Manchester United best XI: Juan Mata picks his team

David Beckham, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes
David Beckham, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes are all in Mata's XI

Midfielder Juan Mata has named his best all-time Manchester United XI - picking only players from the past.

Treble-winning goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel is selected behind a defence that features Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra.

The 27-year-old credits David Beckham withexternal-link "changing the club", selecting the former England captain in a midfield also containing Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Sir Bobby Charlton and George Best are the only pre-90s players in the team - they are selected alongside Eric Cantona in attack.

Mata's Man Utd XI: Peter Schmeichel, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, Eric Cantona, George Best, Sir Bobby Charlton.

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