Last Updated: Sat, 09 Feb 2013 12:25
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson believes his side should have been able to switch their Sunday game with Everton to Saturday.
United travel to Real Madrid for a Champions League last 16 fixture on Wednesday, with the Spanish champions set to face Sevilla in La Liga on Saturday.
Ferguson feels United are at a disadvantage as Spain's capital club will have had an extra day to prepare, and has blasted the Premier League for not allowing the fixture to be moved due to TV commitments.
The United boss believes his side's home tie with David Moyes' men could have been switched with Spurs against Newcastle, Saturday's early kick off.
"The Premier League agree the contract with TV and they are in control," he said. "But they are not giving our teams a chance to be successful in Europe. It is ridiculous to think we are playing on Sunday and Real Madrid have an extra day's rest.
"It is not fair. France play Friday nights. Why? Possibly we (England) get more money out of television I don't know. Other countries make sacrifices for their top teams in Europe. What can you do? Not turn up? I would like to do that by the way."
Ferguson has confirmed he will make full use of his squad for the games against Everton and Jose Mourinho's men.
"The team on Sunday will not be the same as the team that plays on Wednesday," the Scot said of his selection plans. "I trust the squad of players I have. They are all internationals, they are all good players and there is no reason why I can't play them."
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