The word on the streets

May 24, 2005
By John Brewin
'I want Milan to score lots of goals'. Has Rafa Benitez lost his mind? Sadly for AC Milan, no. He is swiftly corrected by Liverpool's press officer and rights his mistake with the word 'Baros'. For the Spaniard, this is his moment of destiny and he knows it. He speaks of having won the UEFA Cup with Valencia as a distant second to tonight's game at Istanbul's Olympic Stadium. Already a figure of worship for the Kop faithful - he spent much of yesterday afternoon being hugged by the interlopers ...

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