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Meanwhile, Beckham’s Milan teammate Ronaldinho says Milan’s task at Old Trafford on Wednesday will be “difficult, but not impossible”. The Brazilian, who starred in the first leg three weeks ago, spoke to UEFA.com and his quotes appear in today’s edition of The Mirror: “We need a positive result so we’ll be playing for the victory,” he says. “It has all the ingredients needed to be a great match.”
The same paper claims United midfielder Owen Hargreaves could yet be on the plane to South Africa for this summer’s World Cup, despite not playing any football for 18 months. “Capello will take him to South Africa if he can prove his fitness between now and when he names his provisional squad on 16 May.” Hargreaves is due to return for United’s Reserves this Thursday at Altrincham’s Moss Lane.