The Premier League has seen its fair share of players who have moved across multiple clubs during their careers. Some notable examples include Nicolas Anelka, who has featured for six clubs, and Jermain Defoe, who has played for five.
However, there are former players who have represented seven or even eight clubs, making them definitive journeymen of the league. Among the current talents in the Premier League, there is a standout player who is making waves both in the UK and Europe.
This young sensation is set to face some of the biggest names in the sport and is generating significant interest in the venues he competes in. A special Premier League preview offers an insight into the remarkable rise of this emerging talent, profiles his rivals for the coveted title, and includes exclusive contributions from key figures in the game.
The preview also provides interviews with legends of the sport, current Premier League players, and the perspective of PDC chairman Eddie Hearn, covering all the essential information about the upcoming tournament. Darren Bent holds the record for the most-travelled player in the Premier League, having played for a staggering eight different clubs during his career.
The former Israeli international also had a notable career in the Premier League, spending nine years in the league, although his longest spell at a single club lasted just three seasons, with his final appearance for Beitar Jerusalem in his home country. Another player who made significant contributions to the Premier League is Craig Bellamy, a former England striker known for his time at various clubs, including Coventry City, Newcastle United, Liverpool, West Ham United, Manchester City, and Cardiff City, where he ultimately ended his playing days.
Finally, Peter Crouch, known for his towering 2.01 meters frame and distinctive celebration, made 467 Premier League appearances for seven different clubs between 2001 and 2019, establishing himself as one of the most recognizable players of the Premier League era.