BIG names of world football have already booked their places at next year’s Qatar World Cup.
The likes of England, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain and Belgium have already qualified for the tournament’s first visit to the Middle East.
England talisman Kane leads the line in the combined XI of nations who are confirmed for Qatar following the end of the qualifying group stages.
He is joined up top in a 4-3-3 by Paris Saint-Germain team-mates Neymar and Kylian Mbappe – stars of Brazil and France respectively.
Given the natural tendencies of Pogba and De Bruyne to get forward, the back four needs to be rock solid and experienced at the highest levels.
And anchoring the stellar combined XI is veteran keeper and Germany captain Manuel Neuer, who probably gets the nod over Kane as skipper on the day.
But this being modern international football, it’s worth a look at how a back three would shape up in an alternative XI.
Excluding any players selected in the 4-3-3 line-up, the defence has a more Brazilian flavour to it.
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