Manchester United is interested in apparently not on an obligation of Manuel Neuer. Team Manager replied Sir Alex Ferguson with a "no!" to a question.
Gelsenkirchen (SID) - Manchester United is interested in apparently not on an obligation of national goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. To a question on the day before the first leg of the semi-finals in the Champions League at Neuer Klub Schalke 04 (8.45 pm / Sat. 1 and sky) answered team manager Sir Alex Ferguson with a shaking of the head and a "no!".
New announced last Wednesday to leave Schalke. Considered first address record champion Bayern Munich, in the conversation was always also bury. The root goaltender of the table playoff of the Premier League, which is Netherlands Edwin van der SAR, after the season end his career.
In the first leg on Tuesday, Ferguson goes with respect. "A semifinal is very difficult, but I hope we play well and get any further," said Sir Alex, which impressed the Schalke quarter finals against defending champions Inter Milan (5-2, 2-1): "Schalke has never looked as if they could leave." "Even in the good moments of inter's, they had them always under control, and that accounts for a strong team."
He believed that the Germans would have a high confidence generally, "because they resemble the English already, rather more the Scots", the Scotsman said Ferguson under the laughter of good 150 journalists in the press room of the Schalke arena.
Van der SAR his defense called on in the meantime, to pay special attention to Schalke superstar Raul. "He is the Topscorer of the Champions League fabulous." He is so dangerous, he needs just the hint of a chance for a goal. "We must be very cautious", said the 40-year-old Latham.
Ferguson has his best line-up. He must give up on striker Dimitar Berbatov, who last lost his place on the Mexican Javier Hernandez. The former Leverkusen, best with 21 goals scorer in the English Premier League, suffers from problems of bars and travelled with the team to Gelsenkirchen.
Berbatov had the 1-0-missed United's victory on Saturday against the FC Everton. In addition to Berbatov, the midfielder Ferguson missing Darren Fletcher and Bebe Owen Hargreaves and attacker. Defender John O'Quinn Shea, however, sat on the plane, although he injured was been replaced against Everton.