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Unorthodox XI: The Best Starting Line Up Of Premier League Players Not In Their Natural Position: Chelsea Skipper In Goal And Arsenal Stopper Up Front?

The best XI of players not in their natural positions.

Every now and again in football a player will be asked to take up a role other than their own for the good of the team. Every player in this line up in in their wrong position, but has crucially fulfilled the role at some point during their careers. How do you think this team would fare?

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GK: John Terry

Terry took over in between the sticks during the final minutes of a game vs Reading back in 2006 and even managed to keep a clean sheet.

Cesar Azpilicueta Chelsea

LB: Cesar Azpilicueta

The Spaniard is now Chelsea’s established left-back, despite playing the entirety of his career on the opposite side of the defence.

Michael Carrick Manchester United

CB: Michael Carrick

Carrick is a frequent makeshift centre-back for the Red Devils, even though him being there often means panic stations.

Nacho Monreal Arsenal

CB: Nacho Monreal

The left-back has been shifted into the middle of the back line to help soothe Arsenal’s ongoing injury crisis.

Craig Gardner West Brom

RB: Craig Gardner

During his time with Villa, the central midfielder was often deployed at right-back by then manager Martin O’Neill.

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