Juan Mata picks his all-time best Manchester United XI

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Juan Mata is fast becoming a hero at Old Trafford, but he will have will have to go some way to be considered a legend at Manchester United.

The Spaniard has been in inspired form this season, scoring four goals in 12 Premier League games, and is surely one of the first names of Louis van Gaal's teamsheet.

In his latest post on YouTube, the former Chelsea man picked his all-time Manchester United XI and there was one big absentee. Although, he would struggle to get into this team. 


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Mata went with a 3-4-3 formation that included Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra in defence. 

His midfield was packed with quality in Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham.

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney did not make the cut, however, a front three of Eric Cantona, George Best and Sir Bobby Charlton is hard to argue with. Watch the video below.


The Red Devils travel to Watford on Saturday with the chance to extend their unbeaten Premier League run to five games.

United's attacking fluidity has come under scrutiny recently but there is no denying their defence is airtight. Since the 3-0 defeat to Arsenal, the Old Trafford club have not conceded a goal in any competition. Although, fans will be hoping to see an improvement going forward. 

The Red Devils could be top of the league if results go their way this weekend but have scored fewer goals than any of the other top seven clubs.

Who would be in your all-time Manchester United XI? Let us know by leaving a comment below

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