Manchester United are going to St. James’ Park with a good chance to extend their lead of the English premier league if they win in their game against Newcastle United today at 19:45.
Many stars players will return to the squad after last Sunday Carling Cup victory. WAYNE Rooney has recovered from a virus and should partner Dimitar Berbatov up front. While Ferguson has confirmed that Ben Foster – hero of Sunday’s Carling Cup final win – will be replaced in goal by Edwin van der Sar.
Also Michael Carrick, Park Ji-Sung and Darren Fletcher whom were not involved in the action at Wembley are going to take part in today game.
If United win today, they will stay in top with ten points different from Chelsea and Liverpool. Sir Alex has warned his players not to act as the Premier League is won and asked them to focus in their game till the end of the season.
Fergie told the press before today clash: “Anyone thinking it’s over will have one go at it, it will be their last. We have plenty of bodies.”
Manchester United (from): Van der Sar, Foster, Kuszczak, O’Shea, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evans, Evra, Fabio, Ronaldo, Nani, Anderson, Fletcher, Scholes, Carrick, Gibson, Giggs, Park, Rooney, Berbatov, Tevez.
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Last Season away result: Newcastle 1 x 5 Man United