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Team news ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League encounter between Manchester United and Benfica at Old Trafford.

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Rooney: Set to start

Rooney: Set to start

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Wayne Rooney is expected to be fit for United's Champions League encounter with Benfica at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

Rooney missed training on Monday morning after getting a buffeting during Saturday's win at Swansea but Sir Alex Ferguson feels his star striker will recover.

Jonny Evans (hamstring) is also expected to be available but skipper Nemanja Vidic is missing as he serves the final game of a two-match ban.

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Champions League Fixtures

Tuesday, 09 December 2014
19:45
Benfica v Leverkusen  
B Dortmund v Anderlecht  
Galatasaray v Arsenal  
Juventus v A Madrid  
Liverpool v Basel  
Monaco v Zenit  
Olympiakos v Malmo FF  
R Madrid v Ludogorets  
Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Ajax v Apoel Nicosia  
Ath Bilbao v BATE Borisov  

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