MANCHESTER UNITED v Birmingham: Sir Alex Ferguson uncertain on Rafael replacement

21 January 2011 03:55
Sir Alex Ferguson must find a replacement for Brazilian full-back Rafael, who will miss Manchester United's Premier League clash with Birmingham at Old Trafford through suspension.

The youngster received his marching orders for two bookable offences at White Hart Lane.

Dismissed: Rafael (left) was controversially sent off at Tottenham

Brother Fabio, plus more experienced duo Wes Brown and John O'Shea, are all in contention to fill the vacancy, with Ferguson also expected to make a couple of extra changes as his side look to retain top spot.

Team (from): Van der Sar, Kuszczak, Lindegaard, O'Shea, Brown, Neville, Ferdinand, Vidic, Smalling, Evans, Evra, Fabio, Nani, Obertan, Carrick, Fletcher, Scholes, Gibson, Anderson, Giggs, Bebe, Rooney, Berbatov, Hernandez, Owen.

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Source: Daily_Mail

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