UK time is: 19:19:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

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
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Blind & Di Maria Loving It! (Thursday October 30 2014)

Legend Claims City Now The Bigger Side (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Fellaini Still Leaving? (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Those Bale Rumours (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Vidal Deal Dead (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Emotions Took Over (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Rooney Doubt? (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Nearly's Only Half Way! (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Johnstone Returns To Donny (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Not Over Yet! (Monday October 27 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 1 - 1 Chelsea
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 4 14
6. Swansea 9 4 2 3 3 14
7. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 1 14
8. Man Utd 9 3 4 2 3 13
9. Everton 9 3 3 3 2 12
10. Hull City 9 2 5 2 0 11
11. Spurs 9 3 2 4 -2 11

Breaking League News

Chelsea v QPR - Match Preview
Q.P.R. : 31/10/2014 17:23:00
Vital Preview: Newcastle United vs. Liverpool
Liverpool : 31/10/2014 17:12:00
Something For The Weekend (270)
Aston Villa : 31/10/2014 16:57:00
Lee Loaned To Southend
West Ham : 31/10/2014 16:56:00
Liverpool: The View From St James' Park
Liverpool : 31/10/2014 16:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

City v United?
Suggested By:  
Home win! 1%
Away win! 66%
Draw! 33%