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The Treble-winning striker talks to MUTV's Mandy Henry about the dream final between United and Barcelona, and explains why he's backing his old club to do the business.

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27/05/2009 16:14, Report by Mike Shaw
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Teddy tips United

Teddy Sheringham is backing the current United team to do what his Treble-winning side couldn't - win the Champions League in two consecutive seasons.

Sheringham famously came off the bench to score in the 1999 final against Bayern Munich but twelve months later he and his colleagues were out of the picture, their bid to retain the European Cup having been ended by Real Madrid in the quarter-finals.

”Everybody knows you’re the best and they want to gun you down, so it’s very hard (to retain it),” Teddy told MUTV.

“You need a little bit of luck, you need to be on your top form when you’re challenging for all these honours they’re playing for.”

It's common consensus that you also need a strong squad and Sheringham says United have few worries on that score.

"Sir Alex can keep changing the team - nobody thought he’d rest Giggs and Scholes in the Champions League semi-final but he chopped and changed and it was the right thing to do, the team overpowered Arsenal and here they are again in the final.”

After seeing United wrap up the league, again versus Arsenal, the former United, Tottenham and England striker is now

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