Picture special: Manchester United gear up for Wembley

Sir Alex Ferguson's men were put through their paces ahead of their Champions League showdown with Barcelona on Saturday

Martin Caparrotta
By Martin Caparrotta

sir alex ferguson
All smiles: Sir Alex Ferguson appeared in good spirits as he oversaw his side’s preparation for Saturday’s Champions League final against Barcelona at Wembley.

Wayne Rooney
Turnaround: Wayne Rooney is back in goalscoring form ahead of the final after recovering from a stuttering start to the season.

Javier Hernández
Super signing: Javier Hernández will be keen to secure his second winners’ medal in his first season at Old Trafford with victory at Wembley.

sir alex ferguson
Keeping a close eye: Sir Alex watches on as his side are put through their paces at the club’s Carrington training ground.

Patrice Evra
Staying put: Patrice Evra has revealed that Sir Alex Ferguson persuaded him to stay on at Old Trafford after he considered leaving last summer.

Rio Ferdinand
Stay on your feet: Rio Ferdinand takes Ray Wilkins’ now infamous advice to heart as he warms up at a wind-battered Carrington.

Nani
Eyes on the prize: Nani looks focused as he prepares for United’s third Champions League final in four years.

Michael Carrick
National call-up: Michael Carrick has been named in the England squad for next month’s Euro 2012 qualifier with Switzerland.

Patrice Evra and Nani
Left-siders: Patrice Evra and Nani are both expected to feature at Wembley against Pep Guardiola’s men.

sir alex ferguson
Down to business: Sir Alex Ferguson would equal Bob Paisley’s record of three European titles with Liverpool with a win in London on Saturday.

Wayne Rooney
No-brainer: Wayne Rooney, who has scored six goals for the Red Devils since April, is sure to start for United in Saturday’s European showdown.

Park Ji-sung
Record-breaker Park Ji-sung this season broke the record for the most offence points recorded by a Korean player in the Premier League.

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