Where to start on a topic like this?
Over the years, France has provided the English Premier League with so many top talents, it is almost impossible to single out the 11 best and put them into a lineup.
One thing that is beyond reproach, though, is that amongst this list of talents are some of the greatest players ever to have graced the English top-flight.
From Arsene Wenger’s French-influenced Invincibles era to Alan Pardew’s second coming of the French revolution, they are all here.
So here is a list of the 11 best French players in my opinion, followed by a list of those who could—and possibly should—have made it.