Ronaldo insists Manchester United must 'kill or be killed' against Inter Milan

24 February 2009 12:18
Manchester United

winger Cristiano Ronaldo emphasised the importance of tomorrow's Champions League tie against Inter Milan - 'it's kill or be killed.' The knockout stage begins this week with the holders and Barclays Premier League leaders United up against a team on course to win their fourth consecutive Serie A title. The mind games between Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho will provide a fascinating sideshow to what many see as the tie of the round.

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Ronaldo said: 'They are a team we have to respect. They are a very good side who lead the Italian league by a lot of points so we must be very careful.   'It's time to kill - or be killed.' 

Unique feeling: Ronaldo hopes to repeat last year's Champions League success

No team have ever retained the Champions League but Ronaldo aims to help United create history after the shootout victory over Chelsea in last year's final.   The World Player of the Year said: 'The feeling of the Champions League is unique. 'When you hear the music and you come out onto the pitch it's a completely different game and atmosphere to the others.   'The emotion of winning my first Champions League medal was spectacular. When [Edwin] van der Sar stopped [Nicolas] Anelka's penalty it was like the earth stood still.   'I hope to repeat that feeling very soon.'

 O'Shea set to solve United's defensive crisis as Irish duo both board plane for Inter clash

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VIDEO SPECIAL: I'm better than Rooney! Inter's Ibrahimovic oozes confidence (or arrogance) ahead of United clash

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Source: Daily_Mail