Former German captain described it as a fantastic tie.
The Liverpool centre-back insists there will be no contact between himself and the Manchester City midfielder ahead of the Capital One Cup final.
Sheffield Wednesday will face Hull City at the KC Stadium in the Championship this evening.
The two sides meet at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
The Whites boss insists that his side are going to the Amex intending to win.
Gary Mackay-Steven has emphasised the psychological effect that a Bhoys win on Friday would have on their title opponents.
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The Scot wants his side to become entertaining on the pitch again.
Ross McCormack signed a new four-and-a-half-year deal at Fulham on Thursday and manager Slavisa Jokanovic has big plans for the striker.
Ayoze Perez says he is ready to lead the line for the Magpies in the midst of an injury crisis.
Reported Arsenal target Geoffrey Kondogbia has a host of clubs interested in his services.
Helder Cristovao spent one season on loan at Newcastle United, scoring in a 2-2 draw with Sunderland, and is now being linked with Glasgow Rangers.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been linked with a move to Manchester United.