Jamie Carragher leaves Cristiano Ronaldo out of Man United and Liverpool combined XI

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Jamie Carragher leaves Cristiano Ronaldo out of Man United and Liverpool combined XI
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late winner against Atalanta (Martin Rickett/PA)

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Jamie Carragher left Cristiano Ronaldo out of a combined Manchester United and Liverpool starting line-up ahead of the two clubs clashing in the Premier League on Sunday.

The former Liverpool player chose Mason Greenwood to lead hiscollection of forwards with Mohamed Salah, Bruno Fernandes and Sadio Mane also goal scoring options.

Carragher also selected Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Virgil Van Dijk, Andy Robertson, Jordan Henderson and Fabinho.

When asked why he left out Ronaldo, he told Sky Sports: “How can you not put Ronaldo in, in terms of what he’s done, legendary figure? I’m talking about actually right now, today, I’d have to have Greenwood.

“[Roberto] Firmino got a hat-trick for Liverpool at the weekend and has done really well but going back last season, and this season Greenwood is a superstar and I had to find a place for him in there.”

Manchester United may have questionable form this season but Ronaldo has continued his scoring ways at the club and he scored the winner in their Champions League match against Atalanta.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side found themselves 2-0 down at half-time but fought back to back all three points. Carragher has been critical of the manager for his comments on fans’ lack of support at Old Trafford.

Carragher said on CBS: “The comment he made about the fans was a silly thing to say. The fans I think won them that game in the second half.

“Man United, coming in at half-time 2-0 down to Atalanta and I don’t think they were that poor but you’re going to get grumblings, people who are unhappy. It’s not just that game, it’s a poor run of games and the performance they had at Leicester. When that ground is rocking, it is difficult to stop.”

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