United unafraid of draw
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Park Ji-Sung insists Manchester United fear no one ahead of the draw for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League.

Sir Alex Ferguson's side will go into the hat along with Premier League rivals Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool along with Barcelona, AS Roma, Schalke 04 and Fenerbahce at European football governing body UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday.

United's hopes of completing a treble of Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup triumphs were wrecked last weekend when Portsmouth pulled off a shock 1-0 victory at Old Trafford to dump Ferguson's side out of English football's domestic cup competition.

But Park, 27, is adamant the defeat will only strengthen his team-mates' resolve to advance in the Champions League and reclaim European club football's most prestigious trophy for the first time since 1999.

"We don't mind who we play next," insisted the South Korean midfielder.

"Maybe it would be good for English football if we drew an English team but, for me, it doesn't matter.

"We don't worry about the opposition because we have good players and we've shown our quality this season. As long as we concentrate on our performance, we can beat anyone.

"In the last few games our starting line-up has been quite different but we're getting good results so we believe we can win the Premier League and the Champions League."

Reigning English champions United are currently second in the table, two points behind leaders Arsenal, ahead of their match away to basement club Derby on Saturday.