Date: 27th February 2013 at 2:15am
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Ahead of next week’s tie with , popped over to Spain to watch take on Real Madrid in the Copa Del Rey.

Along with and , Ferguson watched ’s side thump Barcelona 3-1 on their home patch with grabbing 2 and Raphael Varane getting the third.

The scouting party were greeted by Emilio Butragueño (seen below), whilst the likes of Christian Vieri and Andriy Shevchenko were also spotted in the box taking in the game.

United did a good job at the Bernabeu, and take an away goal into the home leg at but if Real Madrid play anything like they did tonight, United will need to be at the top of their game again.