Manchester United players seem up for the challenge of retaining the Champions League crown, something no other team has yet managed.

The defence of the trophy started fairly slowly last night, with a 0-0 draw to Villarreal at home, however Patrice Evra believes we’ve got it in us to rise to the challenge.

“It’s not extra pressure, it’s just a massive challenge,” Evra said. “It’s easy to win some titles when you play for United, but it’s very hard to keep the trophies. You have the best challenge this year to prove that, to keep the Champions League and the Premier League. It is more difficult (as champions). You have to work harder in training every day, but I am just glad to have the challenge like that. When you go to play for United, you need challenges like that.”

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