Man United Legend Beats Chelsea Icon To No.1 Spot On List of 10 Best Goalkeepers in Premier League's History

Man United Legend Beats Chelsea Icon To No.1 Spot On List of 10 Best Goalkeepers in Premier League's History

  • Man United's Peter Schmeichel top the list of the formidable ten goalkeepers in Premier League's history
  • The Red Devils also have the likes of Edwin Van der Sar and David de Gea on the list with Liverpool's David James and Pepe Reina added
  • Three out the ten goalkeepers have won the Champions League title with their respective English clubs

The Premier League was introduced in 1992 and it has produced several players into its 20 years of existence.

The media have always focused on players that scored goals in the English top-flight division with the likes of Alana Shearer, Wayne Rooney and Andy Cole topping the list.

However, Legit will focus on statistics of top goalkeepers in the league since its 19-year inception, Sport Bible.

Here are the top ten Premier League shot-stoppers, their number of appearances and clean sheets

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1. Peter Schmeichel - (310 appearances, 128 clean sheets)

2. Petr Cech - (443 appearances, 202 clean sheets)

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3. David Seaman - (344 appearances, 141 clean sheets)

4. Edwin Van Der Sar - (313 appearances, 132 clean sheets)

5. Nigel Martyn - (372 appearances, 137 clean sheets)

6. David De Gea - (344 appearances, 123 clean sheets)

7. Mark Schwarzer - (514 appearances, 151 clean sheets)

8. David James - (572 appearances, 169 clean sheets)

9.Pepe Reina - (297 appearances, 136 clean sheets)

10. Shay Given - (451 appearances, 113 clean sheets)

The likes of Schmeichel, Van der Sar and Petr Cech are the only goalkeepers on the list in the Premier League to have won the Champions League title.

Leno airs out frustration about sitting on the bench

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Bernd Leno has been kept on the bench in the last three games for England international Aaron Ramsdale, The Sun, Goal.

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Arsenal have won three consecutive Premier League matches against Burnley, Norwich and Tottenham with Ramsdale in goal.

And the German goalkeeper is becoming increasingly frustrated with the situation of things at the Emirates.

Ferdinand surprised at Messi's style of defending free-kicks

Legit.ng also reported that Lionel Messi was desperate not to let Paris Saint-Germain concede during their Champions League clash with Manchester City, Give Me Sport.

Pep Guardiola's men were awarded a freekick in the 90th minute while PSG were 2-0 up and the Argentine was among the defensive wall.

The 34-year-old humbly laid down on the ground knowing full well he is the reason many players do the same to defend free-kicks.

Source: Legit.ng

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