Soccer The Best Arsenal Players of All Time  

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List Rules Upvote your favorite Arsenal players based only on their time with the team.

For as long as they've been around, Arsenal has been one of the most important clubs in English football. Since the club's formation in 1886, the North London club has had some of the most popular players in league history to round out its squad. Since Arsene Wenger became the club's manager in 1996, it has enjoyed a period of constant success that can rightfully be called one of the team's glory period. Wenger has brought in top-notch talent, including two of the greatest Gooners in history. No one will doubt that Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp, two members of the legendary "Invincibles" squad of the 2003-04 season that went undefeated, are club icons. Many of the team's best players have played for Wenger.

Who are the greatest players in Arsenal history? Before Wenger, two of the greatest players in Arsenal history are Tony Adams and Ian Wright. Both these Arsenal legends were featured as part of the legendary 1989 First Division winners, that was the subject of Nick Hornby's Fever Pitch. The best and most memorable Arsenal players were a part of their championship squads, which there are plenty of.

This is the list of the best Gooners of all time. If you notice someone missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or re-rank this list of the greatest Arsenal players in club history.
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1
1,765 211
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Forward, Midfielder
2
1,466 131
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Forward
3
1,047 170
Patrick Vieira is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Midfielder
4
827 236
Robert Pirès is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Midfielder
5
735 214
Ian Wright is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Forward
6
699 176
Tony Adams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Defender
7
619 185
David Seaman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Goalkeeper
8
634 212
Freddie Ljungberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Freddie Ljungberg
9
595 163
Sol Campbell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Defender
10
418 174
Liam Brady is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Midfielder
11
481 152
Marc Overmars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Forward, Midfielder
12
441 148
Emmanuel Petit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Midfielder
13
266 135
David O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Defender
14
636 460
Robin van Persie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
15
531 203
Santi Cazorla is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Midfielder
16
551 289
Cesc Fàbregas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Midfielder
17
303 125
Ray Parlour is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Midfielder
18
350 127
Martin Keown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder
19
348 166
Kolo Touré is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder
20
344 125
Gilberto Silva is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
RussellBrill added Defender, Midfielder
21
465 205
Aaron Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Midfielder
22
340 122
Tomáš Rosický is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Ari Aries added Tomáš Rosický
23
278 114
Charlie George is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Forward, Midfielder
24
303 101
Lee Dixon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Defender
25
297 104
Nwankwo Kanu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arsenal Players of All Time
Forward