Frenchmen have participated in the Premier League in their droves over the years, all to varying degrees of success.
We have now turned our attention to naming our Top 5 best Frenchmen to play in the Premier League, using facts and figures to reinforce our claims.
There has been a multitude of talent that has crossed the English Channel to play in the Premier League in the last 25 years.
Unfortunately, many extremely talented Frenchmen that have made their mark in the English game have had to miss out. Amongst the players that were considered, but narrowly missed out, include Patrice Evra, David Ginola, Robert Pires, Claude Makelele and Nicholas Anelka.
All were fantastic servants to their respective English clubs, but unfortunately did not quite make the list.
Now onto the list of the Top 5 Frenchmen to play in the Premier League.
Which former Chelsea defender made the list? Where did a legendary Arsenal midfielder finish in the countdown? Which striker took top spot?
Find out the answers to all these questions in the following pages…