In this week’s main listening report, we feature a post from 2011 from our archive. We asked the question, who are the best ever foreign imports to have played in the Premier League? Of course, there are plenty of talented overseas stars playing now, but this report focuses on those who stayed for an extended period and left a mark on the game in England.You can listen to the report by clicking on the link above, and you can also read the transcript of the report (below). There is also explanations of key vocabulary (in bold).
Best Overseas Premier League Player
the Red Devils: The nickname of Manchester United
never far from controversy: a temperamental character
a torrid time: A difficult time
legend: A very famous player, one loved by many fans
title contenders: Teams that have a strong chance of wining the title
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