Top 10 Dutchmen to ever play in the Premier League
The English Premier League is the most entertaining league in the world, period! Ever since its inception, the majestic league has been home to some of the greatest players of all time. These players belong to a superior breed of footballers who have had the opportunity to grace the field in a Premier League fixture.
What amazes the whole world is the secret behind Premier League's vast fanbase. The question is what really makes the EPL so good? Why do we stick to our chairs whenever a Premier League fixture is being played? What makes us go mad for the English? What really sets them apart? The answer to all this is the intensity and the intensity is brought by the world-class players.
Over the years, players from around the globe have provided the goods to make the top tier league in English football magnificently great. Numerous nations account for being the home of Premier League legends, a feat that is truly commendable.
When talking about nations and their players in the Premier League, one country stands apart as being a supreme importer of talent to England.
That country is The Netherlands! Dutchmen have showcased a great zeal for glory and it is their immense on-field potential accompanied by their noteworthy records that bring us to this list of 10 greatest Dutchmen to ever play in the Premier League:
#10 Daley Blind
Whenever the subject of versatility arises, Daley Blind is sure to be mentioned. The Dutch player has been deployed as a left back, centre back, right back as well as a defensive midfielder in his career so far. Blind has even shown his goalscoring abilities in the Premier League, often rescuing Manchester United from positions of crisis.
Talking about his versatility, it is fair to say that Blind has succeeded in all positions he has been asked to pay and his quality to adapt wherever asked to play is a major reason that managers love to have Daley Blind in their side.
Blind representedManchester United for four years but now plies his trade at Ajax. The Dutchman made 90 league appearances for the Red Devils and became a genuine fan favourite in a period of crisis for Manchester United courtesy of his spirited display on the field and being able to fill in wherever wanted.
Though there weren't any Premier League medals to boast but Blind's presence in this list is entirely due to his tremendous footballing abilities.