12 legends who moved to England too late: Schweinsteiger, Gullit, Larsson…

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The Premier League didn’t see the best of Bastian Schweinsteiger during his two years at Manchester United – but he’s certainly not the only legend to move to England after their peak years.

Some were still able to be successful even as veterans, but that only left fans wondering what might have been had their clubs managed to snare these legends earlier.

Here are some of the players we rue not being able to see live at their very best…

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