The 9 best German players to grace the Premier League

England fans have always had a love/hate relationship with German footballers; on one hand they knock us out of international tournaments on penalties, but then also grace the Premier League with their talent. 

Not many German footballers make the trip across the Channel to England but when they do they’re normally hardened, talented and raise the level of talent in the league, significantly. Here are, ranked, the nine best German footballers to play in the Premier League.

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You would think that more Germans would chose the Premier League over the Bundesliga; a media which will jump on any mistakes you make, grounds with smaller crowds and worse atmospheres, and you get to play over Christmas. What’s not to love?

Oh, whilst you’re here, fancy checking out the best Englishman to ever play in the Premier League? Of course you do!