United hoping for win against little-known Otelul
Manchester United will go looking for its first win in this
season’s Champions League against Otelul Galati, a side manager
Alex Ferguson admitted he had ”never heard of” before.
Even in Romania, not much more is known about the
”Steelworkers” – other than that Otelul’s captain volunteered for
a 30 percent pay cut last year.
Otelul was the surprise winner of the Romanian championship last
season – its first title – and on Tuesday night the team will meet
United at Bucharest’s National Arena in the biggest match in its
With United in desperate need of a win to kickstart its campaign
after two straight draws in Group C, Wayne Rooney, Nani and Javier
Hernandez could all return to the starting XI.