Saturday, 12th January, 2013

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson insists that his side will not pay Liverpool striker Luis Suarez any special attention when the two clubs meet on Sunday.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers takes his lacklustre Reds side to Old Trafford for a Premier League clash which would see Manchester United an astonishing 24 points ahead of their rivals should they put the Merseyside giants to the sword.

One bright spot for Liverpool this season though is Suarez, who has been in sensational form, taking the goalscoring burden at the club squarely on his own shoulders.

Indeed, Suarez has scored 15 times in the Premier League so far this season, just one behind leading scorer, Manchester United striker Robin van Persie.


But Ferguson insists he has no special plans for the Uruguayan when the fierce local rivals clash at Old Trafford.

"We want to concentrate on ourselves", he told his club’s official site.

"We pay respect to every opponent and analysis of our opponents is important. You should always give your team as much information as you can", continued Ferguson.

"Sometimes you can overdo it – going back 20 years ago we could show players a full game on video but these days that doesn’t happen.

"They don’t have the concentration. Now we condense it to the important aspects of the game. Suarez is no different to other good players we come up against in the league."

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