If you want to know who has got the strongest squad in English football, all you really need to do is to take a glance at the Premier League table.
Such raw facts are all well and good but there are other ways to measure success. In modern football you can tell a lot about a club from the quality of WAG that hang around the players’ lounge and we’re setting out to discover just who has the hottest squad.
We’re starting at Old Trafford where Manchester United’s biggest stars have attracted a high class of female companion. Here's the ultimate Manchester United WAG XI.
Goalkeeper - Edurne Garcia WAG of David De Gea
Right Back - Sam Cooke WAG of Chris Smalling
Centre Back - Kaya Hall WAG of Phil Jones
Centre Back - Eugenia Lusardo WAG of Marcos Rojo
Left Back - Shelby Billingham WAG of Luke Shaw
Midfield - Lisa Carrick WAG of Michael Carrick
Midfield - Candy-Rae Fleur WAG of Daley Blind
Midfield - Isabel Collado WAG of Andrea Herrera
Forward - Coleen Rooney WAG of Wayne Rooney
Forward - Bouchra van Persie WAG of Robin van Persie
Forward - Lorelei Taron WAG of Radamel Falcao
Manager - Truus van Gaal WAG of Louis van Gaal