James Milner is the most efficient ‘pound for pound’ participant the Premier League has probably ever produced, in keeping with Stuart Pearce.
The Liverpool midfielder has been closely considering serving to them win their opening 5 video games of the 2018/19 season together with their 2-1 victory over Tottenham this weekend.
Milner made his PremierLeague debut in November 2002 for Leeds elderly simply 16.
The 2-time Premier League winner, who could also be teetotal, is legendary for his prime ranges of health and presentations no indicators of slowing up on the age of 32.
And Pearce, who controlled Milner when he was once answerable for the England Below-21 facet, paid tribute to his former participant’s contemporary shape and the way in which he’s performed himself in his occupation as an entire.
Chatting with talkSPORT’s Laura Woods, Pearce stated: “Milner’s a participant that’s been so underrated.
“There’s a announcing in boxing on who’s the most efficient pound-for-pound fighter on the earth.
“I feel Milner is the most efficient pound-for-pound footballer within the Premier League probably there was.
“I don’t suppose he’s been the most efficient footballer via one million miles however you will have to throw the entirety into the combination like professionalism.
“He’s 32-years-old now and he’s ridiculously low repairs and I’ve by no means observed one adverse tale about Milner within the papers.
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“He’s most likely run greater than any participant that’s taken to the pitch over the ones ultimate 16 years, he’s performed over 130 video games in any respect age teams for the England nationwide workforce.
“At one degree Manchester Town idea he was once surplus to necessities and he went to Liverpool. Then abruptly he performs a season at left-back for Liverpool and he’s implausible there!
“You simply can’t stay him down. He’s going to no longer cross underneath.”
Pay attention to Pearce’s reward of Milner in complete above