It’s EFL Cup final week here in the Transfer Tavern and our local Manchester United and Southampton fans here cannot wait.
It’s the first big piece of silverware available in the English footballing calendar and it’s certainly one Jose Mourinho has enjoyed taking part in over campaigns gone by.
It was the first major trophy he won with Chelsea as he kicked off his reign there in style and he’ll be looking for a similar sequence of events to unfold with United, starting against the Saints this weekend.
Claude Puel’s men will, of course, have other ideas about that but our landlord can only see one winner if both sides perform at their maximum.
So, with that in mind, here’s the XI United need to go with to ensure they are lifting the three-handled trophy come the final whistle…
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