Chelsea host Manchester City in a vital Premier League clash between the second and fourth-placed clubs this weekend.

With only nine points between first and fourteenth spot, the league table is currently wide open and a loss for either side could see them slip down to mid-table depending on other results.

Both clubs will still be on a high having tasted victory in the Champions League midweek and their latest league outing, so it's difficult to separate the teams based on recent performances.

The two sides are blessed with a plethora of match-winning superstars at both ends of the pitch, so how would a combined line-up of the two most expensively assembled squads in England shape up?

Based on both current form and proven ability, take a look at this luxurious hybrid XI ahead of the big clash this Sunday.

Click through the tabs to see who makes the cut.

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here:

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: