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Wayne Rooney Chooses Liverpool's Best XI In Premier League History

Wayne Rooney Chooses Liverpool's Best XI In Premier League History

By Mike Parrott

Liverpool-born Wayne Rooney has created a starting XI of Liverpool players from their many years in the Premier League and a few notable legend miss out, with seven current Liverpool players making the cut.

Wayne Rooney is known for his Liverpool roots but growing up as a fan of the blue side of Merseyside, coming through the Everton Academy.

However, Rooney has named a starting XI of Liverpool's best players throughout the Premier League era in his opinion.

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Rooney chose a 4-2-3-1 formation and selected the following players:

GK: Alisson Becker

CB: Jamie Carragher

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CB: Virgil Van Dijk

LB: Andy Robertson

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CM: Xabi Alonso

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AM: Roberto Firmino

LM: Sadio Mane

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ST: Luis Suarez

The Manchester United legend missed out a few big names in Liverpool Premier League history including former Ballon D'Or winner, Michael Owen.

Fernando Torres also misses out on the XI after leading Liverpool to 2nd place in 2008/09 and coming third in the 2008 Ballon D'Or.

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When asked about missing out Torres, Rooney said:

"Luis Suarez, for me, is one of the best strikers in Premier League history. I know he wasn't there long but he was the start of a change in mentality in Liverpool, bringing passion and fight, and maybe nastiness sometimes, but certainly a winning edge. He was a great goalscorer and I loved watching him."

Current players Mane, Firmino, Salah, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Robertson, and Alisson make the team. Firmino makes the team as the Attacking Midfielder albeit not playing in that position under current Manager Jurgen Klopp.

Rooney also went out of his way to praise Carragher saying:

"It was between him [Carragher] and Sami Hyypia but Carra's leadership was key. Stevie Gerrard was Liverpool's captain but I imagine Carra was captain alongside him, in the dressing room and on the pitch."

Topics: Liverpool, Football, Premier League, Virgil Van Dijk, Jamie Carragher, Wayne Rooney

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