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Manchester City v Barcelona: Alan Smith's Man City/Barca dream XI

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Victor Valdes: Very little to choose between him and Joe Hart but the longevity of Valdes just edges it.

Victor Valdes: Very little to choose between him and Joe Hart but the longevity of Valdes just edges it.

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Pablo Zabaleta is confident Manchester City can respond to the defeat against Chelsea

Pablo Zabaleta is confident Manchester City can respond to the defeat against Chelsea

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 Vincent Kompany of Manchester City

Vincent Kompany of Manchester City

Gerard Pique: One of the best central defenders around. He makes very few mistakes and his forward passing is superb.

Gerard Pique: One of the best central defenders around. He makes very few mistakes and his forward passing is superb.

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Jordi Alba. Laurence Griffiths/GETTY IMAGES

Jordi Alba. Laurence Griffiths/GETTY IMAGES

Barcelona's Xavi Hernandez celebrates after scoring a penalty against Paris St Germain during their Champions League quarter-final first leg soccer match at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris.

Barcelona's Xavi Hernandez celebrates after scoring a penalty against Paris St Germain during their Champions League quarter-final first leg soccer match at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris.

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Manchester City's Yaya Toure was spared a three-match ban despite appearing to kick Norwich City's Ricky van Wolfswinkel

Manchester City's Yaya Toure was spared a three-match ban despite appearing to kick Norwich City's Ricky van Wolfswinkel

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Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta

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Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez celebrates his third goal during the Spanish first division soccer match against Elche. Photo: Reuters/Gustau Nacarino

Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez celebrates his third goal during the Spanish first division soccer match against Elche. Photo: Reuters/Gustau Nacarino

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Sergio Aguero has scored 26 goals already this season

Sergio Aguero has scored 26 goals already this season

Lionel Messi, Barcelona

Lionel Messi, Barcelona

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Victor Valdes: Very little to choose between him and Joe Hart but the longevity of Valdes just edges it.

Former Arsenal striker and pundit Alan Smith combines the squads of Manchester City and Barcelona to form his dream starting line-up.

 

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