Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Gibson To Start Tonight

Gibson To Start Tonight

United meet Besiktas tonight, aiming to wrap up first place in our Champions League group, with qualification already assured. Sir Alex wants a good, exciting game but he'll field an experimental side with plenty of youngsters.

Darron Gibson, Rafael da Silva and Gabriel Obertan are all likely to start while Welbeck, having recovered from knee injury, and Macheda are certain to be on the bench at least. Gary Neville could also start after a suspension ruled him out of Saturday's 3-0 win over Everton.

"Besiktas` form has been transformed,' Fergie noted.

'They have won their last seven matches and beat the teamthat`s top of the Turkish league 3-0 so they are showing very good form.

"It`s a good fixture because of that. I can try one or two things. It is a great challenge for these young players — Gibson, Rafa.

"Sometimes you can`t hold a young man back and that time is approaching for Darron now. He is becoming a good, powerful midfield player."


His partner in central midfield will be probably either Scholes or Anderson, with the latter surprisingly missing the Everton game. Dimitar Berbatov could feature as well, having shaken off an injury which ruled him out of our last two league games though he was fit enough to play for Bulgaria...



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

Writer:Zae
Date:Wednesday November 25 2009
Time: 12:41PM

Comments

0
Gibson looked very average tonight.Obertan looks promising and I really feel that Wellbeck should be let go in Janurary along with Nani.His touch is awful and he will never be a United player..........ever!!!
java
26/11/2009 01:36:00
0
Well, the 'youngblood' plan didn't work did it? And as much as Taggart says he isn't too bothered about the result overall, it can't be a good thing can it, to think that the potential of coming second and having to face Barca or Real Madrid in the next round?
BlueWolfie
26/11/2009 10:41:00
0
I thought everyone on the field, except Macheda and Obertan (Whose final ball was poor). Young blood plan did'nt work, did it?
JT_daniel
26/11/2009 10:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Baku Preview

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Bid for Barcelona Midfielder Rejected

Lurking in the media is the inference that Manchester United have had a bid for a midfielder rejected.

Who Did You Vote for as United`s Next Captain?

Our latest poll tackled a topical subject.

There Is No Anderson Talisca Deal

Regular visitors to Vital Manchester United may recall an article we ran relating to the Benfica midfielder Anderson Talisca.

Januzaj Set to Join Real Sociedad

It is looking as if the deal we reported on earlier, a deal that would see Adnan Januzaj leave Old Trafford, is set to go ahead.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Do You Rate United's Chances of Winning the EPL Next Season?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Excellent!79%
Good!6%
Average!13%
Poor!2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Aug 7 2017 12:00AM : Leicester City (a)
Community Shield

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Livingstone4
2.gera2
3.michael95511
Vital Football Comment