Who features in our played for both Southampton and Man Utd piece?

Seven stars to have played for both Saints and Man Utd ahead of EFL Cup final

Played for both Southampton and Man Utd

Southampton take on Manchester United this weekend at Wembley to battle it out for the EFL Cup.

United come into the fixture unbeaten in their last 16 league games, while Claude Puel’s players have lost six of their last eight.

However, this matchup got us thinking. Through the years, which players have played for both sides?

Here, FootyOn writers have picked out a few of the dozen players to have represented both League Cup finalists…

Danny Wallace

Wallace features in our played for both Southampton and Man Utd selection.

Joining Saints as a school boy at 13 in 1977, the forward went on to star for the south coast side.

After nine years with the first team, making 253 appearances for The Dell outfit, he moved to Old Trafford in 1989.

Under Sir Alex Ferguson, Wallace won the FA Cup, European Cup Winners’ Cup and the European Super Cup to name just a few during his four year stay.

The Manchester club are on a great league run at the moment and are 6/5 with Paddy Power to finish in the top four this term.

Danny Higginbotham

Higgingbotham was a United youth product.

The former Gibraltar international started his career with the Red Devils, winning the Intercontinental Cup in 1999.

However, after making just four league appearances, he was sold to Derby County and then shifted again to Saints.

Making 93 domestic appearances for Southampton, Higginbotham was part of a rocky period for them which saw them relegated from the Premier League.

Luke Shaw

After a promising start, a horrific leg break has seen his progress at Old Trafford stall.

However, Jose Mourinho insists he will remain at United and is committed to letting him develop.

A product of Southampton’s famed academy, Shaw was selected as left back in the 2013/14 PFA Team of the Year and sold to United that summer.

In total, Shaw spent 11 years at Southampton.

Man Utd are 17/20 with Paddy Power to emerge victorious within 90 minutes this weekend against the Saints.

Joe Jordan

Renowned tough man Jordan played for both Southampton and Man Utd.

After eight years at Leeds United, which saw him finish runner-up in the 1975 European Cup, Jordan switched to United.

Before heading to Italy to play for AC Milan, the Scottish striker scored 37 in 109 games league games for the Red Devils.

After Milan he moved to Hellas Verona, but was bought by Saints after three years in Italy.

Despite being in the autumn of his career, Jordan was a great success on the south coast and a fan favourite.

Mark Hughes

After two spells at United that saw him win two league titles, three FA Cups and a UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, Hughes found himself at Southampton after a spell with Chelsea.

Though he only scored two domestic goals for the side, his creativity and skill of bringing others into play were greatly appreciated.

Saints go into the EFL Cup final with Man Utd this weekend a generous 4/1 with bet365 to triumph in normal time.

Morgan Schneiderlin

Schneiderlin is another talent to play for both Southampton and Man Utd.

The Frenchman recently moved to Everton from Man Utd, but it is at Southampton where he starred.

Joining the club in 2008, Schneiderlin earned promotion to the top-flight in 2012 and took to the elite division with ease.

Andrei Kanchelskis

Kanchelskis played a single league game for Saints.

After a trophy laden four years in the northwest, winning two league titles and an FA Cup, the Russian left Old Trafford.

The skillful winger had spells at four different clubs before heading to the Saints.

Kanchelskis’ career there spanned a grand total of one league appearance.

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