Scholes, Gerrard or Lampard? Wayne Rooney reveals his pick for best midfielder

Scholes, Gerrard or Lampard? Wayne Rooney reveals his pick for best midfielder

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 10:25 - 28.05.2024

Wayne Rooney has shared his thoughts on one of football's biggest debates involving Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, and Paul Scholes.

So, who's the best of these three players; Lampard, Scholes, or Gerrard? Wayne Rooney has had his say.

For years and years, fans, pundits, and observers have argued about which one of the three legends was better.

They were all so talented that there is truly no wrong answer.

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Wayne Rooney settles Lampard, Gerrard, Scholes debate

Wayne Rooney, a former teammate of all three players for England, has given his opinion on which of the three he thinks was the best. 

Speaking on the latest episode of The Overlap, the new Plymouth Argyle boss broke down each man's credentials before revealing his pick.

Frank Lampard  Paul Scholes and Steven Gerrard.
Frank Lampard, Paul Scholes and Steven Gerrard. (Photo Credit: TalkSport, collage" Pulse Sports)

Paul Scholes, Steven Gerrard, and Frank Lampard are all different.

As an all-rounder, Stevie is the best; he can defend, pass the ball, run, tackle, score goals, set pieces. As an all-rounder, he's the best from that point of view.

Liverpool Legend Steve Gerrard || Credit: Getty

"All were world-class players. Stevie could come to Manchester United, be a top player, and do what Scholes could. But I don't think Scholes could do what Stevie did at Liverpool."

Rooney has made a comeback to coaching with Plymouth Argyle, after a shocking spell at Birmingham City where he played a leading role in their relegation.

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