‘Mr Arsenal’ is up there with Top Gunners

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Tony Adams is the latest player to be named in the Arsenal 'dream team', as voted for by fans.

The England international was skipper at Highbury for 14 years, lifting four league titles, three FA Cups and a UEFA Cup Winners' Cup whilst playing as centre back in north London.

Part of the Gunners' famous defence formed in the late 80s and early 90s, Adams joins David Seaman, Lee Dixon and Nigel Winterburn in the team of players selected by 12,000 fans on the official Arsenal website.

Known as 'Mr Arsenal', George Graham once described the player as 'my colossus', whilst Arsene Wenger would call the player 'a professor of defence' when the two worked together.


Current club captain Cesc Fabregas has also paid tribute to the player, who made 669 appearances for the north Londoners and scored 48 goals, most famously in-front of the north bank to help secure the title against Everton back in 1998.

“I never really saw him play because I was too young but from what people say he was amazing and everybody says amazing things about him," said Fabregas.

"Hopefully one day - not so much be like him, because I like to be my own player and person - but of course I want to achieve the things that he achieved.”

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