By Andrew Misra
It can be debated until one is blue (or red) in the face, but it’s been done time and time again and will continue to be. Let’s accept that both number 8s that influenced British football most strongly in the ’00s were fantastic players.
They’re now showing promising signs of taking that on-pitch form into the dugout with them.
Instead of becoming entrenched in the ancient debate of who is better, let’s look at a couple of moments – one you’ll have heard of, and one that perhaps you don’t remember quite as readily.