Now, Fergie wants Man U to match Liverpool's record of 5 European Cups!

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 08, 2012 09:51 hrs

Alex Ferguson has challenged Manchester United to match Liverpool's record of five European Cups after they qualified for the knockout stage in the ongoing Champions League.

Ferguson had earlier claimed that he wanted United to clinch the European trophy for the 4th time to join his wins in 1999 and 2008 and also Matt Busby's 1968 triumph.

"In terms of the history of our club, we should have won more and I want to win it again and get into the bracket of winners like Liverpool, our biggest rivals, Bayern Munich and Ajax," the Daily Mail quoted Ferguson, as saying.

"AC Milan and Real Madrid have got separated from the rest but that definitely drives me on a bit. I get really frustrated when I think about the opportunities we have had to win it, but you can't be greedy," he added.

A goal tally of 38 goals in 15 games in all competitions certainly gives Fergie the confidence to believe United have the firepower to grab European silverware this year.

"Obviously we've got some work to do on the defending part, but the encouraging thing is that bit by bit we're collecting a good collection of outstanding young midfielders which I'm really pleased about," he added. (ANI)

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