The notion that the Premier League is the best division in the world is one that has been generally considered by the majority of footballing supports for years now. 

England's top flight fixtures are watched by millions worldwide and players flock from all corners of the globe to play on English shores. No other country in the world can boast the Premier League's passion, pace or tradition.

La Liga's big boys, Real Madrid and Barcelona, can trounce any team below them 5-0 on a regular day at the office, but the enjoyment from the Premier League surrounds the idea of being able to watch underdogs go to Old Trafford to grind out a 0-0 draw. 

Germany's Bundesliga is emerging as a new force in European football with the current Champions League title in the hands of Bayern Munich, and of course you cannot completely overlook La liga, as they boast two of the best teams in the world. However the strength and depth of the Premier League is one that cannot be rivalled.

Every season the race to the Premier League title guarantees shocks, surprises, tears and controversy. It has been years since any other team than Barcelona or Real Madrid clinched La Liga's top spot and although they are undoubtedly two spectacular sides, every season it is a two horse face and the rest of the Spanish league seems to be lacking.

El Clasico promises to be a fantastic showdown between Barcelona an Real Madrid every season, however with so much power at the top half of the table in the Premier League, there remains must see clashes nearly every weekend.

England's elite division can boast five or more strong contenders for the title every season and even the relegation fight is the most exciting of all the leagues around the world.

Premier League clubs have now spent almost £3billion in transfer fees since 2008 – a figure that dwarfs the sums spent in every other major European league.

Such expenditure has seen world class names grace the Premier League and, when it comes to elite players in elite teams, some of the best football in the world is being played in England.

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