Milner now has the second most appearances in Premier League history

Milner now has the second most appearances in Premier League history

James Milner started in Brighton's midfield in Monday night's clash with Wolves at the Amex Stadium. The match itself was fairly uneventful as neither team managed to get three points, but it was a historic night for the former Liverpool player regardless.

Milner played 72 minutes in 633 Premier League matches, surpassing Ryan Giggs in the list of players who played the most matches in Premier League history.

The only player ahead of him on the list is Gareth Barry, who played 653 matches, during a long career in which he played with Manchester City, Aston Villa and others.

After the match the main character said TNT Sports What are the secrets behind a long Premier League career?

-I think you have to have a little bit of luck, you have to work hard and take advantage of every opportunity you get, and you also have to take good care of yourself.

-You have to enjoy it, want to do it, and put in the work every day. I've been very fortunate to play for some great football clubs.

Most matches for Liverpool

Milner has traveled extensively around England since making his debut in 2002 for Leeds United, aged just 16.

Between 2004 and 2015, he played for Newcastle, Aston Villa and Manchester City before being brought to Liverpool by Brendan Rodgers in the summer of 2015. The midfielder stepped straight into the vice-captain role, helping to lead the Reds to the top. .

In total, Milner played 230 matches for Liverpool in the Premier League, in which he scored 19 goals and provided 27 assists. He won everything there was to win with Liverpool during his eight years at Anfield, before moving to Brighton this summer.

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