Arsenal legend Thierry Henry voted Premier League’s best ever player ahead of Manchester United greats Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Cristiano Ronaldo

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has been voted as the best ever Premier League player, with Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs coming second and third respectively.

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has been voted as the best player ever to have featured in the Premier League.

The former France international striker came first in a poll conducted by British tabloid, The Sun, on Friday.

The 37-year-old, who is currently on the books of MLS outfit New York Red Bulls, finsihed ahead of Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Cristiano Ronaldo and Dennis Bergkamp.

Henry played for Arsenal from 1999 until 2007, and is a true great of the game. During his time with the Gunners, he won the Premier League twice, the FA Cup thrice and the FA Community Shield on two occasions.

Scholes and Giggs played together for over 20 years at United, and were key in the Red Devils becoming one of the biggest and most successful clubs in the world.

Both have retired and so has Dutch legend Bergkamp, a former teammate of Henry at Arsenal whose skills mesmerised everyone who watched him play.

Ronaldo, another former United star, played in the Premier League for six years between 2003 and 2009. During that period, the Portugal international, now at Real Madrid, was crucial in the Manchester outfit three league titles, one FA Cup, two League Cups and the Champions League in 2008.

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