EPL: Top 20 Goalkeepers In The Premier League

The 20 EPL Goalkeepers

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The Premier League is widely regarded as one of the best leagues in international football. But in recent years, many claim that it has lost a lot of its quality. That is true in some respects, but there are world-class talent on show for the fans week in, week out at every position. The Premier League has strong goalkeepers in abundance. Here is a ranking on just who is the best.

20. Allan McGregor

Crystal Palace v Hull City - Premier League

20. Allan McGregor

Crystal Palace v Hull City - Premier League

The 32-year old may be out of favour for his national team, but he is a reliable man for Steve Bruce's Hull City. However, a few dodgy performances this season means he ranks no higher than 20th.

19. Artur Boruc

Arsenal v Southampton - Premier League

19. Artur Boruc

Arsenal v Southampton - Premier League

Southampton's No. 1 had a unforgettably embarrassing moment against Arsenal this season. But at 34, he is still a fine keeper.

18. Maarten Stekelenburg

Swansea City v Fulham - Premier League

18. Maarten Stekelenburg

Swansea City v Fulham - Premier League

Despite his club Fulham sitting bottom of the Premier League, Stekelenburg is a talented keeper who is highly regarded with his National team, Holland.

17. David Marshall

Cardiff City v Aston Villa - Premier League

17. David Marshall

Cardiff City v Aston Villa - Premier League

Scotland's No. 1 has been a crucial part of Cardiff's season, and continues to give his fans hope of him staying within the Premier League.

16. Lukasz Fabianski

Arsenal v FC Bayern Muenchen - UEFA Champions League Round of 16

16. Lukasz Fabianski

Arsenal v FC Bayern Muenchen - UEFA Champions League Round of 16

The 28-year old has been in and around the Arsenal first team for many seasons. But with such high quality competition, it means he often sits on the bench. On the majority of Premier League clubs, he'd be a starter.

15. Vito Mannone

Vito Mannone Sunderland

15. Vito Mannone

Manchester City v Sunderland - Capital One Final

The 26-year-old Italian is a great talent for Sunderland to have. He has been a huge positive in season with many disappointments.

14. Costel Pantilimon

Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers - FA Cup Third Round Replay

14. Costel Pantilimon

Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers - FA Cup Third Round Replay

Manchester City's second-choice keeper is an underrated talent who deserves a place on this list.

13. Brad Guzan

Aston Villa v Norwich City - Premier League

13. Brad Guzan

Aston Villa v Norwich City - Premier League

The USMNT have a superb second-choice keeper in Brad Guzan. In 2012-13, many claimed he was the best in the Premier League, and he has continued to impress since.

12. Ben Foster

West Bromwich Albion v Fulham - Barclays Premier League

12. Ben Foster

West Bromwich Albion v Fulham - Barclays Premier League

England manager Roy Hodgson regards him as England's second-best keeper. That's a debatable issue, but Foster is certainly one of a large selection of talented keepers in the Premier League.

11. TIm Howard

Chelsea v Everton - Premier League

11. Tim Howard

Chelsea v Everton - Premier League

Everton's Tim Howard is easily one of the USMNT's best players. His presence in the Premier League has seen him win a League title medal along with worldwide respect.

10. John Ruddy

Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League

10. John Ruddy

Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League

27-year-old John Ruddy is another fine English goalkeeping option for Roy Hodgson. His performances and passion for Norwich in the last two seasons ranks him highly here.

9. Michel Vorm

Swansea City v Cardiff City - Premier League

9. Michel Vorm

Swansea City v Cardiff City - Premier League

His injury for the majority of this season means his game time has been limited. His absence from Swansea City in recent months was clearly felt.

8. Tim Krul

Newcastle United v Aston Villa - Premier League

8. Tim Krul

Newcastle United v Aston Villa - Premier League

This season, Norwich's Tim Krul put in one of the most remarkable performances in Premier League history to earn his side a vital win.

7. Simon Mignolet

Manchester City v Liverpool - Premier League

7. Simon Mignolet

Manchester City v Liverpool - Premier League

Liverpool's summer signing had a difficult job to replace Anfield hero Pepe Reina, but he has managed to do just that in style,

6. Asmir Begovic

Manchester City v Stoke City - Premier League

6. Asmir Begovic

Manchester City v Stoke City - Premier League

The NFL-loving Asmir Begovic is underrated because he plays for the not-so-popular Stoke City, but the Bosnian has consistently been linked with big clubs because he is simply a rock in goal.

5. Hugo Lloris

Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League

5. Hugo Lloris

Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League

Before his arrival to the Premier League, his place on this list may have been higher. But, a few weak and careless performances this season with Tottenham has him fifth -- which still shows how good he is.

4. Joe Hart

Manchester City v Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Round of 16

4. Joe Hart

Manchester City v Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Round of 16

England's No. 1 has the potential to be the best keeper in the world, and his time on the bench this season will help him. He's one of the best in one-on-one situations.

3. Wojciech Szczesny

Stoke City v Arsenal - Premier League

3. Wojciech Szczesny

Stoke City v Arsenal - Premier League

Arsene Wenger has always had huge faith in the Polish keeper, and it's beginning to pay off now. At just 23, he still makes a few hot-headed decisions, but is proving extremely talented for such a young keeper.

2. David De Gea

Sunderland v Manchester United - Capital One Cup Semi-Final: First Leg

2. David De Gea

Sunderland v Manchester United - Capital One Cup Semi-Final: First Leg

Ranking him as the second-best keeper in the Premier League will inevitably annoy some, but at just 23, David De Gea is going to be both Manchester United and Spain's No. 1 for the next decade.

1. Petr Cech

West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea - Premier League

1. Petr Cech

West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea - Premier League

At 31, many have begun to question the quality of the man who has been at the bedrock of Chelsea's success over the past decade. But it's harsh criticism, as he's still the best the Premier League has to offer. You only need to look at the great Edwin Van Der Sar to see how keepers can get better with age.

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