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Nani has promised Sir Alex Ferguson he will deliver if he is handed a starting spot at Wembley tomorrow.

Valencia over the moonwalking for his United return

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Park pours energy into atoning for disappointments of previous finals

Dropped in 2008 and defeated in 2009, the in-form Korean is eager to make amends at Wembley

Nemanja Vidic says Manchester United must focus on Barcelona

Nemanja Vidic is certain the tear-stained memories of Rome will ensure Manchester United enjoy the briefest of title celebrations.

Sky Sports to unleash Neville in time to call Wembley showpiece

The excitement around Manchester United's potential Champions League and Premier League double is such that Sky Sports are hopeful their new signing Gary Neville can start his job early to be at Wembley as co-commentator on 28 May for the final against Barcelona.

James Lawton: Sublime skills of Hernandez answer prayers of United faithful

United once again produced at the right moment a killing belief in their own ability to get the right result when it matters most

John O'Shea revels in Manchester United success

Republic of Ireland defender John O'Shea has voiced his pride at leading Manchester United into the Champions League final.

Ferguson: It is our destiny to beat fantastic Barcelona at Wembley

Manager insists United have nothing to fear in European Cup final after second string brush aside Schalke 4-1

United cruise into Champions League final

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The big-game hunter: Fletcher set to provide United's missing link

Midfielder hit by debilitating virus returns tonight to give Ferguson's midfield some much-needed steel

James Lawton: Referees need respect, it's true, but more urgently they require assistance

The Luddite persuasion ruling football loses a little more credibility with each piece of fresh evidence. It has rarely been exposed so pitifully as at Stamford Bridge

Neuer's fine audition could turn Ferguson's head

It has been a season of personal auditions for Manuel Neuer. The 25-year-old had been coveting the notion of leaving his beloved Gelsenkirchen for Bayern Munich before the Bavarians arrived at this stadium back in December. The saves which he produced in a 1-0 Schalke win, from the midfielder Toni Kroos in particular, had the Bayern manager Louis van Gaal enraptured and in little doubt about the wisdom of opening his cheque book. "I will discuss the issue with the board," he said before his side left town that night which sounded suspiciously like the threat it might well prove to be.

Rooney leads United to verge of Euro final

Schalke 0 Manchester United 2

Hernandez takes sting out of United title tale

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Hernandez keeps United on track for title

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