The sight of Steve McManaman jinking and speeding his way past defenders left, right and centre is surely one of the defining images of the 1990s for any Liverpool fan.
“I don’t think people realise how good he was. For me, he’s probably the best player I played with and I played with some unbelievable ones,” Robbie Fowler, McManaman’s close friend and former teammate, says in the latest episode of ‘Premier League Heroes’.
McManaman seemed destined for greatness as soon as he graduated from the Academy to the Reds’ first team.
And across 51 appearances as a 19-year-old in his first full season in the senior ranks – a campaign he crowned with a Man-of-the-Match display in the 1992 FA Cup final – McManaman announced himself as an Anfield star.
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