Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says the football world envy his exciting young team.

"I remember talking to one of the best coaches around," said Ferguson, "and he said to me: 'You know what, it's not Ronaldinho, Eto'o, Henry and Messi. It's Ronaldo, Rooney and Tevez. What United have are three players who are young, incredibly talented and hungry. Most of all hungry'."