Sport | 8 months ago
There is only ONE world class player in the Premier League says Alan Shearer - is he right?
Do you agree?

Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger, Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Antonio Conte, Mauricio Pochettino.

There is no doubt that the Premier League is chock full of absolutely top class managers.

But what about top players? For some years now the very best players in the world have wanted to play in Spain rather than England - mostly for Barcelona and Real Madrid. La Liga boasts Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Antoine Greizmann.

And Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer reckons the balance of power lies so far in Spain's favour that the Premier League can boast just a single world class player: Sergio Aguero.

“He’s the one genuine world-class player we have in our Premier League and he’s the best centre-forward,” Shearer said on Saturday night's programme after the Argentine bagged two goals in a 4-0 win for Manchester City at West Brom.

Host Gary Lineker asked: “Only one? Sanchez, come on, you'd have to say as well,” but Shearer replied: “Well, when you look at his record and some of the goals he can score - that he has scored - he’s just world class.”

It is a big call, and fans on Twitter did not universally agree with the former Newcastle striker.

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But some thought he was spot on:

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What do you think?

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