Ajax v Man United preview

Team news ahead of Thursday night's Europa League last-32 first-leg tie between Ajax and Manchester United at the Amsterdam Arena (6pm).

Last Updated: 15/02/12 at 18:56

Ferdinand: Will lead United in Amsterdam

Ferdinand: Will lead United in Amsterdam

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Rio Ferdinand will skipper United against the Dutch giants.

Ferdinand takes over the captain's armband as Patrice Evra is rested.

Ryan Giggs (ankle) also misses out, as does Dimitar Berbatov, who was injured in training on Tuesday. Nani (foot) and Phil Jones (ankle) return after missing the last four matches.

Man United (from): De Gea, Amos, Fryers, Rafael, Fabio, Jones, Evans, Ferdinand, Smalling, Young, Pogba, Cleverley, Scholes, Park, Valencia, Nani, Carrick, Rooney, Welbeck, Hernandez.

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