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The midfielder came off injured in the Capital One Cup exit to Sunderland

Wilshere had been playing on the left of a midfield three under Capello

Sam Wallace: Without Jack Wilshere England's midfield options at Euro 2012 are limited

Arsenal man has only won five caps but was already key to set-up of national side

felt his side were on the rough end of things when they failed to get a penalty as Maynor Figueroa appeared to handle Phil Jones' second-half cross

United were not favoured by refereeing decisions at Wigan, claims Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed that last night's 1-0 defeat at Wigan proves Manchester United are not favoured by refereeing decisions.

Wayne Rooney should be fit to lead the attack against Chelsea

Rooney ready to face Chelsea as United's injury worries start to ease

Wayne Rooney is expected to be back in the Manchester United team for Sunday's match at Stamford Bridge which could extinguish Chelsea's frail title aspirations.

Demba Ba scores Newcastle's first goal against Manchester United

Magpies inflict second straight defeat on United

Newcastle United 3 Manchester United 0

UK museums warned over dealings with Saudi regime

Former V&A chief says contracts should be reviewed in the wake of Middle East instability

Record profits of £110m reduce United's takeover debt

Manchester United followed their record-breaking season that brought a 19th league title on the field with an impressive set of results off it. Yesterday the club posted record operating profits of £110.9m for the past financial year.

No offers for Arsenal target Chris Samba say Blackburn

Blackburn manager Steve Kean insists there has not been a single offer for centre-back Chris Samba and he is keeping his fingers crossed that situation remains the same until the transfer window closes.

Alex Ferguson expects Phil Jones to be Manchester United regular

Sir Alex Ferguson has assured £17million new-boy Phil Jones he will see plenty of action for Manchester United this season.

Manchester United deserve more respect rages Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand is fuming that Manchester United are not the automatic choice to retain their Premier League title.

Blackburn close in on defender Cedric Mongongu

Blackburn appear poised to complete the signing of Monaco central defender Cedric Mongongu.

Jonny Evans relaxed about Phil Jones arrival at Manchester United

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans believes he would not deserve to be at the club if he was not prepared to accept fresh competition for his place in Sir Alex Ferguson's plans.

Blackburn owners confident of new arrivals

Blackburn owners Venky's insist there will soon be new signings arriving at Ewood Park.

United complete Young signing but miss out on Varane to Real

Villa winger agrees £17m deal as Zidane persuades promising defender to head for the Bernabeu

Manchester United: potential summer transfer targets

Following their defeat in the Champions League final, Manchester United have been one of the most active teams in the current transfer window.

England confident of progress says Phil Jones

England left themselves needing to win their final Group B game to avoid crashing out of the European Under-21 Championship but defender Phil Jones said: "We would have taken that before the tournament."

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