Pictures: Sir Alex Ferguson’s spying mission to watch Real Madrid win at Barcelona

With just a week until the second leg of the Champions League tie between Manchester United and Real Madrid, Sir Alex Ferguson took the opportunity to take in El Clasico on Tuesday evening.

Even Ferguson must have been left a little concerned after Real Madrid’s excellent performance in the Nou Camp, sets them up nicely for Old Trafford next Tuesday evening.

Ferguson was joined by Manchester United assistant Mike Phelan as well as former playing greats Christian Vieri and Andriy Shevchenko in the Nou Camp stands, according to the Spanish press.