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Eto´o happy with underdog role

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Barcelona forward Samuel Eto´o claims the fact Manchester United are favourites to progress from their Champions League semi-final gives him added motivation.

The Cameroon international acknowledges his team will be the underdogs against Sir Alex Ferguson´s men, but he is not letting that undermine his confidence ahead of Wednesday´s first leg at the Nou Camp and then next Tuesday´s return encounter, which will be his first match at Old Trafford.

"(I have) the same respect for Manchester United that I hope they have for us," he said. "Sure, United are favourites, but that just motivates me even more and we´ll see what happens."

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