Ferdinand's Back Is The Problem
Sir Alex confirmed that doctors had identified the source of Rio Ferdinand's persistent injury problems: as suspected, it is his back that troubles him. However, reports that he'll be out until the New Year have been exaggerating.
'It is back related,' Fergie said.
'We are putting a timescale on it, but it is not a situation where we are saying it will be months, it might be a couple of weeks or it might be a few weeks but that is it.'
Hopefully it's true because another drawn out story in the Gary Neville/Hargreaves mould would be devastating...