Top 10 greatest French players ever played in Premier League

By Raghu
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Top 10 greatest French players ever played in Premier League

These are some of the greatest French players ever played in Premier League

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France is arguably best football team in the world at present. Their history is so wide and full of great players.

Though Zinedine Zidane didn’t play in the PL, there are many other brilliant French players who gave their best on field to win everything for their team.

Best French players in Premier League

Thierry Henry: Henry is Arsenal’s all-time leading goalscorer with 228 goals for the Gunners. He is arguably the greatest Premier League player of all time.

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Thierry Henry
Thierry Henry

Eric Cantona: Cantona scored crucial goals in the 1992/93, 1993/94 and 1995/96 title winning campaigns. His legacy and influence helped secure an even more successful future.

Eric Cantona
Eric Cantona

Robert Pires: Pires was known as one of the best wingers in the PL. He won the FWA Footballer of the Year award in 2001/02.

Patrick Vieira: Viera was one of the leaders of Wenger’s brilliant team. He was an an inspiring commander on the field for both the Gunners and the France national team. 

Claude Makelele: Makelele was capable of stepping forward and play in more aggressive roles. An assertive and hard-working athlete, he typically played in front of the defensive-line of his side.

N’Golo Kante: Kante is a versatile, dynamic, and composed player. He is renowned as a complete midfielder for his work-rate and outstanding ball-winning skills.

David Ginola: In 1998/99, Ginola received the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year. His had an outstanding dribbling ability, and magnificently charismatic off-field behaviors.

Patrice Evra: Evra made a name for himself to become a preferred option and occasional captain for the Red Devils. He won the Champions League in the 2007-2008 season along with five Premier League trophies.

Marcel Desailly: Desailly was known at the time to be one of the greatest center-backs in the world. He made a name for himself soon due to his leadership style and ability to control the defensive line.

Hugo Lloris: Lorris has appeared to be an impressive signing for Spurs. He has been one of the most consistent goalies.