Robbie Fowler ranks the top five players he played with at Liverpool
Liverpool goal scoring great Robbie Fowler played with some of the greatest names in English football during his illustrious career - and now he has picked out his top five for sundayworld.com.
Speaking at the launch of the ticket exchange website My Face Value, Fowler opted made a selection that may surprise a few as he opted to ignore the merits of some of the players he played alongside in England colours to pick players who wore Liverpool red.
Fowler sits in fifth place in Liverpool's all-time scoring charts after scoring 183 goals in two spells with the club and he kicks off his dream team-mates selection with the player who needs just one more goal to edge ahead of him in the Anfield scoring charts.
1. Steven Gerrard
Robbie says: "I had to put Stevie at the top. He has been an incredible player for Liverpool over so many years and even though he is not quite at his best now, he still has so much to offer.
"He has had a difficult few weeks with his injuries and the sending off against Manchester United, but every Liverpool fans would agree that Gerrard is at the top of most lists when it comes to the club's all-time greats."
2. Steve McManaman
Robbie says: "Steve was an under-rated player and he was great to play with. His delivery from wide position was fantastic for a striker and he went on to prove himself on a Champions League stage with Real Madrid as well.
"People might be surprised that I put Steve as the second best player I played with, but he was a class act when he was on top form."
3. John Barnes
Robbie says: "A lot of Liverpool players who played with Barnesy will say he is the best they have played with and I can understand why because he is a class act.
"He was maybe at his very best shortly before I came into the Liverpool team, but he was a genius on the ball at times."
4. Jan Molby
Robbie says: "What a player Jan was. He could pick a pass out from any distance and seemed to do it all so easily. He was also a fantastic fella to have as a team-mate as well."
5. Ian Rush
Robbie says: "Any line-up like this has to include Rushie because like Steven Gerrard, he is one of the club's all-time greats.
"He was edging towards the end of his career at Liverpool when I got into the team, but you can learn so much from a player who scored so many goals and is comfortably the club's all-time top scorer."
Sunday World columnist John Aldridge and Robbie Fowler are backing a new ticket exchange website that allows you to sell on unwanted tickets at a face value price in a bid to cut out ticket touts. Check it out here.