Ray Parlour – 333 Appearances
The Romford Pele, as he was affectionately known by the Arsenal fans, was a product of the Arsenal youth system and made his debut for the Gunners in 1992 and gave away a penalty in a 2-0 loss to Liverpool. He was better known for his disciplinary issues rather than his football in his first few years and it wasn’t until the 1994-95 season when he broke into the first team on a regular basis. Making a total of 333 Premier League appearances and scoring 32 goals before his switch to Middlesbrough in 2004 he will always be remembered fondly by the Arsenal faithful.
David Seaman – 325 Appearances
Seaman joined Arsenal from QPR in 1990 for a British record fee for a goalkeeper at the time, £1.3 million. He quickly became first choice goalie at the Gunners and made what is voted as the best save in the clubs history from a Paul Peschisolido header against Sheffield United in 2002. He played in a total of 325 games in the Premier League before departing for Manchester City in 2003.
Dennis Bergkamp – 315 Appearances
Against the football betting odds on Paddy Power, Dennis Bergkamp was signed from Inter Milan in the summer of 1995 to spearhead the Arsenal attack. Over the course of his career with Arsenal he played in 315 Premier League games and scored 87 goals. He came first, second and third in the “Goal of the Month” competition on BBC’s Match of the Day with a superb hat-trick against Leicester City.
Martin Keown – 310 Appearances
Martin Keown started his career at Arsenal on a schoolboy contract in 1980 and played a total of 20 games for the club before being sold to Aston Villa for £200,000 in 1986. He re-joined the Gunners in 1993 and went on to play 310 games in the Premier League forming part of clubs famous defensive unit before leaving for Leicester City in 2004.
Lee Dixon – 305 Appearances
Lee Dixon, another member of that impenetrable defence, was signed from Stoke City in 1988 and went on to spend 14 years at Arsenal, making 458 appearances (305 of which were in the Premier League).
Patrick Vieira – 279 Appearances
Vieira was signed from Milan in 1996 and almost immediately became a fan favourite for his athletic displays in the centre of the park. He made a total of 279 appearances for the Gunners, scoring 29 goals, before he was sold to Juventus in 2005.
Nigel Winterburn – 270 Appearances
The last piece in the defensive unit of old, Nigel Winterburn was signed from Wimbledon in 1987 as a replacement for the aging Kenny Sansom. He made a total of 440 appearances (270 in the Premier League) and scored 8 goals before he was shipped off to West Ham United in 2000.
Theo Walcott – 267 Appearances
Theo Walcott was signed as a 16 year old from Southampton in 2006 for a massive fee (at the time) rising to £12 million. He’s had an indifferent career, drifiting in and out of the starting 11 but has managed a total of 267 Premier League appearances and scored 65 goals.
Theirry Henry – 258 Appearances
To many in world football Thierry Henry needs little introduction, signed from Juventus in 199 he went on to become the record goalscorer for Arsenal and terrorised Premier League defences for nearly a decade. He made a total of 258 Premier League appearances for the Gunners, scoring 175 goals.
Tony Adams – 255 Appearances
Tony Adams a.k.a Mr Arsenal was a product of the Arsenal youth system and spent his entire playing career at the club. He made a total of 669 appearances and scored 48 goals before he hung up his boots and moved into management.