If we’re honest, choosing a winner from these two sides proved too hard, so we combined them to form a squad like no other…
Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur, Monday 27 August, 7pm, Sky Sports Premier League/HD (CH 512/502)
Though both sides were way off the blistering pace set by Manchester City last season, it would be foolish to disregard either Manchester United or Tottenham as potential title challengers. And, with both sides featuring strong contingents of the England squad that reached the World Cup semi-finals, their upcoming face-off couldn’t be more intriguing.
As such, this Monday’s match-up is a true 50-50, with tantalising battles set to take place both on and off the pitch. In fact, choosing an out-and-out winner proved so difficult that we elected to merge the squads together to create a truly formidable combined starting XI.
So whether it’s a lightening-fast winger or a solid, grizzled centre-back that ticks your box, there’s plenty on offer in the line-up below…
Click/hover on the shirts to discover who’s in…
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