Several players have spent their lifetime playing in the Premier League. Chelsea’s John Terry is one of such.
The player spent over two decades dedicated to an illustrious career at Stamford Bridge. The defender is set to exit the side this summer.
Aside Terry, there is Julian Speroni who has been with Crystal Palace for about 13 years. The goalie has spent a better part of his life at the club through thick and thin.
There is also Manchester United golden boy turn veteran Wayne Rooney. The Three Lion’ star moved to Old Trafford from Everton and he has remained there for almost 13 years now. There are speculations over his continued stay at the club as his form dropped.
Mark Noble is another long term player. He has spent 12 years at the Hammers. The skipper is popular at the club for his long years of service.
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott was discovered early with the hope that he would be another Thierry Henry. Sadly he never reached such heights. He has been at the Emirates for 11 years but there are links with West Ham for a possible move his summer.
Michael Carrick is another decade long player in the league. He has been with Manchester United since the days of Sir Alex Ferguson. He has another year to spend at the club before he calls time on his career.
Everton’s Phil Jagielka has spent almost 10 years at Goodison Park. He remains a force to reckon with at the club. Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva has spent a similar amount of time until he was recently released by Anfield. The Brazilian defender is expected to return to South America to see off his last playing days. Kieran Gibbs of Arsenal and Andy King of Leicester have also spent almost ten years at their respective clubs.