PAULO FERREIRA NAMED AMONG PREMIER LEAGUE MOST SUCCESSFUL PLAYERS

Former Chelsea player, Paulo Ferreira has been named among the most successful players of the English Premier League by The Sun.

The 37-year old right-back played for EPL giant, Chelsea after moving from FC Porto for 20 million Euros in 2004. The computation employed data that comprised of games won, games played and percentage of win.

In the top ten, the list included former Chelsea skipper Arjen Robben in first place, Paulo Ferreira in second place, followed by Claude Makelele. Former Red Devils captain, Nemanja Vidic was next, then another Blues former player, Michael Ballack. Ricardo Cavalho was next with 70 percent win. Javi Garcia was next after Cavalho with same 70 percent win but less wins.

Edu was next, and then Frenchman Patrice Evra before Ivorian Didier Drogba completed the list.

Current Bayern Munich winger, Arjen Robben was placed top due to his impressive 82 percent win of the games he played. He was at Chelsea FC for three seasons. He scored 15 times in 67 games he played. Since leaving Stamford Bridge, he has only gotten better. During his three year stay at the Bridge, Chelsea lifted two Premier League titles with former Portuguese coach, Jose Mourinho.

Ex-players of the West London club dominated the list. Of all players still plying trades in the league, Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal has 67 percent games win for The Gunners.

The defender has only two goals to his credit in his entire Premier League career for The Blues since his move from Porto. Prior to his move to Porto, he played for Vitoria Setubal for two million Euros. The Portuguese has 140 Premier League appearances to his credit and 47 Champions League. FA and League cups appearances are 19 and 16 respectively for the English club.

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