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Davids: Man Utd can be "killers" against Ajax

Edgar Davids believes Manchester United can be "killers" on the counter attack in the Europa League final against Ajax on Wednesday night.

Their tactical differences place the two teams at complete opposite ends of the spectrum, and the former Ajax and Juventus midfielder believes the English side could come out on top.

"At Manchester United you have men, at Ajax you still have boys," said Davids via The Sun.

"Mourinho's tactics will be to sit back and be tight, and that will suit Ajax for their pressing game but if you have two or three players who are really fast like Rashford and Martial?

"Hey, I saw them in a recent game, and they are a different level. They are quick and they are good and they can be killers.

"The power of Ajax is the pressing, but if you press and the ball goes over the top of your defence, it is the guy who is the quickest who has the best chance."

Andrew Maclean
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