Carlos Tevez has been named as one of the best Argentine players in the Premier League era. The former West Ham United and Manchester City striker was named on the list of the top five Argentina players in the history of the Premier League.
Carlos Tevez made the list alongside former Manchester City teammate Sergio Aguero who’s responsible for the most dramatic goal in the Premier League era. Aguero scored an injury time goal to give Manchester City their first league title in many decades. He was responsible for the winning goal deep into second half added time as Manchester City came from behind to beat London team Queens Park Rangers (QPR) 3-2 at home. With the winner against QPR from Aguero, hosts Manchester City were able to land the Premier League title due to a superior goal difference over city rivals Manchester United. Manchester United were already celebrating the title before the winner from Aguero stunned manager Sir Alex Ferguson and his players.
The list of the top five Argentine players was compiled by media outlet thetopflight.com. Apart from Carlos Tevez and Sergio Aguero, Javier Mascherano, Manuel Lanzini and Pablo Zabaleta also made the list.
Ex-Manchester City and West Ham United right-back Zabaletais the most experienced Argentine player in the Premier League era before he retired from football with 303 appearances. No past or present Argentina playerhas played more Premier League games than Zabaleta.
Javier Mascherano played for West Ham United and Liverpool in the Premier League before the left the latter to sign for Spanish La Liga outfit Barcelona. From the list, West Ham United midfielder Lanzini is the only active player. He was part of the West Ham United team that reached the last four of the UEFA Europa League before were stopped by German team Eintracht Frankfurt.