This season's UEFA Europa League pacesetters

Who are the top scorers and most experienced campaigners in the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League, and what are this season's footballing colours? UEFA.com reveals all.

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has scored the most UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League goals of this season's contenders
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has scored the most UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League goals of this season's contenders ©Getty Images

UEFA.com picks out some key stats about the clubs and teams involved in this season's UEFA Europa League.

Most UEFA club competition appearances
140: Darijo Srna (Shakhtar)

Most UEFA club competition goals
51: Zlatan Ibrahimović (Manchester United)

Most UEFA club competition games as a coach
214: Mircea Lucescu (Zenit)

Most UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League appearances
51: Raúl García (Athletic)

Most UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League goals
29: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Schalke)

Athletic coach Ernesto Valverde
Athletic coach Ernesto Valverde©AFP/Getty Images

Most UEFA UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League matches as a coach
55: Ernesto Valverde (Athletic)

Top scorers in qualifying (group stage contenders only)
5: Theo Weeks (Qäbälä) – from eight games
5: Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo) – from four games
5: Kalifa Coulibaly (Gent) – from three games
5: David McMillan (Dundalk) – from six games, all UEFA Champions League

Oldest registered player
39: Francesco Totti (Roma)

Oldest coach
71: Mircea Lucescu (Zenit)

Youngest coach
35: Yannick Ferrera (Standard)

Clubs by association
21: nations represented

Anderlecht are one of four Belgian sides involved
Anderlecht are one of four Belgian sides involved©AFP/Getty Images

4: Belgium (Anderlecht, Genk, Gent, Standard), Italy (Fiorentina, Internazionale, Roma, Sassuolo)
3: Austria (Austria Wien, Rapid Wien, Salzburg), Czech Republic (Liberec, Plzeň, Sparta), Greece (Olympiacos, Panathinaikos, PAOK), Netherlands (Ajax, AZ, Feyenoord), Spain (Athletic, Celta, Villarreal), Turkey (Fenerbahçe, Konyaspor, Osmanlıspor)
2: Azerbaijan (Qäbälä, Qarabağ), England (Manchester United, Southampton), France (Nice, St-Étienne), Germany (Mainz, Schalke), Israel (Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Maccabi Tel-Aviv), Romania (Astra, Steaua), Russia (Krasnodar, Zenit), Switzerland (Young Boys, Zürich), Ukraine (Shakhtar, Zorya)
1: Cyprus (APOEL), Kazakhstan (Astana), Portugal (Braga), Republic of Ireland (Dundalk)

Players by nationality
86: nationalities involved

The Netherlands has the most group stage players
The Netherlands has the most group stage players©Getty Images

99: Netherlands
95: France
75: Spain
64: Belgium
58: Brazil, Italy
56: Czech Republic
55: Austria
47: Romania
42: Israel
39: Turkey
37: Greece, Switzerland, Ukraine
35: Germany
32: Azerbaijan
29: Russia, Serbia
28: Argentina
26: Portugal
23: Kazakhstan, Republic of Ireland
22: England
18: Croatia
16: Nigeria
14: Bosnia and Herzegovina
13: Denmark, Ghana, Sweden
11: Slovakia
10: Colombia, Senegal
8: Cyprus, Ivory Coast
7: Japan
6: Cameroon, Norway
5: Belarus, Poland, Slovenia, Uruguay
4: Albania, Bulgaria, Chile, Mali, Montenegro
3: Morocco, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Iceland, Northern Ireland
2: Algeria, Armenia, Burkina Faso, Congo, DR Congo, Egypt, Finland, Hungary, Kosovo, Mexico, Paraguay, South Africa
1: Australia, Ecuador, Estonia, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Iran, Jamaica, Korea Republic, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Peru, Scotland, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Wales, Zimbabwe

Shakhtar are the only black and orange side involved
Shakhtar are the only black and orange side involved©AFP/Getty Images

Clubs by colour
Black, white or black-and-white: Astra, Dundalk, PAOK, Qarabağ, Salzburg, Zorya, Zürich
Mainly yellow: APOEL, Villarreal, Astana, Fenerbahçe, Young Boys
Orange and black: Shakhtar
Mainly green: Konyaspor, Krasnodar, Panathinaikos, Rapid Wien, Sassuolo, St-Étienne
Mainly red: Ajax, Athletic, AZ, Beer-Sheva, Braga, Feyenoord, Mainz, Manchester United, Nice, Olympiacos, Qäbälä, Roma, Southampton, Sparta, Standard
Red and blue: Viktoria Plzeň, Steaua
Mainly purple: Anderlecht, Austria Wien, Fiorentina, Osmanlıspor
Mainly blue: Celta, Genk, Gent, Internazionale, Maccabi Tel-Aviv , Slovan, Schalke, Zenit

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