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this thread is about to be a EPL SerieA Liga War
 

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I think its more about if you consider some of those players out of the top 4 teams World Class or not.

EPL: Manchester City have Robinho and maybe Mica
Tottenham with Modric

Serie A: Juve, Milan, Inter, Roma, Fiorentina all have world class players. Then you have players like Hamsik and Lavezzi in Napoli.

La Liga: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Valencia all have World Class players. Surprisingly I wouldn't consider Villareal and Seville's teams, despite having amazing results over the past few years as teams packed with World Class players. Don't get me wrong, but Seville always sell their world class players, and Villareal might have a few but its debatable whether they're considered World Class or not.

I would say Serie A, followed by La Liga and then EPL. However, with Manchester City spending more money soon, the EPL will have 5 world class teams, a change from the boring usual 4 teams.
 

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I think its more about if you consider some of those players out of the top 4 teams World Class or not.

EPL: Manchester City have Robinho and maybe Mica
Tottenham with Modric

Serie A: Juve, Milan, Inter, Roma, Fiorentina all have world class players. Then you have players like Hamsik and Lavezzi in Napoli.

La Liga: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Valencia all have World Class players. Surprisingly I wouldn't consider Villareal and Seville's teams, despite having amazing results over the past few years as teams packed with World Class players. Don't get me wrong, but Seville always sell their world class players, and Villareal might have a few but its debatable whether they're considered World Class or not.

I would say Serie A, followed by La Liga and then EPL. However, with Manchester City spending more money soon, the EPL will have 5 world class teams, a change from the boring usual 4 teams.
Liverpool does not have world class players and neither does Tottenham.

It is just 3 teams and probably man city later.

Barca,Madrid,Valencia,Atletico Madrid,Villareal have WC players.

La Liga,:thumbsup:
 

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Liverpool does not have world class players and neither does Tottenham.
Yeah, except Torres, Gerrard, Mascherano, and maybe Carragher and Alonso.

Are we talking about top 20 in the world in their position, or top 20 in the world in general? Because the latter is much harder to figure out.

Anyway, Premiership players that I don't think would look out of place in someone's dream team.

GK: Cech, Given.

Defenders: Terry, Ferdinand, Vidic, A Cole, Toure, Carragher, Gallas, G Neville.

Midfielders: Scholes, Gerrard, Lampard, Deco, Ballack, Essien, Mascherano, Fabregas, J Cole.

Forwards: Drogba, Adebayor, Torres, Van Persie, Rooney, Ronaldo, Tevez, Berbatov, Robinho.
 

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hard question specially because its subjective, some people will say Lampard is a world class player and some won´t agree. But overall EPL seems the most atractive, plus the competition in Serie A and specially La Liga have been awful the past couple of seasons.

In La Liga you had this Barcelona run with nobody to challange with an awful Madrid side, then you had Madrid winning two leagues playing average football and again no competition.

I doubt they can do any worse this season, last season La Liga hit rock bottom to me.
 

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ive first given my opinion on top 3 players in each position and their respective position and league. ive also thought of other world class players in each position and put them at the bottom. ive probably missed some out so let me know but based on all the players ive written down, the following leagues provide this many of my players. (hope it isnt tooo confusing to read!)

i consider all players mentioned to be "world class"

SERIE A 14
LA LIGA 21
EPL 24


GOALKEEPERS- 1. BUFFON (Serie A) 2. CASILLAS (La Liga) 3. CECH(EPL)

DEFENDER RIGHT- 1. RAMOS(La Liga) 2. ALVES (La Liga) 3. MAICON (Serie A)

DEFENDER CENTRAL 1. FERDINAND (EPL) 2. CARVALHO (EPL) 3. PEPE(LA LIGA)

DEFENDER LEFT 1. CLICHY (EPL) 2. EVRA (EPL) 3. COLE (EPL)

MID RIGHT 1. MESSI (LA LIGA) 2. RONALDO (EPL) 3. GERRARD (EPL)

MID LEFT 1. ROBBEN (LA LIGA) 2. ROBINHO (EPL) 3. QUARESMA (SERIE A)

DEFENSIVE MID 1. ESSIEN 2. MASCHERANO (EPL) 3. CAMBIASSO (SERIE A)

CM 1. FABREGAS (EPL) 2. SNEIJDER (LA LIGA) 3. XAVI (LA LIGA)

FORWARD 1. KAKA (SERIE A) 2. AGUERO (LA LIGA) 3. RONALDINHO (SERIE A)

STRIKER 1. TORRES (EPL) 2. VILLA (LA LIGA) 3. DROGBA (EPL)



PLAYERS NOT ON LIST BUT I BELEIVE TO BE CONSIDERED "WORLD CLASS"
- GK- VAN DER SAR (EPL)
- RB- SAGNA (EPL) ZAMBROTTA (SERIE A) ZANETTI (SERIE A)
- CB- NESTA (SERIE A) CHIELLINI (SERIE A) PUYOL (LA LIGA) VIDIC (EPL) TERRY (EPL) GALLAS (EPL) GONZALO (LA LIGA)
- LB- HEINZE (LA LIGA) ABIDAL (LA LIGA) LAHM (BUNDESLIGA)
WGR- INIESTA (LA LIGA) COLE (EPL) SILVA (LA LIGA)
CM- GERRARD (EPL) PIRLO (SERIE A) VDV (LA LIGA) BALLACK (EPL) DE ROSSI (SERIE A) DIEGO (BUNDESLIGA) DECO (EPL) SENNA (EPL)
-ST- ETO'O (LA LIGA) ZLATAN (SERIE A) BENZEMA (LIGUE 1) TEVEZ (EPL) RVN (LA LIGA) TOTTI (SERIE A) HENRY (LA LIGA)
 

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Here's my best list of world class players.

Serie A (19)
Ibrahimovic, Julio Cesar, Maicon, Cambiasso, Chivu, Zanetti
Ronaldinho, Kaka, Zambrotta, Pirlo
Totti, De Rossi
Del Piero, Trezeguet, Camoranesi, Buffon
Vargas, Mutu, Frey

La Liga (18)
Xavi, Messi, Eto'o, Alves, Iniesta
Casillas, Ramos, Gago, Sneijder, Robben, RVN
Villa, Silva
Seena
Luis Fabiano, Kanoute
Aguero

EPL (22)
Ballack, Cech, Drogba, Lampard, Essein, Deco, Terry, Carvalho
Ronaldo, Evra, Tevez, van der Sar, Ferdinand, Berbatov
Gerrard, Torres, Mascerano
Fabregas, Van Persie, Gallas, Sagna
Robinho
 
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