The world-record expensive XI

Six of the starting XI ply their trade in the Premier League, which includes Alisson, who completed his switch to the Reds from AS Roma on Thursday.

The defence lines-up an entire EPL back-four, with three Manchester City stars featuring.

In midfield, Paul Pogba is joined by James Rodriguez and Phillipe Coutinho.

While the front-three consists of Kylian Mbappe, Cristiano Ronaldo and world-record transfer holder Neymar.

Goalkeeper:

Alisson: Roma to Liverpool for £65m (R1.15b)

Defence:

Kyle Walker: Tottenham to Man City, £47.5m (R845m)

Virgil van Dijk: Southampton to Liverpool, £70.1m (R1.2b)

Aymeric Laporte: Atletic Bilbao to Man City, £58.5m (R1.03b)

Benjamin Mendy: AS Monaco to Man City, £51.75m (R915m)

Midfield:

Paul Pogba: Juventus to Man United, £94m (R1.65b)

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool to Barcelona, £112.5m (R1.99b)

James Rodriguez: AS Monaco to Real Madrid, £67.5m (R1.20b)

Attack:

Neymar: Barcelona to PSG, £199.8m (R3.52b)

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid to Juventus, £105m (R1.85b)

Kylian Mbappe: AS Monaco to PSG, £121m (R2.13b)

 

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