Mata Picks His All-Time Man Utd EPL XI
Juan Mata Picks His All-Time Manchester United EPL XI
Spanish playmaker Juan Mata was recently given the difficult task of picking his all-time Manchester United XI of the Premier League era. Who do you think he picked?
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The Old Trafford club has seen plenty don the famous jersey since the league started 25 years ago, and in a video released by Virgin Money, the former Chelsea player was asked to make his selection.
The 29-year-old decided to go with a 3-5-2 formation for his team, and it had a good mixture of players who are seen as icons during certain phases of the club's recent history.
The Spaniard picked his fellow countryman David de Gea in goals ahead of Edwin van der Sar and treble-winning hero Peter Schmeichel.
His three-man defence consisted of former club captain Steve Bruce and the dynamic duo of Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic.
Mata's midfield is filled with quality, with David Beckham, Bryan Robson, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Cristiano Ronaldo making the cut for his engine room.
Up front, Mata decided to go with former France international Eric Cantona and the Old Trafford side's currently leading goalscorer of all time, Wayne Rooney.
What do you think of the Spaniard's selection? Have your say in the comments section below.