West Ham United midfielder Mark Noble has said that Steven Gerrard was a better player than Chelsea’s Frank Lampard and Manchester United’s Paul Scholes.
This came about as the Premier League called a halt to the current campaign due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that is taking a grip on a global scale. League officials initially prevented all games from being played until April 3rd but this has been put back to April 30th.
Medical experts believe that the illness has yet to peak in the UK, which could mean a further postponement of games depending on the situation.
Who is our greatest player of all time?
Noble was asked the question about who the better player out of the three and here is what he said.
Trust me when I say you only realise how good a player is when you play against them
All 3 were top top players in their own right but all round player
Stevie G was the complete footballer https://t.co/6ts2kXXO9M
— West Ham United (@WestHam) March 25, 2020
In some eyes, Gerrard will go down as the greatest player to ever wear the Red shirt. Not only because of what happened in Istanbul but because of the number of times he dragged us through games time and time again.
Noble deserves some respect for being so honest. Gerrard was playing in arguably a much worse team than Chelsea and United were back in the 00s, but still managed to get himself to the PFA Team of the Year and holds the record for the most appearances, having been named eight times.
The Red Devils won the Premier League title 13 times while Chelsea have won it on six occasions. It was the trophy that eluded Gerrard but always stuck his neck out of the water with his talent and his ability.
Rivals fans will always argue against this. But as Liverpool fans, we all know who’s the best.