10 Best Chelsea Players of All Time

10 Best Chelsea Players of All Time

1. Frank Lampard – Midfielder


Lampard has been a loyal servant of Chelsea since joining the club in the summer of 2002 from West Ham United.  He was a magnificent box-to-box midfielder, capable of playing anywhere in midfield, with his scoring ability, his accurate and powerful shot from distance.

Former England midfielder is Chelsea’s all-time leading scorer with 212 goals.

2. Claude Makelele – Defensive Midfielder


Regarded as one of the best ever players in his position, Makelele has been one the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League history since he joined the Blues in 2003 from Real Madrid. The Frenchman was consistent, physically strong and hard-working player.

3. Bobby Tambling – Striker


Former England striker Tambling has been an outstanding striker for The Blues between 1959 and 1970. He is Chelsea’s second top scorers of all time after Frank Lampard with 202 goals in 370 appearances.

4. Didier Drogba – Striker


Didier will be remembered by Chelsea fans all over the world for his talents in the club history. His services were the reason Chelsea success at his time.

Drogba will forever live in legend among Chelsea fans. He is the fourth top scorer of all time for the club with 164 goals.

5. Giafranco Zola – Forward

During his playing career, Zola was primarily used as a supporting striker or as a playmaking attacking midfielder, due to his ability to create chances and provide assists for team-mates; he was also deployed as a winger or even as a striker on occasion.

A creative and technically gifted player, Zola was renowned for his ball control, his skillful dribbling ability, vision, and passing ability, as well as his tactical intelligence and eye for goal

I think Zola was by far the best footballer for Chelsea due to his all those skills. He was like the Maradona of Chelsea everyone expected him to do something spectacular and most of the time he did.

6. John Terry – Defender


Captain, Leader, Legend, Terry has been the Chelsea skipper for 12 years, since he was given the title by manager Jose Mourinho in 2004.http://sokkaa.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=14049&action=edit&lang=en

Terry is the Best defender in the English Premier League. He is the Chelsea longest to hold the club captaincy.

He is the best defender Chelsea can ever have and an amazing captain that shows responsibility and organization towards his team.

7. Petr Cech – Goalkeeper


Cech will always be a Chelsea hero, not least for his heroics in the 2012 Champions League final, in which he saved two penalties and helped the Blues to lift their first ever trophy in the European competition.

Petr Cech was a good player in his Chelsea career he saved a lot of shots and despite having joined rivals Arsenal – but other than that – he was a very good player for the Blues.

8. Ashley Cole – Left-back


We do not yet have a description for this person. He is one of the best left-backs in the world right now and is an absolutely quality player. He was a magic left-back in his time at Chelsea. His playing quality of attacking approach was an important support to his teams’ forward play.

9. Michael Ballack – Midfielder


Michael Ballack is one of the best players for Chelsea. One of the most perfect midfielder and leader. Ballack was the best pair with Lampard and their partnership has been incredible.

10. Eden Hazard – Forward


Best player ever for Chelsea and everybody could imagine and ask why and how he is not number one. This guy is currently the boss of Chelsea due to his ability and skills.

Eden Hazard is the best player in English Premier League so far. Simply, the Belgium international is amazing!

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