Saturday, August 16, 2008

Preview: United v Newcastle

Wayne Rooney spearhead their attack as they begin to defence of their title.

He has recovered from a virus, but Nani is suspended and Cristiano Ronaldo injured, so Michael Carrick may start.

Newcastle have included New Argentine defender Fabricio Coloccini, but Joey Barton has not been considered.

Skipper Michael Owen, Mark Viduca and Andy Carroll are all injured and Shoia Ameobi is talking to Ipswich, but Obafemi Martins is set to feauture. 

Man Utd (from):  Van der Sar, Kuszsak, Neville, Brown, R Da Silva, Ferdinan, Vidic, O'Shea, Evans, Evra, Silvestre, F Da Silva, Carrick, Scholes, Fletcher, Gibson, Possebon, Giggs, Tevez, Martin, Rooney, Campbell.

Sir Alex Ferguson is poised to sign Tottenham's Dimitar Berbatov.

"I cannot give you an answer because there isn't one. We have been trying to add to the squad but nothing has changed. I have nothing else to say.You might we surprised at What is going to happen over the next two days.The challenge is for us to improve." said Alex Ferguson.

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