The internet didn't take kindly to Stuart Pearce's selections for a Manchester United vs Manchester City combined XI

Pearce 'doesn't have a clue' according to users on Twitter

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Stuart Pearce was once one of England's most loved footballers.

After a heartbreaking miss in the 1990 World Cup semi-final penalty shootout defeat to Germany, Pearce redeemed himself with a brilliant penalty (and celebration) against Spain at Euro 96.

Everybody loved Psycho.

After retiring, Pearce became a manager in the Premier League with Manchester City, England Under-21s and the Great Britain teams at the London 2012 Olympics.

He even took caretaker charge of England in February 2012 after Fabio Capello resigned.

Ahead of the Manchester derby, Pearce was asked to name a combined XI for the game - and produced a slightly baffling team.

Pearce's team: Hart; Valencia, Kompany, Jones, Blind; Carrick, Toure; Mata, Fellaini, Young; Young.

Selecting a 4-2-3-1 formation, Pearce angered people by picking Joe Hart ahead of David De Gea, Antonio Valencia ahead of Pablo Zabaleta and Marouane Fellaini and Ashley Young instead of City pair David Silva and Sergio Aguero.

Here is some of the best reaction:

 

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