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Wojciech Szczesny warns Manchester United there is a lot more to Juventus than j
Wojciech Szczesny warns Manchester United there is a lot more to Juventus than just Cristiano Ronaldo



Juventus keeper Wojciech Szczesny has warned ­Manchester United there is far more to them than just Cristiano Ronaldo - and should be seen as Champions League contenders. The former Arsenal star is now first choice for the Italian giants and will be between the sticks for ­Tuesday's vital Group H clash at Old Trafford.

The match is already being billed as
sbo128 Ronaldo's emotional return to his former club and as a potential life saver for ­under-pressure manager Jose Mourinho. Szczesny said: "We feel that, if we win in ­Manchester, we are virtually in the next round and that has to be our main objective. "And, for me, Old Trafford is a stadium where you like to play and win. At Arsenal, I played many matches against them and they were very special.

"Our challenge is to demonstrate in this Champions League that we can go a long way - and beating United would show we are on the right track." sbo128 The former Gunners star pointedly left United off his list of potential Champions League winners - but he has absolutely no doubt that Juve will be contenders. He said: "We want to win the ­trophy and our rivals are the same as always in Europe right now - ­Barcelona, Real, Bayern, City and ­Liverpool. Within that group there should the names of the finalists.

"We believe we are good enough to do it. The Juve of this season aspires to win everything - and not just ­because we've signed Cristiano ­Ronaldo. As a group, we have ­improved and are more consistent. sbo128" Despite that, there's no doubt that Ronaldo will be the focus of attention at Old Trafford, having signed from Real Madrid in a £99.2million move.