Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick admits the pressure is on ahead of their Champions League tie with Marseille.

After Tottenham and Arsenal both achieved superb results last week, the pressure is on Sir Alex Ferguson's men.

Carrick said: "The buzz you get with the Champions League is something that no other competition brings."

He added: "It was strange watching Tottenham and Arsenal last week and not being involved. We have had to wait an extra week but we are ready for it."

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