A Premier League-based Champions League XI for 2014/15.
With Arsenal learning their Champions League fate today, CaughtOffside looks at the best players from last season’s Premier League top four and how they might look in a combined XI.
All of the top four clubs have been busy in this summer’s transfer window so far, with new signings from Arsenal and Chelsea featuring in this star-studded lineup, which looks as good as anything in Europe on paper.
The players missing out show the Premier League’s great depth of quality as much as the players who made the final grade for this side, with no room for Arsenal star Mesut Ozil, Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard or Chelsea’s new £32m signing Diego Costa, who reached the final of the Champions League with Atletico Madrid last season.
See below for a full run-through of this English Champions League clubs combined XI: