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Ahead of Sunday's derby, Sir Alex Ferguson has dismissed City’s threat to United’s footballing dominance. The United boss pointed to the Blues' mid-table position and asked: "Where are they at the moment? At this moment in time our threats are still Chelsea and Liverpool, who are sitting above us. Aren't they?"
City's star man Robinho admits he followed the Reds when he was younger in order to watch his hero Ruud van Nistelrooy in action.