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12th Mar 2016

There’s an unexpected name in Jonjo Shelvey’s Fantasy Football Club lineup


Sky’s Fantasy Football Club’s One2Eleven feature is quite a straightforward concept.

A footballer, retired or still playing, selects his perfect starting eleven, comprising purely of players they have played alongside at some point in their careers.

This week, it’s been the turn of Newcastle United midfielder, Jonjo Shelvey.

His  selection consists mainly of his former Liverpool teammates, with Gylfi Sigurdsson (Swansea) and Wayne Rooney (England) also featuring.

While Liverpool fans might raise their eyebrows at the sight of Jose Enrique and Alberto Aquilani (especially seeing as Jamie Carragher misses out), his choice of right back is perhaps the biggest surprise.

Shelvey has opted for Charlton Athletic’s Chris Solly to fill the right back berth.

However, it seems that Solly approves…