‘James Milner is the best pound for pound player in Premier League history’

first_img shining Latest Premier League News Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury James Milner is the best ‘pound for pound’ player the Premier League has seen.That’s the verdict of former England star Stuart Pearce after the Liverpool midfielder once again shone in the 2-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday. possible standings Milner has one goal and two assists so far this season silverware How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Milner made his Premier League debut in November 2002 for Leeds aged just 16.The two-time Premier League winner is famous for his high levels of fitness and shows no signs of slowing up at the age of 32.And Pearce, who managed Milner when he was in charge of the England Under-21 side, paid tribute to his former player’s recent form and the way he’s conducted himself in his career as a whole.Speaking to talkSPORT’s Laura Woods, Pearce said: “Milner’s a player that’s been so underrated. huge blow Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade 2 Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Milner getting stuck in during the Tottenham victory REVEALED Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars 2 “He’s probably run more than any player that’s taken to the pitch over those last 16 years, he’s played over 130 games at all age groups for the England national team.“At one stage Manchester City thought he was surplus to requirements and he went to Liverpool. Then all of a sudden he plays a season at left-back for Liverpool and he’s fantastic there!“You just can’t keep him down. He will not go under.”Listen to Pearce’s praise of Milner  in full above smart causal no dice Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card “There’s a saying in boxing on who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world.“I think Milner is the best pound-for-pound footballer in the Premier League potentially there has been.“I don’t think he’s been the best footballer by a million miles but you should throw everything into the mix like professionalism.“He’s 32-years-old now and he’s ridiculously low maintenance and I’ve never seen one detrimental story about Milner in the papers. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won REVEALED last_img

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