Manchester United 2-3 Athletic Bilbao

Sir Alex Ferguson said he believes Manchester United can still progress to the quarter-finals of the Europa League despite a shock defeat last night.

Goals from Fernando Llorente, Oscar de Marcos and Iker Munian condemned United to defeat at Old Trafford, leaving them with an uphill battle in the 2nd leg.

Sporting Lisbon 1-0 Manchester City

City were also in European action, with Roberto Mancini confident his side can turn around a one goal deficit in the 2nd leg at the Etihad next week.

TRANSFER NEWS

Liverpool are ready to rival Manchester United for the signing of 23-year-old Brazilian international and Vasco de Gama defender Dede. (Daily Mail)

Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United are all interested in Benfica midfielder Axel Witsel, according to reports in Portugal. (Inside Futbol)

And finally, Tottenham are set to offer Harry Redknapp a £50m transfer war chest and new contract in order to keep him at the club. (Evening Standard)

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