Man United v SUNDERLAND: Steve Bruce short of numbers for Old Trafford test

23 December 2010 02:54
Sunderland boss Steve Bruce faces major selection problems for the Boxing Day trip to Manchester United with seven senior men missing. [LNB]Skipper Lee Cattermole is suspended after reaching five bookings for the season, while striker Danny Welbeck is ineligible under the terms of his loan agreement with United. [LNB] Banned: Black Cats captain Cattermole (left) will not face Manchester United[LNB]Central defender John Mensah is likely to be out for three weeks with the ankle injury he suffered during last weekend's 1-0 win over Bolton, and he joins Titus Bramble and Michael Turner (both knee) on the sidelines. [LNB]In addition, David Meyler suffered a knock on his return from a long-term knee injury at Fulham, while Fraizer Campbell (also knee) continues to work his way back to full fitness. [LNB]Team (from): Gordon, Mignolet, Onuoha, Bardsley, Richardson, Angeleri, Da Silva, Riveros, Henderson, Malbranque, Elmohamady, Zenden, Bent, Gyan, Meyler, Adams.[LNB]CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THE BOXING DAY PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWS [LNB]  Explore more:People: Michael Turner, Titus Bramble, Steve Bruce, Danny Welbeck, Lee Cattermole

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