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Liverpool boss Benitez: I used to have Man Utd study trips

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez says his rivalry with Manchester United counterpart Sir Alex Ferguson wasn't always so bitter.

Ahead of today's match, Benitez said: "I visited United training before I took over at Tenerife.

"In my first games with Liverpool v United we had some chats, talking about football. Everything was OK, no problem. Now I think something is different."

A glass of post-match wine, perhaps?

"I think we have some wine. I don't know if it's from Rioja or from Castilla. I don't know, but we have some good wine, yeah."

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