Rio returns for tricky Molineux trip

Rio Ferdinand will return to the Manchester United starting line-up for Saturday's Premier League clash against Wolves at Molineux (5.30pm).

Last Updated: 05/03/10 at 13:04

Ferdinand: Set to face Wolves

Ferdinand: Set to face Wolves

Ferdinand has missed two games, plus England's midweek win over Egypt, with a back injury.

However, Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed the move was only precautionary and the 31-year-old will return for the Red Devils at Molineux.

A draw would take United top but Ferguson will demand all three points with leaders Chelsea in FA Cup action this week.

Nani is available after suspension but Ryan Giggs (broken arm) will not be available until next weekend. Michael Owen (hamstring) is out, Wayne Rooney (knee) is doubtful.

United (from): Van der Sar, Kuszczak, Foster, Neville, Rafael, Brown, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Fabio, Obertan, Nani, Valencia, Carrick, Fletcher, Scholes, Gibson, Park, Rooney, Berbatov, Diouf.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 26 April 2014
12:45
Southampton v Everton  
15:00
Fulham v Hull City  
Stoke City v Tottenham  
Swansea v A Villa  
West Brom v West Ham
17:30
Man Utd v Norwich  
Sunday, 27 April 2014
12:00
Sunderland v Cardiff  
14:05
Liverpool v Chelsea  
16:10
C Palace v Man City  
Monday, 28 April 2014
20:00
Arsenal v Newcastle  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Liverpool 35 52 80
2 Chelsea 35 41 75
3 Man City 34 56 74
4 Arsenal 35 21 70
5 Everton 35 23 69
6 Tottenham 35 2 63
7 Man Utd 34 16 57
8 Southampton 35 5 49
9 Newcastle 35 -15 46
10 Stoke City 35 -10 44
11 C Palace 35 -13 43
12 West Ham 35 -10 37
13 Swansea 35 -4 36
14 Hull City 34 -9 36
15 A Villa 34 -14 35
16 West Brom 34 -13 33
17 Norwich 35 -28 32
18 Cardiff 35 -34 30
19 Fulham 35 -42 30
20 Sunderland 34 -24 29

Updated Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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