To celebrate 5 Live’s 20th anniversary we asked you for your suggestions on the greatest players to grace the Premier League since 5 Live began in 1994. 

1)  Eric Cantona

Alex on Twitter: “Eric the King” 

2)  Alan Shearer

Peter on Facebook: “He always had a smile on his face”

3)  Gary Speed

Garry on Facebook: “He has to be classed as a Premier League great”

4)  Dennis Bergkamp

Suggested by Steve on Twitter

5)  Cristiano Ronaldo

Dom on Google+: ”Ronaldo was worth more than £80m to Manchester United”

6)  Gianfranco Zola

Marc on Facebook: “Played with a smile, played with skill. One of the rare gentlemen of the Premier League era.”

7)  Thierry Henry

Richard on Facebook: “Thierry Henry by a country mile”

8)  Ryan Giggs

Marie on Twitter: “Giggs must be up there as one of the all-time best. He’s played in every single Premier League season!”

9)  Steven Gerrard

Warren on Twitter: “Steven Gerrard all the way #Superman”

10) Luis Suarez

Rian on Twitter: “Suarez has now confirmed he is one of the greatest players in Premier League has ever seen”

Agree or disagree? Let us know who else should make the list below.

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  • Comment number 1. Posted by JP

    on 29 Mar 2014 08:19

    How has Frank Lampard not made this list? More goals than any other midfielder, three league titles and most consecutive games played by an outfield player. The epitomy of a model professional.

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