Manchester United vs Liverpool: Combined XI
It is said that when Manchester United play Liverpool the world is on its feet to witness this battle which is much more than just a football game. 2 of the most successful clubs in the country, Liverpool and Manchester United have a rivalry which is intensely followed and carried by the players, fans and literally anyone even minutely associated with these 2 legendary clubs.
Manchester United and Liverpool face each other in yet another premier league fixture on Saturday as things get intense in England's top flight. Liverpool travels to Manchester with a hope to secure a double over their fierce rivals but things are a bit different this time. This United side under Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has been a rampant force and are yet to lose a game in the Premier League in Solksjaer's reign.
Liverpool faces a daunting task of facing a rejuvenated Manchester United at Old Trafford. This tie is crucial for Jurgen Klopp owing to the fact that Manchester City are the current league leader and in order to regain their position at the top, Liverpool have to beat the red devils.
With that being said, the 2 sides are filled with loads of talent and we can't help but sort a combined XI from these 2 high flying football teams.
David De Gea marginally pips Alisson Becker for the number 1 position. Many might argue for the Spaniard to be the best in the world let alone the Premier League. David De Gea has been the star performer for Manchester United for all these years and many claim him to be their best player in the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era.
De Gea in goal is a sight every United fan craves for and it's no secret that Manchester United know what prized asset they have. Over the years many top clubs have come calling for the Spanish number 1, including the likes of Real Madrid but Manchester United have been resilient.
This season has been no different for David De Gea as the magnificent Dave continues to give impressive performances on a weekly basis. Some might argue with Alisson being the far superior one in terms of clean sheets with 14 to his name compared to De Gea's mere 6 but it's the type of performances, the sensational saves by De Gea that have really helped him in grabbing the gloves here in this combined 11.