Schalke striker Raul is backing Manchester United to beat Barcelona in the Champions League final.

It will be a repeat of the 2009 decider in Rome, when Pep Guardiola's side won 2-0.

But Real Madrid great Raul, now at Schalke, said: "Ferguson is a legend and will know exactly what his side must do to win.

"United proved against us and in the past that they can compete with whoever they face."

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