Sunderland v Manchester United preview

01 October 2010 09:22
Team news for Saturday's Premier League clash between Sunderland and Manchester United at the Stadium of Light.[LNB] Anton Ferdinand is back in training with the Black Cats after a hamstring injury and could be ready to face his older brother Rio, if selected, at the Stadium of Light.[LNB]John Mensah (also hamstring) was due to train today, but the game is likely to come too soon for him, while Kieran Richardson will miss out with a similar problem.[LNB]Steve Bruce faces perhaps his most difficult decision with his goalkeepers as the fit-again Craig Gordon attempts to displace Belgian Simon Mignolet.[LNB]Fraizer Campbell and David Meyler (both knee) remain long-term absentees.[LNB]Wayne Rooney has declared himself fit to start for Manchester United but Sir Alex Ferguson will rest the striker.[LNB]The fitness of Rio Ferdinand, Michael Carrick and Anderson will be assessed before Ferguson finalises the line-up that will look to register United's first Premier League away win of the season.[LNB]Sunderland (from): Mignolet, Gordon, Onuoha, Bardsley, Angeleri, Bramble, Turner, Ferdinand, Da Silva, Cattermole, Riveros, Henderson, Malbranque, Elmohamady, Zenden, Colback, Reid, Bent, Gyan, Welbeck.[LNB]Manchester United (from): Van der Sar, Kuszczak, Amos, Rafael, Neville, O'Shea, Brown, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evans, Smalling, Evra, Nani, Fletcher, Anderson, Carrick, Gibson, Park, Bebe, Berbatov, Owen, Hernandez, Macheda.[LNB]

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