10 greatest stars never to have played in the Premier League (1)

Published 13 Comments

Football News

Having enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence following its creation back in 1992, the Premier League has developed into arguably the best football division in the world.

Although it is often renowned across the globe for its quick pace and uncompromising physicality, the English top-flight has also boasted a number of mesmerising and highly-accomplished attacking talents.

Yet, despite the Premier League's lofty reputation, an enormous proportion of players generally considered to have been some of football's very best stars over recent years have never played a single fixture within it.

Here, GMS counts down - in order - the 10 best players never to have flashed their considerable brilliance in the Premier League.

Please feel free to leave your thoughts on our selections. Do you agree with the order? Are these the best players never to have played in the English top-flight?

Who else might merit a place on such an elite list?

Click through to see our choices...

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Lionel Messi
Zinedine Zidane

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again