VIDEO: The Sunderland boss picks his team from the best players he played with, or against, during his 16-year career
But he’s played with, and against, some of the world’s best too, and we asked him to name his ultimate XI from those he played with and against.
Now managing Sunderland, he takes his side into their second leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final holding a 2-1 advantage over Manchester United and, fittingly, two of Old Trafford’s greatest players feature in Gus’ team. But who else made the cut?
Click the video at the top of page to see the rest of the line-up and, you think he’s missed anyone out, leave a comment below!