The announcement that Lampard is leaving Chelsea prompts a look back at the very best.
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard announced on Monday that he would be leaving Stamford Bridge when his current contract expires this summer, after 13 years with the club.
So CaughtOffside thought it was the ideal opportunity to rank the 10 greatest central midfielders in Premier League history.
10. Cesc Fabregas, Arsenal
If reports are to be believed then this Spaniard is on his way back to England from FC Barcelona this summer, but even if that doesn’t happen Fabregas makes the list for eight brilliant years with the Gunners.