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    Mourinho picks out Ibrahimovic as threat


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    Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho says he's concerned about the entire AC Milan squad, not just individual players, ahead of the two European giants meeting in the Champions League.

    Mourinho is a well-known name for the Italian side, the Portuguese coach last season leading Internazionale Milan to the triple championship.

    But he did single out former Inter striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who signed for AC Milan from Barcelona on an initial loan in August and has now scored five goals for his new side.

    "I'm concerned about the team (AC Milan) as a team because we play against a team, not a player. I think that a team with a player like (Zlatan) Ibrahimovic is a different team. Italy knows 'Ibra', I know him, but Spain doesn't knows him," Mourinho said.

    Meanwhile Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri said that his side will have to play a perfect match to stand a chance of gaining a result at the Bernabeu.

    "I think that coming to Madrid to 'defend to the death' is 'suicide'. Milan have technically important players. I think that is going to be a game of great sacrifice. We have to play a perfect match," said Allegri.

    Real are top of Group G with two wins from two, while Milan lie second with four points, having drawn 1-1 away to Ajax.