Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Vidic Set To Miss April

Vidic Set To Miss April

José Mourinho may rejoice: United have lost yet another key player for a long time as Nemanja Vidic is set to miss at least a month.

The Serbian defender landed awkwardly on his shoulder after challenging for a ball with two opposing players, following Ryan Giggs' corner. It was clear for the first look that he had to be substituted and what we feared had come to pass: our best central defender is out for the crucial month of April.

'We think it's a four or five week job,' Fergie told MUTV. 'We'll do our best to get him back as soon as we can.

'It's a shoulder injury. We don't know the full extent now, we'll maybe know more tomorrow morning.'

Wonderful! So, we are lucky, aren't we? Only our skipper and our defensive rock are out? And two important squad players. But never mind, poor Chelsea had much worse problems - like struggling to break down Watford, that is. It'll be interesting to see if they still hide behind their injuries when Craig Cathcart makes his debut...

'I said two weeks ago the most important part of the club is the bench and that's proven itself now,' said Sir Alex.

'Now I need to think about alternatives for that position. I think I'll bring Craig Cathcart into the squad now. He's playing in the youth team on Monday but he'll travel with us to Rome.

There are other alternatives who can play in that position too. But the resolve of the team tells me they can handle it.'


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

Writer:Zae
Date:Saturday March 31 2007
Time: 11:06PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
vidic will be a big loss but brown is not the worst player to come in and play and when evra is back maybe heinze can move to center
rooneyisgod
01/04/2007 16:00:00
0
huge loss that u will still win the title though
MOYES IS GOD
01/04/2007 23:08:00
0
he has been great for you, big loss but thats what sqaud players are for.
EvertonMike
02/04/2007 13:20:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Herrera on United`s Progress So Far

Manchester United are at a crossroads.

Borussia Dortmund Defeat - Mourinho`s Verdict

Losing the first game of the mini-tour of China wasn`t a disaster, losing it by the margin we did though raised a few eyebrows.

Giggs For Vacant Hull City Job?

The manner in which a club legend, like Ryan Giggs, was eased out of Old Trafford is still something that bewilders many.

United Linked to Real Madrid Ace

As Mourinho continues to revamp the United squad.

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)

Should Rooney Quit the International Scene?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Yes!62%
No!37%
Undecided!1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Jacelow1
2.TheFamousNo71
3.Cathal P Forde1
4.Big AL11