Ghana midfielder Michael Essien is confident of Real Madrid’s chances against Manchester United in the Champions League.
The two European giants clash in the first leg of their mouth-watering Champions League Round of 16 tie on Wednesday night.
Los Blancos go into Wednesday’s game at the Santiago Bernabeu with an inferior domestic form.
Essien who made a switch from the Premier League to Spain at the beginning of the season is however upbeat 0f his side’s chances against the in-form United team.
“Our confidence is high and we are looking forward to Wednesday’s game against a great side like Manchester United, but we will do our best and hopefully we will win,” he said.
The 30-year-old Ghanaian revives his personal rivalry against the team he supported as a child on Wednesday.