Sir Alex Ferguson will announce later whether new father Wayne Rooney is excused from Manchester United's Champions League game with CSKA Moscow tomorrow.
Rooney's wife Coleen today gave birth to a baby boy - named Kai Wayne Rooney - at 2.20pm at Liverpool Women's Hospital.
Their spokesman said: "Mother and baby are both absolutely fine. Wayne and Coleen are thrilled with the wonderful addition to their family life."
Strike partner Dimitar Berbatov is also doubtful after taking a blow on the kneecap against Blackburn on Saturday, while Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand (both knee) and Ryan Giggs (hip) have already been ruled out.
Park Ji-sung will not be considered either, with Ferguson confirming the South Korean has been put on a two-week fitness programme after suffering a series of minor ailments.
The good news for Ferguson is that skipper Gary Neville is back from suspension and Scotland star Darren Fletcher will start after a month out with an ankle injury.Reuse content