Since it’s inception in 1992, the Premier League has played host to some of the world’s most talented footballers.
From David Beckham to Gianfranco Zola, Dennis Berkamp to Cristiano Ronaldo, England’s top flight has witnessed numerous world class players.
However, over the years, some of the best in the world just couldn’t be tempted to ply their trade on these shores, but who’s the best?
Here, GiveMeSport take a look at the top eight players of the 1990’s and beyond, who failed to appear in the Premier League before the end of their illustrious careers.
Note, only those who have stopped playing are included on this list as there's still time for the likes of Lionel Messi to make the jump.
Have we missed anyone out? Leave your comments below and tell us your top eight.