Mourinho names Inter Milan XI for Man Utd clash

Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho has already named his starting XI for tonight's showdown with Manchester United.

Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho has already named his starting XI for tonight's showdown with Manchester United.

“I don't think Serie A and the Premier League can be compared - they are two different competitions,” Mourinho said.

“I keep saying that the game in England is more emotional, beautiful and open with an incredible atmosphere, but teams are stronger from a tactical viewpoint in Italy.

“Every team is organised in Serie A and they know what to do on the pitch. There are also a lot of goals and a lot of ambitious teams - look at Udinese, Fiorentina and Genoa playing high-level football.”

Mourinho has experience of facing Sir Alex Ferguson after his time at Chelsea where he got the better of the Scottish mastermind.

“Sir Alex has more experience than me and Manchester United are in a great position, seven points clear in the League,” Jose stated.

“This tie doesn't mean anything special. The objective is just to get through. I have no extra desire to beat anyone in particular.

“We were happy with the draw because it's very easy for me to prepare the players psychologically. The adrenaline is already in the air.

“United are a great attacking team, but I watched every game they played in the Champions League last year in detail.

“They will not come here with an attacking approach. We will play the same way we do in Serie A.

“It will be a 4-4-2 system with Adriano and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in attack. I am not afraid to say that.

“Adriano, Ibrahimovic, Javier Zanetti, Esteban Cambiasso, Dejan Stankovic, Sulley Muntari and four at the back - that's my team.”

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