Date: 14th May 2009 at 7:44pm
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Andrey Arsavin believes United are not as strong without Cristiano Ronaldo as we are when he plays.

‘The Portuguese forward generally means a lot for them, take him away and United would be much weaker,’ he told Four-Four-Two magazine.

That takes football analysis to a whole new level, that does. I mean who would have thought that the World Player of the Year, the winner of Ballon d’Or, the Premier League’s top goalscorer is a significant asset without whom his side would be weaker?

The Russian, however, went on to reveal that he’s got more football knowledge than that.

‘A very good goalkeeper, probably the best defence in the world, and a perfect attacking line with Rooney, Berbatov and particularly Ronaldo,’ he said, explaining away United’s strength.

Hope you’ll not enjoy playing against us for the first time, Andrey.