most in that situation. We're going down there to win, though. That's what our job is. There is an absolutely brilliant spirit in the place at the moment and a good determination about us. We have to treat these games as we would Real Madrid or anyone else. It has to be won. We want to win.” Sir Alex.
Sub-plots: Ji-Sung Park could face United for the first time since moving to Loftus Road in the summer. The South Korean was a firm fans’ favourite at Old Trafford and should be well received by the Red Army, should he feature on Saturday.
Whistle-blower: Manchester-based official Anthony Taylor will referee Saturday’s match in West London. This season, he has distributed 64 yellow cards and six red in 26 matches.
Rivals watch: Arsenal host Aston Villa on Saturday before Manchester City take on Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.