HYS: Who is the greatest centre-back in PL history?

With the Premier League celebrating its 25th anniversary this season, debates over the greatest of all time seem somewhat inevitable – and Football FanCast are leading the charge.

Indeed, we’re keen to find out who has been the greatest player in every position, starting with central defenders.

There’s a pretty long list to choose from, but we’ve narrowed it down to five candidates, all of whom have lifted the Premier League title on at least two occasions.

Representing Manchester United are Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Matic, a formidable partnership who lifted five Premier League titles together, while Chelsea’s ‘Captain, Leader, Legend’ John Terry, Arsenal Invincible Sol Campbell and Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany make our shortlist as well.

Five defenders very different in style but similar in terms of success. So, who do you think has been the greatest centre-back of the Premier League era? Let us know by voting below…

 


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