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The Mirror claim Edwin van der Sar will lift the trophy with captain Vidic if United are successful at Wembley and also reveal the match is the biggest in the history of the domestic game, according to official UEFA calculations.
The Times suggest Rio Ferdinand has been studying footage of Lionel Messi on his iPad and Kevin McCarra writes in The Guardian that Wayne Rooney needs a match to imprint his name on history and is one of the few players who can upset Barcelona.
Away from Wembley, Diego Forlan has urged Atletico Madrid team-mate David De Gea to join United. "He asked my advice about moving to United and we talked about it a lot," he told The Sun. "It is a great place to experience as a player. The manager is a legend, the staff are all really good and the fans were always very supportive of me."