Goalkeeper: David De Gea (Manchester United)
Possibly the toughest decision of the lot, but De Gea’s brilliance just edges out Joe Hart.
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Manchester United and Manchester City face off in the first Manchester derby of the season on Sunday 25 October – a match you can listen to exclusively live on talkSPORT from 2pm BST.
With just two points between the neighbours, the contest is already being billed as a major test of either side’s title credentials.
The blue half of Manchester have an impressive record against United in recent seasons, but the absence of Sergio Aguero and David Silva from the trip to Old Trafford could hand the hosts the advantage.
So who makes our combined XI of United and City players, based on current form and fitness?
Some of our choices took some real deliberating – click the yellow arrow above, right, to see who made our team…