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12 big-name players who are past their prime: Including Liverpool legend & Manchester United striker

A number of big name players, such as Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard, who are reaching the latter stages of their career, and have spent most of their playing time this season either warming the bench, or disappointing on the pitch.

We take a look at 12 top players whose best years are behind them, including two Manchester United strikers and two Chelsea legends.

Take a look at our list below…

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Robin van Persie – Manchester United

In typical Robin van Persie style, after an astonishing debut season at Old Trafford only two seasons ago, playing a pivotal role in securing the club’s 20th Premier League title, injury has gotten the better of him, and at 31-years-old there is surely no way back for the striker.

Radamel Falcao – Manchester United

The Colombian arrived at Old Trafford in the summer with huge expectations placed on his shoulders, but just four Premier League goals has proved the striker to be a terrible investment by the Red Devils.

Considered to be one of the best forwards in the world – Falcao, similar to Fernando Torres, could struggle to recover from his loss of confidence this term.

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