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Raul will be a handful for United in Germany

Fighting on two or more fronts is hard, bloody hard, but if you’re Manchester United you have to get used to it. The Reds have been doing it for years and this season is no different – or easier. No sooner had Chicharito clinched the three points from Everton that may return the Premier League title to Old Trafford last Saturday that Sir Alex Ferguson has to take his side to Gelsengirchen for the first leg Champions League semi final tie against Scalke 04.