24 May '11, 4pm

Football: Manchester Utd have solution to Messi, says Ferguson: MANCHESTER, United Kingdom: Sir Alex Ferguson sa...

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom: Sir Alex Ferguson said Manchester United would solve the problem of how to deal with Lionel Messi on Tuesday ahead of his Champions League final showdown with Barcelona. Messi stole the show for Barcelona two years ago, when the Spanish giants outclassed favourites United to win the 2009 final in Rome. Since then, the diminutive Argentinian has gone from strength to strength, firmly establishing himself as the world's best footballer. Ferguson insisted, however, that United would not allow themselves to become obsessed with a game plan to shackle the South American maestro. "We have played against Barcelona three times with Messi in the team," Ferguson told a press conference at United's training ground. "But there is always a solution to every good player. Hopefully we can find one on Saturday. They have other good players though, and so do we....

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