Galatasaray boss Terim eyes upset against Manchester United

The Turkish side, matched up against the Red Devils in Group H, will look to replicate the away-goals win they had over Sir Alex Ferguson’s side during the 1993-94 season

Galatasaray coach Fatih Terim believes his team can pull of a shock result when they start their Champions League campaign against Manchester United on Wednesday.

The Turkish champions managed to beat the Red Devils in the 1993-94 edition of the competition by following up a 3-3 draw old Trafford with a stalemate in Istanbul.

And the 59-year-old trainer accepts that Sir Alex Ferguson's side are to be respected, but is hoping to replicate their famous victory this season.

"I don't need to tell you how Manchester United are a big club. We respect to them but we don't fear them. We are going to England for take a good result," he was quoted as saying on the club's official website.

“Years ago we made history against them. I believe that Galatasaray can repeat that success."

Terim also told the press that former Bolton striker Johan Elmander, who picked a knock up during the game against Antalyaspor, would able to play against Manchester United.

Both sides warmed up to Wednesday’s game with 4-0 victories in the league; Galatasary thumped Antalyaspor comprehensively, with United achieving the same scoreline at home to Wigan.