a flight to Dubai, and was pictured with a big grin on his face in anticipation of a decent earning.
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Premier League halts for only two weeks, but Dalot will set up a home away from home with all three content Vishal The suitcase was seen pushing.
The Portuguese right-back was also accompanied by girlfriend Claudia Lopes.
But it was not just Manchester United who were well represented in flight out of the country.
England stars Jordan Pickford and Tyrone Mings were seen together at the airport, on opposite sides of the pitch earlier in the day.
Mings defeated Pickford after Aston Villa beat Everton 1–0 at Goodison Park.
Pickford was joined by wife Megan Davison as the couple checked in before their break in the sun.
Villa talisman John McGuin also made the short jump from Manchester to Liverpool after the game to board the evening flight.
And finally Newcastle new boy Chris Wood completes the list of departing Premier League stars, helping his new side win a 1-0 win at Leeds earlier in the day.
The striker was signed to Eddie Howe’s relegation rivals Burnley for £25m earlier this month.
With no love fixtures from today until February 5, players have plenty of time to rest and recuperate before a busy run-in until the end of the season.
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