Shield, although acknowledges the lion’s share of the credit – should he be successful – belongs elsewhere.
“I will be trying to make this the first trophy of many, but if we win it’s really something that will have been earned by Sir Alex,” he said. “It’s because of his good work in the Premier League last season that we’re in the Community Shield.
“I’ll do my best to finish off the job, but it’s Sir Alex who will deserve a lot of the credit if we’re successful at Wembley.”
United play Sevilla at Old Trafford on Friday 9 August (19:30 BST) and Wigan Athletic at Wembley on Sunday 11 August (14:00 BST).
The new issue of Inside United is on sale Wednesday 7 August.