Ferdinand says Man Utd will put on show in Sydney

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand hopes to put on a show for the Red Devils' huge Sydney fan base when Saturday's clash against the Foxtel A-League All Stars takes place at ANZ Stadium.

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand hopes to put on a show for the Red Devils' huge Sydney fan base when Saturday's clash against the Foxtel A-League All Stars takes place at ANZ Stadium.

The 34-year-old defender has been in camp with his team-mates for several days as the 20-time English league champion continues its preparations its 2013/14 campaign.

After suffering a 1-0 defeat to a Singha All Star XI in Bangkok last week, the focus for Manchester United has turned to the best of Australia's domestic competition.

For the All Stars' 20-man squad, Ferdinand has a concise message.

"We're gonna beat you, man!" said Ferdinand with a chuckle.

"We want to get fit, that's the most important thing and don't pick up any injuries.

"We want to put on a good show for the fans that are coming to see us and hopefully we can score a few goals for them."

Make sure you check the Foxtel A-League All stars website on Thursday for our in-depth interview with the Manchester United legend.