"I had a great chat with him over a few glasses of wine," Brown told the Hull Daily Mail. "We talked about certain things which are right in the game and certain things which are wrong.
"He's the No.1 for me and there's no better manager in the Premier League. After coming up against Arsene Wenger and Phil Scolari, it will be some test pitting my wits against him at Old Trafford.
"I know it will be tough, but I believe we can get something from the game.
"I didn't come into the Premier League to get beat and I don't enjoy losing. I came into the Premier League to try and win games of football."