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Holders, Man Utd, are attempting to become the first team to retain the Champions League trophy against Barcelona in Rome this Wednesday.

Cristiano Ronaldo provided Manchester United with a late injury scare ahead of the Champions League final when he required treatment during training.

The Portuguese winger needed strapping on his ankle during Tuesday evening’s training session at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

Ronaldo, who missed the start of the season after undergoing ankle surgery, is expected to be fit for Wednesday’s final.

The Portuguese winger is likely to start up front against Barcelona, with Wayne Rooney and Park Ji-sung expected to provide support from wide.

Nemanja Vidic was also photographed during the session holding his hamstring, but United have confirmed the Serbian is fit, while fellow defender Rio Ferdinand has also declared himself fit to start the final after not playing for three weeks due to a calf injury.

Barcelona had injury concerns of their own during their final training session after midfielder Sergi Busquets required treatment.

Busquets is expected to start in a holding midfield role, with Barcelona’s defensive problems – caused by the loss of Daniel Alves, Eric Abidal and Rafael Marquez – likely to lead to Yaya Toure dropping into the back-line.

Andres Iniesta and Thierry Henry did train on Tuesday evening after recent injury lay-offs and the duo are expected to start tonight.

Holders, Man Utd, are attempting to become the first team to retain the Champions League trophy against Barcelona in Rome this Wednesday.

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