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

23 Dec 2010 14:54:21

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

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce faces major selection problems for the Boxing Day trip to Manchester United with seven senior men missing. 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. Banned: Black Cats captain Cattermole (left) will not face Manchester United 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. 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. Team (from): Gordon, Mignolet, Onuoha, Bardsley, Richardson, Angeleri, Da Silva, Riveros, Henderson, Malbranque, Elmohamady, Zenden, Bent, Gyan, Meyler, Adams. CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THE BOXING DAY PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWS  Explore more:People: Michael Turner, Titus Bramble, Steve Bruce, Danny Welbeck, Lee Cattermole


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