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The Manchester United striker trained separately from the rest of the squad and remains a doubt for Wednesday's World Cup semi-final against Argentina

DAVID DE GEA (6/10): Could not do much about either goal and was otherwise brave enough in the box under some pressure

Manchester United v Manchester City player ratings from Old Trafford

Man for man marking from the Manchester derby

Alex Ferguson:

Sir Alex Ferguson expects Manchester United to face motivated City side in derby

The teams meet on Monday night in the Premier League

Mario Balotelli strips during City’s 6-1 win at United last season

Sir Alex Ferguson refuses to discuss Manchester United's 'worst ever day' ahead of Manchester City clash

As United prepare for neighbours' visit, manager confident Van Persie will end drought

Robin Van Persie: The striker’s saleto Manchester United lifted Arsenal’s profit to £17.8m

Sir Alex Ferguson insists Manchester United striker Robin van Persie doesn't need a rest - despite goal drought

The Holland striker has now gone nine games without scoring

Sunderland 0 Manchester United 1 match report: Sir Alex Ferguson lays the ghost of his darkest hour

A year ago there was gloom at the Stadium of Light as a helpless Sir Alex heard City had snatched the title. Yesterday his side made light work of preserving a 15-point gap

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie says he could see career out at Manchester United

The former Arsenal striker has scored 19 goals in 29 Premier League games since moving to Old Trafford

Stevan Jovetic

Stevan Jovetic 'happy' to be on 'the radar of such a big club' as Arsenal

Montenegro star is reportedly a summer target for Arsene Wenger

Manchester United 1 Reading 0 match report: Wayne Rooney lifts low-key United to open up a 15-point gap

Reading seven points from safety as they fail to halt leaders' seeming stroll to 20th League title

Chelsea captain John Terry on the bench

Manchester United v Chelsea - FA Cup sixth round match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's FA Cup clash at Old Trafford

Liverpool's Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal
Liverpool's Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal

Luis Suarez compared to Lionel Messi by his Liverpool team-mate Jose Enrique

The Liverpool striker is enjoying an incredible season

Rooney has been named among the substitutes

Manchester United v Real Madrid: Wayne Rooney dropped for Champions League tie

Nani preferred for crucial tie at Old Trafford

Manchester United 4 Norwich City 0 match report: Shinji Kagawa steals spotlight from Giggs to claim his own record

Midfielder is first Japan player to score League hat-trick as veteran waits for his 1,000th game

Wigan Athletic 0 Liverpool 4 match report: Luis Suarez puts sloppy Wigan to the sword

Uruguayan scores treble, while Coutinho and Downing have starring roles in thrashing

Andre Villas-Boas is flourishing at White Hart Lane

Tottenham versus Arsenal: Last year’s spring collapse in Premier League spurs Tottenham on, claims Andre Villas‑Boas

Andre Villas-Boas has revealed that his Tottenham players are driven this season by the memory of their spring collapse last year.

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