As you’ll know by now – unless of course you’ve been living under a rock – Liverpool take on Manchester United today in one of the most keenly anticipated matches of the Premier League season.
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So, in honour of the occasion, we’ve put together the best combined XI of all-time… even if we do say so ourselves! Among those missing out are Liverpool’s two-time World Player of the Year Kevin Keegan, and the now Real Madrid icon Cristiano Ronaldo.
Who did make the cut? Find out below…
GK) Peter Schmeichel (Manchester United)
The charismatic Dane just gets the nod ahead of Ray Clemence. The 1999 Champions League winning stopper played almost 400 games during his time at United, a spell which saw him claim an impressive total of 15 major honours, including five Premier League titles.
RB) Phil Neal (Liverpool)
What, no Gary Neville? The United man might dominate most of these kind of sides, but it’s hard to argue with Neal’s impressive CV. The attacking full-back is officially the most decorated player in Liverpool history, having won four European Cups, eight league titles, four League Cups and a Uefa Cup.
LB) Roger Byrne (Manchester United)
The captain of the ‘Busby Babes’, as well as an unfortunate victim of the tragic Munich air distaster – which killed him just two days before his 29th birthday. Renowned as a wonderful competitor and leader, he was a star player for both club and country.