Manchester United will be without Wayne Rooney for tomorrow’s visit of Newcastle United after receiving his fifth booking of the season in Wednesday evening’s defeat to Everton.
Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa are both doubtful through injury and illness respectively, though Phil Jones could return after serving his ban.
A late goal from Bryan Oviedo was enough to consign Manchester United to their fourth league defeat of the season, and secure a famous victory for David Moyes former club.
Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck both hit the woodwork in a fast paced game that saw no fewer the thirty-three attempts on goal between the sides, but it was Roberto Martinez’s men who took all three points.
The champions, who are now twelve points off the pace following Arsenal’s win over Hull City, will now turn their attention to the visit of Newcastle United on Saturday lunchtime, where they will hope to make amends for their latest loss.
They then host Shakhtar Donetsk in their final Champions League group game before traveling to Aston Villa in the league a week on Saturday and Stoke City in their League Cup quarter final at the Britannia Stadium three days later.
Meanwhile, United are considering reviving their interest in Athletic Bilbao’s Ander Herrera when the transfer window reopens next month, according to the Guardian.
The club were close to agreeing a deal for the midfielder during the summer, but eventually refused to pay the fee that was being demanded by the La Liga club.
Manchester United host manager David Moyes’ former club Everton to Old Trafford this evening, looking for the three points that could see them burst into the top four.
The hosts will be without Phil Jones, who serves a one match suspension after amassing five yellow cards, while a late decision will be made on Robin van Persie, who has been suffering with a combination of groin and toe problems.
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Manchester United manager David Moyes has paid tribute to Roberto Martinez, the man who replaced the Scot at Goodison Park, Sky Sports understands.
The two sides meet at Old Trafford tomorrow evening, with the Merseyside club currently sitting three places and two points above United with thirteen games played.
A brace from Wayne Rooney earned a point for Manchester United against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane yesterday afternoon.
England right-back Kyle Walker put the hosts in front on eighteen minutes before Rooney levelled terms just after the half hour mark.
Manchester United are set to welcome back Nemanja Vidic and Robin van Persie for Sunday afternoon’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur.
The pair both missed the 5-0 thrashing of Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday evening, but could both be handed starting berths at the weekend, while Ryan Giggs is set to feature – two days after his fortieth birthday.
Manchester United secured their place in the knockout stages of this season’s Champions League in style by thrashing Bayer Leverkusen 5-0 at the BayArena yesterday evening.
Antonio Valencia put the Premier League champions in front on twenty-two minutes, turning in Wayne Rooney’s cross before Emir Spahic turned in to own net to double the visitors advantage on the half hour mark.
Manchester United will be without Robin van Persie and Nemanja Vidic for this evening’s Champions League clash with Bayer Leverkusen.
Both missed Sunday’s draw with Cardiff City, and neither flew with the squad to Germany despite Vidic taking part in training ahead of the trip.
AC Milan have overtaken Manchester United in the race to sign highly rate Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke, the Express understands.
The 21 year old, who has been impressing in Diego Simeone’s side this season, has been labelled as the next Xavi with reports suggesting that he could even replace him at the Nou Camp in the future.