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Fabregas: Has a hamstring strain

Fabregas: Has a hamstring strain

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Sir Alex Ferguson has reported a clean bill of health ahead of their top-of-the-table duel.

Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes have returned to training after hamstring and groin problems respectively, while Jonny Evans and Wes Brown have recovered from a virus.

It is United's first league outing since smashing seven goals past Blackburn and they are bidding to extend a five-match unbeaten run against the Gunners.

Arsenal will leave it as a late as possible to decide on the fitness of captain Cesc Fabregas (hamstring).

Full-back Kieran Gibbs is out after injuring his ankle in the midweek Champions League win over Partizan Belgrade, but both Gael Clichy (virus) and Johan Djourou (thigh) should travel to Old Trafford.

Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia (elbow), centre-back Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles) and midfielder Abou Diaby (ankle) remain out.

United (from): Van der Sar, Kuszczak, Amos, Rafael, O'Shea, Ferdinand, Vidic, Smalling, Brown, Evans, Evra, Fabio, Nani, Park, Carrick, Scholes, Anderson, Obertan, Giggs, Rooney, Berbatov, Hernandez, Macheda, Bebe.

Arsenal (from): Fabianski, Sagna, Squillaci, Djourou, Eboue, Arshavin Song, Wilshere, Nasri, van Persie, Chamakh, Szczesny, Denilson, Rosicky, Koscielny, Walcott, Bendtner, Clichy, Fabregas.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 16 August 2014
12:45
Man Utd v Swansea  
15:00
Leicester v Everton  
QPR v Hull City  
Stoke City v A Villa  
West Brom v Sunderland  
West Ham v Tottenham  
17:30
Arsenal v C Palace  
Sunday, 17 August 2014
13:30
Liverpool v Southampton  
16:00
Newcastle v Man City  
Monday, 18 August 2014
20:00
Burnley v Chelsea  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 A Villa 0 0 0
3 Burnley 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0
5 C Palace 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0
7 Hull City 0 0 0
8 Leicester 0 0 0
9 Liverpool 0 0 0
10 Man City 0 0 0
11 Man Utd 0 0 0
12 Newcastle 0 0 0
13 QPR 0 0 0
14 Southampton 0 0 0
15 Stoke City 0 0 0
16 Sunderland 0 0 0
17 Swansea 0 0 0
18 Tottenham 0 0 0
19 West Brom 0 0 0
20 West Ham 0 0 0

Updated Fri, 25 Jul 2014

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