United hold no fears for Jose

18 February 2009 09:10
Jose Mourinho claims Manchester United hold no fear ahead of Inter Milan's clash with the European and English champions.[LNB] A mouth-watering prospect of a tie sees United travel to Italy on Tuesday for the first leg of a last 16 UEFA Champions League tie that pits together again former sparring partners Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson.[LNB]The Inter man's record against his Scottish counterpart is enviable, with Mourinho's Chelsea having twice claimed the Premier League title during his three full seasons at Stamford Bridge.[LNB]"I have come up against United on several occasions and I know their style of play perfectly," said Mourinho.[LNB]"We will have time to prepare for our match against them. We do not fear Manchester United and we know we can beat them.[LNB]"That is despite recognising that they are a strong side with lots of qualities.[LNB]Primed"Come the day of the game we will be ready for United. I haven't decided whether we will play in the same manner as we did against Milan, as United have a style of play that is all their own."[LNB]Sunday's 2-1 win over neighbours AC Milan took Inter nine points clear at the Serie A summit and with United also flying, Mourinho anticipates an intriguing tie to ensue.[LNB]"The most beautiful matches to play are those against big sides, and in this moment United are at the top. They are a special team with special players. [LNB]"They have a lot of talent either on the field or on the bench, but my Inter have experience and quality. [LNB]"We know how to face big matches. And, especially, we know how to win them."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports