Manchester United step out at Old Trafford tonight, knowing that Barcelona will be waiting for them in the Champions League final should they overcome Schalke tonight. Pep Guardiola conceded last night that if Fergie’s men do prevail then United will prove a far different prospect to the one they faced back in the 2009 final. Fergie has called upon the next few weeks to be squeaky-fun time as United looked to secure a domestic and Euro double.
In the papers this morning there have been a mixed bag of stories that include Pearce risking the wrath over Wilshere’s inclusion; FIFA sets target for goalline technology, while John Terry concedes that he is Chelsea’s best-ever skipper.
Pearce risks Arsenal wrath over Wilshere – Guardian
Guardiola: United will be different prospect – Daily Telegraph
Fifa sets target for goalline technology – Guardian
Villa board takes blame for poor season – Guardian
Arsenal’s ticket prices rise by 6.5% – Guardian