McCarthy concern for United trip

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola has doubts over striker Benni McCarthy for the trip to Manchester United in the Premier League on Tuesday night.

Last Updated: 22/02/10 at 13:43

McCarthy: Struggling with a knee problem

McCarthy: Struggling with a knee problem

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The South African star, who signed for the Hammers on the last day of the January transfer window, has been out with a knee problem since the 2-1 defeat at Burnley on February 10.

England midfielder Kieron Dyer and defender Danny Gabbidon (both hamstring) are not yet fully fit.

Herita Ilunga is set to miss out with a tendon injury while Luis Boa Morte (knee), Calum Davenport (leg) and Zavon Hines (knee) are all long-term absentees.

Kick-off at Old Trafford is 8pm.

Hammers (from): Green, Stech, Spector, Faubert, Tomkins, Da Costa, Daprela, Parker, Behrami, Kovac, Collison, Diamanti, Stanislas, Cole, Mido, Ilan, Franco.

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