Across Europe, soccer is the ultimate sport with the highest number of fans. Therefore, it’s no wonder that the level of competition is sky-high. And I’m not just talking about the rivalry among different countries or clubs. Players participating in all of these events are more than professional and overtly showcase their exceptional talents.
So it’s understandable why we spend our evenings glued to the TV screen, cheering for our favorite team’s victory. A glass of cold, foamy beer, a bowl of peanuts, your crew gathered around, and the loud piercing songs of the fans at the stadium… The magic that is Soccer is ready to commence.
Now, since we’re talking about the crème de la crème of soccer players, the UEFA Champions League and the Premier League are the two most followed competitions in the UK. Thus, I have prepared a list of the ultimate top five English soccer players in the Premier League in 2019. Have this in mind the next time you decide to engage in sports betting. It certainly beats the real money slots, wouldn’t you agree?
Ok people, without any further ado, I give you the modern-day aces of this viral sport. But just to be clear, these guys are my personal top choice, so some of you might feel like different players deserve to be on this list.
Mr. Sergio Leonel Aguero was born on June 2, 1988, in Argentina, and his role is that of a striker. Other than participating in club competitions, he is a pivotal player in Argentina’s national team. Our Argentina professional signed his first significant contract in 2003, making him the very first player from this country to have transferred into the premier division.
As his talent became so noticeable, Sergio Aguero kept climbing the ladder, which led him to La Liga’s Atletico Madrid. This transfer cost precisely 23 million pounds. He scored over 100 goals during his 234 appearances for his new club, which just further heated the demand for this guy. The Premier League wanted him, so he shifted to Manchester City in July 2011. The value of this transfer was estimated between 30 to 35 million pounds.
After Aguero completed the terms of his transfer, he was immediately featured in Man City’s match against Queens Park Rangers. This was a revolutionary game because, thanks to Sergio’s fantastic goal in the 94th minute of this match, his team won the league title; this was the first time after a period of 44 years that Manchester City got this flashy title. The fans adored Sergio like a god after this dashing twist. Way to go, Serge!
2. Mohamed Salah
Our second best player is Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly, born in Egypt on June 15, 1992. His role in the team is also that of a striker. He is one of the rare African-soiled players in the Premier League. Moreover, his professional soccer career was launched in 2010, when he joined the Egyptian Major League’s El Mokawloon.
Later on, Mohamed left his team and became an essential part of the Swiss club, Basel. The conditions and the fee of this transfer are unknown to this day.
However, thanks to his amazing performance in Basel during his debut season, Mohamed led his team to victory, getting some league silverware in the process. Therefore, he was awarded a prestige SAFP Golden player award. His next destination was Chelsea, and this time, the transfer fee was around 11 million pounds. Unfortunately, neither Mohamed nor Chelsea had a mutual understanding, so they eventually parted ways.
Next stop — Italy. Salah initially started in Fiorentina but ended up in Roma with a permanent 15-million-pound transfer. And after he had proven to be a real soccer gem, in 2017, Salah went to Liverpool for a fantastic sum of 36.9 million pounds.
3. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
The bronze player in our top five English soccer players in the Premier League 2019 list is Pierre-Emerick Emiliano Francois Aubameyang. Aubameyang was born on June 18, 1989, in Laval France and has a Gabon nationality. Pierre-Emerick is also a striker, just like the first two guys.
He won the fans over with his excellent performance as a captain of the Gabonese National Team, as well as playing high-level soccer in the Premier League for Arsenal. Pierre-Emerick dived into the world of professional soccer in 2008.
4. Paul Pogba
Paul Labile Pogba was born on March 15, 1993, in Lagny-Sur-Marne, France. He holds the central midfielder, attacking midfielder, and defensive midfielder positions. This young athlete managed to quickly rise to the heights of an irreplaceable Premier League professional.
And this is not his only accomplishment since Paul had many significant games with the French National Team. Who says England and France don’t have anything in common? Both nations praise this youngster.
However, what makes Paul so versatile is the fact he is more than capable of fulfilling different roles on the field. Even though his primary one is holding the midfield position, Pogba can be both a fierce attacker and a stalwart defender. He started in Le Havre club, transferring to the Manchester United youth academy in 2009. His debut was precisely two years later.
During his time there, he wasn’t so pleased with the fact that the coach left him hanging on the bench a lot more than he participated in the games, so the two parted ways soon enough. His next destination was Serie A’s Juventus in 2012. Pogba participated in the club’s Seria A winning title, which made him stronger and highly sought after.
After this success, his former team had a revelation of just how stupid their decision of letting him go was. Therefore, Paul made an agreement with Manchester United once again, and this time, he took 89.3 million pounds. Talking about paying for your mistakes. This mistake was pronounced as the most significant transfer in the year of 2016.
5. Harry Kane
Harry Edward Kane was born in Walthamstow, England on July 28, 1993. His playing position is that of a striker. Mr. Harry Kane found his way onto our magnificent five as one of the best Premier League soccer players so far, due to his exceptional performance in 2018 and 2019.
However, what makes him a true ace is his creative and tactical playstyle. Apart from playing in Tottenham Hotspur, he is also the Captain of England’s National Team. At the age of just sixteen, Harry was promoted to his club’s senior team.