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The Belgium defender has missed five games since suffering a calf injury

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Manchester City return to their faltering title chase this weekend knowing Manchester United and Chelsea could combine to further damage their fading hopes.

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England striker to miss weekend clash against QPR

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United play Reading in the FA Cup tonight, whilst being firm favourites for the Premier League with hopes of Champions League progression

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While Manchester City's mega-rich stars were winning the Premier League last season, the Leeds defender Jason Pearce was scratching around for money while playing at financially stricken Portsmouth.

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Manchester United are stronger than in 1999, says Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson is convinced Manchester United have a stronger squad now than their 1999 Treble-winning campaign.

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