Liverpool vs Manchester United: David de Gea the only Red Devil to make Dean Saunders’ combined team
The Premier League giants face each other this weekend and the former Anfield forward thinks there’s room for just one United player
Liverpool vs Manchester United is viewed as the biggest fixture in English football by many and the first clash of the season between the two is happening on Sunday.
Jurgen Klopp’s men have been in brilliant form this season and are currently top of the Premier League, while Jose Mourinho’s United are 16 points off their opponents in sixth place.
There’s always huge build-up to the game and part of that sees pundits pick their combined XI made up of players from the two teams – including Gary Neville.
And talkSPORT’s Dean Saunders, who scored 25 goals in 61 games for Liverpool, believes only one United player would make his team – goalkeeper David de Gea.
Former Red Jamie Carragher also picked his own combined team with De Gea and Nemanja Matic the only United players to make the cut.
It’s almost identical to Tim Sherwood going for all Tottenham players in a combined Arsenal v Spurs team, however, given the fact the Gunners ended up winning the north London derby earlier this month it was slightly embarrassing for the former Spurs boss.
The Anfield faithful will be hoping Saunders’ selections does not have a similar effect.
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