Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 17 April 2014

TeleBest: The best Premier League veterans

Paul Scholes, 34 Manchester United's quiet man proved he's still worth a shout in the centre of midfield for United with his crucial winner in the Champions League match against Besiktas earlier this month. Another player who's struggled with injuries as the years have gone on but Scholes still has much of the ability that marked him out as England's most gifted midfielder for many years.

With Ryan Giggs ageing better than a bottle of fine wine, it could be argued that the advantages of age and experience outstrip youth and enthusiasm.



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With this in mind, we raise a glass to the veterans still plying their trade in the top flight by picking our best XI, who (if you're interested) have a combined age of 379.





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