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True to form, Mourinho salutes his own role in the Reds' recent silver-laden seasons. "When I was in England, Chelsea was the best team between 2004-06," he says. "Manchester United realised they needed to be better to win it and that’s what they did. That has given them so much confidence."
The Daily Mirror claim United have had a secret spy run the rule over Inter. The Reds' man incognito - David Beckham - believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Adriano are the Italians' key men. Becks says: "They're strong and quick and hold the ball up well. But control them and United have a great chance."
Who faces the Inter duo is the subject of much debate among the tabloids, with United undergoing a central defensive injury crisis after Jonny Evans limped out of Saturday's win over Blackburn. The Northern Irish international almost certainly joins John O'Shea, Gary Neville, Wes Brown and Nemanja Vidic in sitting out the San Siro trip.
Following Liverpool's concession of two points against Manchester City - which left the Merseysiders seven points behind the Reds - Rafael Benitez is still championing his side's title hopes. "I have confidence that we can still win it," he says. "But we must win our next two league games against Middlesbrough and Sunderland and then win against Manchester