With Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie forming a formidable strike partnership at Manchester United this season, memories come flooding back of the best partnerships the Premier League has ever seen.

It’s not just strikers that have created important, title winning partnerships over the years, though. We’ve seen defenders and midfielders also create solid partnerships, while the midfielder/striker partnership is becoming more and more popular.

So here are the top 20 Premier League partnerships of all time and, as you might expect, there are a couple of names that crop up more than once, while there are a couple you may not have thought of.

Click on the record breaking Chelsea defensive duo to see the top 20 partnerships in Premier League history.

John Terry & Ricardo Carvalho

 

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