10 greatest Premier League players of all time
#9 Alan Shearer
The highest ever goalscorer in Premier League history, Newcastle United and Blackburn Rovers legend Alan Shearer is considered to be the greatest English striker of all time. The legendary striker has a number of records to his name such as the most goals in a 42-game season (34), most goals in a 38 game season (31) and the most number of hattricks in Premier League history (11).
Winner of the Golden Boot award 3 times, Shearer guided Blackburn to a stunning Premier League title win in 1995 and even came runner up with Newcastle United in the 1996-97 season. The only player in the history of the Premier League to score more than 100 goals for two separate clubs, Shearer is easily one of the best players to ever play in the Premier League.
Winner of the PFA player of the year in 1995 and 1997, Alan Shearer will forever be remembered for his incredible goalscoring prowess and his ability to influence games single-handedly.Published 23 Feb 2017, 18:23 IST