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By Runnasports | self meida writer
Published 27 days ago - 222 views

10 Laures

Laures was a key figure in Arsenal's legendary "invincibles" team that conquered the Premier League over the 2003-04 season.He featured in the PFA Team of the year following that campaing and won the EPL twice.9 Bruce Grobelaar

He was past his peak by 1992 when the premier league came into creation , but Grobelaar still played for several seasons in the newly branded top flight .He made 34 league appearances for Liverpool and claimed six league titles and 3 domestic cups.8 Geremi

He carved out a niche for himself at clubs such as Real Madrid , chelsea and Newcastle.He was a two time champions league winner and beyond that ,also picked up 3 major league titles , two minor league titles and other honours which includes Olympic Gold in 2000.7 Yaya Toure

A league and European cup winner with Barcelona , Toure has taken his game to another level since arriving at Manchester City in 2010.He was outstanding as the citizens claimed their first domestic championship in half a century demonstrated his match winning prowess once again in City's league camp triumph over Sunderland.6 Jay-Jay Okocha

His premier league contribution came in fairly unglamous confines of Bolton's Reebok Stadium , thus it is in his twinkling toes rather than his club honours that one evaluates Okocha's enchanting spell in England.5 Micheal Essien

With Chelsea , under the tutelage of Jose Mourinho , he won two premier league titles , four FA cups and was also present for the 2012 champions league victory.4 Kanu

The Nigerian won the premier league title and FA cup twice with Arsenal and also won the domestic cup in portsmouth's colours in 2008 - a key player in a fine team.He also won an olympic Gold with Nigeria , the champions league with Ajax and the UEFA cup with internazionale.3 Didier Drogba

The Ivorian was voted Chelsea's greatest ever player in 2012 and was the primary protagonist in the pensioner's champions league triumph - the 1st by any London club and has also accured a haul of premier league titles.2 George Weah

George Weah arrived in England at the tail - end of his career.Initially on loan at Chelsea , he won the FA cup in 1999 and then returned for a permanent stint with City.He remains till date the only African player to ever win Ballon Do'r.1 Samuel Eto'o

He's a four time African player of the year and a 3 time champions league winner and was a chief protagonist in European Cu[ victories for both Barcelona and Internazionale.Honourable Mention: Tony Yeboah , Jordan Ayew , Dede Ayew , Pierre Emerick Aubamenyang ,Sadio Mane , Mohammed Salah ...

is there any other player i forgot ? please leave their names or your comments in the comments section below.

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