Arsenal are a proud and influential club with a rich history. There is no denying the Gunners' have graced World Football past and present, and most likely the future, too, with some of the most talented, entertaining and passionate players.
They've had powerful midfielders, clinical strikers but particularly devastating midfielders. The North London giants boast a long list of midfielders who thrilled fans since Arsenal began in 1886 as Dial Square. To pay tribute to the Gunners' immense midfield calibre, Bleacher Report attempts to establish The 20 Best Arsenal Midfielders of All Time.
From old heroes such as Alan Ball to current captain Cesc Fabregas alongside Patrick Vieira, Ray Parlour and George Armstrong, there is a long list of midfielders that are more than worthy to engrave their name on the prestigious list.
Passion, loyalty, creativity, flair, composure, intelligence, a sublime passing range and a knack for scoring—all traits each midfielder possessed.
But who is No. 1?
Of course, many will disagree with the final standings, but nonetheless, take a look.