Owen Hargreaves' comeback pencilled in for Carling Cup clash against Wolves

04 October 2010 10:23
Eye-catching: Hargreaves has impressed United boss Sir Alex Ferguson in training at Carrington

Owen Hargreaves's long-awaited Manchester United return is being lined up for the Carling Cup match against Wolves.

The England midfield ace has spent almost two years trying to recover from a career-threatening tendinitis problem in his knees and is now finally on the verge of a comeback.

He is now back impressing Sir Alex Ferguson in training with the United squad and has undergone intensive treatment from a team of physios in the last seven days.

Ferguson is understood to want Hargreaves to play in a low-key fixture in his first game back, and with Wolves expected to name an understrength team, the fixture on October 26 could be perfect for the 29-year-old to ease his way back in. 

Hargreaves previous United comeback lasted just three minutes at Sunderland at the end of last season before he suffered a setback in his recovery.

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Source: Daily_Mail