Rio and Evans pair up for United

Rio Ferdinand is expected to partner Jonny Evans in the centre of Manchester United's defence against Hull at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Last Updated: 22/01/10 at 12:31

Evans: Set to play alongside Ferdinand

Evans: Set to play alongside Ferdinand

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The England star has been missing for three months with a back complaint but will return as United look for the victory that would allow them to claim top spot in the Premier League.

Dimitar Berbatov has shaken off a dead leg and should also return after missing Tuesday's Carling Cup defeat at Manchester City.

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