Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara names Manchester United trouper in five a feature pair
Liverpool and Man United go head to captain on Sunday in a top-of-the-table Premier League showdown at Anfield
There is no heart missing amongst Manchester United and Liverpool as the two obsolete rivals battle it out at the prime of the Premier League table.
The sides go head-to-head at Anfield on Sunday in a top-of-the-table Premier League showdown.
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But it has not been all trash conversation ahead of the merriment - as midfielder Thiago Alcantara spoke of his tendency for goalkeeper .
The span are international team-mates with Spain, and Thiago picked De Gea to be allowance of his dream five-a-side team.
Answering questions from Liverpool fans, the terminated Bayern Munich doyenne was asked which four players would splice him in this blessing desire line-up.
Thiago went for De Gea in goal, his monastic Rafinha, who plays for PSG, void Barcelona team-mate Jonathan dos Santos, and Leeds United forward Rodrigo - another Spain colleague.
"I always say that other than the peak players, I cede always choose the finest chemistry and the boon friends I own in football," verbal Thiago in a . "Like my brother Rafinha, Rodrigo Moreno who plays in Leeds, Jonathan dos Santos, who is with LA Galaxy in the USA.
Manchester United got back to winning ways with a low-key 1-0 victory over Watford in the FA Cup.
Scott McTominay's early header was enough for the win at Old Trafford, as United booked their nook in the boater for the fourth round.
United will now refocus on their union campaign with crucial games to come this week censure Burnley and Liverpool.
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"David de Gea, goalkeeper for Man U and myself. That's the five-a-side I would choose."
With a keeper, three midfielders and a winger-cum-striker, Thiago noticed one issue: "The only debate is that someone has to garrison - but it's OK!"
United leave be hoping Liverpool hold a alike character towards defending this weekend!