Matt Le Tissier picks his Manchester United vs Tottenham combined XI

Matt Le Tissier answers questions during Gillette Soccer Saturday Live with Jeff Stelling on March 19, 2012 at the Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth, England.

Manchester United host Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League this weekend at Old Trafford.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on October 22, 2017 in London, England.

Ahead of Manchester United's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford, Matt Le Tissier has picked a combined XI made up of United's and Spurs' players for Sky Sports, and it is first blood for Mauricio Pochettino as Le Tissier names seven of his squad in his combined side.

While Le Tissier picks De Gea in goal, he is the only member of the back five available to Jose Mourinho this weekend, with the combined defence consisting entirely of Spurs players, with the Southampton legend picking Kieran Trippier, Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld and Danny Rose.

Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur (R) with Jan Vertonghen celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester...

United do have control of the holding midfield area with Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba edging out the likes of Mousa Dembele and Victor Wanyama.

The only area of the team that includes a mix of United and Tottenham players is the three playing off the striker, with Marcus Rashford joining Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen in the side.

Harry Kane of Spurs (r) celebrates with Dele Ali after scoring the fourth goal and his second of the game during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Wembley...

The area that may have perhaps been the toughest for Le Tissier to decide upon was up front, with Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku boasting 15 Premier League goals between them already this term. However, it is the man who tops the scoring charts currently, one clear of Lukaku who gets picked. And Le Tissier explained to Sky Sports why he made that decision.

"Harry Kane has to be my striker. Romelu Lukaku has had a cracking start and the two of them are excellent players but I just think Kane's form at the moment and over a longer period of time justifies him getting the nod," he told Sky Sports.

With that in mind, here is how Le Tissier's combined XI looks in full...

Manchester United vs Tottenham combined XI

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