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Which player/manager combos could have changed everything?

Related Topics: Pep Guardiola, Romelu Lukaku





Certain players and managers just feel made for each other; their styles, personalities or attitudes simply fit like a glove, often leading to great success on the pitch. Think Xavi dictating the Barcelona midfield for Pep Guardiola, Ricardo Carvalho marshalling José Mourinho's defensive line at Chelsea, or Thomas Müller bewitching opponents at Bayern Munich as the legendary Jupp Heynckes watches on with a smile.

We cherish these great combinations as they form some of our core memories in football. But what of the ones we never saw?