By Amir Mir

Alan Shearer has revealed that Arsenal legend Tony Adams was one of the best players he played against.

The former Newcastle striker holds the record for the highest number of goals in Premier League history, with 260 goals in 441 games for three different clubs.

Shearer lifted the Premier League title with Blackburn Rovers in the 1995/96 season, and he scored 113 goals in 144 games for the club.

Despite his success in English football, Shearer revealed what strengths former centre-back Tony Adams had during his playing days and how his former England teammate troubled him.

“Tony Adams was one of the best I played against,” Shearer told leading bookmaker Coral. “I had some great battles with Tony. He kicked me, I kicked him but we’d always shake hands at the end of the game.

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“He was a very good defender, a great organiser and leader.”

Four-time Premier League winner Adams is regarded as one of the finest defenders to have graced English football.

The former England and Arsenal captain made 669 appearances for the Gunners, leading them to numerous successes, including 10 major trophies.

Adams and Shearer also represented the Three Lions, with the duo making 129 appearances combined.

In other Arsenal team news, this Tottenham ace has issued this warning to the Gunners ahead of their north London clash on Sunday.