Premier League returns on Saturday with some mouth-watering matches lined up. The biggest tie will be held at Emirates Stadium between 5th placed Arsenal and Chelsea who are fourth at the moment. It gives Unai Emery side a chance to cut the gap between his side and the Blues to only 3 points. Manchester United will be hoping for a Gunners win or a draw. The Red Devils will be done with their clash against Brighton before the two London rivals play. League leaders Liverpool will welcome Crystal Palace at Anfield, Manchester City will play bottom side Huddersfield away from home, while Kane-less Tottenham will face local rivals Fulham at Craven Cottage. Today, we want to take a look at players with most appearances in the division since 1992.

5. Gary Speed- 535 EPL Apps

Former Welsh international midfielder Gary Speed played for Leeds United, Everton, Newcastle United, and Bolton Wanderers. He also managed Wales national team.

Honors

Leeds United

  • Football League First Division champions: 1991–92
  • FA Charity Shield winners: 1992
  • League Cup finalists: 1996
  • Football League Second Division champions: 1989–90
  • Newcastle United
  • FA Cup finalists: 1998, 1999
  • UEFA Intertoto Cup finalists: 2001

4. David James- 572 EPL Apps

Former England goalkeeper David James will forever remain in the memory of many football fans especially Liverpool, Aston Villa, West Ham United, Manchester City, and Portsmouth. He recently served as a player-coach at Kerala Blasters FC in Indian Super League.

Honors

Liverpool

  • League Cup: 1995

Portsmouth

  • FA Cup: 2008

3.Frank Lampard- 609 EPL Apps

Former England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will no doubt be remembered for many years to come by both friends and enemies. He scored 259 goals for the Blues, West Ham, Swansea City, and Manchester City. He scored 29 goals in 106 caps for England. He is currently fine-tuning his coaching skills at Derby County.

Honors

West Ham United

  • UEFA Intertoto Cup (1): 1999
  • FA Premier Academy Under-19 League: 2
  • Champions: 1998–99, 1999–2000
  • FA Youth Cup: 1
  • Winners: 1999
  • Runners-up: 1996
  • South East Counties League: 2
  • Champions: 1995–96, 1997–98

Chelsea

  • FA Premier League (3): 2004–05, 2005–06, 2009–10
  • FA Cup (4): 2006–07, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2011–12
  • Football League Cup (2): 2004–05, 2006–07
  • FA Community Shield (2): 2005, 2009
  • UEFA Champions League (1): 2011–12
  • UEFA Europa League (1): 2012–13

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