Hargreaves could make his comeback for United in April, reveals Ferguson

19 March 2010 06:17
Owen Hargreaves could be back for Manchester United at the beginning of next month according to manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

The United midfielder returned to action after an 18-month absence in a reserve team game against Burnley at Altrincham on Thursday night.

Hargreaves completed 45 minutes of the 2-0 win and will make another appearance with the second string against the same opposition at Accrington next week.

Back in the frame: Owen Hargraves turns out for Manchester United's reserves

Ferguson already has a comeback plan in place for the Englandinternational and says he could have a major role in the title run-in.

'Hargreaves made his comeback, which is a big boost to the boy,' said Ferguson.

'I am delighted for him. He has been out of the game for 18 months,which is very difficult. He will need a couple of games more with thereserves.

'After that he should be back in the first team squad. It is a good one to get at this time of the season.'

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