Roy Keane, Frank Lampard, Paul Scholes in best 14 Premier League players ever – Part 4

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  • Roy Keane, Frank Lampard, Paul Scholes in best 14 Premier League players ever – Part 4

Roy Keane, Frank Lampard, Paul Scholes in best 14 Premier League players ever – Part 4

During his entire career as a footballer, David Ginola played for many Premier League clubs namely Aston Villa, Everton, Newcastle and Tottenham Hotspur. His league appearances sum up to 195, with a total score of 22 goals. He was often said to have a magic touch to the game, beating many players on the way before kicking in a goal.

12. Roy Keane

Roy Maurice Keane is a retired Irish football player and a current manager of Ipswich Town FC. In his almost 2 decade-long football career, Keane has been a dominating central midfielder without the slightest shadow of doubt. He has played for a number of clubs, out of which the Premier League ones are Nottingham Forest and Manchester United.

He made a total of 366 Premier League appearances and scored 39 goals. Indeed, he is remembered as the best captain in the Manchester United history, captaining the club from 1997 to 2005. Roy is held in the highest regard by many Manchester United fans.

13. Frank Lampard

English football Frank James Lampard was born in June, 1978. He currently plays in the position of an attacking midfielder for Chelsea FC as well as the England national team. The vice-captain of Chelsea is regarded as one of the finest English born football players in the history of the game. He began his professional career at West Ham United and soon planted himself on the firm grounds of brilliance.

He has played for the Premier League clubs including Chelsea and West Ham. He has appeared 480 times for the Premier League competitions and scored an astounding number of 131 goals. He may not be the best gifted player around, but he surely has the tremendous number of medals to match.

14. Paul Scholes

English professional footballer Paul Scholes is currently playing for Manchester United as a midfielder. Having dedicated his entire professional football career to the Red Devils, Paul has earned the honourable title of one-club man. Scholes has many laurels to his name, mainly 9 Premier League medals and a second UEFA Champions League. He has made 463 appearances for the league so far, including the fabulous 102 goals.

About the extraordinary player, Xavi Hernandez stated, “A role model. For me – and I really mean this – he's the best central midfielder I've seen in the last 15, 20 years. I've spoken to Xabi Alonso about him. He's spectacular, he has it all: the last pass, goals, he's strong, he doesn't lose the ball, vision.”

 

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