Top 5 best foreign midfielders in Premier League history

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Patrick Vieira of Arsenal celebrates scoring a goal against Liverpool during the Barclays Premiership match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on November 28, 2004 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

As a follow-up to the best foreign footballers in Premier League history, it’s time to talk about the very best midfielders who came from abroad.

As we already spoke thoroughly about the best forward/striker foreign players in Premier League history, it’s a perfect opportunity to talk about the best midfielders in the competition that came from abroad.

We are going to discuss the midfield players who made a massive impact in English football during their time in the country, we are only discussing the ones who played in the tournament since the new format began during the early ’90s.

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For this list, it really doesn’t matter if the midfielder had offensive or defensive capabilities, only the impact they had in their squad when they played in English football.

We are giving you a Top 5 list of the best foreign midfielders in the competition’s history, but feel free to add any names you believe deserve a spot on this list.

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