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Real Sociedad midfielder Merino: We face Man Utd with aim to win

Real Sociedad midfielder Mikel Merino says they'll face Europa League opponents Manchester United with the aim to win.

United must win by two or more goals to finish top of Group E ahead of the current leaders Sociedad. The La Liga side have not yet dropped a point in this year's group phase, which included a 1-0 victory at Old Trafford earlier in the campaign.

Speaking to Marca, Merino outlined that his side will not be playing negatively in order to avoid a heavy defeat.

"I don't know exactly the approach that Imanol (Real Sociedad's manager) will take, but whatever the idea is, you have to be a brave team, a team that wants to win," the midfielder said.

"Any game that you go out to play with your mind on drawing or losing by the least, you start off on the wrong foot and surely you end up losing it by more than one and you don't enjoy playing. You won't see me playing [for] something other than winning."

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