Combined XI

Championship play-offs: Picking a combined XI from the four sides still battling for promotion to the Premier League

We now know the four sides who will be competing in the Championship play-offs to secure the final promotion place this season: Leeds United, Derby County, Aston Villa, and West Bromwich Albion.

Between them, there's a host of talented stars who will be looking to push their respective sides on to glory. Here's a combined XI from across the four clubs...

In truth, none of the goalkeepers from the four sides have been outstanding this season, but the Baggies stopper is certainly the pick of the bunch here.

1. GK: Sam Johnstone - West Bromwich Albion

In truth, none of the goalkeepers from the four sides have been outstanding this season, but the Baggies stopper is certainly the pick of the bunch here.
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The tenacious defender makes it three out of four United players in the back line here. He's been a cut above the rest of the possible candidates for the left-back spot.

2. LB: Ezgjan Alioski - Leeds United

The tenacious defender makes it three out of four United players in the back line here. He's been a cut above the rest of the possible candidates for the left-back spot.
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The Chelsea youngster has excelled under Frank Lampard on loan for the Rams this season, and will be desperate to prove himself in the Premier League next season.

3. CB: Fikayo Tomori - Derby County

The Chelsea youngster has excelled under Frank Lampard on loan for the Rams this season, and will be desperate to prove himself in the Premier League next season.
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Arguably the competition's most reliable defender this season, the Scotsman has been a warrior at the back for United.

4. CB: Liam Cooper - Leeds United

Arguably the competition's most reliable defender this season, the Scotsman has been a warrior at the back for United.
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