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Man Utd Injury Update: Moyes Gives Latest On Vidic, Kagawa & More But No News On RVP

Man Utd entertain Shakhtar Donetsk at Old Trafford on Tuesday night looking to secure top spot in their Champions League group. Here’s the latest team news.


Manchester United entertain Shakhtar Donetsk at Old Trafford on Tuesday night looking to secure top spot in their Champions League group.

Ahead of the game boss David Moyes has been in front of the media at his pre-match press conference and gave a team news and injury update.

The good news is that midfielder Shinji Kagawa is expected to return to the squad after having his stomach pumped after last weeks 1-0 defeat to Everton on Wednesday night. The Japanese star subsequently missed Saturday’s defeat to Newcastle but has returned to training today and is back in contention to face the Ukrainian champions.

Moyes told the clubs official website:

“Shinji trained today and I think he’ll be okay tomorrow,”

Moyes also confirmed that he may have to reshuffle his backline with defensive trio Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra and Chris Smalling all doubts for the game after missing training on Monday while midfielder Marouane Fellaini also failed to train this morning, but the United boss offered no update on the fitness of striker Robin van Persie – who started his first game in over a month on Saturday against Newcastle. He continued:

“There’s a little bit of that in my thinking. We have got one or two injuries that I need to look at and that will come into consideration.”

“Yes, they [Vidic, Evra and Smalling] are injury doubts.”

While United may have some issues in defence, one man who is certain to be back in the squad is Wayne Rooney with the striker set to return after serving a one-game ban.

What team would you like to see Moyes play tomorrow night? Share your suggestions below.



  1. Ayotomiwa

    December 9, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    #De_Gea ; #fabio #evans #ferdinand #rafael ; #giggs #jones ; #rooney #kagawa #januzaj ; #vanPersie

  2. Umarusarjohjalloh

    December 9, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    i want deGEA rafeal ferdinand jones evra valencia kagawa clevery janujaz rooney and vanpersie. Subtitude nani chicharito and wellbeck.


    December 9, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    David moyes should quite and leave d club, we dont need him.

  4. Evanlo's

    December 9, 2013 at 6:55 pm

    I totally agreed with Ayotomiwa’s selection.

  5. David Emmanuel

    December 9, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    Moyes should bee sake frm dat place’d club is too big for Him to Handel pls

  6. James

    December 10, 2013 at 9:24 am

    De gea def: Rafael, Ferdinand, Evans, butner mid: jones in defensive midfield kagawa the playmaker with Valencia and janazai on the wings with Rooney and Hernandez to start giving Rvp a rest to get back to full fitness and come on as a sub if needed.

  7. m.yaro

    December 10, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    for todays stating xi, Lindegard,fabio,rio,evans,butner,jones,tomes,nani,kagawa,rooney nd hanandes.

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