Since the beginning of the Premier League era, some of the world's greatest stars have featured in England's elite division.

But, which players can be classed as geniuses? And, what even makes a footballing genius? 

I guess having that little extra something, able to produce a remarkable piece of skill and having the potential to score a magical goal certainly goes some way to making a genius on the field of play.

There are many stars who came close to making this list, but just missed the cut. The likes of Gareth Bale, Didier Drogba and Paul Scholes can certainly be called geniuses in their own right.

But, the following 10 are true footballing geniuses.

Who would you add to this 10? Comment below with your list of Premier League geniuses.

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