Andrei Kanchelskis warns Manchester United of Shakhtar Donetsk threat

Former Manchester United winger Andrei Kanchelskis concedes that the Premier League outfit will have their work cut out against Shakhtar Donetsk.

Andrei Kanchelskis has told his former club Manchester United that they are in for a "very, very difficult game" against Shakhtar Donetsk this evening.

The 44-year-old, who is still the only Ukrainian to have played for United, has pointed to the support that the team from his homeland receive as a major reason as to why they are tough to beat.

"It is going to be very hard for Manchester United, I am afraid," he told the Manchester Evening News.

"It will be a very, very difficult game because Shakhtar have a lot of good players and with the crowd behind them they are very tough to play against at home."

Shakhtar have lost just one of their last 33 outings in the Donbass Arena.

Alex Ferguson with the Premier League trophy in 1993
Read Next:
In profile: Ferguson's time at Man United
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account