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At least five Western Sydney Wanderers players could play for the A-League All Stars against Manchester United this month, a ringing endorsement of the club's efforts in 2012/13

Michael Beauchamp says the Western Sydney Wanderers' All Star contingent cannot wait for their chance to go up against Manchester United.

Beauchamp is one of five Wanderers players voted into the All Stars' team by a combination of A-League supporters, the PFA Team of the Year and an expert panel.

Their inclusion comes after Tony Popovic's team threatened to steal the show in their debut season, losing to Central Coast Mariners in the grand final following a stellar campaign.

As well as Wanderers captain Beauchamp, Mark Bridge, Ante Covic and Youssouf Hersi and Nikolai Topor-Stanley are all due to take on the English Premier League champions at Sydney's ANZ Stadium in July 20.

"The Wanderers players built up a great partnership last year and we're continually growing as team-mates. We're looking forward to stepping out on the field together, especially against a team like Manchester United," Beauchamp said.

"It's a credit to the Wanderers squad and the season we had how many players we've had picked in the All-Stars side and we probably could have had a couple more.

"It's a great achievement not only by Wanderers players but all the players that are in the squad, having been selected by the fans and coaches and we're all looking forward to the challenge.

"I'm looking forward to having the opportunity to play with former team-mates like Brett Emerton, as well as players I've never played with before."

The eagerly anticipated clash between the inaugural All Stars team and United will be David Moyes' first in charge following Alex Ferguson's retirement at the end of last season.

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