The 50 best players in Premier League history
50. ROBERT PIRES
The Frenchman arrived back at Arsenal back in 2000, as a replacement for Barcelona bound Marc Overmars. He would go on to become a club legend, winning two Premier League titles, three FA Cups and reaching the Champions League final with the Gunners.
The former Metz man was a huge part of the Invincibles side, with his mesmerising wing play often supporting Thierry Henry’s heroics up front. A short, unsuccessful spell at Aston Villa should not detract from his exploits in North London, the World Cup winner was a fantastic attacking midfielder in his day.