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Man United & Chelsea stars dominate greatest Premier League XI – Graeme Souness



Greatest Premier League XI – Graeme Souness
In his weekly column in the Sunday Times, Graeme Souness has gone about the difficult task of picking the greatest Premier League XI.
There were no constraints to qualify being in the team.
However, Souness seems to have been guided by Premier League winners’ medals.
That means that EPL stars including Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez, for example, didn’t make the cut.
Manchester United & Chelsea stars dominate
Man United were the best represented team in the XI. Just under half the team, five players, were sourced from Old Trafford.
Chelsea were the second most represented club with three players in the team.
Starting from the back, Danish legend Peter Schmeichel was picked in goal. Gary Neville was selected at right-back, while Rio Ferdinand was paired with Chelsea’s John Terry in the middle of the defence.
The left-back slot went to former Arsenal and Chelsea star Ashley Cole.
Moving into midfield, Man United’s Paul Scholes made the cut.
Up-top, Man United old-boy Cristiano Ronaldo was picked down the right-hand side, while Chelsea legend Didier Drogba was picked as the centre-forward.
Man City & Arsenal
Apart from Man United and Chelsea, Man City and Arsenal were the only two other sides to have players in Graeme Souness’s XI.
Two of the three spots in midfield went to Pep Guardiola’s current players.
Both Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva earned spots in the midd...
URL source: http://www.101greatgoals.com/teams/manchester-united/

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