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Nemanja Vidic and the creaking defence: Manchester United's tale of injury woe


Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has been ruled out for eight weeks following knee surgery.

It is the latest injury blow to Alex Ferguson's defence, which has been riddled with lengthy lay-offs over the past couple of seasons.

Here, we take you through United's injury prone defence.

Click here or click 'VIEW GALLERY' to launch our guide.