Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic knows they face an unprecedented start to the season.

Certainly Vidic has known nothing like it.

"It is the toughest start we have had since I have been here," he said. "Obviously the first game is always important, especially when it is away.

"Swansea will be a tough place to go. They have some new signings.

"But I am looking forward to it.

"The players want to play big matches. They want to play hard matches.

"When you play for Manchester United you have to accept that challenge and be ready. You have to win every game."

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