Let’s all get excited about Madrid vs United (Video)

Champions League action returns next week and the stand out fixture is Real Madrid vs Manchester United. Two European heavyweights with rich histories battling it out in the knockout stages of the best competition in football.

What more could you ask for? Subplots

Well, there is of course the prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo facing his old team-mates and the old rivalry between managers Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Fersguson.

If the game is anything like the last two teams met in the competition in 2003, when the real (fat) Ronaldo scored a truly brilliant hat-trick to help Madrid advance, then we are in for a treat.