Alex Ferguson says Manchester City will be the biggest threat to Manchester United's hopes of reclaiming the Premier League title.
Following the arrival of
Ferguson scoffs at the suggestion, as he does with Mancini's claim that United is the one with the best array of strikers.
"We are favourites every week according to him (Mancini)," said Ferguson. "Is he ever going to realise he has got a decent team himself?
"Our biggest threat this season are Manchester City. Chelsea have won the European Cup, which is the trophy
"Now he has got excited again and loosened the purse strings to sign a few players.
"I am almost certain they will be challenging. But I look at Manchester City as our biggest danger."
However, the United boss is just delighted to have snared his number one summer transfer target, who at the end of last season, he felt there was no chance of landing.
"We never thought we could get
"When I read he had refused a new contract that is when we acted. It has been a long haul and he (Wenger) got a great price - he could win a poker school in Govan.
"But we are happy the matter is concluded."
A cynic might suggest Ferguson went for
"No matter the years of experience we have had in terms of winning titles, last year was different," said Ferguson.
"It was the first time anyone has beaten us on goal difference. It cost us the league and it won't happen again, trust me on that."
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