Of course, for all Spurs fans, that could mean Jurgen Klinsmann, 'le magnifique' David Ginola, Robbie Keane - the Republic of Ireland hero is deemed 'foreign' in this countdown - or even Steffen Freund.
Elsewhere, do the sublime skills of Juninho and Zola edge out Cantona? Or should Roy Keane keep Schmeichel from the top? Maybe youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve got a soft spot for Ali Dia. Perhaps not. To have your say, go to www.premiershipsgreatest.com or follow links from the Sky One and Sky Sports websites.
Of the 536 players currently registered with Premiership clubs, more than half hold foreign passports. 61 different countries are represented in the most multi-national league in the world. But who is the best?
In August, Soccer AMÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Helen Chamberlain will reveal all in a Sky One Special - The Top 50 Best Foreign Footballers.
Make sure you have your say!
It's always one of the hottest debates - who is the greatest foreign footballer to play in the Premiership? Sky One is giving you the chance to decide.