Sir Alex Ferguson has pledged to attack when his Manchester United side meet Milan in tonight’s second leg of their Champions League semi-final.
United beat Milan 3-2 in the first leg, but Ferguson says they cannot expect to defend their one-goal lead.
“I don’t think sitting back would do me, the team or fans any good. We’re going to do it our way, win or lose.
“We have to step up a gear. There’s a chance that we will concede over there, so we have to score,” said Ferguson.
“We will have an attacking emphasis with discipline.”
Milan boss Carlo Ancelotti acknowledged the attacking threat posed by United.
“One of Manchester’s characteristics is the strength in their attack and the most dangerous striker is Wayne Rooney, as he showed in the opening leg, that is why we must limit their actions in front,” he said.
“There’s always tension and expectation ahead of a semi-final tie, but I think we are in good condition to do well,” he added.
“We are very honoured to represent Italian football in this competition and more so considering that our nation are world champions.
“My team is a very Italian side, with an Italian soul and I believe we are best able to represent Italian football.”