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United Will Soon Have A Proper Midfield

Finally, it looks like we'll have a proper midfield again. Injury victims Owen Hargreaves and Michael Carrick are both close to return.

Carrick was hacked down at Anfield by Alonso and his subsequent injury has kept him out of the team ever since but he's close to recovery.

Hargreaves's case is even more simple: it's that bloody knee problem, his tendonitis which's troubling him again. Specialists say it's gonna disappear - I pray he'll still be a United footballer by then.

'We are expecting Michael to be available next week. He is almost back to full training now.

'Owen is much better and we will pencil him in for the West Brom game without question.'


These are the wise words of Sir Alex and it means that Darren Fletcher, despite his imperious form, will be relegated to the bench. Sad to see it but I'm very eager to get Carrick back: our distribution in midfield suffered in his absence with the rapidly diminishing effectiveness of Scholes.

Now I think United can really get back to their best.




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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 12 2008

Time: 9:22AM

Your Comments

thank god carrick and hargreaves will be back for the west brom game at old trafford thats awesome news carrick is class with his passing and the pindits have compared 2 paul scholes and hargreaves he scored some vital goals last season he's a awesome player aswell and the pundits have compared him 2 roy keane
matth01
Is Hargo REALLY fit or will he back on the treatment table in another two weeks after his comeback??
ForeverUnited
he;s suppose 2 be fit 4 the weekend game against west brom
matth01
 

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