Both having been away in North America on International Champions Cup duty, Chelsea and Manchester United have been involved in some of the more glamorous pre-season friendlies this summer.
With the Blues downing Paris Saint-Germain on penalties and the Red Devils achieving a notable victory in prevailing 3-1 against Champions League holders Barcelona, the tour games have made for good viewing on our tavern projector that has been running all hours of the night and morning.
For many neutrals by the bar, they still can’t see past Chelsea this term with the ever competitive Jose Mourinho the best manager in the Premier League but listen to others and they’ll claim Manchester United will push them far harder.
The Red Devils have been trying their best Manchester City impression this summer after spending big to land Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin alongside free agent Sergio Romero who joined earlier today.
While Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has recently criticised their big spending ways, others argue how else are United going to topple the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City so soon?
All of this talking has led to our punters by the bar devising a best combined eleven made up of current stars of both Manchester United and Chelsea. What do you think?
Click on the image below to reveal what we believe to be the best combined Manchester United and Chelsea starting XI.